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Review: “Haunted” at the Lyceum in Crewe

Review: “Haunted” at the Lyceum in Crewe

Can anyone really get away with murder? ‘Haunted’, a new play written by Ron Aldridge, examines the consequences of love, betrayal and untimely death, writes Claire Faulkner.

March 8, 2012 0 comments Reviews, Theatre Reviews
REVIEW: Shavington Panto’s Little Red Riding Hood

REVIEW: Shavington Panto’s Little Red Riding Hood

Shavington Village Festival Committee chose Valentine’s Day to launch their 34th pantomime Little Red Riding Hood at Shavington High School, writes Sarah Egerton. Penned by Norman Robbins, the five-day performance saw wolf Lupus Rex return to pursue Little Red Riding Hood, thankfully protected by a Fairy who has warned off the evil wolf.

February 20, 2012 0 comments Latest, Reviews, Theatre Reviews
REVIEW: The Merry Widow opera, at Crewe Lyceum

REVIEW: The Merry Widow opera, at Crewe Lyceum

Theatre-goers were given a real treat when they watched the “The Merry Widow” at Crewe’s Lyceum, writes Claire Faulkner. I love the magic and illusion that a trip to the theatre brings, and I’ll be honest, opera wouldn’t normally be the first thing I would decide to go and see at the Lyceum.

February 14, 2012 0 comments Reviews, Theatre Reviews
REVIEW: Nantwich Players latest show “The 39 Steps”

REVIEW: Nantwich Players latest show “The 39 Steps”

The opening night of Nantwich Players’ latest production “The 39 Steps” lived up to its sell-out billing, writes Jonathan White. The classic spy adventure novel, written by John Buchan, has been adapted for stage by Patrick Barlow who based his play on Alfred Hitchcock’s classic 1935 film.

February 10, 2012 0 comments Latest, Reviews, Theatre Reviews
REVIEW: King’s Grove School’s ‘Evita’ at Lyceum in Crewe

REVIEW: King’s Grove School’s ‘Evita’ at Lyceum in Crewe

King’s Grove School presented ‘Evita’ at the Lyceum Theatre this week, writes Claire Faulkner. The opening numbers were amazing and the production continued to give the audience strong performances one after the other throughout the evening.

February 3, 2012 0 comments Latest, News, Reviews, Theatre Reviews
REVIEW: Richmond Village Panto stages “Wizard of Oz” panto

REVIEW: Richmond Village Panto stages “Wizard of Oz” panto

Residents with their friends and family were entertained at Richmond Village Nantwich by a traditional pantomine, writes Claire Faulkner. Directed by Fred Allman, ‘The Wizard of Oz’ was performed by staff and volunteers who gave up their free time to produce, direct and star in a brilliantly written and well presented show.

REVIEW: Snow White panto season a hit at Crewe Lyceum

REVIEW: Snow White panto season a hit at Crewe Lyceum

Panto season is well and truly in full swing at The Lyceum in Crewe, writes Claire Faulkner. ‘Snow White’ gives the audience everything that a well loved traditional pantomime has to offer.

December 10, 2011 0 comments Latest, Reviews, Theatre Reviews
Nantwich Players launch latest show ‘The Railway Children’

Nantwich Players launch latest show ‘The Railway Children’

Nantwich Players present their latest production this week ‘The Railway Children’, writes Claire Faulkner. Directed by John Powell, the production is a play for the entire family to enjoy.

REVIEW: Crowds thrilled at Centenary Celebration, Crewe Lyceum

REVIEW: Crowds thrilled at Centenary Celebration, Crewe Lyceum

People flocked into The Lyceum to support the Centenary Celebration Show in aid of the Christie Hospital, writes Claire Faulkner. Compere Stu Francis led the audience through a wonderful variety show of local talent at last night’s show (November 20).

November 21, 2011 0 comments Music Reviews, Reviews, Theatre Reviews
REVIEW: Death By Fatal Murder, Crewe Lyceum

REVIEW: Death By Fatal Murder, Crewe Lyceum

Inspector Pratt returned to Crewe Lyceum on Tuesday for the opening night of ‘Death by Fatal Murder’, writes Claire Faulkner. The real joy of watching an Ian Dickens’ production lies in the skillful casting and comical performances of those on stage.

November 16, 2011 0 comments Comedy Reviews, Reviews, Theatre Reviews

REVIEW: Jimmy Tarbuck at Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
Jimmy Tarbuck OBE was back in Crewe to spread laughter and smiles across the Lyceum.

Tarby interacted in his show ‘This is My Life’, took questions, and shared jokes and stories about his career, school and family.

September 21, 2011 0 comments News, Reviews, Theatre Reviews