“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

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Tristram Kenton

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 more

2 Jan 2018 10:24 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

4 STARS, Nov 21–25. Jane McGowan enjoys an evening lost in Conor McPherson’s haunting Irish masterpiece more

22 Nov 2017 11:51 Theatre/Arts

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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

2 Nov 2017 14:23 Theatre/Arts

Are British kids ready for American-style summer camps? Samantha Laurie looks at the best residential kids camps in Blighty. more


5 STARS, November 1-4. Alice Cairns enjoys a joyful, imaginative production that buzzes with creative energy more

1 Nov 2017 14:55 Theatre/Arts

4 STARS, October 28 – November 4. "This blessed plot, this earth, this realm, this England" more

31 Oct 2017 11:02 Theatre/Arts

Kara Lily Hayworth beat off thousands of rivals to land the role of Cilla Black on stage. But she had to queue up first. Jane McGowan finds her holding it together more

27 Oct 2017 11:35 Theatre/Arts

4 STARS. This Alan Bennett double-bill is being performed at the Nomad Theatre in East Horsley until October 28 more

26 Oct 2017 14:48 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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5 STARS. "Every facial expression, every gesture of hand and head, was perfectly conceived and inevitable to the moment and the role." more

23 Oct 2017 11:19 Theatre/Arts

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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

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4 STARS, October 17 – December 6. The National Youth Theatre’s production of Jekyll and Hyde at the Ambassadors Theatre is a strange case of rumbustious inspiration rather than adaptation more

13 Oct 2017 14:23 Theatre/Arts

3 STARS, October 3 – November 4. Despite some problems with pacing and a few underwhelming performances from younger cast members, Chekhov's writing makes this production worth a trip to Hammersmith, says Don Brown more

12 Oct 2017 15:08 Theatre/Arts

3 STARS, October 10-14. "If you want to understand how much rural England has changed in the last century, go and see Harvest," says Andrew Morris more

11 Oct 2017 11:23 Theatre/Arts

4 STARS, Oct 10-28. Amanda Hodges discovers the unexpected delights of a surprisingly life-affirming play about depression more

11 Oct 2017 11:12 Theatre/Arts

4 STARS, Oct 11-14. This Andrew Lloyd Webber classic starring Joe McElderry is still a hit with audiences 50 years after it was first written, says Aliya Al-Hassan more

11 Oct 2017 11:04 Theatre/Arts

5 STARS, October 9-28. Curiouser and curiouser! William Gadsby Peet enjoys a barnstorming ballet adaptation of Lewis Carroll's masterpiece of imagination more

10 Oct 2017 10:32 Theatre/Arts

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