Entertainment

Helen Forrester’s Twopence to Cross the Mersey Opens Next Wednesday In Crewe

Based on the late author’s million-selling autobiography, the play written by Rob Fennah, chronicles Helen’s early life during The Great Depression in 1930s Liverpool.Featuring a cast of 9 playing over 40 characters, the period drama is set in the early 1930s in the midst of the Great Depression. Helen's spendthrift father was declared bankrupt forcing the family to leave behind the nannies, servants, and beautiful middle-class home in the gentler South West of England. With nothing more than the clothes they stood up in, thefamily of nine took the train to Liverpool where they hoped to rebuild their shattered lives.…
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Marvellous Cast Visit Stoke City Fc’s Bet365 Stadium

The cast of the New Vic Theatre’s latest show had a Marvellous day out this week at the bet365 stadium with Stoke City FC’s former kitman Neil ‘Nello’ Baldwin, whose life the play is based on. Back by popular demand, Marvellous takes to the stage at the New Vic from Saturday 17 September to Saturday 8 October, after its first smash-hit run earlier this year. Helping the original cast of seven get back into character ready for the show to reopen, Neil showed them around his beloved football ground and even pointed out his usual seat where he watches the games. Cast members Suzanne…
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<strong>SUMMER TAKES A HILARIOUSLY SPOOKY TURN AS <em>ERIC’S MONSTER MASH</em> HEADS TO THE NEW VIC STAGE</strong>

SUMMER TAKES A HILARIOUSLY SPOOKY TURN AS ERIC’S MONSTER MASH HEADS TO THE NEW VIC STAGE

Halloween comes early to Basford’s theatre-in-the-round as New Vic favourite ‘Eric’ brings a new show full of ghoulish treats and crowd-pleasing retro tunes. Eric’s Monster Mash, performed from Monday 22 August to Saturday 3 September, sees popular character Eric finally give in and take partner Bev on holiday, after months of being nagged. She’s looking forward to a week’s all-inclusive somewhere sunny but Eric has found a cheaper option – a week in Transylvania! Eric and Bev soon find out that things are not as they seem in their holiday retreat. Especially when on arrival they discover another family –…
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Kai Owen to Return  to the Regent Theatre This Christmas in the Pantomime Adventures of Peter Pan

Kai Owen to Return to the Regent Theatre This Christmas in the Pantomime Adventures of Peter Pan

The Regent Theatre is excited to announce that Kai Owen will be returning to Stoke-on-Trent this December in this year’s Christmas extravaganza, The Pantomime Adventures of Peter Pan! Kai joins previously announced Panto stars Jonathan Wilkes and Christian Patterson, this year’s spectacular family pantomime will be at the Regent Theatre from Friday 9 – Saturday 31 December 2022. Kai is best known for his portrayal of Rhys in the worldwide hit series Torchwood created by Russell T Davies.  In 2015 Kai was cast as Pete on Channel 4's Hollyoaks. He was involved in an extremely powerful storyline that along with support from the NSPCC gained great acclaim from critics and audiences alike. His other television…
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