A spell-binding and captivating rendition of the much-loved fairytale Cinderella was retold by award-winning choreographer Matthew Bourne last night (Tuesday) at the Bristol Hippodrome.

A puppet-based story based on much-loved children’s book and cartoon will be performed in North Somerset next month.

The remarkable story of hall-of-famer Carole King will be told at the Bristol Hippodrome and the Mercury is offering readers the chance to be there for free.

A crop of television stars will be at Weston’s The Playhouse theatre next month starring in an hilarious show about women’s ageing process.

The Playhouse Weston-super-Mare

When I booked to see Cilla The Musical which opened at Bristol’s Hippodrome last night I wondered how they would condense the 2014 TV drama about the meteoric rise of singer and presenter Cilla Black, which spanned several hours, into a two and a half-hour theatre show.

A teenage tale of powerful love will be performed in Clevedon next month, and the Mercury has a pair of tickets to see it up for grabs.

Two award-winning comedians will pay homage to a pair of legends.

One of the most ‘heartfelt’ fairytales ever told will be brought to life before the audiences’ very eyes at the Bristol Hippodrome this month.

An acclaimed theatre company’s latest comedy about time travel and the internet celebrity craze will be performed in North Somerset later this month.

The cast of Hairspray welcomed us back to the 1960s as the hilarious show opened at the Bristol Hippodrome last night (Monday).

It is 1968 and music icon Elvis Presley is about to make his long-awaited TV comeback after years away from the stage.

The Playhouse Weston-super-Mare

Churchill Academy has been forced to cancel its Singing In The Rain performances at Weston-super-Mare’s Playhouse Theatre.

Clevedon will host a new Bristol-based theatre company’s hilarious show about female friendship next week.


A tribute to one of the most famous duos in comedy history will be in Weston next month.


It is an exciting year for Weston-super-Mare’s Playhouse Theatre with some top-of-the-bill comedians and star-studded performances taking place and the Mercury is offering you the chance to see them for free.

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