Frost/Nixon Review

Crucible Theatre, Sheffield – until 17 March.  Reviewed by Charlotte Brown 5***** Watergate – one of the biggest scandals in American history is probably the most talked about political cover-ups ever (1972), which in 1974 prompted Richard Nixon to become the only US President in history to resign from office. On the day of his […]

Soap stars line up for Birdsong: Celebrity casting for WW1 stage story

Soap stars line up for Birdsong: Celebrity casting for WW1 story at The Lowry Birdsong Tue 3 – Sat 7 April Alfie Browne-Sykes (Hollyoaks) and Riley Carter-Millington (Eastenders) to star in Rachel Wagstaff’s highly acclaimed adaptation of Sebastian Faulks’ best-selling novel Birdsong at The Lowry Tue 3 – Sat 7 April.Riley Carter-Millington who played Kyle Slater in EastEnders hails fromStretford. He studied […]

LES MISÉRABLES UK and Ireland Tour Announced

CAMERON MACKINTOSH’S ACCLAIMED BROADWAY PRODUCTION OF “LES MISÉRABLES” RETURNS TO THE UK FOR A MAJOR UK AND IRELAND TOUR OPENING AT CURVE LEICESTER ON 3 NOVEMBER 2018 After nearly a decade since the last UK tour sold out within days, Cameron Mackintosh is delighted to announce that his acclaimed Broadway production of Boublil and Schönberg’s musical “LES MISÉRABLES” will open […]

Murder She Didn’t Write: The Improvised Murder Mystery Review

Leicester Square Theatre – 25 March, 29 April.  Reviewed by Claire Roderick 4**** Agatha Christie looms large over proceedings as Degrees of Error create an improvised murder mystery inspired by the audience’s (mostly filthy suggestions). Stephen Clements handles the crowd with charm as the investigating detective and spends most of the performance stifling giggles as […]

Frankenstein Review

The Space – until 10th March.  Reviewed by Claire Roderick 4**** Burn Bright Theatre’s reimagining of Frankenstein sees Victor Frankenstein dying in infancy while his cousin Elizabeth is taken in by the Frankensteins and experiments with the power of life after their tragic deaths. 200 years after Mary Shelley’s novel was published, and with the […]

To Me, To You – Hull New Theatre Announces Panto Cast

TO ME, TO YOU, TO CINDERELLA The Chuckle Brothers to Star in this year’s New Theatre pantomime Following last year’s record-breaking pantomime run which saw over 40,000 festive theatregoers pass through its doors, Hull New Theatre has announced that the legendary Chuckle Brothers are to star in this year’s must-see fairy-godmother of pantomimes, Cinderella, from […]

Nigel Havers, Denis Lawson and Stephen Tompkinson to star in multi award-winning comedy ART

Nigel Havers, Denis Lawson and Stephen Tompkinson to star in Yasmina Reza’s multi award-winning comedy ART  Translated by Christopher Hampton At The Lowry Mon 26 – Sat 31 March David Pugh & Dafydd Rogers will produce the 2018 UK & Ireland Tour of the Old Vic production of Yasmina Reza’s Olivier, Tony and Moliere award-winning […]

Les Enfants Terribles Announce THE TRENCH at Southwark Playhouse

LES ENFANTS TERRIBLES ANNOUNCE A STRICTLY LIMITED RUN OF WRITTEN BY OLIVER LANSLEY ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK BY ALEXANDER WOLFE   AT SOUTHWARK PLAYHOUSE FROM 10 OCTOBER TO 17 NOVEMBER 2018   Les Enfants Terribles are delighted to announce, “THE TRENCH”, will have a strictly limited run at Southwark Playhouse from Wednesday 10 October to Saturday 17 November 2018.  […]

Set in the true modern confessional – the toilet – Dames interrogates female friendship this April

DamesPleasance, Carpenters Mews, North Road, London N7 9EFTuesday 17th – Sunday 29th April 2018   This spring, the Pleasance sees the world premiere of Charlotte Merriam’s Dames. Celebrating females with no filters, Dames is about the intimate and exposing nature of friendships in the true contemporary confessional – the club toilet. Drowning in their own […]

Dates Announced For UK Tour of THE BODYGUARD

DATES ANNOUNCED FOR THE UK TOUR OF THE INTERNATIONAL SMASH HIT MUSICAL “THE BODYGUARD” OPENING AT GLASGOW THEATRE ROYAL ON MONDAY 3 DECEMBER 2018 Producers, Michael Harrison and David Ian are delighted to announce UK tour dates for the international smash hit production of the award-winning musical THE BODYGUARD opening at Glasgow Theatre Royal on Monday 3 December 2018 where it […]