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 22nd January - 

Author and Poet Cathy Galvin is on the phone this afternoon to chat about The Inner Story, her upcoming writing Masterclass at The Writers' Block based in Cornwall College,Redruth.

Old friend Jonathan Aberdeen returns with a long list of events taking place at St. Austell Arts Theatre over the coming months.

Wednesday 29th January - 

Based in Penryn, Mundic Nation is a writer led production company with strong links to their local community. John Macneil is currently touring The Coastguard, his new one man show which is set on the cliffs of our beautiful Cornwall.

The Clay Village Pantos are under way, and Curtis Danby makes a welcome return this afternoon with all the news from St. Stephen and their production of Sleeping Beauty. The show is currently running and ends on Saturday 1st February. 

Wednesday 5th February - TBC

Wednesday 12th February - 

Staying on the Panto theme this week when we take a look at Roche who are presenting Alice In Wonderland from 17th - 22nd February. Not sure who will be joining us, whoever turns up it will be a lovely surprise!

We plan to share an update from The Rat Affair who are on the road from Wednesday 26th February performing their album Rat which was released last year. The show involves musicians, artists and creatives who will create a visual experience as well as a musical performance. We will have prerecorded interviews today with Louis King and other members of the crew, following a sneaky visit to rehearsals at Kneehigh's Barns. 

Wednesday 19th February - 
Scary Little Girl Rebecca Mordan is on the phone this afternoon with updates from her Greenham Women project. Becca will be coming home to Kernow for a flying visit at the end of the month to give talks based on research and interviews for the project. Becca will be in Lanson on Feb 28th and Bodmin on March 1st, book early - the last Greenham talks in Cornwall sold out.