Curtain Up

Every Wednesday from 1-4pm. Presented by Sheila V bringing you all the latest theatre gossip, reviews, previews and some fabulous live guests.  The show is dedicated to all aspects of Cornish Arts, from theatre to film, dance to books and everything in between. 

Wednesday 12th June -

Helen Tiplady joins us with the latest news from Hall For Cornwall; the Hall is shut for the big refurb, but it is very busy working with and supporting local performers. We will also be hearing from young people who are involved with H4C's fabulous Youth Theatre.

Author Chryseis joins us for the first time today to introduce us to her books 'Dipping Into The Duchy' and 'The World of Young Eco Warriors'. 25% of all  profits from sales of her books go to local charities. Tune in to find out about Chryseis' adventures wild swimming around Cornwall and her passion for our environment.

Wednesday 19th June -

A brand new production hits Cornwall next month when Dogwood Productions team up with Sterts Theatre to bring us The Shearing Gang. Joining us this afternoon is the show's Producer Andrew Mullen, who has spent many years in production and production management. The play has a fantastic creative team, - written by Graham Harvey who has written 600 episodes of The Archers plus numerous stage plays, he contributed to Private Eye for 3 years and has contributed to newspapers and journals over the years. Musical Director and Composer for the show is award winning Alistair Collingwood who has worked on West End and televison shows across 30 years. The play's Director is Antony Bellekom who also worked on The Archers as Director, Antony also has a list of productions to his name as well as being a former Managing Editor of BBC 6 Music and Radio 2. The show will open at Sterts, move on to Trebah Gardens and finish up at Penlee Open Air Theatre and includes 2 separate community casts drawn from the local area. 


Wednesday 26th June - TBC

Wednesday 3rd July - TBC

Wednesday 10th July - TBC

Wednesday 17th July -
With The Shearing Gang nicely bedded in at Sterts, we take another look at the Production before they pack up and move on to Trebah Gardens.