Theatrical Talks



Performance Talks for Meetings, Clubs, Societies and Groups

Interactive entertainments in costume and in character


Strange Tales, Hidden Histories and Local Legends

Hear some of the unusual and forgotten stories and histories from around Hampshire. Prepare to be surprised, amazed and chilled to the bone!

 

Suffering Suffragettes!

We present an audience with Christabel Pankhurst herself! Meet the charismatic driving force behind the campaign, join the struggle and discover some surprising facts about the women who fought for the vote.

 

Tales From the Titanic

We bring to life some of the stories of the passengers and crew on board the fateful liner.

 We also have Edwardian replica and original objects as well as costumes to illustrate our presentation.


Put Your Best Face Forward

An entertaining look at the lengths women had to go through in their quest for "Beauty and Duty" during the Second World War.

Includes a wartime make over, fashion advice and a cookery guessing game. Rounded off with a good old fashioned sing song! Original objects and clothing brought along for a trip down memory lane.

 

Lady Maria Clutterbuck and the story of Mrs Charles Dickens

Find out about the woman behind the great writer, their life before and after separation. A theatrical talk exploring the marriage of Mr and Mrs Charles Dickens using characters from his books, letters and advice from Lady Maria Clutterbuck's household management book.

 

How Do You Take Yours?

 Tips on how to make a good cuppa, gruesome deaths, smuggling, poisoning and gossip. Find out how tea came to be the nation's favourite drink with the help of a 1950s housewife

 

School Days

Join our school teacher for a trip back in time with an authentic, but fun school lesson from the 1950s, 1960s or from Victorian times

 

Terrible Tudors

Think you’ve heard all about the Tudors? Find out facts and history that you’ve never heard before about the family that ruled England for a century but changed history forever

 

Festive Fables

Christmas traditions, customs and superstitions all rolled up in a fun seasonal package!

 

 

 

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