Comic ride out of this world

Riding Lights Roughshod Theatre Company's production of Take The World. Photo: Andrew Dyer.
Riding Lights Roughshod Theatre Company's production of Take The World. Photo: Andrew Dyer.

A PROFESSIONAL touring company renowned for its powerful original theatre is bringing its latest production to the High Peak.

‘Take The World’ takes on our world of today, managing to destroy some modern myths and instilling an energetic spiritual perspective of hope.

True and contemporary stories are intertwined with historical parables through sketches, music and comedy, producing an entertaining show with a thought provoking edge.

Actors Joe Carron, Katie King, Michael Perkins, Peter Shaw and Stephanie Wrench, from The Riding Lights Roughshod Theatre Company, have come together to put their personal spin on contemporary life.

Their views of the world and their own personal stories are used throughout, making this a truly unique, dynamic production.

Performances are as follows: Thursday March 1, 7.30pm, All Saint’s Church, 155 Church Lane, Marple, 0161 4272378; Friday March 2, 7pm, Buxton Methodist Church, Market Place, Buxton, 01298 27065; Saturday March 3, 7.30pm, St James’ Church, Whitfield, Glossop, 01457 899105; Friday March 9, 7.30pm, St Mary’s Church Hall, St Mary’s Road, New Mills, 01663 749310 and Saturday March 10, 7.30pm at Chinley WI Hall, Lower Lane, Chinley, 01663 750006.

Tickets range from £6 for adults to £3 for concessions.