Archived News Items

Some of the many responses to our letter regarding Bath Chronicle’ lack of theatre coverage

Posted: Friday 12 May, 2017

Dear Rachael I am writing as both a founder and director of Playing Up Theatre Company as well as a drama teacher in Bath, to protest the removal of regular coverage of the arts from The Bath Chronicle. As someone who was once Features and Supplements…

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Artistic Director raises concerns over Arts’ coverage with Editor of Bath Chronicle

Posted: Friday 28 April, 2017

On Thursday 28th April, Ann Ellison BEM - Artistic Director of Next Stage and The Mission Theatre - attended a meeting arranged by┬áRachael Sugden - Editor of the Bath Chronicle - to discuss concerns Ann has recently raised regarding┬áthe scant coverage…

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Celebrating the success of Next Stage Youth as the company expands for its Summer Term

Posted: Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Next Stage Youth enjoyed a spectacular spring term with their outstanding production of Great Expectations by Charles Dickens. Audiences were wowed by the group's maturity in tackling this ambitious story which had been worked on in their 90 minute sessions…

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The Right Worshipful the Mayor of Bath, Councillor Paul Crossley at Next Stage show

Posted: Friday 07 April, 2017

On Thursday 6th April, The Right Worshipful the Mayor of Bath, Councillor Paul Crossley, accompanied by the Mayoress, Mrs Margaret Crossley, attended Next Stage Theatre Company's third night performance of My Brilliant Divorce. The show was a great success,…

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“A hugely engaging piece” “Well worth a watch” My Brilliant Divorce receives rave reviews

Posted: Thursday 06 April, 2017

Talented Next Stage actor Kay Francksen is in the middle of a hugely-popular week-long run of Geraldine Aron's hilarious and moving play My Brilliant Divorce. A decade after Next Stage last produced this witty one-woman show, Kay's performance is once…

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