After a crazy February with six sell-out performances of the Honiton Community Theatre Co. production of ‘Snow White’, our wonderful team of volunteers are revving up for a Mad March!
STOP PRESS- Mother’s Day Special ‘Mamma Mia’ Sing along screening on Sunday 11th March 7pm.Tickets only £5.50 or 4 for £20.
On Thursday 8th March Tom Glover and The Comedy Avengers return for a night of great stand-up and there’ll be the free Chess & Backgammon club in the bar that night too for those that fancy a game.
Look out for the best Oscar contenders coming up at The Beehive Cinema over the next couple of months. We start with the gripping crime thriller ‘All the money in the World’ (15) 2nd March then ‘Call me by your name’ (15) 9th March and two showings of ‘Darkest Hour’ (PG) 10th March, with Gary Oldman’s stunning performance as Churchill. The darkly comic ‘Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri’(15) is on Saturday 17th March then Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks star in Spielberg’s ‘The Post’(12A) on the 24th followed by the WW1 classic, ‘Journey’s End’(12A) starring Toby Jones, Asa Butterfield and Sam Claflin.
The National Theatre Live screening of ‘Julius Caesar’ (15) will be at 7pm on Thursday 22nd March. It has opened to rave reviews: ‘Hytner delivers a visceral, politically urgent tragedy. 4 / 5 stars. Ben Whishaw and David Morrissey star in Nicholas Hytner’s promenade production, which shows putative dictators can be populists. Michael Billington- The Guardian.
We’re also very excited to be transmitting the Royal Ballet Live: Bernstein Centenary on Tuesday 27th March. A triple bill celebrating Leonard Bernstein from choreographers, Wayne McGregor, Liam Scarlett and Christopher Wheeldon.
Our live music begins with lovely Sue King hosting our free Folk night in the Beehive bar on Wednesday 14th March, so grab your instrument and come along! Award-winning UK blues band ‘The Producers’ who are something really special, playing the freshest live blues in Britain, play the Beehive on Friday 16th.
The superb festival favourites, ’Echo Town’ will be appearing here Friday 23rd. These boys will rock the place with their array of instruments, amazing skill and brilliant mix of folk, roots and reggae. Check out their support act too, the Bristol band ‘True Strays’. You’ll love them!
The immensely talented Devonian folk duo, Cole Stacey and Joseph O’Keefe ‘India Electric Co.’ return to The Beehive 31st March. We love them. If you haven’t had the opportunity to see them before then grab a ticket, they’re selling fast!
We all look forward to welcoming you soon, Wendy & The Beehive team.