COMING UP: Theatre Productions Across The UK in July and August

All eyes are on the West End at the moment and while I love a big London show, I wanted to highlight the many productions from right across the country that will be happening in July and August. This list is definitely not endless and so please do check your local venues and organisations and... Continue Reading →

Why I won’t stop talking about the Orchestra cuts at the Phantom of the Opera

The West End is slowly but surely returning and it's going to need all the support it can get. Why then, as an avid supporter of all things theatre have I become such a pessimist of the Phantom of The Opera's decision to cull half an orchestra and to close the original production? While I... Continue Reading →

News! Fat Friends The Musical Starring Lee Mead To Tour The UK

Back in 2018 Fat Friends the Musical toured the UK marking Freddie Flintoff's musical debut. It looks like the production is once again going to tour the UK this time staring West End star Lee Mead Dates already announced include Newcastle, Birmingham, Norwich and Southampton The musical is based on the hit TV show Fat Friends... Continue Reading →

Under 18s Go Free and £25 Tickets for Under 25s At The Woman In Black

The West End Prodution of The Woman In Black will be offering a free ticket for Under 18s for every full paying adult in the West End. It will also be offering £25 tickets for the West End and a selected number of venues across the UK. Due to reopen at the Fortune Theatre on... Continue Reading →

Birmingham Rep Scraps Free Membership Scheme For Under 30s As Part Of Wider Changes To Its Membership Schemes

The Birmingham Rep has communicated with Members of its Preview Club to confirm its closure and replacement for just those under 25. The Preview Club was available for free to anyone under the age of 30 giving them access to £5 tickets selected preview performances, as well as inclusion in any Rep priority booking period.... Continue Reading →

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 →

New 200 seater performance space takes a step closer to opening in Stone

On the 1st April Crown Warf Theatre signed an agreement with Joule’s Brewery to transform a vacant space into a fully functioning, versatile 200 seater performance space For the last 12 months Crown Warf Theatre has been fundraising money through a sponsor a seat scheme and that work will now be stepped up so 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 →

A Run Down of the Lion King’s Dynamic Pricing Structure at the Lyceum

Before the pandemic, one of the trickiest tickets to bag in London was for the Lion King. Running since 1999 to huge critical acclaim,entertaining millions, the mammoth musical has dominated the Lyceum ever since and has ticket prices to match. Tickets go on public sale this Wednesday for the show's reopening at the end of... Continue Reading →

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