Theatre Severn

28 Feb 2020
Herman’s Hermits Theatre Severn 28th/February/2020 There’s a funny old tale about a worker who had had the same sweeping brush since he started in the job Fifty years ago. The punchline goes I have only had three new heads and four new handles! One finds that with a lot with Sixties and Seventies Bands. It happens by natural wastage or splits, artistic differences or for whatever reason but it is...
27 Feb 2020
Vamos Theatre Dead Good Walker Theatre 27th-28th February 2020 There’s a well known theatrical expression called Triple Threat. It loosely translates to somebody who can dance sing and act. However I in a totally subjective way, will attach the non de plume to Vamos Theatre, not just because they can probably do all of those things in abundance: No I have seen three of their shows and three times...
05 Feb 2020
Get Your Wigle On Shrek The Musical Theatre Severn 5th February- 9th February (Matinee Saturday 2 p.m. & Sunday 1 p.m.) The year was 2001 and we were all in a brand new century expecting brand new things. In cinema we got Shrek. A sweeping success, it gave just the right amount of irreverent humour to win its way into the very psyche of the British population. Sarcasm and Irony were the key...
The cast of Me and My Girl
29 Jan 2020
A local dance and theatre company will be taking part in a 24 hour tap-a-thon on Saturday 1st February, to raise funds and awareness for their youth theatre group. Lindsay Kelly, who runs The Viv Kelly School of Dance and Theatre, is committed to continuous tapping from 10am on Saturday morning, until 10am the following day, with fellow teacher Chrissie Purslow. Money raised from the 24 hour...
25 Jan 2020
Exciting Science Theatre Severn 25th January 2020 Well here we are into a new year and this is my first foray back after a long and lazy seasonal period, and what a show to come back to. Thrilling, High Octane and Exciting are some of the superlatives one can attach with a great profligacy to this brilliant new and exciting science show. Geared for the younger audience (5 to 12) Exciting Science...
06 Dec 2019
Aladdin Theatre Severn 4th December 2019-12th January 2020 For Matinees see Theatre Severn Guide Well it is that time of year again. It cannot be believed that a full twelve months whizzed by since I was writing last year’s Panto review. However a year has passed, I need to get over it and move on to this year’s wonderful panto…Aladdin. I have said many times that Bradd Fitt is the the funniest...
18 Nov 2019
The Entertainer Theatre Severn 18th November-23rd November (Matinees 14.30 Wednesday and Saturday) The year is 1956, the playwright John Osborne, the play is The Entertainer. Written with an aim to break the Angry Young Man image of his earlier “Look Back in Anger,” he still promotes the Fourth Wall, Kitchen Sink Drama genre, The Entertainer is a strange play and although contemporized from the...
30 Oct 2019
The Pitmen Poets, Walker Theatre, Wednesday 30th November 2019 If you were around pre-Nineteen Eighty Four you will be very much aware of how mining and mining communities were the very backbone to our existence. They kept us warm and illuminated. You might also be aware that that date is one of the most crucial dates in our industrial heritage. It was the year that the miners stood firm against...
22 Oct 2019
Cabaret Theatre Severn 22nd-26th Ooctober 2019 (2.30 Matinee Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday) Regular theatre goers will recognise the name Of Bill Kenwright Productions and will know that has always been a hallmark of a good show. One always gets a feeling of watching top West End stuff, thanks to the enterprising production company. This time they have gone one better if the level was already Ten...
02 Oct 2019
An Inspector Calls Theatre Severn 02nd  October-5th October 2019 Matinee 02nd  and 05th   at 14.30 Sometimes to watch a theatre doing exactly what it can is like watching a top athlete work, every sinew every muscle in synchronicity so too is theatre. Every light cue, every sound cue, Theatre Technology , Actors, Directors to Producers and Designers,  all working together to turn a space “a...
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