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21 Apr 2016

The Magic Of Motown

Theatre Severn



The Reach Out Tour, seems an appropriate name for this incredibly talented cast and their fully charged Motown spectacular. They reached out to a packed theatre and the audience reached right back, consequently the music flowed to an extremely receptive and highly excited crowd.

However not an entirely blot-...

15 Apr 2016

The Rubettes

Theatre Severn

15 April 2016

If you are a fifty something, then one imagines you will clearly remember the Rubettes. Dishing out their Teeny Bopper Music in their pristine white suits and their trademark big white caps, they painted a noticeable image in the landscape of our past.

Should they have stayed there with so many groups that the pop charts had...

07 Apr 2016

We’ll Meet Again.

Walker Theatre T7 (matinee)

7th April 2016


Well if you are a nostalgic sort of a person. This is the show for you. “We’ll meet again,” is an amble down memory lane with something for everyone.

Comprising of two musicians, both highly qualified in their given trade. This was proven as as they delivered  faultless backing for all that was ...

16 Mar 2016

9 to 5 The Musical

Theatre Severn

16th-19th March (Incl. Saturday Matinee)

One hears so much about the high octane group that is Get Your Wigle On, and if it is high octane, high energy performances you enjoy then this is the troupe for you.

This company has been enjoying success after success and tonight they showed that they will continue to fulfil that brief....

26 Feb 2016

Let’s Twist Again

Theatre Severn

26th February 2016

If ever you wanted a reminder of what was going on in British Pop Music in the fifties and sixties see this show , it really does have to be the definitive fifties and sixties tribute show. You won’t get much better.

The question that poses itself is, why was this show so much better than so many tribute or cover...

16 Feb 2016

Avenue Q

Theatre Severn

16-20 February 2016

Stunning, Brilliant, Hilarious, Amazing and Awesome, These are just a few of the superlatives one could use in a description of this show. The Muppets for grown-ups is also something one could add.

Avenue Q is a beautifully crafted, written and performed show.

Those of us at fifty something, may well remember all...

05 Feb 2016

Horrible Histories

Incredible Invaders

Ttheatre Severn

3….6TH February 2016

For the second show of the week with the crew from Horrible Histories, that incredibly captivating TV show, we are met by Britain’s Incredible Invaders.

Faster and pacier than the Groovy Greeks we were taken on a whistlestop tour of the formation of the British Race. All the way from...

03 Feb 2016

Horrible Histories/ Groovy Greeks

Theatre Severn

3-6 February 2016


When the combined age of the full theatre adds up to no more than fifty, you realise that you are watching one of the most popular shows for children today. Yes Horrible Histories has leapt from the little screen to live theatre and is both educating and entertaining.

Anyone who was a parent...

31 Jan 2016


Theatre Severn

31st January 2016

There was a palpable sense of excitement  as the Theatre Severn slowly filled this evening for OperaUp Close’s presentation of Bizet’s Carmen.

With a new English version beautifully worked to fit the original score written by Robin Norton Hale. and with further work on a brand new orchestration by Harry Blake, this is a show...

29 Jan 2016

The Great Gatsby

Theatre Severn

28th-30th January 2016

“One of the most innovative companies working in contemporary English theatre,” Claims “The Stage,” as they discuss the wonderfully creative company Blackeyed Theatre. Theatre goers in Shrewsbury tonight seemed massively to concur with that view as they lapped up this beautifully crafted show.



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