Theatre Reviews

Review: Dirty Dusting at Crewe Lyceum Theatre

Review: Dirty Dusting at Crewe Lyceum Theatre

By Claire Faulkner
Crissy Rock, Leah Bell and Dolores Porretta took the Lyceum by storm when the comedy Dirty Dusting came to Crewe.

Playing three cleaners who face redundancy, they decide to seek revenge on their boss and hopefully make some money in the process, by running a sex chat line from the office over the weekend.

October 28, 2017 0 comments Theatre Reviews, What's On & Reviews
Review: The Bay City Rollers, Crewe Lyceum

Review: The Bay City Rollers, Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
I’ll admit I didn’t know a lot about Les McKeown and The Bay City Rollers before Sunday night at Crewe Lyceum.

Of course, I’d heard of them and knew a couple of their hit records, but I really wasn’t sure what to expect from the show.

Review: ‘Just Between Ourselves’ by Nantwich Players

Review: ‘Just Between Ourselves’ by Nantwich Players

By Claire Faulkner
Nantwich Players’ latest production ‘Just Between Ourselves’ is a beautiful performance well worth seeing.

Directed by John Powell, the Love Lane theatre group has adapted the popular play written by Alan Ayckbourn.

October 22, 2017 0 comments Theatre Reviews, What's On & Reviews
Review: Ray Mears at Crewe Lyceum Theatre

Review: Ray Mears at Crewe Lyceum Theatre

By Claire Faulkner
Ray Mears delighted fans of all ages at The Lyceum this week with his ‘Born to Go Wild Tour’.

The evening was everything you’d expect and more.

October 19, 2017 0 comments Theatre Reviews, What's On & Reviews
Review: Sean Kelly and Storage Hunters, Crewe Lyceum

Review: Sean Kelly and Storage Hunters, Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
Fans of the hit TV show Storage Hunters came to Crewe Lyceum to see auctioneer Sean Kelly and friends Green Mile and T-Money perform an evening of comedy to raise money for Help for Heroes.

Sometimes at the theatre you don’t feel connected to the performers and artists on stage.

October 11, 2017 0 comments Theatre Reviews, What's On & Reviews
Review: Agatha Christie’s “A Murder is Announced” at Crewe Lyceum

Review: Agatha Christie’s “A Murder is Announced” at Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
The Lyceum Theatre in Crewe was packed with mystery fans this weekend for Agatha Christie’s ‘A Murder is Announced’.

A Middle Ground Theatre production, directed by Michael Lunney, the show had everything you could want from a classic ‘who done it’.

September 24, 2017 0 comments Theatre Reviews, What's On & Reviews
Review: Musical Mayhem charity concert at Crewe Lyceum

Review: Musical Mayhem charity concert at Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
An evening of song and dance – with a bit of razzle dazzle – was enjoyed by everyone when local theatre group Musical Mayhem performed a charity cabaret at Crewe Lyceum.

The group was raising money for the Cystic Fibrosis Unit at Wythenshaw Hospital, St Luke’s Hospice and Team Lewis.

Review: Nantwich Players production of ‘The Game’

Review: Nantwich Players production of ‘The Game’

By Claire Faulkner
Nantwich Players have kicked off their new season this week with their own performance of The Game.

Directed by Jerry Park and written by Harold Brighouse, this delightful comedy is all about family, football, class and love.

Review: Heritage Opera’s Cosi fan Tutti, Nantwich Civic Hall

Review: Heritage Opera’s Cosi fan Tutti, Nantwich Civic Hall

By Claire Faulkner
Heritage Opera returned to Nantwich Civic Hall with Mozart’s Così fan tutte.

Sung in English, the comedy about two army officers and their fiancées had the audience gripped from the start.

Review: ‘Communicating Doors’ by Nantwich Players

Review: ‘Communicating Doors’ by Nantwich Players

By Claire Faulkner
Communicating Doors by Alan Ayckbourn, directed by Simon Porter is on at The Nantwich Players this week.

It’s a comedy, time-warp thriller where good overcomes evil, and it’s very, very funny.

Review: ‘Strictly Murder’ mystery performed at Crewe Lyceum

Review: ‘Strictly Murder’ mystery performed at Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
Full of intrigue, secrets and suspense ‘Strictly Murder’ is a traditional mystery gripping audiences at The Lyceum this week.

Written by Brian Clemens and directed by Samuel Clemens, ‘Strictly Murder’ is definitely a play which keeps you guessing until the very end.

Review: Brian Poole and The Tremeloes, Crewe Lyceum

Review: Brian Poole and The Tremeloes, Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
Fans of ’60s music weren’t disappointed when Brian Poole and The Tremeloes took to the stage at The Lyceum Theatre in Crewe.

Proving that age really doesn’t matter when it comes to rock and roll, Brian, Chip Hawkes and Dave Munden had the audience up dancing to classics such as ‘Twist and Shout’, ‘Suddenly You Love Me’ and ‘(Call Me) Number One’.

Review: Curtain Call Productions ‘Spamalot’, Crewe Lyceum

Review: Curtain Call Productions ‘Spamalot’, Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
Curtain Call Productions did not disappoint with their production of Monty Python’s Spamalot at Crewe Lyceum.

Directed by Joel Montague, it was a truly marvellous show and a superb way to spend a Saturday night.