Richmond Theatre

5 STARS, March 20-24. A play about the British weather gripping? Absolutely riveting in fact! Amanda Hodges discovers that the meteorological background to the D-Day Landings proves fertile material for an engrossing drama more

21 Mar 2018 11:32 Theatre/Arts

5 STARS, March 13-17. Alan Long enjoys a wonderful adaptation of Dickens's masterpiece more

13 Mar 2018 14:44 Theatre/Arts

Veteran broadcaster Paul Gambaccini is celebrating 45 years in the business with a one-man show. Jane McGowan finds out more from the Professor of Pop more

12 Mar 2018 14:50 Theatre/Arts

3 STARS, Feb 28 - March 3. A "solid rather than inspiring" performance of a modern masterpiece, says Amanda Hodges more

28 Feb 2018 10:05 Theatre/Arts

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Manuel Harlan

Jane McGowan meets composer and performer Joe Stilgoe as he swings into town with a new musical version of Kipling’s The Jungle Book more

24 Jan 2018 15:55 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

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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

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Panto’s grande dame Christopher Biggins talks to Jane McGowan about cross-dressing, costumes and carpets more

27 Nov 2017 18:13 Theatre/Arts

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James Beedham Photography

4 STARS, November 15-18. This comedy-thriller offers laughs and gasps in equal measure and is guaranteed to keep you on the edge of your seat more

17 Nov 2017 12:00 Theatre/Arts

4 STARS, October 24-28. A moving and thought provoking production that explores the complex relationship we have with ourselves and those around us when life deals us a bad hand… more

25 Oct 2017 16:30 Theatre/Arts

The first lady of musical theatre is heading to Richmond this month for a one-night only performance of her favourite songs. Jane McGowan finds out more more

25 Oct 2017 16:17 Theatre/Arts

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Trevor Leighton

Gok Wan, style guru and makeover maestro, gives Jane McGowan the bare facts about his new one-man show on its way to Richmond Theatre more

24 Oct 2017 15:37 Interviews

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Pamela Raith

5 STARS, October 16-21. Tara Ward finds that “How The Other Half Loves” at Richmond Theatre is a brilliant, rambunctious romp through three interconnecting marriages more

18 Oct 2017 12:15 Theatre/Arts


Geraint Lewis

4 STARS, October 4-7. "A thoroughly engrossing, beautifully acted production that carries real conviction and political punch," says Amanda Hodges more

4 Oct 2017 11:10 Theatre/Arts

4 STARS, Oct 16-21. From page to stage. Jane McGowan enjoys an evening with the Wipers Times, coming to Guildford's Yvonne Arnaud more

27 Sep 2017 15:20 Theatre/Arts


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

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

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4 STARS, June 12-17. Jane Eyre, the highly acclaimed National Theatre production of Charlotte Bronte's story of a woman's fight for self expression and freedom landed down at Richmond Theatre this week, Con Crowley reviews more

14 Jun 2017 11:00 Theatre/Arts 1 Comments

3 STARS. Despite the innovative choreography and some standout performances, the Northern Ballet's version of John Boyne’s The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas just doesn’t work, says Jane McGowan more

7 Jun 2017 12:19 Theatre/Arts

Jane McGowan talks to Daniel de Andrade, the director and choreographer of the Northern Ballet’s production of The Boy in the Striped in Pyjamas more

22 May 2017 15:10 Theatre/Arts

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