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Review: “Private Peaceful” by Nantwich Players Youth Theatre

Review: “Private Peaceful” by Nantwich Players Youth Theatre

By Claire Faulkner Michael Morpugo’s ‘Private Peaceful’ is a deeply poignant and emotional novel. So when I heard Nantwich Players Youth Theatre was staging the production, I wondered whether it would work with such a young cast.

April 1, 2014
Review: “Very Best in Stand Up” serves up another Nantwich treat

Review: “Very Best in Stand Up” serves up another Nantwich treat

Four funnymen served up a delicious dish of original humour at the latest Very Best in Stand Up comedy night. A packed Nantwich Civic Hall witnessed a classic evening of comedy which many will remember for a whole host of reasons!

March 8, 2014
Review: Nantwich Bookworms’ view of “Blue Boy”, Rakesh Satyal

Review: Nantwich Bookworms’ view of “Blue Boy”, Rakesh Satyal

By Joy Cassidy Blue Boy is a tale of a young Hindu boy in America, trying to find his way through the confusion and turmoil of puberty as he transcends from boyhood to adulthood. A fairly straightforward and common synopsis, right?

March 7, 2014
Review: “Boeing Boeing” at the Lyceum Theatre, Crewe

Review: “Boeing Boeing” at the Lyceum Theatre, Crewe

By Claire Faulkner talking Scarlet returned to Crewe Lyceum this week with “Boeing Boeing”  their fabulous funny production about one man trying to cope with three fiancees.

February 22, 2014
Review: Curtain Call stages”Stepping Out” show at Nantwich Players

Review: Curtain Call stages”Stepping Out” show at Nantwich Players

By Claire Faulkner The joy of watching Curtain Call Productions  is you know you’re going to get first class choreography and a top performance. “Stepping Out” at Nantwich Players theatre delivers that and much more.

December 19, 2013
Review: Nantwich Bookworms read Mark Haddon’s “The Red House”

Review: Nantwich Bookworms read Mark Haddon’s “The Red House”

By Joy Cassidy Mark Haddon’s best known first novel for adults, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (2003) was well-rated by the bookclub, but his second A Spot of Bother (2006) less so.

August 10, 2013
Review: Nantwich upSTAGE Theatre performs “Fawlty Towers”

Review: Nantwich upSTAGE Theatre performs “Fawlty Towers”

By Claire Faulkner There was nothing faulty with the latest production from the Nantwich-based upSTAGE Theatre School.

August 5, 2013
Review: Chapterhouse Theatre’s Sherlock Holmes Reaseheath College

Review: Chapterhouse Theatre’s Sherlock Holmes Reaseheath College

By Joy Cassidy Once again Reaseheath College in Nantwich provided the perfect backdrop for Chapterhouse Theatre Company’s latest production, Sherlock Holmes and the Hound of the Baskervilles.

July 25, 2013
Review: Nantwich Players stage latest murder mystery show

Review: Nantwich Players stage latest murder mystery show

By Claire Faulkner Nantwich Players are set to delight audiences with their latest production, “The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen’s Guild Dramatic Society Murder Mystery”.

July 13, 2013
Review: Nantwich Bookworms study Tan Wan Eng’s “The Gift of Rain”

Review: Nantwich Bookworms study Tan Wan Eng’s “The Gift of Rain”

By Joy Cassidy Tan Wan Eng’s The Gift of Rain provides an interesting insight into World War Two, not often explored or portrayed to the Western world. From the small island of Penang, China, the reader is shown how the War impacts the shores of the most hidden-away parts of the world.

June 12, 2013
Review: The Very Best in Stand Up, Nantwich Civic Hall

Review: The Very Best in Stand Up, Nantwich Civic Hall

By Jonathan White Despite the warm weather a capacity audience braved the air-conditioning at Nantwich Civic Hall to enjoy the final ‘The Very Best in Stand Up‘ before a 12-week summer break.

June 9, 2013
Review: Nantwich Book Club studies new Rachel Joyce novel

Review: Nantwich Book Club studies new Rachel Joyce novel

By Joy Cassidy Rachel Joyce’s impressive first novel The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry depicts a heart-warming, yet poignant view of old age, relationships and one man’s quest for self-discovery, in a journey that inspires, exasperates and elates.

May 13, 2013
Review: John Godber’s “Losing the Plot” at Crewe Lyceum

Review: John Godber’s “Losing the Plot” at Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner Written and directed by John Godber, ‘Losing The Plot’ is a play which deals with the aspects of modern society and its affect on modern life.

May 1, 2013