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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
Cheshire East Council facing £5.3 million budget shortfall, says review

Cheshire East Council facing £5.3 million budget shortfall, says review

By Aran Dhillon, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East Council could be forced to introduce a number of “realistic” saving measures to address a budget shortfall of £5.3 million.

The mid-year review of performance – discussed by the Cabinet during yesterday’s meeting – outlines how the authority is providing “value for money” services.

October 10, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News, Politics
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: Nantwich Players and their Ladies Day production

Review: Nantwich Players and their Ladies Day production

By Claire Faulkner
Nantwich Players’ Summer production is the delightfully funny Ladies Day, written by Amanda Whittingham and directed by Clare Hoy and Garth Jones.

Set in 2005 when Royal Ascot was staged at York, Ladies Day tells the story of four factory work colleagues and how a day at the races changes their lives forever.

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
Council staff suffer “bullying and harassment” at Cheshire East, report reveals

Council staff suffer “bullying and harassment” at Cheshire East, report reveals

Some Cheshire East Council staff have suffered bullying and harassment, a new report into the authority’s working culture has revealed.

An independent review into the council shows while many staff don’t experience it, it is having a “profound impact” on those who do.

January 29, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News, Politics
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: ‘Bold Girls’ by Nantwich Players

Review: ‘Bold Girls’ by Nantwich Players

By Claire Faulkner
Nantwich Players latest production ‘Bold Girls’ is a gutsy and heartfelt production.

Written by Rona Munro and directed by Don Hirst, the play tells story of four women trying to live a normal life during the troubles in Belfast during the 1990s.

Review: First Hippo on The Moon, Crewe Lyceum

Review: First Hippo on The Moon, Crewe Lyceum

Written by David Walliams and produced by Les Petits Theatre Company, ‘The First Hippo on The Moon’ delighted its young audience at Crewe Lyceum.

The hour-long show is designed for fans of the picture book and tells the story of Sheila, a hippo with big dreams about going to the moon.

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: “It’s a Wonderful Life” at Crewe Lyceum

Review: “It’s a Wonderful Life” at Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
Most people will be familiar with the 1946 Frank Capra film ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’.

And I’ll admit that it is probably one of my favourite Christmas films of all time.

December 4, 2015 0 comments Theatre Reviews, What's On & Reviews