Crongton Knights is a completely unique performance in both the storyline and the atmospheric use of sound.
Whether you grew up with the small screen original or not, critics, celebrities and audiences agree: you’ll have a laugh with Joe Pasquale’s Frank Spencer and this feelgood stage version of Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em. We’ve rounded up review highlights, plus celebrity quotes and audience reactions.
Too young to have seen Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em during its heyday of the 1970s, Guy Unsworth is nevertheless a huge fan of Raymond Allen’s classic TV sitcom and has given it a new lease of hilarious life.
We’re counting down to the return of the hugely popular stage version of classic 1970s British sitcom Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em, starring Joe Pasquale as Frank Spencer. Want a hit of jolly nostalgia? Check out our show photo galleries.
Joe Pasquale returns next week to the role of Frank Spencer in the hugely popular stage version of classic British sitcom Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em as it embarks on a new UK-wide tour. He told us about crazy stunts, not imitating Michael Crawford, nicknames and more.
There was a really good party atmosphere at the end of Mamma Mia! which saw quite a large proportion of the auditorium get up, dance and sing along to the final numbers before the cast took their final bows.
The highly acclaimed adaptation of classic British sitcom Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em, starring Joe Pasquale, returns to the stage this month for a new UK-wide tour. Time to get booking!
Crongton Knights is a winner… up there with the best, for the range and breadth, depth and richness of drama.
This complex play covers a vast but nourishing soup of issues that impact relationships between cultures, races and people in the modern world.
This month, searingly funny play The Gift makes its world premiere in Coventry before embarking on a UK tour. Writer Janice Okoh and director Dawn Walton give insights into the true royal story behind the play, unsurfacing ‘missing’ Black British history and the relevance to cross-cultural adoption today. Time to get booking!
“Superb”, “modern and thrilling” and “pulls out every available stop” – take a look at what audiences and critics have said about Rona Munro’s new adaptation of Frankenstein, then head to the Belgrade Theatre to catch it this week before it heads back off on tour. Book now!
Gothic, leafless trees, towering buildings, fork lightning; the design of Rona Munro’s Frankenstein is an Halloween treat full of theatrical tricks. Take a look at these fantastic production photographs, then book your tickets!
As actor Eilidh Loan prepares to brings Frankenstein to Coventry’s Belgrade Theatre, she talks about her first connection with the story, discovering more about Mary Shelley and overcoming a fear of reading created by dyslexia. Have a listen, then book your tickets!
There are no bolts in sight; the monster in the new touring version of Frankenstein is made with pen and paper. Get a glimpse of its creation, and the action coming together, in these rehearsal images, then book your tickets.
Mary Shelley, who thought up Frankenstein when she was just 18 years old, will appear on stage alongside her famous creation in a new adaptation of her novel coming to the Belgrade Theatre this autumn as part of a UK tour. Time to book your tickets for what’s sure to be a monster hit.
Writer and director Ben SantaMaria experienced for himself growing up as a gay man in 80s Britain. He wrote the autobiographical show Really Want to Hurt Me as a way to explore what has – and more importantly, hasn’t – changed since his own teenage years.
If your day is lacking a little awe, take a look at these production images from Flight Paths. The gallery of images depicting the show which fuses circus with narrative, music and the performers’ personal stories is awesome. Explore the gallery then book your tickets for this touring show!
You would probably expect to find crash mats, silks and a host of technical-looking people in the rehearsal room for new show Flight Paths, which combines aerial performance, music, narrative and creative audio description, but a very cute dozing dog? Take a look at what went on in the creation of the show in our gallery
Aerial, music, narrative and creative audio description will combine in Flight Paths, the new production from Yellow Earth and Extant that embarks on a UK tour this spring. The ground-breaking production features a cast of four blind performers weaving together their own stories.
When Andrew and Eve Pearson-Wright first met while performing The Mousetrap, the greatest of detectives could not have deduced that it would lead to marriage, founding a theatre company and touring The Giant Killers. The play tells a fascinating tale about one of football’s most pivotal moments. Read what Andrew and Eve have to say, then get booking!