Theatre Reviews

Review: Brine Leas “High School Musical” at Crewe Lyceum

Review: Brine Leas “High School Musical” at Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
Students from Brine Leas School took to the stage at The Lyceum this week with their production of High School Musical.

More than 100 students from years 7 to 12 took part on stage, in the band and as back stage crew.

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
Review: Cannon and Ball return is massive hit at Crewe Lyceum panto

Review: Cannon and Ball return is massive hit at Crewe Lyceum panto

By Claire Faulkner
Comedy legends Cannon and Ball have returned to Crewe Lyceum in this year’s pantomime Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs – and what a fantastic return it was.

Review: Holly at Christmas, Crewe Lyceum Theatre

Review: Holly at Christmas, Crewe Lyceum Theatre

By Claire Faulkner
The audience at Crewe Lyceum definitely had their dancing shoes on and rocked the night away when Buddy Holly and The Cricketers performed their show Holly at Christmas.

Opening with ‘That’ll be The Day’, the show went on to feature all of Buddy Holly’s greatest hits.

REVIEW: “White Christmas” by Curtain Call, Crewe Lyceum

REVIEW: “White Christmas” by Curtain Call, Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
Local theatre company Curtain Call is getting in the festive spirit this week with its production of Irving Berlin’s White Christmas at Crewe Lyceum.

Directed by Joel Montague, this feel-good show is full of wonderful singing, exceptional choreography and has an amazing live orchestra.

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.