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20th to 24th May 2014  7.30 pm and 24th May 2.30 pm matinee                                                Admission £13 Concs £10  ( 20th TW4/Questors Member/Concs £10, 21st/22nd Concs £10 )      Questors Studio Theatre – Booking 020 8567 5184 or

“It’s 1941 and London is in the middle of the blitz. The cast of popular BBC radio variety show, ‘Variety Bandwagon’, are preparing to make their first live broadcast to America in front of a live audience. But can a ghost from the past upset the wagon?
With music by Noel Gay, book by Abi Grant and script revised by Alex Armitage, Radio Times is a nostalgic dip into wartime London complete with the pop songs of the day. Come and join Theatre West Four celebrate their 50th anniversary with this colourful, lively show.”
A great and talented cast include the following:

Tony Traxler, Cheryl Higgins, Jules Bannister, Paul Smith, Mick Cawson, Jake Aldridge, Ashley Brown, Tej Samra, Georgina Parren, Stella Henney, Clare Pengelley, Alison Barlow, Sue Darrieulat, Vivienn English, Polly Penge, Corinne Mitchell, Hannah Greenburgh, Chrissie Balmer, Frances Smith

Director – Hazel Collinson , Musical Director – Paul Smith, Choreographer – Chrissie Balmer

Looking forward to  seeing you all at this very special occasion-   suggest you book early, as tickets are very limited!


This year Theatre West 4 is celebrating it’s 50th Anniversary and we hope to present an exciting programme of activities to celebrate this very special event.  So please make sure to visit our site regularly to get updated on our ongoing programme of events.

Meanwhile, if you would like a vignette of what Theatre West 4 was like in the early days have a look at the following link which includes the original cast recording of our first two musicals specially written for and by us, a very weird (we called it ‘experimental’) movie which took us all of two years to complete and also a video of our 45th Anniversary Dinner in the Great Conservatory at the home of our Patron the Duke of Northumberland.

Congratulations to us all and up towards the next 50 years!

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So Far As I Can Remember …

As you may know, founder member Tony Nicholls has for the last couple of years been recording the History of Theatre West 4 and has now reached the first 25 years’ point of our existence. Episodes of our history have regularly appeared as companion piece to the monthly issues of ‘Scene Magazine’ for our enjoyment and have brought back many wonderful memories.

This is clearly a work of love for Tony and we thank him for his dedication and wonderful evocation of Theatre West 4’s history.
A milestone was reached earlier this year when the first ten years of our existence was published in Volume 1
of his book ‘ Theatre West Four, So Far As I Can Remember’ and you will not want to miss out on this great record of our history full of anecdotes, stories, archive material and photographs, lovingly presented.


Copy of ‘Tony’s Tome’ can be purchased directly from Tony by sending a cheque for £20 (which includes packing and postage) made out to Tony Nicholls and send to him at The Nook, Fiehead St Quintin, Sturminster Newton, DT10 2AP. This wonderful volume will then wings its way to you directly for a cracking good read!