Dame Berwick Kaler announces his 40th pantomime

Forty years on, Berwick Kaler is The Grand Old Dame of York York’s legendary long-serving dame Berwick Kaler has announced the title of his 40th pantomime at the Theatre Royal. Traditionally, he reveals the title of the forthcoming show on the last night of the panto – and this year was no exception. After the […]

The Show Making Headlines Around The World Announces Eight Of The Best!

THE SHOW MAKING HEADLINES AROUND THE WORLD ANNOUNCES EIGHT OF THE ‘BEST’ Lennon’s Banjo cast complete with original Beatles’ drummer Pete Best, who will also make guest appearances Lennon’s Banjo makes its world stage premiere at Liverpool’s Epstein Theatre in April – and the show is already making headlines around the world as one of the most hotly anticipated productions of 2018. The final cast member in […]

HARRIET WALTER AND CRAIG DAVID ANNOUNCED AS NEW PATRONS FOR NUFFIELD SOUTHAMPTON THEATRES

HARRIET WALTER AND CRAIG DAVID ANNOUNCED AS NEW PATRONS FOR NUFFIELD SOUTHAMPTON THEATRES Ahead of the opening of their new venue – NST city, Nuffield Southampton Theatres today announces that Harriet Walter and Craig David will join the theatre as patrons, working alongside Samantha Bond, Laura Carmichael, Tom Hiddleston and Celia Imrie. They also join the recently announced new associates, Inua Ellams and Drew McOnie adding to the breadth of ambassadors […]

Legendary Personalities to Join Sir Richard Stilgoe’s Orpheus the Mythical

Legendary Personalities to JoinSir Richard Stilgoe’s Orpheus – the MythicalThe Other Palace, 12 Palace Street, London SW1E 5JAFriday 23rd March – 31st March 2018 So here is our story, more ancient than hist’ry,With monsters and mortals and Gods on their thrones. This March, the Orpheus Centre celebrate their 20th birthday with a musical extravaganza at […]

War of the Worlds Review

Northern Stage, Newcastle – until 10 February.  Reviewed by Andy Bramfitt 4**** No one would have believed… Ever since the now infamous radio retelling of H G Wells’ science fiction classic, The War of the Worlds has inspired creative interpretation, often using methods and technology of the time and adopting the location to best suit […]

Carlos Acosta at the Royal Albert Hall October 2018 – Celebrating 30 years in dance

CELEBRATING THIRTY YEARS IN DANCECARLOS ACOSTARoyal Albert Hall, London 2nd to 5th October 2018, 7.30pmTickets on sale HERE from 10am on Tuesday 6th February Following on from his retirement from classical ballet in 2016, and to celebrate 30 years as a professional dancer, internationally renowned Carlos Acosta will return to the London stage this autumn to perform a mixed bill […]

Sound of Music – Edinburgh Playhouse Tue 20 – Sat 24 Feb

THE HILLS ARE ALIVE IN 2018 WITH THE ‘5-STAR’ CRITICALLY-ACCLAIMED PRODUCTION THE SOUND OF MUSIC   THE VOICE FINALIST LUCY O’BYRNE RETURNS AS MARIA JOINED BY EASTENDERS & WEST END STAR NEIL McDERMOTT AS CAPTAIN VON TRAPP Bill Kenwright’s ‘Brilliant’ (The Mail) and ‘Stunning’ (The Echo) production of one of the greatest family musicals of all time, The Sound […]

ANYWHERE at Darlington Hippodrome

Darlington Hippodrome – until 4 February 2018.  Reviewed by Andrew Bramfitt 4**** A thoroughly modern and unique take on a history tour The newly refurbished Darlington Hippodrome, formerly the Civic and before that the grandly titled The New Hippodrome and Palace Theatre of Varieties has such a rich history that it was begging for someone […]

Showstopper! The Improvised Musical heads to Manchester for one night only

Showstopper! The Improvised Musical heads to Manchester for one night only The critically acclaimed improvisational frontrunner Showstopper! The Improvised Musical heads to Manchester’s Palace Theatre on Saturday 10th February promising a night of surprises for audiences to enjoy. No two nights are ever the same as The Showstoppers take audience suggestions and then spin a brand new comedy musical out of […]