Interview With…Sasha Frost

We chatted to Sasha about starring in the new production of Jane Austen’s Persuasion. Hi Sasha, could you explain what Persuasion is about? Persuasion is about class, rituals, love and freedom. But this isn’t your typical adaptation is it? Can you tell me more about what audiences can expect? No, it definitely is not your… Read More

NEWS: Casting Announced for Jane Austen’s Persuasion

The production is set to open for previews at the Rose Theatre in Kingston from the 26th February. It has been announced that Sasha Frost and Fred Fergus will star as Anne Elliot and Captain Wentworth respectively in Jeff James and James Yeatman’s adaptation of Jane Austen’s Persuasion, opening at Rose Theatre on the 3rd March, with previews from 26th February and… Read More

Interview With… Amelia Kinu Muus

We chatted to Amelia about starring in the Rose Theatre’s Christmas production of Beauty and the Beast. Hi Amelia, so what can we expect from this new adaptation of Beauty and the Beast? Lots of laughs, tears and a good time. It’s the perfect mix of charmingly hilarious characters and important messages.  What made you… Read More

Interview With….Shannon Hayes

We chatted to Shannon about starring in the world premiere of The Seven Pomegranate Seeds at the Rose Theatre. Hi Shannon – could you explain what we can expect from The Seven Pomegranate Seeds? You can expect to be gloriously surprised and asked to question the tales we are told in myth and indeed in… Read More

Review Round Up: The Seven Pomegranate Seeds, Rose Theatre

We round up the reviews for this world premiere production starring Niamh Cusack and Shannon Hayes. WhatsOnStage: *** “Switching between roles, embodying men, women and even children, both Cusack and Hayes are riveting too, their command of the verse matched by an easy-shape shifting into different parts. Hayes is particularly wonderful as Persephone, with a… Read More

NEWS: Cast Announced for Rose Theatre’s Beauty and the Beast

The theatre’s new family festive show will begin performances from the 3rd December. It has been announced that Amelia Kinu Muus and Stanton Wright will star as Bella and Beast in this new adaptation of Beauty and the Beast by Ciaran McConville. The production is also set to star Daniel Goode as René / Heureux, Paula James as Marguerite / Rousette and… Read More

Interview With…Saffron Coomber

We chatted to Saffron about starring in Leopards at the Rose Theatre in Kingston. Hi Saffron, without giving too much away could you explain what Leopards is about? Leopards is a play that explores what it means to be good. In a world of cancel culture, do these projected ideals of how we present ourselves… Read More

NEWS: Martin Marquez Joins the World Premiere of Leopards at the Rose Theatre

The production will begin performances at the Rose Theatre from the 2nd September. It has been announced that Martin Marquez will join the previously announced Saffron Coomber in the world premiere of Alys Metcalf’s play Leopards at the Rose Theatre as part of Artistic Director Christopher Haydon’s inaugural season at Rose Theatre.  Martin Marquez is… Read More

NEWS: Rose Theatre Announces 2021/2022 Season

The theatre’s new Artistic Director Christopher Haydon has confirmed details of the Rose Theatre’s upcoming season. Having been prevented from unveiling details of the season due to COVID, Christopher Haydon has now confirmed what audiences can expect at the Rose Theatre through the rest of 2021 into 2022. This newly announced season will begin with… Read More

NEWS: Rose Theatre Announces Spring 2021 Season

As the Kingston based theatre reopens, the venue has confirmed details of its Spring 2021 programme. The Rose Theatre in Kingston-Upon-Thames has confirmed details of its Spring programme for next year. This newly announced season will open with Woke, which will run at the theatre from the 8th to the 10th February. Written by Apphia… Read More