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Welcome to Scene One

Your guide to what’s happening on the theatre scene from Bournemouth to Southampton and beyond.

You’ll find news, audition details, previews and reviews, plus links to theatre groups, education, training and more.

If you’re a venue or a company in the Dorset/Hampshire area and would like us to preview or review your productions, or you simply have news that you’d like to let people know about, please get in touch with us via the contact form.

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Jolly Roger sighted in Southampton
Mayflower Productions Summer Youth project sets sail on a high-spirited, hilarious adventure as blundering policemen, a very modern Major-General,
BSP/RSC link
The Bournemouth Shakespeare Players are proud to be part of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Open Stages, the UK’s biggest amateur theatre project.
The Acting Crew
A new group called The Acting Crew has been set up to help children aged 5-16 build their confidence, develop social skills and use their imagination
Cantabile reaches ten
Local choir Cantabile is celebrating its tenth anniversary this year with a special summer concert. Cantabile concerts are renowned for their very high standard,


More who'lldoit than whodunnit
Bournemouth Little Theatre Club will be presenting Agatha Christie’s Love from a Stranger from 24 to 29 October. There will be a read-through on 8 July at 7.30,
Cooney comes to the Little Theatre

For anyone interested in taking part in or helping with the Bournemouth Little Theatre Club’s production of Ray Cooney’s farce, Run For Your Wife, there will be a read-through on Friday 17 June at 7.30 pm, with auditions on Sunday 19 June at 7.30 pm.

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