The Full Monty Review

The Full Monty opened last night to the delight of hundreds of screaming women in the Leeds Grand Theatre audience. Based on the 1997 hit film, some stage adaptations of a silver screen classic can miss the target set by the original – but hats off to The Full Monty, it did just that.  Retaining […]

Candide Review

Bridewell Theatre 23 November – 3 December.  Reviewed by Claire Roderick Sedos’ reputation as an amateur company with professional production standards is well deserved. Here, they tackle Candide – John Caird’s National Theatre version – with confidence and conviction, creating a show that, although overlong, never loses its sparkle. And let’s face it, any musical with […]

Million Dollar Quartet Review

Mayflower, Southampton – 22 to 26 November 2016.  Reviewed by Sharon MacDonald-Armitage It could be viewed that the stars were in perfect alignment that December night in 1956 when Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash and Jerry Lee Lewis gathered at Sun Records, Sam Phillips recording studio in Memphis. Often described as the man that […]

Alan Menken’s musical version of A Christmas Carol comes to LOST

LOST Theatre Company presents: A CHRISTMAS CAROLDecember 19th – December 31st 2016, LOST Theatre Charles Dickens’ timeless classic gets the full Broadway treatment in LOST Theatre’s production of A Christmas Carol – The Musical, by the Broadway team of Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast, Little Mermaid), Lynn Ahrens (Ragtime, Seussical) and Mike Ockrent (Crazy […]

‘Wor Stories’ NEWCASTLE’S ARMED FORCES COMMUNITY SHARE THEIR EXPERIENCES OF LIFE IN THE MILITARY IN A NEW THEATRE PRODUCTION

‘WOR STORIES’ NEWCASTLE’S ARMED FORCES COMMUNITY SHARE THEIR EXPERIENCES OF LIFE IN THE MILITARY IN A NEW THEATRE PRODUCTION AT NEWCASTLE THEATRE ROYAL WED 7 DEC – SAT 10 DEC 2016   Rehearsals are underway for a new production being put on by 30 members of Newcastle’s Armed Forces community.  ‘Wor Stories’ will be performed […]

Multi award winning musical Sunny Afternoon on national tour

SONIA FRIEDMAN PRODUCTIONS AND AMBASSADOR THEATRE GROUP   PRESENT   THE NATIONAL TOUR OF THE MULTI OLIVIER AWARD-WINNING HIT WEST END MUSICAL     Grand Opera House York Tuesday 21 – Saturday 25 February 2017 Sonia Friedman Productions and Ambassador Theatre Group present the national tour of the multi-award winning hit West End musical SUNNY […]

Panto Is Here – Oh Yes It Is!

THE ROCK ‘N’ ROLL PANTO BOOGIES INTO THE CITY VARIETIES THIS WEEK Dame Taffeta Trott is donning her bloomers, Princess Susie has made her bed and Simon Steadfast is readying to be a hero; the final amends are being made to the costumes, the make-up is perfected and the saxophone, guitars and drums are polished, […]

PAUL BARRITT OF 1927 AND VILLAGE UNDERGROUND PRESENT THE WORLD PREMIERE OF CAT AND MOUSE

Paul Barritt of 1927 in association with Village Underground present CAT AND MOUSE PAUL BARRITT OF 1927 AND VILLAGE UNDERGROUND PRESENT THE WORLD PREMIERE OF CAT AND MOUSE  THE THEATRICAL ANIMATION WILL PLAY AT VILLAGE UNDERGROUND ON 8 AND 9 JUNE 2017 TICKETS ARE ON SALE TODAY AT WWW.VILLAGEUNDERGROUND.CO.UK Today, Paul Barritt of 1927 in […]

Spamalot Review

Grand Opera House, York.  22 to 26 November 2016.  Reviewed by Marcus Richardson The local York amateur dramatic group Pick Me Up Theatre are performing at the Grand Opera House in York. The show will be running from the 22nd to the 26th. The famous Monty Python film was taken from the film Holy Grail […]