Reviews

Review: “Peter Pan” panto a big hit on opening night at Crewe Lyceum

Review: “Peter Pan” panto a big hit on opening night at Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner There is always something special about watching a pantomine. And the opening night of “Peter Pan” at The Crewe Lyceum didn’t disappoint the packed audience there.

December 15, 2013 0 comments Latest, Reviews, Theatre Reviews
Review: Nantwich Players open new production, Hindle Wakes

Review: Nantwich Players open new production, Hindle Wakes

By Claire Faulkner Nantwich Players latest production of Hindle Wakes opens this week. It tells the story of Fanny Hawthorne and Alan Jeffcote who secretly spend the weekend away together.

December 7, 2013 0 comments Reviews, Theatre Reviews
Review: Paul Merton’s Impro Chums, Crewe Lyceum Theatre

Review: Paul Merton’s Impro Chums, Crewe Lyceum Theatre

Some call it “comedy commando” or “improv art”. Whatever label you give Paul Merton and his chums, one thing is for sure – hilarity is on the menu. A packed audience at Crewe Lyceum Theatre can testify to that.

November 17, 2013 0 comments Comedy Reviews, Latest, Reviews
Review: “Very Best in Stand Up” at Nantwich Civic Hall

Review: “Very Best in Stand Up” at Nantwich Civic Hall

Four quality comedians  gave live stand-up fans a night to remember at Nantwich Civic Hall. The latest “Very Best in Stand Up” event served up another delicious cocktail of comedy.

November 3, 2013 0 comments Comedy Reviews, Reviews
Review: Acton Amateur Operatic Society’s “Me and My Girl” at Lyceum

Review: Acton Amateur Operatic Society’s “Me and My Girl” at Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner Acton Amateur Operatic Society is presenting its latest production of Me and My Girl at The Lyceum Theatre this week. And this is a fun-packed show with a great cast and amazing choreography.

October 24, 2013 0 comments Acton, Comedy Reviews, Reviews, Theatre Reviews
Review: Nantwich Players’ latest hit production “Boeing Boeing”

Review: Nantwich Players’ latest hit production “Boeing Boeing”

By Claire Faulkner If you’re lucky enough to have a ticket for Nantwich Players’ latest production, then you’re in for a real treat. “Boeing Boeing” is a comedy which deals with the complicated love life of Bernard.

October 19, 2013 0 comments Comedy Reviews, Reviews, Theatre Reviews
Review: ‘Very Best in Stand Up’ delivers top Nantwich show

Review: ‘Very Best in Stand Up’ delivers top Nantwich show

Nantwich Civic Hall was packed once more for another quality night of comedy as four fine stand ups waltzed into town! Led by compere Carl Hutchinson, the line-up complemented each other nicely in the build up to star performer Daliso Chaponda.

October 5, 2013 0 comments Comedy Reviews, Latest, Reviews
Review: “Very Best In Stand Up” returns to Nantwich with a bang

Review: “Very Best In Stand Up” returns to Nantwich with a bang

Four talented comedians brought hilarity to Nantwich in abundance as the new Very Best In Stand Up season got off to a rip-roaring start. And the four very different styles produced a blend to be savoured by a packed audience at Nantwich Civic Hall.

September 7, 2013 0 comments Comedy Reviews, Latest, Reviews
Review: Nantwich Players launch new season with “Rough Justice”

Review: Nantwich Players launch new season with “Rough Justice”

By Claire Faulkner Nantwich Players haved kicked off their new season of productions this week with ‘Rough Justice’. This courtroom drama tells the story of a father on trial of murdering his severely handicapped child.

September 7, 2013 1 comment Latest, Reviews, Theatre Reviews
Review: Nantwich Bookworms read Mark Haddon’s “The Red House”

Review: Nantwich Bookworms read Mark Haddon’s “The Red House”

By Joy Cassidy Mark Haddon’s best known first novel for adults, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (2003) was well-rated by the bookclub, but his second A Spot of Bother (2006) less so.

August 10, 2013 0 comments Reviews
Review: Nantwich upSTAGE Theatre performs “Fawlty Towers”

Review: Nantwich upSTAGE Theatre performs “Fawlty Towers”

By Claire Faulkner There was nothing faulty with the latest production from the Nantwich-based upSTAGE Theatre School.

Review: Chapterhouse Theatre’s Sherlock Holmes Reaseheath College

Review: Chapterhouse Theatre’s Sherlock Holmes Reaseheath College

By Joy Cassidy Once again Reaseheath College in Nantwich provided the perfect backdrop for Chapterhouse Theatre Company’s latest production, Sherlock Holmes and the Hound of the Baskervilles.

July 25, 2013 0 comments Reviews, Theatre Reviews
Book Review: Nantwich Bookworms study Bram Stoker’s Dracula

Book Review: Nantwich Bookworms study Bram Stoker’s Dracula

By Joy Cassidy Great Summer reads can have long-lasting memories, sitting in the sunshine, ice-cold drink by your side as kids play in the paddling pool. But Bram Stoker’s Dracula is not something you would normally associate with this scene.

July 13, 2013 0 comments Reviews