McQueen Review

Theatre Royal Haymarket 27 August – 7 November. Reviewed by Claire Roderick McQueen gives us a glimpse into legendary designer Alexander McQueen’s visionary imagination. Writer James Phillips and director John Caird have created a darkly magical experience which begins with Stephen Wight, as McQueen, wandering around the stage almost unnoticed as the audience enters the […]

FOLLOWING IN GREAT GRANDFATHER’S FOOTSTEPS

A Tyneside groom is following in his great grandfather’s footsteps when he treads the boards of Newcastle Theatre Royal on Saturday, but his won’t be any ordinary performance – the only line he needs to deliver is ‘I do’ !   Brett Devenish will marry his fiancée Kerry Drew on Saturday, on the stage of […]

McQUEEN opens tonight at Theatre Royal Haymarket

McQUEEN OPENS TONIGHT THURSDAY 27 AUGUST AT THE THEATRE ROYAL HAYMARKET McQUEEN, which received its world premiere in May at St. James Theatre, where it broke box office records, opens tonight, Thursday 27 August, in London’s West End, at the Theatre Royal Haymarket, for a strictly limited season until 7 November. Written by James Phillips […]

Cast announced for musical version of The Silver Sword

The Silver Sword, a new musical based on the popular children’s book of the same name, will premiere in Coventry next month before embarking on a UK tour. The cast includes Tom Mackley as Jan, Nathan Turner as Joe Wolski/Gypsy Man, Lucy Tregear as Frau Wolff/Mrs Krause, Julian Harries as Joseph, John O’Mahony as Herr […]

Lee Hall’s latest play, Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour is a sell-out and critical success at the Edinburgh Fringe

A Live Theatre and National Theatre of Scotland co-production   Lee Hall’s latest play, Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour is a sell-out and critical success at the Edinburgh Fringe   English Premiere Live Theatre, Broad Chare, Newcastle, NE1 3DQ Thursday 1 to Saturday 24 October 2015   Our Ladies of Perpetual SuccourAdapted by Lee Hall […]

Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society Announces Outcome of Board Elections

  The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society has marked the final six days of the 2015 Fringe by announcing the outcome of the elections to the Society’s governing body, the Board of Directors. The elections were held to coincide with the Annual General Meeting of the Society which took place on Tuesday 25 August at the […]

Urinetown writer returns to St James with Pig Farm

Pig Farm, by Tony Award winning writer Greg Kotis (Urinetown), will receive its UK premiere at the St James Theatre later this year. Billed as a “dark farce”, the 2006 play centres on Tom and Tina who, with just the help of hired hand Tim, are struggling for survival on their remote pig farm. According […]

Darlington Civic Theatre – Milkshake!

MONKEY BUSINESS ON ITS WAY, MILKSHAKE! STYLE Fans of Channel 5’s hugely popular children’s TV strand Milkshake! will be thrilled to know that a brand new stage show Milkshake! Live ‘Party Party’, is coming to Darlington Civic Theatre on Saturday 12 September. This brand new show features lots of Milkshake! friends and two Milkshake! presenters.The […]

REHEARSALS BEGIN FOR THE KENNETH BRANAGH THEATRE COMPANY’S INAUGURAL PRODUCTIONS

PLAYS AT THE GARRICKKENNETH BRANAGH THEATRE COMPANY A YEAR OF UNMISSABLE THEATRE REHEARSALS HAVE NOW BEGUN FOR THE KENNETH BRANAGH THEATRE COMPANY’S INAUGURAL PRODUCTIONS SHAKESPEARE’S THE WINTER’S TALE WILL PLAY IN REPERTORY WITH NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN RATTIGAN DOUBLE BILL OF HARLEQUINADE / ALL ON HER OWN FROM 17 OCTOBER UNTIL 16 JANUARY 2016 Rehearsals are now underway […]