Performing Arts students go on the road

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Date: 2nd Feb 2018

Third-year BA (Hons) Performing Arts (Film, TV and Stage) students at Buckinghamshire New University are treading the boards for a series of plays at a variety of venues as part of their course.

The students will be performing shows at The Old Town Hall in High Wycombe town centre and in Banbury, Oxfordshire; Oxford; Hemel Hempstead in Hertfordshire; and in Camden, London.

Course Leader Dr Nic Fryer said: "We are really proud of the way our third year students work independently to produce and direct shows in professional theatres around the country. 

“The shows this year offer a great range of styles that hopefully offer everyone something to enjoy!”

Students will be performing the farce Rumours, featuring a tangled tale of lies and deception, by Neil Simon at The Mill Arts Centre in Spiceball Park Road, Banbury, at 7pm on Tuesday 27 February; and at The Old Town Hall in High Wycombe at 7.30pm on Thursday 1 March.

They will be performing The Fastest Clock in the Universe, a two-act play by Philip Ridley, at The Old Town Hall in High Wycombe at 7.30pm on Tuesday 20 February; and at Old Fire Station Theatre in George Street, Oxford, at 7.30pm on Friday 2 March. A provocative and edgy drama, it is now regarded as a contemporary classic.

King Charles III by Mike Bartlett is at The Old Town Hall in High Wycombe at 7.30pm on Monday 5 March and at The Old Town Hall in High Street, Hemel Hempstead, at 7.30pm on Friday 16 March. It centres on the accession and reign of King Charles III of the United Kingdom, the possible regal name of the real Charles, Prince of Wales, and a possible limiting of the freedom of the press.

DNA by Dennis Kelly is a tragic thriller which turns darker at Etcetera Theatre in Camden High Street, London, on Monday 19 February and at The Old Town Hall in High Wycombe on Wednesday 21 February.

Contact your nearest venue for ticket details.

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