Mystery & magic brews along Edith Walk.
In Great Malvern stands one of the world's most intriguing theatres.
The Theatre of Small Convenience
Transformed from an old Victorian Gentleman's lavatory, the Theatre of Small Convenience is the smallest theatre in the world (building), in the Guinness Book of Records 2002. If you want to see just how small then you can view an interactive panoramic view here (panorama kindly shot by Robert Bilsland of panoview.co.uk).
Situated in Edith Walk in the centre of Great Malvern, it has been host to a great variety of theatrical experience. The founder is Dennis Neale, a keen puppeteer and drama enthusiast. He continues to run the theatre as an independent and non profit-making project.
To see more of the theatre and to meet Dennis himself then enjoy this short video.
The Stage
The Birdiano The Ceiling
Upon entering, one feels like having stepped through a magic door. A quaint interior marked by an Italian -commedia dell'arte- theatrical style. It has an audience capacity that seats up to a dozen and an unconventional stage. On the walls, paintings of summer skies, blue seas and wild greenery add depth and drama to the place.
Right Wall Top of Stage
The theatre, since its opening in November 1999 has had performances both professional & amateur of drama, puppetry, poetry, story-telling, music and monologues, and even a day of opera! If you have an interest in the theatre, whether it be for performance or as an audience, we invite you to phone at (01684) 568 933 or drop an email to wctheatre@yahoo.com
'This charming venue has to be one of Malvern's treasured sights.'
The Theatre of Small Convenience
Edith Walk, Malvern,
Worcs, WR14 4QH
Tel: 01684 568 933

wctheatre@yahoo.com
http://www.wctheatre.co.uk/
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