Tag Archives: Theatre

Dr Faust and Midsummer, St Luke’s, Norwood, Apr 13-16

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Becket, by St John’s Dramatic Society, Selsdon, Feb 4-6

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Jason and his Aussie-nauts arrive on stage in Wimbledon

The New Wimbledon Theatre, a tram ride away, is staging a star-spangled musical again, with Jason Donovan leading the cast in Priscilla, Queen of the Desert. The flamboyant show had DIANA ECCLESTON shed a tear This amazing musical is all … Continue reading

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Kate O’Donnell in Big Girl’s Blouse, Stanley Halls, Nov 20

Who knew what being transgender was in the 1970s? Not Kate’s family. To be fair, crispy pancakes had only just landed in the Midlands, so she had her work cut out. The path to becoming a woman doesn’t always run … Continue reading

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Musical that whips up emotions with touch of the X Factor

DIANA ECCLESTON took the tram to Wimbledon to review the latest coming of a “juggernaut” of a Lloyd-Webber-Rice musical Jesus Christ Superstar has been beguiling audiences for more than 40 years and is one of the most popular in the … Continue reading

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How 4th XV rugby tour was the downfall of Nick Clegg

BELLA BARTOCK went “Up West” last night, for the opening night of a new stage comedy from a Croydon writer who has managed to harness some of the excitement, and a few of the skills, of the Rugby World Cup … Continue reading

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Warlingham’s rugby players take to a new stage

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Stanley Halls stages Invention Theatre Festival, Feb 13

Nine theatre-makers are coming together at Stanley Halls next month to produce one surprising night of theatre in south London’s new performance space. From 7.45pm on Friday, February 13, Stanley Halls are being opened up to performers from various disciplines … Continue reading

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Stanley Halls books its place as part of English heritage

The transfer of Stanley Halls to a local community group in South Norwood has been included as a case study in English Heritage’s latest edition of Pillars of the Community. Stanley Halls is one of just two examples of “asset … Continue reading

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Norwood Society looks at the history of its fire stations

The next local history meeting of the Norwood Society is on Thursday, October 16, at 7.30pm, and is entitled “From Fire Station to Theatre”. As Norwood is soon to have a third new fire station, Bob Callender of the South … Continue reading

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