Plays

More Frog King Love

The review of The Frog King by Alfred Mann for the Bromyard Info Magazine (1st edition August 2017) "Having seen Offbeat’s last production The Raven ("The Killing of Poe" - Ed), which was quite dark with lots of obscure literary references, I wondered just how Barbara Hockley would turn her wordsmith mastery to a show suitable for children of all ages. (more…)

By Barbara, ago
Plays

Sharing the Frog King Love…

At the beginning of August, Offbeat Theatre had an absolute blast performing The Frog King in Bredenbury. Our unusual location required us to convert 4 rooms and a few corridors into a magical fairytale-land - which we did over the months preceding the show. The audience moved from room to room with the action - not quite 'immersive', but a blurring of the lines that usually separate audience from actors. (more…)

By Barbara, ago
Bugsy News

Splurged and Pied!

The Castaway Theatre Youth Group in Yeovil have just finished their fantastic run of Bugsy Malone! Some amazing photos emerged – I just LOVE this one. Bad Guys indeed! Splurged and pied…

By Moll, ago
Bugsy News

Castaways in Bugsyland

The Castaway Theatre Group in Yeovil are just starting their run of Bugsy Malone! Good luck castaways and we look forward to more of your wonderful photos! Thursday 22nd – Saturday 24th June.

By Moll, ago
Bugsy News

That Waitress Moment…

More pics from Bugsy you don’t usually get to see! A lovely ‘waitress moment’ as Bugsy and Blousey make plans. This from the Conquest Youth Theatre’s (Bromyard) production in 2009. Wonderful daydreaming expression – one Read more…

By Moll, ago
Plays

The Frog King – early days

The next Offbeat Theatre production has been a long time coming. After the darkness that was The Killing of Poe in February 2016 we had the promise of a lighter one act play courtesy of The Space in December 2016, which we cancelled for our own inexplicable reasons. But now ... we have the emergence of THE FROG KING! Hooray! (more…)

By Barbara, ago
Offbeat News

The Frog King Cometh!

The new Offbeat Theatre production is based very very loosely on the Frog Prince and we've called it The Frog King. Immediately you see the looseness of the story! In fact if you hop over (sorry) to the blog you might find a more detailed synopsis. (more…)

By Barbara, ago
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