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Nobby Clark

Hall or nothing

As the theatre world mourns the loss of Sir Peter Hall, his biographer Stephen Fay reflects on the director’s struggle to found the Rose Theatre

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Laurence Fox has been waiting in the wings. Now he’s ready for The Real Thing. Jane McGowan finds him warming to his latest role more

20 Sep 2017 14:52 Theatre/Arts

The March on Russia

Helen Maybanks

5 STARS, September 7 – October 7. An intimate portrayal of a working class marriage, delicately capturing the hopes and dreams of a whole generation, writes Jane McGowan more

20 Sep 2017 14:44 Theatre/Arts

4.5 STARS, September 16-23. A heart-wrenching piece of theatre that deftly explores the traumatic trans-generational repercussions of escape from the Holocaust with the unstoppable force of a run away locomotive, says Richard Nye more

20 Sep 2017 14:42 Theatre/Arts

5 STARS for a brilliant play, expertly portrayed by a superb cast. Grab a ticket if you can, advises Jackie Bryans more

19 Sep 2017 10:35 Theatre/Arts

5 STARS, September 16-23. We are not wholly bad or good/Who live our lives under Milk Wood... more

18 Sep 2017 14:50 Theatre/Arts

4 STARS. Henry Naylor’s new play, the Angel of Kobane, exemplifies the view that theatre should be a means of understanding the world beyond the news headlines, says Simon Collins more

15 Sep 2017 11:21 Theatre/Arts

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Simon Turtle

4 STARS, September 13-16. A quiet tale of friendship and ageing, Driving Miss Daisy at Richmond Theatre becomes something special in the hands of such accomplished actors. Samantha Laurie reviews more

13 Sep 2017 15:01 Theatre/Arts

5 STARS, September 13-16. An enjoyable experience for the whole family, The Night Pirates is a must see, says Ruth McCann more

13 Sep 2017 11:12 Theatre/Arts

4 STARS, Sept 6-9. Wait Until Dark may be an old chestnut but Tara Ward discovers it can still raise gasps and nervous laughter from an appreciative audience more

7 Sep 2017 10:24 Theatre/Arts

5 STARS, September 2-30 (Fri/Sat only). The River Girl is a fairytale-style poem by award winning poet, Wendy Cope, that will delight adults and youngsters equally, says Tara Ward more

4 Sep 2017 11:07 Theatre/Arts

3 STARS, August 29 – September 3. Amanda Hodges enjoys a solid adaptation of E. Nesbit’s classic children's tale more

30 Aug 2017 14:27 Theatre/Arts

Award-winning sculptor Sean Henry is back in Woking for a major exhibition. Jane McGowan takes a look more

24 Aug 2017 12:42 Theatre/Arts

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Colin Thomas

Olympic medallist Louis Smith talks dreams, dedication and dance ahead of his latest stage tour. Jane McGowan finds out more more

24 Aug 2017 12:19 Theatre/Arts

Local actress Lara Lemon has swapped the box office for centre stage. Jane McGowan finds out more more

23 Aug 2017 14:04 Theatre/Arts

Game of Thrones actor Ian Gelder has swapped Casterly Rock for Richmond in his latest role as Mr Pasmore in David Storey’s The March on Russia more

22 Aug 2017 17:10 Theatre/Arts

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Pamela Raith

4.5 STARS, August 14-19. Dreamboats and Petticoats is a delightful musical romp through Rock 'n' Roll that provides an enjoyable escape to a bygone era. Guaranteed to inject audiences with a feel-good factor, says Jackie Bryans more

15 Aug 2017 16:36 Theatre/Arts

4 STARS, August 8-13. An entertaining evening of humour and custard pies, performed with a charm and charisma that belies the cast's young age, says Sally Simmons more

9 Aug 2017 16:34 Theatre/Arts

4 STARS, July 20-22. A post World War I play that shines a torch on those that fought and survived and those that must live with the consequences more

21 Jul 2017 14:20 Theatre/Arts