Interview With…Andy Daniel

The actor spoke about reprising his role in Scamp Theatre’s Private Peaceful, adapted from Michael Morpurgo’s book.  You’re staring in Private Peaceful, can you tell us a bit more about what the show is about? Private Peaceful is an adaptation of the novel by Michael Morpurgo. It is told from the perspective of Tommo Peaceful, an underage British… Read More

NEWS: Further Casting Announced for Cinderella at the New Victoria Theatre

Full casting has been announced for the New Victoria Theatre’s 2018 pantomime Cinderella, playing at the theatre from the 7th December. Joining the previously announced Craig Revel Horwood as the Wicked Stepmother, the cast will also include:  Phil Butler as Buttons and West End star Sophie Isaacs as Cinderella, who is currently starring in the… Read More

REVIEW: War Horse, New Victoria Theatre

The National Theatre production based on Michael Morpurgo’s beloved book is stunningly beautiful to watch.  Thoughtfully and sensitively adapted for the stage by Nick Stafford, Michael Morpurgo’s wonderful story about friendship, growing up and the pain and suffering war causes is vividly brought to life in Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris’s heartfelt production. As the… Read More

NEWS: Mark Benton & Nigel Harman to Star in UK Tour of Glengarry Glenn Ross

Following its successful run in the West End, it has been confirmed that Sam Yates’ production of David Mamet’s play will tour the UK from the 14th February.  Opening at Woking’s New Victoria Theatre on the 14th February 2019, Sam Yates’ production will then tour to Birmingham, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Glasgow, Richmond,Brighton and Cardiff with further tour dates to be announced shortly. It… Read More

REVIEW: Summer Holiday, New Victoria Theatre

Packed with humour, fun and nifty footwork, this stage adaptation of the Cliff Richard film is a joy to watch.  If you are in need of a fun night out filled with fun and laughter, then look no further than Racky Plews’s production of Summer Holiday which has an infectious and joyful spirit throughout that… Read More

Interview With…. Charlie Clements

Former EastEnders star Charlie Clement tells us about new stage thriller The Case of The Frightened Lady. How would you describe The Case Of The Frightened Lady? It is a tense thriller that all takes place in the stately home of Lord and Lady Lebanon. The play kicks off with a lavish fancy dress party celebrating… Read More

Interview With…Claire Sweeney

We caught up with television and theatre performer, Claire Sweeney, as she prepares to take on the role of Irene Roth in the UK Tour of Crazy For You alongside ‘Casualty’ and ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ star Tom Chambers and Olivier Award nominee Charlotte Wakefield. What attracted you to the role of Irene Roth in Crazy… Read More

REVIEW: Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, New Victoria Theatre

Carole King’s extraordinary career is relived in this wonderful musical that celebrates the era of the singer/songwriter.  For those who have heard the name Carole King and not automatically realised just how many popular songs she helped to create throughout the course of her career will be surprised by just how many are actually familiar… Read More

REVIEW: Flashdance, New Victoria Theatre

As expected in this stage adaptation of the classic film, the dancing is strong and energetic – but the script does let the production down in places.  Having only seen the original film once before, I have to admit the plot behind Flashdance was a little bit of a mystery coming in to watch the… Read More

REVIEW: Strangers on a Train, New Victoria Theatre

This stylishly staged production grabs the attention in the first act but seems to lose that intensity in the second. What would you be prepared to do for a stranger? this is the central question in this intriguing thriller based on Patricia Highsmith’s debut novel, adapted into a play by Craig Warner that is not… Read More