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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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The Buddy Holly Story

The Buddy Holly Story brings rock and roll to The Regent Theatre this week,  full of hits from the spectacle wearing musician from  Texas.  Now embarking on its 30th anniversary year, this show stands the test of time. The production follows the meteoric rise to fame of Buddy Holly and Read more…

By Angela Smith, ago
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Sleeping Beauty

The festive season in Stoke -on -Trent started at the Regent Theatre with a bang. Brought to you by the world’s biggest pantomime producer, Qdos Entertainment, and led by Stoke-on-Trent panto royalty, Jonathan Wilkes and Christian Patterson, this year’s Christmas spectacular delivers all the traditional family friendly panto fun the Regent Read more…

By Angela Smith, ago
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Curtains. Regent Theatre

Curtains is great showcase  for Jason Manford. The role of Frank Cioffi, the musical theatre loving detective who puts a Boston theatre and the cast of its failing show on lockdown after the murder of its leading lady, undoubtedly suits Manford . His character is likeable, along with his charm Read more…

By Angela Smith, ago
Theatre and Shows

The Lady Vanishes- Regent Theatre

The play begins with the backcloth representing a vast Viennese railway station just before the second world war with a realistic representation of train steam  and  choreographed comings and goings of the thirteen strong cast dressed as passengers, porters, station masters and Nazi officers. with Nazi flags and insignia draped 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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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