NEWS: Ore Oduba to Star in The Rocky Horror Show

The popular musical will be heading out on tour from the 12th July. It has been announced that Strictly Come Dancing star Ore Oduba is set to play Brad in the upcoming UK tour of the Rocky Horror Show which will open at the Southampton Mayflower from the 12th July. Directed by Christopher Luscombe, the cast… Read More

NEWS: Riverside Studios Embarks on Fund Raising Challenge

The challenge is in aid to help raise money to buy new seats for its flagship theatre, Studio 2. In January, comedian Eddie Izzard completed 32 marathons on a treadmill at Riverside Studios, clocking a mammoth 840 miles. The Riverside team is aiming to match that achievement by running, cycling and rowing past Izzard’s total.… Read More

NEWS: The Queen’s Gambit to be Adapted into a Musical

It has been announced that Walter Tevis’ book that inspired the Netflix series is set to be made into a stage musical. Although the musical is set to be unrelated to the Netflix series, which has won numerous awards since it premiered in December, it will be adapted from Walter Tevis’ 1983 novel. The Queen’s… Read More

First Look at… Belfast Ensemble’s The Musician: A Children’s Horror Opera

The new opera based on the story of the Pied Piper is set to be streamed from the 12th to the 14th March. Images from the Belfast Ensemble’s new production have been released ahead of it being streamed later this week. Conor Mitchell’s darkly comic opera retells the story of the Pied Piper and is… Read More

NEWS: tiata fahodzi Announces Chinonyerem Odimba As New Artistic Director

The theatre company has confirmed that Chinonyerem Odimba is joining the team as the new Artistic Director and Chief Executive, as the company prepares for its 25th anniversary in 2022. As one of the leading British-African contemporary theatre companies, tiata fahodzi has confirmed the appointment as it continues to tell contemporary stories in modern and… Read More

NEWS: Mad Hatter’s Daughter Unveil New Track ‘Diggin in the Dirt’

The new song is set to be released on the 12th March. The German duo are back with their latest song ‘Diggin in the Dirt’ taken from their upcoming new album Where Are We Runnin. Mad Hatter’s Daughter is formed of lead singer Kira Alicia and guitarist Buzz T.Isles. The aim of their music is… Read More

NEWS: Polka Theatre Offers Free Digital Mental Health and Wellbeing Workshops to Schools

The Wimbledon based theatre is continuing to provide educational resources and entertainment for children during the pandemic. In order to help address the impact of lockdown-living onemotional and mental health, the Polka Theatre has announced that it has created a digital series focusing on mental health and wellbeing that can be freely accessed by schools… Read More

REVIEW: Victoria, Northern Ballet (Online)

Cathy Marston’s ballet has been made available for audiences to watch at home until the 20th March. The story of Queen Victoria has been interpreted in many different ways through film, books and television drama – but this thoughtful and ambitious ballet takes audiences deeper into the woman as well as the queen. Choreographed and… Read More