A wonderful performance of the much-loved classic TV comedy, made all the more poignant by this year's centenary since the end of the First World War. Superb performances tonight from the three main actors; Blackadder, Baldrick and George. Special mention must go out for excellent portrayals of General Melchet, Lord Flashart and the Red Baron. Many are Peoples Theatre regulars who give outstanding performances every time whether doing leading or supporting roles. The show too
The award-winning musical Kinky Boots has landed at Newcastle’s Theatre Royal. This colourful and upbeat show is sensational. Based on the 2005 British film Kinky Boots and with lyrics written by 80s pop icon and Grammy-winning Cyndi Lauper this musical has all the right ingredients to be amazing. The story follows Charlie Price, a young man struggling to live up to his father’s expectations and continue the family business of Price & Son. With the shoe factory’s future hangi
Cameron MacIntosh's blockbuster of a musical has rolled into Sunderland Empire.
The musical is set In the last days of the Vietnam War, 17-year-old Kim is forced to work in a Saigon bar run by a notorious character known as the Engineer. There she meets and falls in love with an American GI named Chris but they are torn apart by the fall of Saigon. For three years Kim goes on an epic journey of survival to find her way back to Chris, who has no idea he's fathered a son. The
The not so young, Young Ones, Nigel Planer and Adrian Edmondson have reunited to perform in stage comedy Vulcan 7. The pair, who have co-written the show, are joined by Lois Chimimba who plays the long-suffering film runner, Leela. The play revolves around former drama students Gary Savage and Hugh Delavois, one a plodding actor, the other a struggling Hollywood star, who are reunited on Icelandic wasteland, on the set of a fantasy film, Vulcan 7. The show’s description says: