Category: Theatre

The Rochester and North Kent Music and Drama Festival

What's On Where WOW Kent RNKFDF

Entry is now open for this wonderful annual event, celebrating amateur dramatics and all genres of music from across the area. Formerly known as the Medway Festival of Music, Speech and Drama, the event is in its 41st year and has expanded to include North Kent. It will take place at the Pilkington Building, University of…

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WOW’s Anna Morell interviews Su Pollard

Su Pollard

Best known as Hi-De-Hi’s Peggy, Su Pollard has actually carved out a far longer career as one of pantomime’s finest and funniest wicked queens. Anna Morell caught up with her to find out just how wicked she really is. AM: You’ve been doing wicked queen roles since 2002… SP: Yes, I ‘spose I must have been…

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Theatre Review: Blood Brothers at The Orchard Theatre

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If this was a Hollywood story, there would be a happy ending. You know, like The Parent Trap. But this isn’t Hollywood, it’s Willy Russell, and you’ll find no happy-ever-after here. Blood Brothers isn’t just heart-wrenchingly brilliant, it’s rip your heart out through your throat, stamp on it multiple times and then throw it under…

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Review: Black Dog at Revelation, Ashford by Anna Morell (5 stars)

Black Dog, Revelation, Ashford

14-18 NOW is a centenary arts commissioning body, the goal of which is to reconnect people with the First World War. As such, it commissioned acclaimed illustrator Dave McKean to produce a performance. His response was Black Dog, a graphic novel reimagining the life and works of war painter Paul Nash as a chronology-hopping dreamscape….

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