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The Picture of Dorian Gray

Fresh from a West End run of The Trials of Oscar Wilde, European Arts Company returns with a thrilling adaptation of Wilde’s only novel The Picture of Dorian Gray. Set in the decadent world of Victorian London, a beautiful, narcissistic young man called Dorian Gray becomes infatuated by the exquisite portrait that Basil Hallward has painted of him.

He makes a Faustian pact that he will remain forever young while the picture grows old. Combining drawing room comedy and Gothic horror, this is a gripping and hugely entertaining theatrical event.

"Gothic and comedy are rarely terms you hear in the same sentence but not so in this hilarious stage reworking of Oscar Wilde’s allegorical novel. Director Jonny Kemp’s undoubted Monty Python influence, with cross-dressing aristocracy and two fingers to English pomposity, worked a treat". Herts and Essex News

Wednesday 15 April, 8pm
£12, £10 concession, £9 Dacorum Card, £5 UpStaged

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Red Wine Serenaders

Veronica Sbergia and Max De Bernardi – From Blues to Vaudeville

Veronica Sbergia and Max De Bernardi passionately play country blues and ragtime, hokum, jug band and rural music from the 20s and 30s. They like to keep this precious musical heritage alive, faithfully reproducing its original sound, whilst playing it with a modern twist.

Their music presents an overview of American popular music from the early years of the last century. The Red Wine Serenaders re-interpret great songs by artists in their own unique style, including Big Bill Broonzy, Memphis Minnie, Jimmie Rodgers, Sidney Bechet, Lucille Bogan, Bo Carter and the Delmore Brothers.

“Good time blues is alive and well and residing in... Milan, Italy. A band with a mission” Folk and Roots Magazine

Tuesday 14 April, 8pm
£10, £8 concession, £7.50 Dacorum Card, £5 UpStaged

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How The Koala Learnt To Hug

Second show added due to popular demand!

Based on the best-selling book by Steven Lee, How The Koala Learnt To Hug is a charming tale about the magic of family and the importance of a nice, warm hug.

So join characters including Natascha the Witch, the Reggae Beavers and Karen the Koala for some great stories, sing-a-long songs, superb games and first class hugging.

All you need are your ears (and your arms!)

"By turns funny, charming and off the wall. This family show is a great introduction to the theatre with just the right balance of sitting, listening and taking part - and the children adored it." Bristol Guide

Suitable for 3+

Saturday 28 March, 4.30pm (2.30pm sold out)
£5.50, £4 Dacorum Card


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Lucy Porter - Me Time
 
Finding modern life a bit difficult? Maybe you were born in the wrong era?

In this show Lucy tries to find her rightful place in history. She ponders whether she’d rather be a bewhiskered Victorian explorer, a 1920s Hollywood starlet or Hatshepsut the Egyptian pharaoh.

A Fringe favourite, and a familiar radio and TV comic guest - The Unbelievable Truth, Mock The Week, Have I Got News For You.

“deliciously cutting” The Independent

Suitable for 16+

Friday 27 March, 8pm
£14, £12 concession

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