Weston’s Playhouse is welcoming a big-time star later this year, with Jason Donovan making an appearance to celebrate his glittering musical career.

Are you feeling down on your luck? Insecure, vulnerable or down-trodden? Well, the perfect pick-me-up exists in the form of Sheridan Smith’s performance in smash-hit musical Funny Girl, which opened at the Bristol Hippodrome this week.

Popular opera Madama Butterfly will be screened live at the Odeon cinema in Weston-super-Mare.

Strictly Come Dancing is one of the BBC’s most-successful shows but last night people in Weston-super-Mare got to Dance The Night Away with two of its professional dancers Pasha Kovalev and Anya Garnis. The Mercury’s content editor Briana Millett went along to the show...

One of the most evocative and visceral films of the 1990s will be brought to life at Weston-super-Mare’s Tropicana in the form of an explosive theatre show.


Talented University Centre Weston (UCW) students will take to The Playhouse stage later this month as they perform musical Sweet Charity as a professional theatre group.

Win: The Playhouse welcomes a night of musicals

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Some of the best songs from the world’s favourite musicals will be brought to life on stage by a host of talented West End performers at Weston’s Playhouse next month.

A tale of heartbreak, love and money was brought to life on stage last night (Tuesday) as The Wedding Singer made its debut at The Bristol Hippodrome.

A top theatre production company is bringing a thrilling murder-fuelled play to Weston-super-Mare next month, boasting an excellent cast.

A successful theatre company is set to take to the stage in Bristol with their award-winning performance of Letters To Windsor House.

One of Caryl Churchill’s most recent works is being brought to life at the Bristol Old Vic after a sell-out run in London.

An Olivier-award nominated show will be performed at The Playhouse theatre in Weston later this year.

The story of rock ‘n’ roll legends, The Kinks, was brought to life on stage last night (Tuesday) as Sunny Afternoon opened at The Bristol Hippodrome.

Greek mythology brought to life

Saturday, March 4, 2017

A story of two lovers is told in a new way in one of Bristol’s most iconic and exclusive locations.

Two actors are set to take on the role of more than a dozen characters to bring the best of British history to life.

The iconic production Abigail’s Party is set to make its way to Bath as part of its 40-year anniversary tour.

Burnham’s Princess Theatre is once again welcoming the talented Re:Act Theatre school to perform their version of the well-known book Noughts And Crosses.

One of Henrik Ibsen’s most thought-provoking plays is set to be screened live from The National Theatre in London as Tony Award-winning director Ivo Van Hove brings the timeless story of a loveless marriage to life.

The story of A Little Princess will be performed by a theatre group this weekend.

The Blakehay Theatre

Peter James’ tale of deception, murder and loss was brought to life on stage last night (Monday) as Not Dead Enough made its debut at The Bristol Hippodrome.

Strictly Come Dancing star Pasha Kovalev – who won the show’s famous glitterball in 2014 with Caroline Flack – will be dancing his way into Weston next month.

Popular film The Wedding Singer is set to take its place as a sparkling new theatre production next month.

Most Read Entertainment

Read Online

Read the Weston Worle and Somerset Mercury e-edition E-edition

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 10°C

min temp: 5°C

Useful Links

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Send Your Letters
Order Photos
Family notices
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Show Job Lists

Local business directory

Somerset's trusted business finder