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October 2018

Black is the Color of My Voice

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October 12 @ 8:00 pm
£14-10

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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Written and performed by Apphia Campbell Directed by Arran Hawkins and Nate Jacobs Direct from sell-out performances in Shanghai, New York and at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Apphia Campbell embarks on her debut UK tour.  Inspired by the life of Nina Simone, ‘Black Is The Color Of My Voice’ follows a successful jazz singer and civil rights activist seeking redemption after the untimely death of her father. She reflects on the journey that took her from a young piano prodigy destined…

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Cantanti Camerati – Music of Stage and Screen

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October 13 @ 7:30 pm
£8 – £15

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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Cantanti Camerati are a well known local chamber choir, and will be presenting a lively and varied evening of entertainment led by conductor Seb Gillot. The exciting mix of music written for the stage and screen takes highlights from comic opera, grand opera, musicals and film, including works by Purcell, Mozart, Gilbert and Sullivan, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Lloyd Webber, Gershwin and Wagner.

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Richmond Film Society Presents ‘I Got Life !’

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October 16 @ 8:00 pm
£5-3

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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‘I Got Life !’ (France) A life-affirming and heart-warming menopause rom-com. Full of Gallic romantic film cliches but that is its charm. Worth making a special effort to catch this film for the ‘opera restaurant’ scene alone! – Directed by Blandine Lenoir – Rating: 15 – Written By: Anne-Françoise Brillot, Anne-Françoise Brillot – Runtime: 89 minutes Tickets: Adults: £5 Full time students: £3 Free to RFS members. About Richmond Film Society Richmond Film Society was formed in 1963 and has since screened nearly 780 films.…

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Robin Ince’s Chaos of Delight

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October 18 @ 8:00 pm
£15-12.50

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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The co-star of the Rose D'Or award winning The Infinite Monkey Cage, author of How to Build a Universe (part 1) with Professor Brian Cox is back on the road with an artist's manifesto of delight and curiosity. Robin Ince mashes up the two cultures of art and science in this celebration of the human mind from Bohemians to Black Holes, Dali to DNA, another of his stand up sort of lectures ‘The Ince brain is like a black hole…

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He Ain’t Heavy

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October 19 @ 7:30 pm
£12-8

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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Oddly Moving presents He Ain't Heavy Produced by Turtle Key Arts Performer Grania Pickard tells the story of growing up with her disabled autistic brother Sean using physical theatre, aerial circus, audience interaction and storytelling. Through puppetry, the audience see how Sean walks, talks and interacts with the world and how his unique take on life has shaped and influenced Grania. “When people ask me about my brother I usually give them the short answer; he has severe learning disabilities,…

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Michael Portillo “Life: a game of two halves”

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October 20 @ 8:00 pm
£18-15

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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It took Michael Portillo little more than 10 years to get a seat in the Commons and then rise in power and esteem to a point where he was a favoured leader of his party and possible future PM. A track record like that suggests a privileged friend of the rich and famous ,but since leaving the house almost a decade ago Michael has endeared himself to many with his obvious respect for solid workmanship as found in our great…

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Make Mend and Do Present: The Missing Light

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October 26 @ 11:30 am
£9-6

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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When Warple moves into a small fishing village by the seaside, he discovers his neighbour, Hilda, looking out towards the horizon each night, searching for a glimpse of her long-lost husband. When loneliness, curiosity and a far-off flickering light brings them together, the two elderly friends embark on a surprising journey to reconcile their pasts and find what might lie within their futures. Using  puppetry, music, film and live animation Make Mend and Do create a story that is both moving and…

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Richmond Film Society Presents ‘A Ghost Story’

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October 30 @ 8:00 pm
£5-3

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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Richmond Film Society Presents ‘A Ghost Story’ (USA) A man experiences a life changing event but refuses to move on and seems trapped in space and time. A haunting, brooding film, it is a meditation on love, grief, memory and spiritual connection. – Directed by David Lowery – Rating: 12A – Written By: David Lowery – Runtime: 92 minutes Tickets: Adults: £5 Full time students: £3 Free to RFS members. About Richmond Film Society Richmond Film Society was formed in 1963 and has since screened…

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November 2018

Wendy Cope: Anecdotal Evidence

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November 5 @ 7:00 pm
£10 – £12.50

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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In her first collection of new poetry since 2011’s acclaimed “Family Values”, Wendy Cope celebrates ‘the half – forgotten stories of our lives’ with compassion, wisdom and wit. She continues to be the most generous of authors, sharing her experience of childhood and marriage and writing poignantly about the passing of time. In several of the poems she re-imagines Shakespeare in unorthodox fashion; in others she offers heartfelt tributes to friends and public figures including Eric Morecambe and John Cage.…

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Dr Phil Hammond – Happy Birthday NHS?

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November 6 @ 8:00 pm
£16-12

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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Happy Birthday NHS? Nye Bevan's beautiful baby is 70 this year, but will she make a ton? A decade of austerity with a Brexit cherry on top has brought her to her knees. Dr Phil charts the course of the NHS from 1948 to as long as she lasts. Come cheer the heroes, boo the villains and look to the future of robot surgeons, Fitbit nurses and iPhone GPs. Batteries not included. Dr Phil Hammond has worked in the NHS…

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