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Peter Pan Regent Theatre

Jonny Wilkes  is back at Hanley’s Regent Theatre to complete a decade of festive productions. He is  Smee with Christian Patterson’s Captain Hook. It’s obvious that the duo are friends and this translates  into a great on-stage partnership which we all love. The cast is small and includes talented youngsters from the Read more…

By Angela Smith, ago
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THE FULL MONTY REGENT THEATRE

It’s not surprising that when it appeared in 1997 The Full Monty was dubbed a “feelgood” film. Set in the late 1980s, it told the story of a group of skilled men laid off from a Sheffield steel mill  aiming to raise some much needed cash by mounting a one-off strip Read more…

By Angela Smith, ago
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Glenn Miller Story.

It was on the decks of the Southampton based Cunard liners that Tommy Steele had his first taste of being a song and dance man. He used tips from his cabin boy wages to visit Broadway, dreaming that one day his name would be up in lights. We all know that Read more…

By Angela Smith, ago
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Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

The season for suave conman Lawrence Jameson who makes his living by talking rich women out of their money  has just begun but matters become more  interesting when Freddy Benson, a young American arrives.  They attempt to working together and hilarity ensues as both seek to win a wager that would see Read more…

By Angela Smith, ago
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East is East

This story follows Pakistani chip shop owner George ‘Genghis’ Khan. He is  a domineering father who lives with his English (second) wife Ella and six of his seven children. the story has been around for a long time and you may have seen the film version. The story explores a Read more…

By Angela Smith, ago
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Bodyguard – The Musical

This eagerly awaited musical version of the 1992 film which starred Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston starts with a real bang. The pyrotechnics quite literally warm you up and ensure that you are ready for the action ahead.  Nearly everyone knows the story of pop mega star Rachel Marron whose life is threatened Read more…

By Angela Smith, ago
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Hairspray

Staffordshire’s Stage Productions have brought Hairspray, The Broadway Musical to The Regent Theatre  for the very first time. Being a teenager is hard work, but being a pleasantly plump teenager with an independent mind and big dreams of stardom just makes things 10 times harder. Tracy Turnblad  takes on life’s great Read more…

By Angela Smith, ago
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Calamity Jane. Regent Theatre

When I was a little girl, Doris Day  was  a favourite of most people  and I remember the feel good factor of  songs from this show.  I attended the opening night at the Regent with high expectations and looked forward to a little  bit of whip cracking .Calamity Jane did Read more…

By Angela Smith, ago