Sport

Stoke v Reading

STOKE CITY were left ruing a lack of luck as  Reading escaped the bet365 Stadium with a point on Saturday. Despite dominating the encounter, Nathan Jones’ men were unable to fashion an opener on a wet and very  windy afternoon in North Staffordshire. The woodwork twice coming to the Royals’ Read more…

By Angela Smith, ago
Event

The Magic of the Beatles

Throughout the show the band played their roles perfectly. There was two hours of music, which was faultless, professional and polished.The performers stayed in character throughout the show, they varied their costumes and hair styles for each of the four sets, attention to detail was second to none, even changing Read more…

By Angela Smith, ago
Sport

Derby v Stoke

STOKE CITY notched up a third successive clean sheet as they held promotion chasing Derby County to a goalless draw on Wednesday evening. Jack Butland was Stoke’s hero, producing two outstanding first half saves to keep the home side at bay, whilst the woodwork twice came to the Potters’ rescue Read more…

By Angela Smith, ago
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Stoke v Villa

Sam Vokes’ first Stoke City goal earned the Potters a point against Aston Villa on a day the Club paid homage to legendary goalkeeper Gordon Banks OBE. The Welsh international striker netted his first goal since arriving from Burnley in the fifth minute, ensuring a dream start to an afternoon Read more…

By Angela Smith, ago
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Abigail’s Party

Set in  suburbia, Beverly (Jodie Prenger) and her husband Laurence (Daniel Casey) have invited their new neighbours, Angela (Vicky Binns) and Tony (Calum Callaghan), round for drinks, as well as their other neighbour, Sue (Rose Keegan), who has been asked to go from the house party of her teenager, Abigail. Read more…

By Angela Smith, ago
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Rock of Ages

Kevin from Grimsby as we know him, “Strictly” champ has transformed into an egotistical rock god Stacee Jaxx This is Kevin as you’ve never seen him before. Rock Of Ages is  a non stop Eighties musical,  the era of  tight jeans and bandanas. A raunchy and cheeky show with many Read more…

By Angela Smith, ago
Event

KINKY BOOTS. Regent Theatre

Music and lyrics by Grammy and Tony winner Cyndi Lauper and based on the book by Harvey Fierstein and the 2005 film version, Kinky Boots, written by Geoff Deane and Tim Firth  is based on true events. It’s the story of Charlie Price played by Joel Harper-Jackson who inherits a Read more…

By Angela Smith, ago
Event

Robin Hood Regent Theatre

This year’s panto is  full of impressive singing and dancing supported by a  talented ensemble cast and the Wilkes Academy of Performing Arts. So much a part of the local Christmas festivities, this year’s show lives up to all expectations and more. The end of act one closes with a magical Read more…

By Angela Smith, ago
Sport

Stoke defeat Ipswich

Tom Ince netted for a third successive game as Stoke City closed the gap on the top six to just four points courtesy of a comfortable 2-0 triumph over Ipswich Town. The former England U21 international, who had scored in the recent clashes with Queens Park Rangers and Reading, opened Read more…

By Angela Smith, ago
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Blood Brothers

Their lives were worlds apart… Their destiny joined them together. The legendary Blood Brothers tells the captivating and moving tale of twins who, separated at birth, grow up on opposite sides of life, one in comfort, one in a struggle, only to meet again with fateful consequences. Few musicals have Read more…

By Angela Smith, ago