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Mayor praises Nantwich Players as town “asset”

Mayor praises Nantwich Players as town “asset”

The Mayor of Nantwich has praised the amateur drama group Nantwich Players as a major “asset” to the town after watching its latest show.

Cllr David Marren was among packed audiences to watch the Players’ Autumn Production of “Breaking the code” by Hugh Whitmore.

Review: Breaking The Code, by Nantwich Players

Review: Breaking The Code, by Nantwich Players

By Claire Faulkner
Directed by Chris Ridge, Nantwich Players’ latest production is ‘Breaking The Code’ by Hugh Whitemore.

It’s a remarkable, strong and powerful play which tells the story of Alan Turing, the man who cracked the Enigma code and devised the modern computer.

October 20, 2018 0 comments Theatre Reviews, What's On & Reviews
Review: “A Bunch of Amateurs” by Nantwich Players

Review: “A Bunch of Amateurs” by Nantwich Players

By Claire Faulkner
A Bunch of Amateurs written by Ian Hislop and Nick Newman is the latest production presented by the Nantwich Players.

Directed by Michael Fair, this light-hearted comedy tells the story of a small community trying to save its theatre and the washed-up Hollywood star who is tricked into helping them.

Review: “Dan Snow” at Crewe Lyceum Theatre

Review: “Dan Snow” at Crewe Lyceum Theatre

By Claire Faulkner
Rich with its own history and legends, the Crewe Lyceum theatre was the perfect setting for Dan Snow on his new tour ‘An Evening with The History Guy’.

The show was a celebration of history and throughout Dan chatted to the audience about his career, experiences, his love of history and why it matters so much.

Nantwich Players to launch new ‘Studio Theatre’ season

Nantwich Players to launch new ‘Studio Theatre’ season

Nantwich Players are to launch the group’s new Studio season, NP Studio Theatre.

The black box productions are designed to provide stimulating evenings of drama, in addition to the usual season.

Review: Nantwich Players Youth Theatre’s Animal Farm

Review: Nantwich Players Youth Theatre’s Animal Farm

Claire Faulkner
Directed by Kirsty Thew and Tom Morley, Nantwich Players Youth Theatre presents George Orwell’s Animal Farm this week.

Full of corruption, power struggles and political themes, it tells the bleak and sometimes brutal story of how a group of neglected farm animals unite in revolution against man.

Review: Nantwich Players’ latest production, Colder Than Here

Review: Nantwich Players’ latest production, Colder Than Here

By Claire Faulkner
Nantwich Players latest production is a wonderful poignant story of love, loss and family relationships.

Colder Than Here, written by Laura Wade and directed by John Mckay, tells the story of one family trying to come to terms with, and understand why Myra, who is suffering from terminal cancer wants to plan her own funeral.

February 10, 2018 0 comments Theatre Reviews, What's On & Reviews
Axis Arts Centre to stage theatre company Probe performance

Axis Arts Centre to stage theatre company Probe performance

Axis Arts Centre is to stage a one-woman dance piece by award-winning Antonia Groves theatre company, Probe, on February 13.

Antonia has chosen the Crewe Arts venue as the only Northern date on her countrywide tour, which also includes Bath, Bournemouth and London.

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
Axis Arts Centre launches 2017 season of theatre, poetry and dance

Axis Arts Centre launches 2017 season of theatre, poetry and dance

South Cheshire venue Axis Arts Centre has kicked off a new season of theatre, poetry and dance.

The venue, which has an uncertain future with the impending closure of Crewe’s MMU campus, will be opening to the public once more.

Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom – interview with star Lauren Martin

Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom – interview with star Lauren Martin

By Claire Faulkner
Young theatre goers in South Cheshire are in for a treat when Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom Live Stage Show comes to the Lyceum Theatre in Crewe.

Based on the BAFTA award winning television series for pre-schoolers, the show follows Holly, a young fairy princess and her best friend, Ben the Elf.

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: ‘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