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Sunday Sports Show Listen Again

Sunday Sports Show Listen Again

Listen to the Sunday Sports Show. This week, Angela and Russ look back at the defeat v Chelsea. We look ahead to the away game with Leicester after the international  break, plus all your observations on the team You can listen again to Sunday Sports Show on Mixlr.  mixlr.com/kno... Read More »

Evita Regent Theatre

Bill Kenwright’s  version of Evita, has some  new ideas threaded through it. It’s one of if not the best sung version of the show I’ve heard. Even the performers in the minor roles of Magaldi and Peron’s Mistress, Oscar Balmasada and Sarah O’Connor are both excellent.  The ... Read More »

Cinderella. Regent Theatre Hanley

To many, it wouldn’t be Christmas without a panto.  Jonny Wilkes is  back at Hanley’s Regent Theatre once again this year, for his 11th pantomime in his home city.  He plays the part of Buttons in Cinderella and he is joined by Christian Patterson.  They have a wonder... Read More »

Sunny Afternoon Regent Theatre

This musical based on the music of The Kinks tells the story of the socialist brothers from Muswell Hill, Ray and Dave Davies, and their working class band mates Mick Avory and Pete Quaife.  It’s a tale of dreams and aspirations, complex contracts, volatile relationships an... Read More »

The Commitments. Regent Theatre

This musical adaptation of Roddy Doyle’s 1986 book and successful film follows Jimmy Rabbitte, a young working class Dubliner yearning to bring some life and music to his grey and downtrodden corner of eighties Dublin. Jimmy (played energetically by Andrew Linnie)  seeks his esca... Read More »

The Woman in Black. Regent Theatre

An adaptation of Susan’s Hill novel of the same name, it is great to see this spine chilling play at the Regent. The story, much like the book, begins with an old and fragile Arthur Kipps beginning to read aloud his account of the terrible events he has endured. He is howev... Read More »

Lucy Spraggan previews new album at Staffs Uni gig

Lucy Spraggan wowed a student heavy crowd at Staffordshire University on Monday with her usual whit and observant lyrics on Monday night. Her main hits like “Last Night” and “Tea and Toast” were complimented with songs about Jeremy Kyle and a meaningful new track about growing up... Read More »

The Last Tango

The Last Tango  is  slick, stylish and an  emotive production which takes the form of a memory play. George, an older man, is cleaning out his attic prior to moving out, as he finds various items he is taken back to key moments dominated by the love of his life. Vincent and Flavi... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

Rehearsal For Murder

In classic murder mystery style, the accuser and his accused are brought together under one roof, in this case a deserted West End theatre. Playwright Alex Dennison (Robert Daws) has gathered a cast for a reading of his latest work, about the murder of a famous actress, which, as... Read More »

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