The Woman In Black | Theatre Review

Mentioning The Woman in Black is like regaling a ghost story that you’d heard as a child.  Most people will have heard it,  those that have heard are scared of it and those that haven’t will listen wide eyed as you recount the tale of Mrs Drablow and The Woman in Black.  A similar tale occurred when I mentioned going to see the play on social media.  “It’s the most terrifying thing I’ve ever seen!”  “Oh my god,  I saw that when I was younger and it’s so bad”. For 28 years The Woman in Black has haunted the psyche…

Cats the Musical | Theatre Review

According to my theatre friend, there is a thing one can experience at the theatre known as a theatregasm which is a taken from the derivative of the original word/act (I don’t really need to explain this further do I?). In hindsight I think I may have experienced said theatregasm when I watched Phantom of the Opera and War Horse and I most definitely experienced one whilst watching Cats at the Regent Theatre. Cats, composed by musical extraordinaire Andrew Lloyd Webber and is based on “Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats” which was written by T.S Eliot. It tells the story…

The Enchanted Chandelier | Appetite Stoke

Hanley Forest Park has seen many a fun fair or big top circus take to its grassy fields and I’ve been in attendance, eaten my weight in food from a fast food van and cop a squat on the grass to soak in the atmosphere whilst chowing down a burger. This weekend, the bright lights and sounds of the fair were surpassed by a mesmerising performance of The Enchanted Chandelier, brought to Forest Park by the guys and girls over at Appetite, who are a part of a three year programme is with the aim to get more young people…

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