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August 30 – September 2. The Youth Music Theatre's unique musical adaptation of Shakespeare's problem play A Winter's Tale hits all the right notes, says Aliya Al Hassan more

Theatre/Arts

Performer and director Grania Pickard talks to Victoria Chapman about the influence of her autistic younger brother Sean ahead of He Ain't Heavy's arrival in Kingston next week more

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Robert Day

3 STARS, May 29 – June 3. The story is slow on the get-go and idles over cheery songs but charming nonetheless, says more

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Mark Douet

5 STARS, April 13 – May 6. The Rose Theatre's production of Much Ado Nothing gives an imaginative Mafia spa twist to a much-loved Shakespearean classic, says Alan Long more

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Former Bake Off star Mel Giedroyc talks to Jane McGowan about why she is happy to be swapping soggy bottoms for Shakespeare more

Interviews

2 STARS, Feb 16-17. This confused production turns a cracking Gothic story into a hammy melodrama more

Theatre/Arts

4 STARS. Sharon Wallace and her children enjoy a fine old time at Little Goats, a Rose Theatre show for under 6s at the Richard Mayo Centre in Kingston more

Kids/Schools

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Photo by Mark Douet

5 STARS, November 9-18. An utterly brilliant, innovative and enjoyable social car crash of a show, says Fiona Adams more

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3 STARS, October 31 – November 4. A fast-paced 1920s satire that entertains but leaves you yearning for more, says Jonathan Lewis more

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Edmond Terakopian

3 STARS, October 3-14. Amanda Hodges reviews an engaging production of one of Tom Stoppard’s best-known works at the Rose Theatre more

Theatre/Arts

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

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We sit down for a quick-fire Q&A with broadcasting legend Sir Michael Parkinson ahead of his appearance at Kingston's Rose Theatre on March 11, 2018 more

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4 STARS, June 23-24. This is an entertaining tale with a fun rustic charm that's sure to keep the kids entertained, says Sharon Wallace more

Theatre/Arts

4 STARS, April 19-30. "Overall, this is a fresh and innovative musical with some standout acting", says Aliya Al-Hassan more

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4 STARS. The Rose Theatre's adaptation of Elena Ferrante's literary masterpiece, My Brilliant Friend, is a bold and adventurous piece of theatre that gathers momentum as it progresses says Amanda Hodges. more

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2.5 STARS. Amanda Hodges finds the latest offering from Sandi Toksvig to be well intentioned but ultimately uninspiring in its portrayal of five mature characters fighting flood water in their retirement home more

Theatre/Arts

Local Kingston artist Richard Williams will be exhibiting his latest work at the Rose Theatre in Kingston Feb 11-23 to raise money for Royal Marsden Hospital where he has been receiving palliative chemotherapy more

News

The world stage premiere of Elena Ferrante’s My Brilliant Friend previews at the Rose Theatre in Kingston this month. Rosanna Greenstreet talks to the team who made it happen more

Theatre/Arts

Ahead of his latest directing role for All My Sons at the Rose Theatre, Kingston, acclaimed director Michael Rudman chats to Hattie Curl. more

Theatre/Arts

Three families married on the same day in the same chapel gather to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary. The celebrations are short lived, however, when they discover the vicar wasn’t licensed and they aren't actually married! more

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    Photo by Mark Douet

    Silver Lining at ETT and Rose Theatre Kingston Procduction WRITER Sandi Toksvig DIRECTOR Rebecca Gatward DESIGNER Michael Taylor LIGHTING DESIGNER Mark Doubleday SOUND DESIGNER Mic Pool ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR Spencer Noll CASTING DIRECTOR Lisa Makin JED Theo Toksvig-Stewart MAUREEN Rachel Davies HOPE Keziah Joseph MAY Maggie McCarthy JUNE Joanna Monro GLORIA Sheila Reid ST MICHAEL Amanda Walker

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    Photo by Mark Douet

    Silver Lining at ETT and Rose Theatre Kingston Procduction WRITER Sandi Toksvig DIRECTOR Rebecca Gatward DESIGNER Michael Taylor LIGHTING DESIGNER Mark Doubleday SOUND DESIGNER Mic Pool ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR Spencer Noll CASTING DIRECTOR Lisa Makin JED Theo Toksvig-Stewart MAUREEN Rachel Davies HOPE Keziah Joseph MAY Maggie McCarthy JUNE Joanna Monro GLORIA Sheila Reid ST MICHAEL Amanda Walker

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