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Tristram Kenton

Climbing Rose

The Rose Theatre, Kingston officially opened its doors 10 years ago this month. Jane McGowan chats to Executive Producer Jerry Gunn as the team prepares to celebrate



4 STARS, January 17-20. Richard Davies enjoys a Noel Coward classic at the Yvonne Arnaud theatre in Guildford more

18 Jan 2018 10:17 Theatre/Arts

“After nearly 40 years of dedication to Guildford’s Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, the team are devastated to lose such a loved and respected leader." more

5 Jan 2018 11:15 Theatre/Arts

Alanna Baker swapped competitive gymnastics to run away with the circus. But not just any old circus… Jane McGowan finds out more more

2 Jan 2018 12:07 Theatre/Arts

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FOUR STARS, until December 31. Phoebe Llanwarne enjoys a bedazzling take on Neverland with crocodiles and acrobatics adding to the fun more

21 Dec 2017 10:41 Theatre/Arts



4.5 STARS, December 15 – January 14. Despite his best efforts, William Gadsby Peet can't help but shout merrily along with Biggins and Co at the Richmond Theatre pantomime, Aladdin more

20 Dec 2017 15:38 Theatre/Arts

4 STARS, until January 20. Catherine Bardick enjoys a sparkling comedy of mayhem and mischief as Surrey is invaded by Socialism and Feminism. Life in a country house will never be the same again. more

19 Dec 2017 11:04 Theatre/Arts

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4 STARS, December 7 - January 7. 'Simply frabjous!' says Richard Davies who saw the Rose's Christmas show with his 15-year-old daughter. more

18 Dec 2017 10:16 Theatre/Arts

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4.5 STARS, December1 15 – January 14. Paddington may be making a splash at the box office but if it's live theatre that kickstarts your festive celebrations Amanda Hodges relishes  a terrific panto in darkest Wimbledon more

15 Dec 2017 16:18 Theatre/Arts

Robin Hood at The New Victoria Theatre Woking 2017 | Photo © 2017 Ian Olsson

Ian Olsson

5 STARS, December 15 – January 7. Shane Richie leads a group of very merry men in this high-energy, hi-tech version of Robin Hood at the New Victoria, Woking more

15 Dec 2017 11:43 Theatre/Arts

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Bryan Allman

4 STARS, December 14 – January 7. A wonderful traditional pantomime that'll entertain children and parents alike, says Alison Hunt more

15 Dec 2017 10:55 Theatre/Arts

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Nick Lund

White Christmas is being performed by the Runnymede Drama Group at the Rhoda McGaw Theatre in Woking until December 9 more

8 Dec 2017 11:41 Theatre/Arts

2 STARS, December 1 – January 7. Richard Davies is disappointed by this season’s children’s show at the Puppet Theatre Barge in Little Venice more

4 Dec 2017 11:24 Theatre/Arts

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Panayiotis Sinnos

4 STARS. The BalletBoyz's latest production contains the usual whirlwind of innovation and athleticism we've come to expect from the talented dance troupe, says Richard Davies more

4 Dec 2017 11:03 Theatre/Arts

3 STARS, November 28 – December 2. Some great performances and a lovely set can’t fully redeem a thin and silly script, says Alice Cairns more

30 Nov 2017 10:47 Theatre/Arts

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3 STARS, October 2 – December 2. This version of the George and Dragon myth is a diverting paddle in the lukewarm shallows of a parallel universe, says Simon Collins more

30 Nov 2017 10:40 Theatre/Arts

4 STARS, November 28 – December 2. Jane McGowan enjoys a rip-roaring production of Hairspray more

30 Nov 2017 10:30 Theatre/Arts

Kids in tow, Shane Richie swaps Walford for Woking and the seasonal merry mayhem of Robin Hood more

27 Nov 2017 19:33 Theatre/Arts

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Peter Pan has some sizzling opposition this year, as a dastardly Dave Myers hits the Redhill stage. Jane McGowan is hooked more

27 Nov 2017 19:27 Theatre/Arts