Theatre

Shoulder pads, back-combed hair and neon leggings are back for the 1980s show which is heading to The Playhouse in Weston next month.

You would be hard pressed to find a more heart-warming show than Calendar Girls - The Musical which is playing at Bristol's Hippodrome theatre.

This week marks 50 years since The Playhouse reopened after being gutted by an overnight fire.

Horrible Histories fans can catch two live shows packed with hilarious historical facts at the Bristol Hippodrome this month.

Weston Playhouse will be turning back time with a night of musical entertainment at the end of the month.

Luck was definitely a lady for the Worle Operatic and Dramatic Society when the cast of Guys & Dolls took to The Playhouse stage for opening night last night (Thursday).

A new stage show, based on the award-winning children's television series In The Night Garden, is heading to Weston's Playhouse theatre next week.

A show based around guitar heroes Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Brian May and others will be performed at a Weston venue next month, and the Mercury is giving readers a chance to win tickets to see the show.

A feel-good musical has announced it will come to the West Country next year.

British people love a good old quiz and one will be played out before a Weston audience's very eyes next week.

A hilarious award-winning musical comedy will be staged for two weeks in the West Country this summer.

Bath Opera at Blakehay

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Two men pretend to go to war and then return in disguise to see how faithful their fiancées are in a thrilling opera at Weston's Blakehay Theatre.

I had always wondered why a simple murder mystery has become the longest-running West End show of all time above all the technical wizardry, catchy songs and flamboyant staging of the modern musical, so I tiptoed towards the Bristol Hippodrome last night (Monday), deerstalker on head, and magnifying glass in hand, to catch the opening night of The Mousetrap.

The Tony, Olivier and Grammy award-winning musical The Book Of Mormon will be staged at Bristol Hippodrome next year.

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