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The Woman in Black

Susan Hill’s ghost story returned to the Regent and what an atmosphere it created as the plot unfolded using illusion to add to the suspense and horror. A grieving lawyer feels a curse has been cast upon him and his family by the woman in black. He finds a young Read more…

By Angela Smith, ago
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Calling Planet Earth

Who could fail to  be impressed by a journey through the music of the 80’s? Probably no one but this show was outstanding. Great vocals, a brilliant band and a journey through the hits of some legendary artists including Duran Duran, Visage, UltraVox, Yazoo, Flock of Seagulls, Human League, Heaven Read more…

By Angela Smith, ago
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Grease. The Musical. Regent Theatre

The Regent bounced back to life as Grease which opened in Chicago in 1971 hit the town. This production varies from the original but with beautiful sets and great acting by the cast we travel through the story of Sandy and Danny. The choreography is outstanding. The real excitement takes Read more…

By Angela Smith, ago
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Rocky Horror Show

This show is  packed with innuendo and lots of lingerie, but it remains immense family  fun. The audience of all ages had a great time. This show has been going since 1973 and  continues to pack them in, fuelled by the sweet transvestite from transsexual, Transylvania. The cute couple just 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
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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
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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
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Review: Full Monty

The Full Monty wheels into town as the huge British film success takes to the stage for its 2018/2019 tour. For those unfamiliar, six down on their luck characters, each with as complicated as they are heartwarming back-stories, take Sheffield by storm with their novel money-making scheme. The characters whilst Read more…

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