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In the run-up to the Edinburgh Fringe, comedians Rosie Jones and George Lewis are starting at the other end of the country, well almost. Youll be able to hear exclusive material ahead of their sets at the UKs biggest festival of culture with this warm up gig at the Trinity Theatre in Tunbridge Wells. Rosie Jones has appeared on Eight Out of Ten Cats and in Silent Witness, while George Lewis has won Celebrity Mastermind and taken part in Top Gear – Extra Gear. The show is on June 22nd at 8pm, tickets cost £10 each from the box office on 01892 678 678 or via the theatre’s website at trinitytheatre.net
The POTS Fighting Forces Charity Fun Day is taking place at the Memorial Ground in Paddock Wood on June 30th from 1pm. Raising money for Help The Heroes, The Autonomic Charitable Trust and Hospice In The Weald. The main attraction will be a football match between the veterans and community teams representing Les Apps Allstars and Charlton Athletic Football Clubs. There will also be all the regular attractions including the licenced bar, BBQ, children’s activities and the big raffle. Admission is £2 and you can find further details via facebook or by e-mailing POTSFF@hotmail.com
Inspired by a true story, Everybodys Talking About Jamie is a new award-winning five-star hit musical. Jamie New is sixteen and lives on a council estate in Sheffield. Jamie doesnt quite fit in, he is terrified about the future, but he is going to be a sensation. Supported by his brilliant loving mum and surrounded by his friends, Jamie overcomes prejudice, beats the bullies and steps out of the darkness, into the spotlight. John McCrea, Josie Walker, Tamsin Carroll, Lucie Shorthouse and Phil Nichol lead a twenty-four strong company and an eight-piece band that will sweep you away on a tide of mischief, warmth and exuberance. The musical will be broadcast live from the Apollo Theatre in Londons Shaftesbury Avenue to the Trinity Theatre in Tunbridge Wells on July 5th at 7.20pm. Tickets cost £19 for adults, £18 for concessions and £14 for children, from the box office on 01892 678 678 or via the theatre’s website at trinitytheatre.net
Marking the 100th anniversary of the First World War, Birdsong is the hit, critically acclaimed stage show based on the world famous novel by Sebastian Faulks. In pre-war France, a young Englishman Stephen Wraysford embarks on a passionate and dangerous affair with the beautiful Isabelle Azaire that turns their world upside down. As the war breaks out over the idyll of his former life, Stephen must lead his men through the carnage of the Battle of the Somme as he clings to the memory of Isabelle as his world explodes around him. The play is on from July 2nd to 7th at 7.30pm each evening, with matinee performances at 2.30pm on July 4th and 7th. Tickets vary in price depending upon the time and day of the performance they are available from the box office on 01892 530 613 or via the theatre’s website at assemblyhalltheatre.co.uk