Theatre Reviews

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
Review: Nantwich Players second week of ‘Talking Heads’

Review: Nantwich Players second week of ‘Talking Heads’

By Claire Faulkner
Nantwich Players present the second week of Alan Bennett’s ‘Talking Heads’ from today (September 12).

Monologues are notoriously difficult to produce well.

September 12, 2016 0 comments Theatre Reviews, What's On & Reviews
Review: Nantwich Players new season starts with Talking Heads

Review: Nantwich Players new season starts with Talking Heads

By Claire Faulkner
Nantwich Players new season starts with the well-known and loved ‘Talking Heads’ monologues by Alan Bennett.

The Players are performing six plays spread over the next two weeks.

September 6, 2016 0 comments Theatre Reviews, What's On & Reviews
Review: Jekyll and Hyde at Crewe Lyceum

Review: Jekyll and Hyde at Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
If you’re a fan of gothic horror, and like a bit of darkness in your theatre, then you’ll enjoy ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ at Crewe Lyceum.

Adapted from the original by Robert Louis Stevenson, and directed by Nicholas Briggs, this production has everything you want from a Victorian classic.

Review: Curtain Call’s “Sister Act” at Crewe Lyceum

Review: Curtain Call’s “Sister Act” at Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
Curtain Call Productions brings ‘Sister Act’, a fun-filled hit musical to The Lyceum this week.

Based on the well-known film of the same name, ‘Sister Act’ tells the story of ‘Deloris Van Cartier’, who after witnessing a murder goes into hiding in a convent.

Review: Nantwich Players and ‘The God of Carnage’

Review: Nantwich Players and ‘The God of Carnage’

By Claire Faulkner
Tickets are still available for Nantwich Players latest production ‘The God of Carnage’.

Written by Yasmina Reza and directed by Simon Porter, this comedy tells the story of two couples who meet to discuss the behaviour of their children following a fight in a local park.

Review: South West Cheshire Scouts “Crewe Gang Show”

Review: South West Cheshire Scouts “Crewe Gang Show”

By Claire Faulkner
South West Cheshire Scouts have been riding along on the crest of a wave producing theatre for 78 years.

This year, The Crewe Gang Show at The Lyceum had the traditional variety show feel.

Review: The 39 Steps, at Crewe Lyceum

Review: The 39 Steps, at Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
Theatre goers are in for a treat at The Lyceum in Crewe watching the production “The 39 Steps”.

The show has arrived in South Cheshire this week as part of its national tour direct from London’s West End.