Theatre Reviews

Review: First Hippo on The Moon, Crewe Lyceum

Review: First Hippo on The Moon, Crewe Lyceum

Written by David Walliams and produced by Les Petits Theatre Company, ‘The First Hippo on The Moon’ delighted its young audience at Crewe Lyceum.

The hour-long show is designed for fans of the picture book and tells the story of Sheila, a hippo with big dreams about going to the moon.

Review: Musical “That’ll Be The Day” at Crewe Lyceum

Review: Musical “That’ll Be The Day” at Crewe Lyceum

It’s fair to say ‘That’ll be The Day’ is an extraordinary and impressive show, and fans were not disappointed at The Lyceum in Crewe.

This nostalgic musical and comedy production has been touring for more than 30 years.

Review: Nantwich Players and ‘Hound of the Baskervilles’

Review: Nantwich Players and ‘Hound of the Baskervilles’

By Claire Faulkner
The latest production by Nantwich Players is a wonderful spoof of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic, ‘The Hound of The Baskervilles’.

Adapted by Steven Canny and John Nicholson, and directed by Chris Ridge, the cast of three actors perform up to a dozen characters in this fast moving comedy.

February 11, 2017 0 comments Theatre Reviews, What's On & Reviews
Review: Simon and Garfunkel Story, Crewe Lyceum

Review: Simon and Garfunkel Story, Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
Fans were treated to an exceptional evening of live music, as ‘The Simon and Garfunkel Story’ retuned to Crewe Lyceum.

Sam O’Hanlon as Paul Simon and Charles Blyth as Art Garfunkel were truly amazing.

Review: Seriously Dead at Crewe Lyceum Theatre

Review: Seriously Dead at Crewe Lyceum Theatre

By Claire Faulkner
When the world is grey and miserable, theatre should make you smile and laughter is definitely good for the soul.

I can safely say that most of the audience left the The Lyceum still laughing after watching ‘Seriously Dead’.

February 4, 2017 0 comments Theatre Reviews, What's On & Reviews
Review: Evita, at Regent Theatre in Hanley

Review: Evita, at Regent Theatre in Hanley

By Kirsty Rollings
Evita arrived at The Regent Theatre in Hanley this week, alongside more than 1,000 people from across the region.

And it was a superb performance from start to finish.

February 3, 2017 0 comments Theatre Reviews, What's On & Reviews
Review: Panto season starts in style with Aladdin at Crewe Lyceum

Review: Panto season starts in style with Aladdin at Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
Panto season kicked off to a magical start with Aladdin at The Lyceum Theatre on Saturday night.

Comedy legends Cannon and Ball starred alongside Sid Sloane for a wonderful evening of family entertainment and festive fun.

Review: Nantwich Players Christmas production, Breezeblock Park

Review: Nantwich Players Christmas production, Breezeblock Park

Nantwich Players Christmas production this year is the festive comedy ‘Breezeblock Park’, writes Claire Faulkner.

Written by Willy Russell and directed by Peter Nawn, Breezeblock Park tells the story of a normal 1970s family Christmas on a Liverpool council estate.

Review: The Buddy Holly Story, Crewe Lyceum

Review: The Buddy Holly Story, Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
The award-winning show ‘Buddy : The Buddy Holly Story’ left the audience at The Lyceum dancing in the aisles.

The jukebox musical is beautifully staged and very entertaining.

November 18, 2016 0 comments Theatre Reviews, What's On & Reviews
Review: ‘Cleo, Camping, Emmanuelle and Dick’, Nantwich Players

Review: ‘Cleo, Camping, Emmanuelle and Dick’, Nantwich Players

By Claire Faulkner
There’s a proper carry on taking place in Nantwich this week.

‘Cleo, Camping, Emmanuelle and Dick’, written by Terry Johnson and directed by Michaela Warrilow, is taking the stage by storm at The Players Theatre on Love Lane.

October 22, 2016 0 comments Theatre Reviews, What's On & Reviews
Review: Little Shop of Horrors, Acton Amateur Operatic Society

Review: Little Shop of Horrors, Acton Amateur Operatic Society

By Claire Faulkner
Acton Amateur Operatic Society has celebrated its 50-year anniversary performance at The Lyceum Theatre with ‘Little Shop of Horrors.

October 15, 2016 0 comments Theatre Reviews, What's On & Reviews
Review: Joan Collins Unscripted, Crewe Lyceum

Review: Joan Collins Unscripted, Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
A packed audience at the Lyceum in Crewe were treated to an unforgettable evening of entertainment with Hollywood icon Joan Collins.

British superstar Dame Joan was in Crewe with her one woman show ‘Unscripted’.

September 29, 2016 0 comments Theatre Reviews, What's On & Reviews
Review: ‘One Man Star Wars Trilogy’ at Crewe Lyceum

Review: ‘One Man Star Wars Trilogy’ at Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
In a theatre not too far away, science fiction fans were treated to an evening of top entertainment when internationally-acclaimed ‘One Man Star Wars Trilogy’ came to Crewe Lyceum.

Directed by T J Rowe, and written and performed by Charles Ross, the trilogy relives the classic first three Star Wars films in just one hour.

September 26, 2016 0 comments Theatre Reviews, What's On & Reviews