Theatre

Young performers for Alice In Wonderland.

Alice will visit Wonderland in a performance of Lewis Carroll’s classic tale.

Out Of Sky

Young theatre-makers will take to Bristol University’s stage over the next few nights as a talented, newly-formed company displays its work for the very first time.

Sophia Behn

A celebration of Mod music is set to rock The Playhouse to mark the 50th anniversary of the Mod scene.

Aliens Love Underpants heading to The Playhouse.

Get ready to laugh your pants off, when a children’s bestseller takes to the stage in Weston on the latest stop in its successful nationwide tour.

Frank (Liam Tamne) and Janet (Diana Vickers) performing on stage at The Rocky Horror Show. Picture credit: David Freeman

This Rock ‘n’ Roll science fiction piece landed at the Bristol Hippodrome on July 18 and what a way to kick off its week-long stay.

Rehearsal For Murder.

Alex Ferns and Anita Harris star in a new stage adaptation of Rehearsal For Murder, which visits Weston in August.

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Credit: Johan Persson

Fun-loving New York musical Guys and Dolls made its debut last night (Tuesday) and thrilled the Bristol Hippodrome audience so much, the cast were given a standing ovation.

Des O'Connor.

Des O’Connor joins Jimmy Tarbuck live on stage at the Bristol Hippodrome.

Rarely-performed show hits Bath

Thursday, July 7, 2016
Michael Cochrane in rehearsal. Photo by Tristram Kenton.

Revered comedy While The Sun Shines will open in Bath next week.

Win: Murder Mystery set to celebrate 60 years

Thursday, July 7, 2016
Mousetrap

The record-breaking production The Mousetrap is making its way to Bristol, and you could be there on opening night thanks to our competition.

Chicago

Murder, adultery, jazz and liquor – it could only be the musical Chicago, which proved to be a brilliant evening of entertainment at the Bristol Hippodrome last night (Monday).

Little Shop Of Horrors

Re:ACT theatre school is set to perform Little Shop Of Horrors at The Princess Theatre, in Princess Street, from Friday until Saturday.

School staff rally against closure

Monday, July 4, 2016
Mendip Players, for production of 'After September' by Jimmie Chinn.

A catalogue of catastrophes at a school for girls is the focus of a new play by the Mendip Players.

Tina Counsell School of Dance Showtime Express.

A Weston-super-Mare dance school will be taking to the stage to show off their talents in their annual end-of-year show.

Opinion: Shakespeare ballet stuns on stage

Thursday, June 30, 2016
Taming of the Shrew

The Bristol Hippodrome was left stunned last night (Wednesday) when the ballet adaptation of The Taming of the Shrew lit up the stage on opening night.

The Blakehay Theatre is welcoming Weston Operatic Society to the stage for four nights of a musical with a difference.

Win: Kick off your Sunday shoes for Footloose

Thursday, June 30, 2016
Footloose

The toe-tapping and fun-loving Footloose musical is back – and you could watch its opening night in Bristol thanks to our competition.

Save the last dance

The final casting for Save The Last Dance For Me, which will be arriving in Weston-super-Mare in August, has been completed.

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