Review: Cinderella at the Stafford Gatehouse

Writer: Julie Coombe Director: Richard Cheshire Richard Cheshire returns for the second year to direct the Gatehouse's most ambitious panto yet. The set design by Morgan Brind at Little Wolf Productions completely fills the stage at the Gatehouse. With various scene changes, from a glittering winter forest to a charming yet quirky house and a... Continue Reading →

Review: Romeo & Juliet at Stafford Castle

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Tim Ford Produced by Stafford Gatehouse, its manager Tim Ford takes the reins of Director in this 30th Anniversary production. Under his leadership, Romeo and Juliet is a nod to its traditional setting of time and place. However, with hints of contemporary music and including themes that beat the test of... Continue Reading →

Review: Sleeping Beauty at the Derby Arena

Writer: Morgan Brind Director: Scott Ramsay Panto season is still underway at the Derby Arena with this epic production of Sleeping Beauty, but not quite as you know it. You may be surprised at how early Sleeping Beauty is reawaken, and that opens up a chance for the book by Morgan Brind to undergo twists... Continue Reading →

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