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We could never resist a play with our name on it... Last December we reviewed The Raven Calls: Voices Through Time – an historical pageant by the Ravensbury Players exploring the history of our community and the Holy Cross’s place at the heart of it. It was a great success and for anyone who missed it (or was too busy taking...
The Raven’s Call: Voices Through Time
The Raven’s Call: Voices Through Time  The Raven exclusively previews The Raven’s Call: Voices Through Time  (how could we resist a show with a name like that?)  The ancient village of Ramsbury dates from at least Saxon times, and probably much earlier. In that time it has seen more than its fair share of royalty and regicides, bishops and beer, saints...
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War is Hell The standard current interpretation of the First World War is one of the gallant common people betrayed by an ineffective and outdated ruling class - "lions led by donkeys".  At a distance of 100 years it can be hard to know to what extent this version of events has been informed by political expediency and popular culture...
Oliver
Ravensbury Players Presents: Oliver! A problem facing any modern production of Oliver! is the huge shadow cast by the 1968 Oscar-winning film.  The Ravensbury Players, directed by Millie Britton, rose masterfully to this challenge last week with a stunning adaptation which demonstrated real depth across a range of talents. A live orchestra, led and directed by Sian Haynes, accompanied some nifty...

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