Reviews

Review: “Tosca” by Heritage Opera, Nantwich Civic Hall

Review: “Tosca” by Heritage Opera, Nantwich Civic Hall

By Claire Faulkner
Heritage Opera returned to Nantwich this week with ‘Tosca’.

Sung in English, Puccini’s famous opera is full of love, deceit and more drama than any modern day reality TV or Jeremy Kyle show.

August 20, 2014 0 comments Reviews, Theatre Reviews
Review: The Nags Head, in Haughton near Nantwich

Review: The Nags Head, in Haughton near Nantwich

Celebrity chef Nigel Haworth is the mastermind behind the re-opening of a pub near Nantwich. So Nantwichnews sent along writer Jonathan White to The Nags Head in Haughton, Tarporley, for the opening night.

June 17, 2014 1 comment Reviews
Review: Nantwich Bookworms read the classic “Wuthering Heights”

Review: Nantwich Bookworms read the classic “Wuthering Heights”

By Joy Cassidy Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte, was bound to incite a lively discussion among the Bookworms. Loved (almost obsessively!) by some, and for others, a first read of a book with arguably the most infamous romantic characters of all time.

June 12, 2014 0 comments Clubs & Societies, Reviews
Review: “The Mousetrap” entices audiences at Crewe Lyceum

Review: “The Mousetrap” entices audiences at Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner Theatre goers are in for a treat if they watch Agatha Christie’s ‘The Mousetrap’ at The Lyceum in Crewe. The iconic production, celebrating its diamond anniversary, is on tour and Nantwichnews went along for the opening night.

June 11, 2014 0 comments Latest, Reviews, Theatre Reviews
Review: Nantwich Players’ latest show “Death of a Salesman”

Review: Nantwich Players’ latest show “Death of a Salesman”

By Claire Faulkner It’s rare a performance by one actor can draw me into a production and leave me spellbound. Simon Porter’s portrayal of ‘Willy Loman’ at The Nantwich Players latest production, ‘Death of A Salesman’, did just this.

Review: Night of hilarity with “Avenue Q” at Crewe Lyceum

Review: Night of hilarity with “Avenue Q” at Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner Avenue Q is a musical with a difference. If you can remember Sesame Street and The Muppetts, imagine this crossed with the humour of a modern sitcom!

Review: Hundreds enjoy “60s Mania” night at Nantwich Civic Hall

Review: Hundreds enjoy “60s Mania” night at Nantwich Civic Hall

By Jonathan White A packed audience enjoyed a “60s Mania!” concert at Nantwich Civic Hall. Fans were treated to two great cover bands, The Sunflowers and Meet The Beatles.

May 10, 2014 0 comments Music Reviews, Reviews
Review: Rip-roaring night of Nantwich comedy at “Very Best in Stand Up”

Review: Rip-roaring night of Nantwich comedy at “Very Best in Stand Up”

The promoters of the Very Best in Stand Up in Nantwich deserve a large pat on the back. Not sure how, but this monthly show just gets better and better.

May 3, 2014 0 comments Comedy Reviews, Latest, Reviews
Review: Heritage Opera’s “A Passion for Opera” at St Mary’s Church Nantwich

Review: Heritage Opera’s “A Passion for Opera” at St Mary’s Church Nantwich

By Claire Faulkner Heritage Opera returned to Nantwich this week and gave an outstanding performance in St Mary’s Church on Monday night. “A Passion for Opera” was a night full of well-known operatic and musical theatre numbers performed by the professional touring company.

May 2, 2014 0 comments Music Reviews, Reviews
Review: “New Jersey Nights” at Lyceum Theatre in Crewe

Review: “New Jersey Nights” at Lyceum Theatre in Crewe

By Claire Faulkner The audience was promised a night to remember. One full of sounds, songs and music of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons at The Lyceum Theatre.

Review: “Private Peaceful” by Nantwich Players Youth Theatre

Review: “Private Peaceful” by Nantwich Players Youth Theatre

By Claire Faulkner Michael Morpugo’s ‘Private Peaceful’ is a deeply poignant and emotional novel. So when I heard Nantwich Players Youth Theatre was staging the production, I wondered whether it would work with such a young cast.

April 1, 2014 0 comments Reviews, Theatre Reviews
Review: “Electro 80s” thrill music fans at The Studio in Nantwich

Review: “Electro 80s” thrill music fans at The Studio in Nantwich

By Jonathan White Electronica tribute band Electro 80s thrilled fans with a stunning performance at The Studio nightclub in Nantwich. The two-hour concert set the venue alive with sounds of big 80s electronic bands such as Gary Numan, OMD, Visage, Tears for Fears, A Flock of Seagulls and Kraftwerk.

April 1, 2014 0 comments Music Reviews, Reviews
Review: Circus Funstasia thrills hundreds of Nantwich families

Review: Circus Funstasia thrills hundreds of Nantwich families

By Jonathan White The circus has been in town again over the past week, entertaining hundreds of families. Circus Funtasia has been thrilling audiences at its big top on the car park of Nantwich Town FC on Waterlode sinceWednesday.

March 24, 2014 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, Reviews