Top entertainment lined up to wow Fisher Theatre audiences

Béatrice et Bénédict will be screened at the Fisher Theatre.

Béatrice et Bénédict will be screened at the Fisher Theatre. - Credit: Archant

From the author of Rosemary’s Baby and Deathtrap, Bungay’s Fisher Theatre presents Baroque Theatre company’s ‘Veronica’s Room’, a thriller by Ira Levin.

Baroque Theatre Company have been entertaining audiences at the Fisher for some years now, directed and produced by Claire Bibby.

Their variety, skill and professionalism has drawn quite a following and this production is a new turn.

Come and be gripped by a chilling twister of a tale where reality and fantasy become entwined and confused. They perform tonight and tomorrow at 7.30pm. Tickets £12/10.

On Monday, there will be a screening of the film Everest (12A).

Based on the real events of climbers ascending Everest in 1996 and encountering very severe and unexpected weather, this too will have you on the edge of your seat.

The screening starts at 7.30pm, tickets £5.

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Tuesday brings another film, but this time its part of the theatre’s holiday season for young people.

The film Big Hero 6 (PG) plays at 1pm, tickets £3.

The animation tells the story of a band of high-tech heroes who save the city of San Fransokyo from a devastation.

In the evening, there will be opera from Glyndebourne, as Béatrice et Bénédict beams live into the theatre.

With a fabulous female lead, sung in the original French, you will be amused and charmed by the exaggerated romanticism and humour of Berlioz’s opera adapted from Much Ado About Nothing. Tickets £12, with the screening starting at 6.30pm.

Next Monday, August 15, there will be a screening of The Revenant (15), at 7.30pm. The Oscar-winning film tells the story of a frontiersman on a fur trading expedition in the 1820s who fights for survival after being mauled by a bear.

Looking ahead to the end of the month, the vivacious and flirtatious thirties will be brought to the theatre for a sophisticated afternoon of song from the greats of the era.

Singers David Rees and Julie Hewitt, of Dreamcast Productions, will take a walk down the Great White Way celebrating the glamour of the golden age of songwriting.

The works of George Gershwin, Irving Berlin, Cole Porter and Jerome Kern are whisked into a luxurious blend with the magic of songs such as ‘Cheek to Cheek’, ‘You’re the Top’, ‘Puttin’ on the Ritz’, ‘It’s Too Darn Hot’ and ‘My Funny Valentine’.

Enjoy the ‘De-Lovely Songs of the 1930’s at Bungay Fisher Theatre on Sunday, August 28 at 3pm Tickets £12 and £10 for concessions

Tickets for all events at the Fisher Theatre are available from the box office on 01986 897130 or online via