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The National Theatre Live Presents Yerma

Thursday 31st August, 7.00pm (120 Min)

A young woman is driven to the unthinkable by her desperate desire to have a child in Simon Stone’s radical production of Lorca’s achingly powerful masterpiece. The unmissable theatre phenomenon sold out at the Young Vic and critics call it ‘an extraordinary theatrical triumph’.

From the Royal Albert Hall

An Evening with George Smiley Thursday 7th September, 7.45pm (120 Min)

Join us for a celebration of one of the world’s greatest writers, as he shares the secrets behind the creation of his most beloved character. From his extraordinary Cold War novels – such as The Spy Who Came in from the Cold and Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy – to his powerful descriptions of the War on Terror in A Most Wanted Man and A Delicate Truth, the writing of John le Carré has come to define the last half century.

From Pompeii Amphitheatre

David Gilmore at Pompeii Wednesday 13th September, 8.15pm (120 Min)

It is 45 years since Pink Floyd recorded their seminal live film at the desolate Pompeii amphitheatre for a live performance of their album Meddle. David Gilmour returned to perform a one-off concert in 2016 to a select crowd of about 3,000 people, at the foot of Mount Vesuvius. Gilmour performing a signature string bend on his ’55 Fender Esquire – nicknamed The Workmate – one of the best-loved and most prized guitars in his collection.

From Lake Constance Bregenz

Carmen on the Lake Thursday 14th September, 7.00pm (180 Min)

Performed on the spectacular water stage of Lake Constance in Bregenz (Austria), George Bizet’s CARMEN is a story of passion, destiny and obsession. The French composer’s opera is most famous for its Spanish melodies, including the Flower Song, Habanera and the Toreador Song

This production of Carmen will be directed by Kasper Holten, Director of Opera at the Royal Opera House in London, with the set designed by the British artist Es Devlin.

The Royal Opera House Presents The Magic Flute

Wednesday 20th September, 7.15pm (190 Min)

Mozart wrote Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute) for a suburban theatre in Vienna, the Theater auf der Wieden. He drew on the magical spectacle and earthy comedy of popular Viennese theatre. As well as being a comedy, The Magic Flute is an expression of Mozart’s profound spiritual beliefs. Enlightenment concerns with the search for wisdom and virtue are at the heart of this enchanting tale. WWW.THECOCKERMOUTHPOST.CO.UK


The Rotary Club of Bassenthwaite are delighted to be presenting The Take That

Experience at Theatre by the Lake, Keswick, on Sunday 27th August at 7.30pm to raise funds for their supported charities.

As Take That celebrate a record- breaking 25 years as the UK’s number one boy band, The Take That Experience mark a decade together as the ultimate tribute act with their best show yet.

Wowing audiences everywhere they go with their amazing vocals, stunning costumes and electrifying dance routines, they continue to successfully recreate the magic of Take That.

The Take That Experience brings you all the classic songs you know and love, from the ’90s through to the present, including smash hits Pray, Relight my Fire, Patience, Shine and These Days.

The show also features the one and only Robbie Williams double, who brings alive songs such as Angels, Rock DJ and Candy to an already explosive show.

The boys don’t just give you a night you’ll never forget...

They give you the Take That Experience! 17 AUGUST 2017 ISSUE 417 PAGE 21

So, why not come along and be wowed by the boys!

Tickets available from Theatre by the Lake, Keswick on 017687 74411 or by visiting

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