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New-look welcome for Bear Pit theatre-goers

Stratford Editorial 8th Oct, 2014 Updated: 28th Oct, 2016

THEATRE-GOERS in Stratford will get a new look greeting at The Bear Pit Theatre Company.

Kim Hartman, patron of The Bear Pit and known to millions as Helga in the TV comedy series Allo ‘Allo,recently unveiled the theatre’s new entrance and pathway at the United Reformed Church in Rother Street.

David Mears, artistic director, said: “The Bear Pit Theatre is a home for amateur theatre makers, providing a vibrant and varied theatre programme, showcasing acting talent and new faces on the stage.

“Our programme for 2015 does exactly that and as a registered charity we’re committed to keeping ticket prices low for the enjoyment of everyone.”

The growing popularity of the small theatre is reinforced by ticket sales for its forthcoming production of the Vicar of Dibley from December 5 to 13.

And next year audiences can look forward to Alan Ayckbourn’s Relatively Speaking, the stage adaptation of Ealing comedy classic The Ladykillers, John Godber’s April In Paris, and a double helping of – with his unworldly comedy Blithe Spirit and his classic romance Brief Encounter.

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