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Gangsta Granny Regent Theatre

David Walliams to children  is a superstar of the literary world and Gangsta Granny is a mix of real life situations which turn into unlikely scenarios which underpins much of his storytelling. Lots of children will be familiar with boring nights sleeping at Gran’s. This is the theme that sets up this Read more…

By Angela Smith, ago
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The Rocky Horror Show

A cult classic came to the Regent Theatre tonight that saw women and more men, don their fishnet stockings, basques  and singing voices. Richard O’Brien’s Rocky Horror Show sparkled onto the stage to bring the surreal, sexy and hilarious musical to dedicated fans. The characters burst with energy as they rocked through hits from Time Read more…

By Angela Smith, ago
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Hairspray Regent Theatre

EVERYONE has a dream. Tracy Turnblad is no different, the big girl from Baltimore dreams of making it big but her fledgling career in the limelight has to take a back seat as the misfit teen takes on a bigger cause, to end segregation on the show of the moment, Read more…

By Angela Smith, ago
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Save the last dance for me

Set in the seaside town of Lowestoft, the play follows the holiday fortnight of teenage sisters Marie and Jennifer as they are invited to a nearby US Air Force Base to sing, eat hotdogs and dance to the early hours. Between excursions to the campsite, visits to the beach and ice creams Read more…

By Angela Smith, ago
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The Mousetrap. Regent Theatre

Dame Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap is the world’s longest running theatre production. It’s been going for just over sixty years, has toured around the world and been met with critical acclaim wherever it goes. Now the production is on a new tour. The Mousetrap is a classic whodunnit, set in Read more…

By Angela Smith, ago
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Chitty Bang Bang

It’s one of the world’s most popular stage shows and the all star cast in its latest reinvention more than do it justice. Yet despite this star studded cast, the car is the star in this wonderful tale of the adventures of one family and their flying car. Chitty taking Read more…

By Angela Smith, ago
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Thriller Live

Thriller Live, is a shining tribute to The King of Pop. It is a sparkling, singing conveyor belt of more than 30 of Jackson’s greatest hits. The range of repertoire makes you stop and realise the great work of Jackson. Thriller  is a reminder of Michael Jackson’s versatility and the unique manner that he gave to pop, Read more…

By Angela Smith, ago
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Annie. Regent Theatre

Lesley Joseph as Miss Hannigan plays the role with the right degree of child hating venom, lunges at the laundry man with comic impetuosity and can’t be faulted as the self pitying, gin addled woman and then in the jazzy shared dream of the good life (Easy Street). Choreographer Nick Winston has done an amazing job with Read more…

By Angela Smith, ago
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Private Lives Regent Theatre

This production of Noel Coward’s best loved comedy begins on conjoined balconies of a luxurious hotel where a divorced couple, who  unaware of each other’s presence, are honeymooning with their new spouses, Sybil and Victor.  Sparks fly towards the end of the first act. Initially aghast, the pair rekindle with Read more…

By Angela Smith, ago
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Sound of Music Regent Theatre

We all know the story of the Sound of Music. This wonderfully lavish staging of the classic musical coincides with the 50th anniversary of the film version, the most successful movie musical in history and in the role of Maria is The Voice runner-up Lucy O’Byrne. She makes light work of her Read more…

By Angela Smith, ago