Theatre News

Friday, August 19, 2016
Clive Francis

Hollywood and Broadway legend, Stefanie Powers, will visit the Cambridge Arts Theatre alongside in a production of 84 Charing Cross Road.

The cast of The 39 Steps.

The 39 Steps is coming to Theatre Royal in Bury St Edmunds next month.


A student production of KES is coming to the Theatre Royal in Bury St Edmunds next month.

The ShakespeareRevue

It’s not an easy job sending up Shakespeare. People must have been doing it for the past 400 years. But the cast this week at Cambridge Arts Theatre run away with it.

Alan Bennett
Scarlet Pimpernel in Cathedral Cloisters

The mysterious Scarlet Pimpernel is expected to appear in the cloisters of Peterborough Cathedral on Thursday August 25 when Boxtree Productions present their swashbuckling outdoor theatre show at 7.00pm.

The cast of Sweeney Todd

National-award-winning youth company The Voice Squad return to The Apex in Bury St Edmunds this month with the ever-popular, gruesome tale

The cast of Made in Dagenham with Kerry Hibbert (Rita) at the front

Viva’s production of ‘Made in Dagenham ‘at The Brook on Friday (29) certainly lived up to Viva’s high reputation and the added excitement that this show was being prepared for the Edinburgh Fringe certainly enhanced the drama of the true story of how women were finally granted equal pay.


A family favourite musical based on Charles Dickens’ famous novel Oliver Twist is coming to the Cambridge Junction.

The cast of 'A Night at the Musicals'

A cast of 13 performed a musical showcase in Soham last week in aid of two charities.

Theatre Royal Bath June  2016 Dress Rehearsal
Present Laughter by Noel Coward Directed by Stephen Unwin
Designer Simon Higlett   Lighting Designer Paul Pyant
Samuel West/Garry Essendine   Phyllis Logan/Monica Reed
Daisy Boulton/Daphne Stillington   Martin Hancock/Fred
Rebecca Johnson/Liz Essedine  Sally Tatum/Miss Erikson
Toby Longworth/Henry Lyppiatt   Zoe Boyle/Joanne Lyppiatt
Jason Morell/Morris Dixon  Elizabeth Holland/Lady Saltbury
Patrick Walshe McBride/Ronald Maule

This is far and away the best production Cambridge Arts Theatre has staged this year and possibly the funniest and slickest in its 80-year history.


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