Review: Me & My Doll at the Arena Theatre, Wolverhampton (Online)

Writer & Director: Lucy Bird Director of Film & Editor: Neil Reading  What do you get when you bring together a person who has reached a glass ceiling in their career and whose only experience of romance is through a pile of rom com DVDs and also a rubber doll that comes to life? The... Continue Reading →

Review: An Elephant In The Garden by the Barn Theatre, Cirencester (Online)

Writer: Michael Morpurgo Adapter & Director: Simon Reade The Barn are no strangers to the work of Michael Morpurgo and An Elephant In The Garden is one of two more of his stories they will be sharing with everyone on their stage. This uplifting peice of storytelling manages to work with a challenging time in... Continue Reading →

Review: Cinderella by Panto Live (Online)

Writer: Tom Whalley Director: Charlotte Peters Last year, Panto Live produced their first pantomime online and this Easter they have remastered the Christmas production to help keep the family entertained at Easter. Using all the elements of a traditional panto with an added perk of the chance to take part, it's a fun fairytale adventure... Continue Reading →

Review: The Picture Of Dorian Gray (Digital Drama)

Based on the novel by: Oscar Wilde Adapter: Henry Filloux-Bennett Director: Tamara Harvey This new digital transformation springboards the classic Oscar Wilde novel into the 21st century by exploring the world of social media, influence and the effects they have on mental health Henry Filloux-Bennett takes the original book and reconceives it almost like a... Continue Reading →

Peter Pan at the Barn Theatre, Cirencester (Live Stream)

Author: J.M.Barrie Adapted by: Alan Pollock Director: Kirk Jameson With so many different versions over the years, Peter Pan has become a festive staple across the country. This new production reigns in the story and strips it back to a compelling story with a beautiful heart. Alan Pollock's adaption of J.M.Barrie's original story is slick... Continue Reading →

Review: What A Carve Up (Online Drama)

Writer: Jonathan Coe Adaption: Henry Filloux-Bennett Director: Tamara Harvey This new adaption of Jonathan Coe's whodunit sets the bar high for a new type of online theatre that's thought provoking and gripping. Coe's thrilling book is brought bang up to date with up to references to modern scandals. Henry Filloux-Bennett deep roots the Winshaw family... Continue Reading →

Review: Anno Domino at the Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough (Audio Play)

Writer, Director & Performer: Alan Ayckbourn Performer: Heather Stoney Final Mix: Paul Steer 'Life still goes on doesn't it?' is the concluding line in Alan Ayckbourn's new play which has been written specially to be broadcast as an audio play. Ayckbourn has taken lockdown as an opportunity to write, direct and perform in this brand... Continue Reading →

Review: Henry V at the Barn Theatre, Cirencester (Live Stream)

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Hal Chambers A nation lost and in need of a leader. It doesn't feel too long ago when Britain was in a similar world to when Henry V was on the throne. Director Hal Chambers explores those similarities and the role of leaders in those troubling times in this valiant take... Continue Reading →

Review: The Sound Of Music UK Tour at the Wolverhampton Grand Theatre

Book: Howard Lindsay & Russel Crouse Music & Lyrics: Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II Director: Martin Connor Back on a UK Tour, Bill Kenwright's production of The Sound of Music continues to delight audiences with its memorable songs and sincere characters. Director Martin Connor focuses on the family bond of the Von Trapps and how after... Continue Reading →

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