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.

Musical notes

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


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.

The Playhouse
Oppits 'Wizzard of Oz' dress rehearsal.

A group of friends are off to see the wizard – the wonderful wizard of Oz.

That'll be the day

A nostalgic rock ‘n’ roll show is returning to The Playhouse as part of its 30th anniversary tour.

The Playhouse
Present Laughter.

Noël Coward is one of Britian’s most iconic playwrights and his work still lives on today.

The Rocky Horror Show

The astounding Rocky Horror Show is making its way to Bristol next month, and you could be there on opening night thanks to our competition.

bee gees

A tribute to an English pop band – who soared to international success in the 1960s – is being performed in Weston.

The alien and Timmy from Aliens Love Underpants (Picture: Stuart Slavicky).

Hit children’s book Aliens Love Underpants has been transformed for the stage, and will visit Weston-super-Mare as part of its tour.

The Playhouse
Rock Of Ages

A jam-packed Blakehay Theatre enjoyed a night to remember last night (Wednesday) as Rock of Ages took to the stage for its opening night.

Guys and Dolls. Picture: Johann Persson

The fun-loving New York musical Guys and Dolls is making its way to Bristol as part of its UK tour and you could be there on opening night thanks to our competition.

Lady Anna: All at Sea

Brand new original play Lady Anna: All At Sea is setting sail in Bath until Saturday, as part of a UK tour.

Weston-super-Mare dancing show

Friday, June 10, 2016
The show will take place at The Playhouse.

A Weston dance school is set to put on a show-stopping performance when its students perform at The Playhouse next month.

The Burlesque Show

The Playhouse in Weston is welcoming The Burlesque Show for one night only, when the award-winning performers are set to create an exciting evening.

Michael Pennington as King Lear (Picture: Marc Brenner).

Renowned Shakespearean actor Michael Pennington will take the title role in King Lear when the show visits Bath.

Members of the cast at the dress rehearsal.

Shipham Players will be back on stage this month when they host two show and supper evenings at Shipham Village Hall on June 17 and 18.

Winscombe Youth Theatre dress rehearsal.

Winscombe Youth Theatre (WYT) is celebrating its 26th anniversary this Saturday by presenting Hen House Horrors in the main hall at Churchill Academy.

The Mikado

Gilbert and Sullivan’s iconic opera The Mikado is making its way to Bristol later this month, thanks to a unique production created by Scottish Opera and Doyly Carte.

The Railway Children.

Young story lovers will be able to enjoy live performances of two of their favourite literary tales this summer – and you could be at one of the performances, thanks to our competition.


A couple of well-known stars are taking to the stage in Bristol in the award-winning hit musical Chicago – and you could be there on opening night thanks to our competition.

Anita Harris stars in Rehearsal for Murder.

Revered West End director and producer Bill Kenwright is set to entertain Weston-super-Mare audiences with his new production of classic thriller Rehearsal For Murder.

HMS Pinafore.

The Theatre Royal in Bath is welcoming everyone aboard the HMS Pinafore as this Gilbert and Sullivan classic returns to the stage.

Taming of the Shrew.

William Shakespeare’s timeless The Taming Of The Shrew is coming to the Bristol Hippodrome – but not as you know it.

Ministry of Science Live will be at The Playhouse.

Budding scientists and aspiring astronauts are sure to be inspired when Ministry Of Science Live comes to The Playhouse later this year.

Rock Of Ages

Weston is welcoming the smash-hit musical Rock Of Ages to the Blakehay theatre this month and you could be there on opening night, thanks to our competition.

Soul Legends will be at The Playhouse, Weston. Photo by Paul Boyling.

Soul music lovers are set to be delighted when a brand-new show celebrating the genre’s best tunes comes to Weston – and you could be there enjoying the show thanks to our competition.

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