Search

Redbridge’s first festival of professional theatre launches this week

14:09 17 June 2014

Redbridge Drama Centre are hosting their first festival of professional theatre, which will go on over 10 days this month

Redbridge Drama Centre are hosting their first festival of professional theatre, which will go on over 10 days this month

Archant

The borough’s first festival of professional theatre kicks off on Thursday.

Theatre Ad Infinitum, who are performing a preview of their brand new show Light and also performing Odyssey. They are an award-winning, associate company of Redbridge Drama Centre. [Picture: Theatre Ad Infinitum]Theatre Ad Infinitum, who are performing a preview of their brand new show Light and also performing Odyssey. They are an award-winning, associate company of Redbridge Drama Centre. [Picture: Theatre Ad Infinitum]

The Labyrinth Festival of Theatre will open with AndOn Theatre’s Bits and Box, which will be staged from 5.30pm at the Kenneth More Theatre, in Oakfield Road, Ilford.

From 6pm, Redbridge Drama Centre, in Churchfields, South Woodford, will present the original production Heydays from The Paper Birds.

The show, featuring residents aged 55 and over, will commemorate the First World War by looking back at the last 100 years in the borough.

Heydays will also be performed at the same time and place on Friday.

Theatre Ad Infinitum, who are performing a preview of their brand new show Light and also performing Odyssey. They are an award-winning, associate company of Redbridge Drama Centre. [Picture: Theatre Ad Infinitum]Theatre Ad Infinitum, who are performing a preview of their brand new show Light and also performing Odyssey. They are an award-winning, associate company of Redbridge Drama Centre. [Picture: Theatre Ad Infinitum]

The festival will run until June 29, with shows for both adults and children.

To view the full programme, visit redbridgedramacentre.co.uk.

Read more:

Redbridge’s first professional theatre festival set to entertain residents

First World War centenary: Theatre production will look back at last 100 years in Redbridge

Latest Ilford News Stories

Yesterday, 14:55
Festival goesr at the One Love festival

A reggae festival is promoting a message of peace and love as it returns for its ninth year in September.

Yesterday, 12:00
Mohamed Omer founding member of the Gardens of Peace cemetery with the graves behind him.

Owners of a Muslim cemetery are hoping to win a planning appeal to ensure they do not run out of burial spaces in the near future.

Yesterday, 10:00
The junction of the lakes in South Park. Picture: East Side Community Heritage

Its one of Redbridge’s beautiful open spaces, but South Park has also been used for growing food and as a popular fishing spot, writes East Side Community Heritage’s Rochelle Scholar.

Fri, 14:25
Edgaras Kondrotas, of Goodmayes, who was murdered in Forest Gate in January.

As her son’s murderer was jailed for life, a grieving mother has said she wished “it was me or his father who died instead”.

Newsletter Sign Up

Most read news

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Competitions

Which book character do you share cleaning habits with?

Whether you have more in common with put-upon Cinderella, emotionally turbulent Jane Eyre, or easily distracted Mole, you’re sure to appreciate four sessions of free cleaning. Enter our quiz for your chance to win. All entrants can get £10 off their first clean when making a repeat booking.

£15k prize bundle

Imagine having the opportunity to win an incredible £15,000 bundle of some of the most amazing prizes available. Well, for one lucky contest entrant that dream could soon become a reality because we at MyOffers are offering an incredible free prize bundle that will make even the most hardened person wild with excitement.

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Ilford Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now