Sleeping Beauty Review

Sunderland Empire Theatre, 9 – 31 December 2016 Empire Theatre Sunderland’s annual pantomime, this year, comes from the reliable UK Productions stable providing all the traditional ingredients such a glitzy show should offer. Sleeping Beauty was warmly received by a packed auditorium of excited youngsters on press night Sleeping Beauty tells the well-known story of a […]

The Screwtape Letters Review

Park Theatre 8 December – 7 January.  Reviewed by Claire Roderick Dramatising CS Lewis’ epistolary novel is a huge task, especially as it deals with now archaic Christian dogma. Fellowship for Performing Arts (whose mission is to present theatre from a Christian worldview that engages a diverse audience) have made an admirable attempt, with some […]

MUTED – A New British Musical Review

The Bunker 7 December – 7 January,  Reviewed by Claire Roderick The Bunker’s inaugural season continues with MUTED, a stunning show that has obviously been a labour of love for Tim Prottey-Jones, Sarah Henley and Tori Allen-Martin throughout its long genesis. MUTED has a simple plot, told sparingly. Just as his band Lost Boy was […]

Edinburgh sell-out one-woman family drama comes to VAULT Festival in February 2017

Impi Theatre Company presents:THE SOUTH AFREAKINSFebruary 15th – February 19th 2017, VAULT Festival After a critically acclaimed, sell-out performance at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2016, Robyn Paterson’s one-woman family drama The South Afreakins transfers to the Vaults Festival in February 2017. Inspired by Paterson’s own parents’ experience of emigrating from South Africa to New Zealand, […]

Darlington Civic Theatre – 2017 pantomime announcement

365 DAYS TO HIPPODROME PANTO Darlington Civic Theatre is pleased to announce their 2017/18 magical pantomime will be the fairest of them all, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Running from Saturday 9 December 2017 until Sunday 14 January 2018 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs will be the first major production at the newly […]

Full casting announced for THE WILD PARTY at The Other Palace

Full casting announced for   Michael John LaChiusa’s   THE WILD PARTY    Directed and Choreographed by Drew McOnie     At The Other Palace (formerly St. James Theatre)  From Monday 13 February to Saturday 1 April 2017      Full casting is announced today for Michael John LaChiusa’s The Wild Party, which receives its first major […]

Lazarus Legacy Season begins with the return of our ★★★★★ Caucasian Chalk Circle!

LAZARUS THEATRE COMPANY Press Release * Lazarus Theatre’s ★★★★★ sell-out production of Brecht’s The Caucasian Chalk Circle returns for a strictly limited run at The Greenwich Theatre! The Caucasian Chalk Circle Bertolt Brecht Translated by Frank McGuinness A girl must make a choice… to take the child and run, or leave him behind in the […]

New glam rock science fiction musical about space travel at the VAULT Festival this February

Hannah Elsy Productions presents:SUMMER NIGHTS IN SPACEFebruary 15th – February 19th 2017, VAULT Festival Coming to the VAULT Festival in February 2017, Hannah Elsy Productions presents a new science fiction musical odyssey from the creators of critically acclaimed rock musical The Quentin Dentin Show. Summer Nights in Space is a glam space rock musical rooted […]