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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.

March 21, 2018
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
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.

January 31, 2018
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
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.

September 22, 2017
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.

April 2, 2017
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
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
New Lowry theatre piece heads for Faddiley and Tattenhall venues

New Lowry theatre piece heads for Faddiley and Tattenhall venues

A psychological thriller developed by The Lowry theatre is heading to two rural venues in South Cheshire.

Animikii Theatre’s founders Henry McGrath and Adam Davies will stage “Origins” at the Barbour Institute, Tattenhall, and The Goodwill Hall, in Faddiley.

April 24, 2016
Smash hit Blood Brothers returns to Crewe Lyceum Theatre

Smash hit Blood Brothers returns to Crewe Lyceum Theatre

The smash hit musical Blood Brothers returns to Cheshire with a number of Crewe Lyceum Theatre shows next month.

Lyn Paul makes a return to the iconic role Mrs Johnstone – one she first played in 1997.

February 6, 2016
Peppa Pig’s Surprise live show comes to Crewe Lyceum

Peppa Pig’s Surprise live show comes to Crewe Lyceum

The new Peppa Pig live stage show, Peppa Pig’s Surprise, visits Crewe Lyceum in February as part of a UK tour.

The favourite children’s character will be in South Cheshire on February 3 and 4.

January 25, 2016
Review: The Sound of Music, by Crewe Amateur Musicals Society

Review: The Sound of Music, by Crewe Amateur Musicals Society

By Claire Faulkner
The Lyceum in Crewe was alive with ‘The Sound of Music’ as Crewe Amateur Musicals Society presented the opening night of their latest production.

If you’re a fan of the classic story of the Von Trapp family, then you’ll really enjoy this show.

April 29, 2015
Review: The Stepmother, by Nantwich Players

Review: The Stepmother, by Nantwich Players

By Sara Royle
It’s interval time at the Nantwich Players Theatre, a venue that in my 23 years of Cheshire residency I’ve shamefully never put a foot in.

Charlotte Lightbody, director of Githa Sowerby’s The Stepmother, is chatting to audience members who have been invited along to tonight’s dress rehearsal.

February 7, 2015