Solo routines from an award winner dancer, 3D effects, and a cheeky cow are our highlights of this years Regent Theatre pantomime, Jack and the Beanstalk. Fee Fi Fo Fum… It’s panto fun for everyone! The Regent Theatre panto got off to a great start with a packed audience of...
Dec
17
Imaginative and creative The Borrowers cleverly mixes backdrop image technology, sound and contemporary dance to create a world of fantasy and imagination. The show is currently playing at Jerwood Dance East until Dec17th. Based on the 1952 book by Mary Norton, the show...
Dec
13
Be part of the magic this Christmas,  join Red Rose Chain's, The Shoemaker and The Elves at the Avenue Theatre from the 7th - 31 st Dec 2017 and be prepared to be transported to a world of timeless innocence and fairy tales. Comments such as “ I've never seen anything...
Dec
11
After three weeks of rehearsals, it is finally time for us to raise the curtain on this year’s pantomime, Dick Whittington. This fabulous family adventure sees our hero travel all the way from Boring St Yawning in Suffolk, via rat-infested London Town to Love Island aboard the...
Dec
06
Written by Lizi Long There’s nothing quite like a bit of thigh slapping, booing, hissing and the obligatory ‘he’s behind you’ to get you in the mood for some festive family fun in the lead up to Christmas. The Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds are staging the well-loved, family...
Dec
06
Red Riding Hood – Rock’n’Roll Panto The New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, Suffolk IP1 2AS   SHOWING FROM THU 23 NOV — SAT 27 JAN    Based on the classic tale of Red Riding Hood, the story is given a pantomime twist...
Nov
29
Written by Clare Jessup I was so looking forward to an evening of Whitney Houston songs but wasn’t sure whether they would live up to my expectation. I used to sing on cruise ships and we always stayed clear of singing Whitney songs for fear of falling short of her...
Nov
20
Written by Katie Mackenzie If you’ve ever been to an adult’s comedy club or watched “Live at the Apollo”, this was just like that, but at 1 pm in the afternoon and there was no swearing.  Except for the words “poo”… and “wee”... and “guff”. . Our host for the...
Oct
30
Written by Clare Jessup A friend and I headed to the Spa theatre for CBM Theatre Company’s production of Bugsy Malone and were pleased to see the theatre was nearly full with families and couples, several of whom had taken the time to dress up in Bugsy Malone inspired...
Oct
30
Reviewed by Tina Quansah A fun production! Adapted from the best-selling children’s book by Peter Harris. This 55-minute performance, with no interval, is well worth watching and ideal for all the family, ideally for 3+ years. My daughter and I were entertained...
Oct
25
Written by Tina Quansah What a fantastic production! This 60-minute performance is well worth watching and ideal for all the family. My daughter and I were entertained throughout the entire show with audience participation and light-hearted humour which had adults and...
Oct
24
By Esmee Stimson   The musical ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ was originally written as a 15-minute show for a London school in 1968.  Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice transformed Joseph into a full-scale musical, making it to the West End in...
Sep
27