BUDCo ‘Circuit Maker’ Virtual Festival! – 2 to 26 Nov

No pubs? No restaurants? No cafes? Your fringe getting in your eyes?

Get the beers in (or make yourself a nice cup of tea), park the children and join the festivities at the

BUDCo ‘Circuit Maker’ Virtual Festival!

A festival ticket costs a once off £10.00 and gives you access to all events* – many of them interactive.

*Apart from ‘Dean and the Devil’ which can be booked at: www.riversidetheatre.org.uk

All the exciting virtual events that are included in your festival ticket…

  • Monday 2nd November, 19.30: “All the World’s a Stage” Join our actors for an illustrated review of BUDCo’s performances to date. Featuring the works of Shakespeare, Heaney, CS Lewis, Charles Dickens and others. Followed by a Q&A about BUDCo’s future plans.
  • Thursday 5th November, 19.30: “A Plague on All Our Houses”. An evening of poetry and prose on lockdown throughout the ages. Hosted by poet and actor Matthew Sharpe.
  • Monday 9th November 19.30: “Pure Mental!”. A 35 minute filmed performance of BUDCo’s ‘seriously funny’ mental health show aimed at 11 to 13 year olds, teachers, parents and youth leaders. Followed by a live discussion on youth mental health issues.
  • Wednesday 18th November, 19.30: “Dean & the Devil” by Philip Orr – a film from the Riverside Theatre. Trevor Gill in a one man show telling the poignant, blackly funny story of Alan, a recovering alcoholic. BOOK SEPERATELY @ www.riversidetheatre.org.uk
  • Tuesday 10th November, 19.30: “Classic Play Reading Club – ‘Hamlet’” by William Shakespeare”. An abridged (90 minute) reading of, arguably, the Bard’s greatest work. By ZOOM – anyone can read with us! Contact us directly to be allocated a part! trevor@brightumbrella.co.uk
  • Friday 13th November, 19.30: “Late Lewis: Beyond Narnia”. A rehearsed reading performance on the life and works of CS Lewis with recorded music from the period
  • Tuesday 24th November, 19.30: “Classic Play Reading Club – ‘She Stoops to Conquer” by Oliver Goldsmith (abridged – 90 minutes). By ZOOM – anyone can read with us! Contact us directly to be allocated a part! trevor@brightumbrella.co.uk
  • Thursday 26th November, 19.30: “Unholy War: An East Belfast 1920’s ghost story”. Filmed performance of Phil Orr’s new play dealing with bloody and tragic events in East Belfast from 1920 to 1922. Followed by a discussion led by the author.




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