Richmond Literature Festival

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 30TH NOVEMBER 2012

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, The Green, Surrey, TW9 1QJ
 
 
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Richmond Literature FestivalBroadcasters Andrew Marr, Jonathan Dimbleby and Olympic rower Greg Searle are just some of the speakers taking part in the Richmond Literarture Festival which returns to Richmond this November for its 21st year. The list of confirmed participants includes an impressive line-up of political commentators, well known writers, broadcasters, comedians and poets. There's a huge variety of respected writers and novelists taking part so it won't be hard to pick out at least one you'd like to see. Events take place at various venues across Richmond including Richmond Theatre, Orleans House Gallery and The Literary Salon, a pop-up shop where live literature events are staged for all ages. The programme includes a podcasting workshop, tea, cake and storytelling, poetry, and performances from renowned spoken word artists. There's also a special young people's festival which includes activities for the very young - from aged two upwards. See www.richmondliterature.com for full details and a to download a brochure.

 

About Richmond Theatre

The Victorian Richmond Theatre, which opened on 18 September 1899 with a performance of As You Like It, is one of the best examples of work by theatrical architect Frank Matcham. The interior is ornate, with lots of gilt detailing and plush fabrics. More about Richmond Theatre

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Richmond Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Kew Gardens Tube Station
 
25 minutes walk
 
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Richmond Railway Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
North Sheen Railway Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
 
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The Quadrant
 
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HarveyHarveyHarveyThe Pulitzer prize-winning comedy about Elwood P. Dowd, played by James Dreyfus, and his friendship with an invisible rabbit named Harvey comes to Richmond Theatre from 3rd to 7th March as part of a nationwide tour prior to a West End run. Dreyfus is joined by Maureen Lipman who plays his sister Veta who tries to get him committed rather than risk 3rd March 2015Saturday 7th March 2015 Where:
Richmond Theatre,   The Green  Surrey    TW9 1QJ
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event > Theatre > Comedies
DATES  3rd to 7th Mar 2015
VENUE  Richmond Theatre 
The Pulitzer prize-winning comedy about Elwood P. Dowd, played by James Dreyfus, and his friendship with an invisible rabbit named Harvey comes to Richmond Theatre from 3rd to 7th March as part of a nationwide tour prior to a West End run. Dreyfus is joined by Maureen Lipman who plays his sister Veta who tries to get him committed rather than risk ... More about this event
 
Dead SimpleDead SimpleOlivier Award-winner Ian Talbot directs the story of a man who, after a drunken stag night, finds himself buried alive. Starring Holby City actress Tina Hobley.9th March 2015Saturday 14th March 2015 Where:
Richmond Theatre,   The Green  Surrey    TW9 1QJ
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Dead Simple
RebeccaRebeccaKneehigh presents a production based on Daphne Du Maurier's famous novel. Directed and adapted by Emma Rice.16th March 2015Saturday 21st March 2015 Where:
Richmond Theatre,   The Green  Surrey    TW9 1QJ
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Rebecca
Saturday Night FeverSaturday Night FeverA production of one of the most loved dance stories of all time, is packed with legendary hits from the Bee Gees including the classics Stayin' Alive, Night Fever, Jive Talking, You Should Be Dancing and How Deep Is Your Love?24th March 2015Saturday 28th March 2015 Where:
Richmond Theatre,   The Green  Surrey    TW9 1QJ
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Adult Acting CompanyAdult Acting CompanyA performance by the local group.25th March 2015Wednesday 25th March 2015 Where:
Richmond Theatre,   The Green  Surrey    TW9 1QJ
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All My SonsAll My SonsArthur Miller's drama about an all-American family who try to rebuild their lives after the Second World War, directed by Michael Buffong.31st March 2015Saturday 4th April 2015 Where:
Richmond Theatre,   The Green  Surrey    TW9 1QJ
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All My Sons
MermaidMermaidShared Experience presents its dark and powerful, modern re-telling of the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale, The Little Mermaid. Adapted and directed by Polly Teale.7th April 2015Saturday 11th April 2015 Where:
Richmond Theatre,   The Green  Surrey    TW9 1QJ
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Mermaid
Rock And Roll ParadiseRock And Roll ParadiseTributes to Elvis, Buddy Holly, Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy Orbison, The Big Bopper and Eddie Cochran.12th April 2015Sunday 12th April 2015 Where:
Richmond Theatre,   The Green  Surrey    TW9 1QJ
Category: event
 
Rock And Roll Paradise
The Pirates Of PenzanceThe Pirates Of PenzanceAn award-winning and exquisitely funny new take on the much-loved Gilbert and Sullivan classic.15th April 2015Saturday 18th April 2015 Where:
Richmond Theatre,   The Green  Surrey    TW9 1QJ
Category: event
 
The Pirates Of Penzance
Ballet BoyzBallet BoyzNew commissions from choreographers Alexander Whitley and Christopher Wheeldon, featuring an all male cast of ten talented dancers.21st April 2015Wednesday 22nd April 2015 Where:
Richmond Theatre,   The Green  Surrey    TW9 1QJ
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Ballet Boyz
 

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