Being one of those people who loves going to Pilates classes but then can never remember what to do when I get home, I was delighted to read this book.
at Lighthouse, Poole’s Centre for the Arts. It must be daunting to take on the challenge of touring a show associated with some of the darlings of musical theatre. But it was clear from the opening note of Take That Look Off Your Face that Jodie Prenger was going to make Tell Me On A Sunday her own.
Lighthouse Poole, Monday 29 February 2016 Review by Liz Turner
I’m now proud to be a member of a very exclusive club – even though there must be many hundreds and thousands of other members. I know ‘who did it’ in The Mousetrap.
Barrington Theatre, Saturday 16 January Review by Janine Pulford Seeing the Beach Boys Band at the Barrington Theatre in Ferndown was a dose of nostalgia I’d been looking forward to and what a superb tribute act it was, immortalising the sound I remembered from my youth. A few well-positioned palm trees and short-sleeved, stripy shirts…
By Liz Turner We were promised something different this year at Lighthouse and wow didn’t we get it – this show really flies! Don’t expect a traditional pantomime – this new musical version of Peter Pan takes the audience to a whole different level of entertainment. This is real theatre but with enough fairy dust…
Review by Helena Houghton Late on the wet and windy afternoon of Saturday 28 November, Cantus, Ringwood Choral Society, found a warmth, which captured the anticipation of the season in their spectacular concert in Ringwood Parish Church, welcoming Advent. Their Director of Music, Malcolm Harding, had selected a varied programme which included several antiphonal pieces,…
REVIEW: Avenue Q at Pavilion Theatre, Bournemouth, 10 August – Review by Jasmine Watkiss. At first, I wasn’t sure what to expect from a musical featuring puppets and their puppeteers side by side, but with a Tony Award ‘Triple Crown’ for Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book, Avenue Q seemed like a risk worth taking.
Comic genius Bill Bailey might expect this review to read: “not too bad, all things considered” because he knows about this over-used statement and that the British will consider the sky, the trees, profiteroles, jellyfish, Motzart, Elgar and everything else before using it.
Big Little Theatre School, Pavilion Theatre 16-18 July
At 75, Tom Jones can still belt out the tunes or soothe a crowd with a ballad. He lit up the Larmer Tree Festival last night (14 July) and the atmosphere grew as the night set in.