owen lewis

03 Mar 2017

Lakmé

Swansea City Opera/Dinas  Abertawe

Theatre Severn

3rd March 2017

The greatest thing one notices at an Opera performance in Shrewsbury is the huge diversity of people that make up the audience. Could this be because of the town’s incredibly  eclectic,  music scene? It might be; however whatever the reason, theatre goers tonight were treated to the wonderful...

19 Feb 2017

Justin Moorhouse

Walker Theatre

Sunday 19th February 2017

Not surprisingly enough given our current political turmoil people  just love comedy, so turnout for a Sunday night in February was impressive. It was obvious there were a lot of fans in expecting Justin Moorhouse to be as funny  if not funnier, than his last visit to the town. Did he succeed? More in a moment....

11 Feb 2017

Iain Stirling

Walker Theatre

Saturday 11th February 2017

It is known that any role or act in the performing arts offers up its various challenges, how  the artiste deals with those challenges is a measure of how able or talented they are. Consequently measures are met and the reviewer can reflect on those times and how the artistse did or didn’t handle those challenges....

03 Feb 2017

Whitney –Queen Of The Night

Theatre Severn

Friday 3rd February 2017

If one is a regular at Theatre Severn you will know of the proud tradition of bringing the best of the tribute acts and shows that are working throughout Europe and the UK. Tonight was no exception and for most the spectre of Whitney Houston seemed to be back amongst her people singing her songs and making...

29 Jan 2017

Birmingham Philharmonic Orchestra,

The Silver Screen

 Theatre Severn

Sunday 29th January 2017

There’s something rather special about a matinee performance, there seems a certain kind of decadence to be watching a show when others are either working or trying to recover from the week they had working. Such was the scheduling of this rather exciting concert with The...

26 Jan 2017

Vampires Rock…Ghost Train

Theatre Severn

Thursday 24th January 2017

If you are a goth, or an old rocker or even a vampire then this is definitely the show for you. Steve Steinman is back with a continuation of his Vampire story and what a great show.

Framed  within a ghost train, the narrative to this spectacular was a little tongue in cheek. It was a real a slick...

24 Jan 2017

Omid Djalili

Theatre Severn

Tuesday 24th January 2017

 

To see a full auditorium on a Tuesday on a  Winter’s night in January, is quite a sight in itself but the buzz was electric as the highy partisan crowd settled into place. They had come to worship at the temple of British-Iranian comedian Omid Djalili, and his off-beat and somewhat contentious view of life in...

02 Dec 2016

Cinderella

Theatre Severn

Wednesday 30th December 2016–Sunday 8th January 2017

(All show times available from T7 Box  office)

Here’s a bet for any takers. Go out and try to find a pantomime better than, or even par with this amazing show.

One thing Theatre Severn has always done well is the panto. Names like Paul Hendy, Eric Smith and Brad Fitt will forever...

16 Nov 2016

BALLETBOYz: Life

Theatre Severn

Wednesday 16 November2016

Since 2001 BALLETBOYz have been setting the world of contemporary dance on fire. With their bold strident and challenging pieces the two founders, Michael Nunn and William Trevitt have created a fascinating and accessible company, who always surprise. Tonight’s performance, that incidentally played to a very full...

14 Nov 2016

Far From The Madding Crowd

Walker Theatre

Monday 14th -Tuesday 15th November 2016

 

Maybe you have sweated over an O’Level Question about Far From The Madding Crowd, or  suffered some arid English Literature lesson wishing the likes of Thomas Hardy had never been born. Fear not rescue is at hand. Hotbuckle Theatre Company have taken this otherwise dusty tome, blown...

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