Category: Regional

  • REVIEW: Everybody’s Talking about Jamie – Lyceum Theatre – Sheffield

    REVIEW: Everybody’s Talking about Jamie – Lyceum Theatre – Sheffield

    In the vibrant tapestry of Sheffield’s theatrical landscape, “Everybody’s Talking About Jamie” emerges as a radiant gem, returning to its birthplace at the Lyceum Theatre with a renewed fervor and a narrative that pulses with life. This musical, which first ignited hearts at the Crucible Theatre in 2017, has evolved into a cultural phenomenon, captivating…

  • REVIEW: The Wizard of Oz – Theatre Royal – Nottingham

    REVIEW: The Wizard of Oz – Theatre Royal – Nottingham

    The Wizard of Oz at Nottingham Theatre Royal is a production that teeters between moments of enchantment and lapses in directorial and musical coherence, ultimately delivering an enjoyable but inconsistent theatrical experience. As the curtains rise, the audience is whisked away to the fantastical world of Oz, guided by a cast that breathes new life…

  • REVIEW: Shrek the Musical – Theatre Royal – Nottingham

    REVIEW: Shrek the Musical – Theatre Royal – Nottingham

    The touring production of Shrek the Musical at Nottingham’s Theatre Royal presents a mixed bag of performances and production elements, offering a rich tapestry of both highlights and shortcomings. Led by a talented principal cast lineup and overseen by a creative team aiming to reimagine the beloved Broadway and West End hit, the show brings…

  • REVIEW: Fantastically Great Women Who Changed The World – Theatre Royal – Nottingham

    REVIEW: Fantastically Great Women Who Changed The World – Theatre Royal – Nottingham

    “Fantastically Great Women Who Changed The World” is a stage adaptation that endeavours to bring to life the incredible stories of influential women from history. Based on the cherished books by Kate Pankhurst, the production showcases a diverse array of remarkable figures, from Rosa Parks to Sacagawea, Amelia Earhart to Marie Curie, Mary Seacole to…

  • REVIEW: Farm Boy – Garrick Theatre – Lichfield

    REVIEW: Farm Boy – Garrick Theatre – Lichfield

    Adapting Morpurgo’s sequel to the beloved War Horse was never going to be an easy task, especially after the incredible success of the National Theatre’s landmark production of its predecessor. Where War Horse shines is in its poignant narrative and the investment of those enjoying the story following a compelling and ambitious narrative, Farm Boy offers a radically different perspective. It…

  • REVIEW: Peter Pan Goes Wrong – Lyceum Theatre – Sheffield

    REVIEW: Peter Pan Goes Wrong – Lyceum Theatre – Sheffield

    “Peter Pan Goes Wrong” on its UK Tour to Sheffield Lyceum is a comedic masterpiece that flawlessly blends chaos and charm, delivering a side-splitting experience that had the audience in stitches from start to finish. At the heart of the hilarity are a stellar cast of phenomenal performers who give the entire show their all.…

  • REVIEW: Jesus Christ Superstar – Regent Theatre – Stoke-on-Trent

    REVIEW: Jesus Christ Superstar – Regent Theatre – Stoke-on-Trent

    It is probably safe to say that there are not many members of the audience at a production of Jesus Christ Superstar who do not know the plot of the show in its entirety: alongside the Nativity, it is a story that most of us learn in primary school.  However, this production takes the familiar…

  • REVIEW: 2:22 A Ghost Story – Lyceum Theatre – Sheffield

    REVIEW: 2:22 A Ghost Story – Lyceum Theatre – Sheffield

    “2:22 A Ghost Story” at Sheffield Lyceum is a mesmerizing theatrical experience that plunges audiences into a world of supernatural intrigue and psychological suspense. Written by Danny Robins, the play weaves together elements of horror, mystery, and family drama to create a gripping narrative that keeps viewers on the edge of their seats from start…

  • REVIEW: And Then There Were None – Theatre Royal – Nottingham

    REVIEW: And Then There Were None – Theatre Royal – Nottingham

    “And Then There Were None,” the theatrical rendition of Agatha Christie’s enduring classic and best-selling crime novel, unfolds its suspenseful narrative at the Theatre Royal Nottingham, presenting a tapestry of both triumphs and shortcomings. Premiered in 1943, this adaptation transports the audience to a desolate island where a group of strangers grapple with their concealed…

  • REVIEW: Jack and the Beanstalk – Regent Theatre – Stoke-on-Trent

    REVIEW: Jack and the Beanstalk – Regent Theatre – Stoke-on-Trent

    Jack and the Beanstalk at Stoke’s Regent Theatre is an immersive journey into the heart of festive enchantment. Made for both adults and kids, this is yet another hit pantomime for the Regent. Jonny Wilkes, in his remarkable 19th Regent Theatre panto, took on the role of Jack with his trademark infectious energy that breathed…