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Ellen Kent and the Ukrainian Opera & Ballet Theatre Kyiv present Aida

Ellen Kent and the Ukrainian Opera & Ballet Theatre Kyiv present Aida

The award-winning producer Ellen Kent returns to the Regent Theatre with Aida performed by the Ukrainian Opera & Ballet Theatre Kyiv, on Tuesday 14 February. Aida, the grandest of all Ellen Kent’s operas, returns with a stunning new traditional production, boasting an impressive new set built by Set-Up Scenery in the UK, who also build sets for the Royal Opera Covent Garden. In Aida, the splendour of Egypt is set against the grandeur of the Coliseum of Rome with Ellen Kent’s direction influenced by the ancient Greek dramas of Euripides and symbolising the powerful religious hold of the priests of Egypt. This tragic story of war, jealousy and revenge…
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The King & I Comes To The Regent

THE KING AND I is back! Following the critically acclaimed Broadway smash-hit run, its sold-out record breaking season at the world famous London Palladium and its previous record breaking UK and International tour,comes the announcement that the multi Tony Award-winning production will now embark on a new major UK tour from January 2023. This unmissable, majestic production will head to the Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent from Tuesday 30 May to Saturday 3 June 2023. The tour follows the cinema release of the live production of THE KING AND I: FROM THE LONDON PALLADIUM, which was the biggest live event in cinemas of 2018. More than 135,000 movie…
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Regent: Diversity Announce New Tour

This brand-new show heads to the Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent, from Wednesday 20 – Thursday 21 March 2024. Britain’s most-successful dance group, Diversity, have announced their brand-new UK and Ireland tour, Supernova. The 66-date tour takes place across 40 towns and cities throughout 2023 and 2024 and heads to the Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent from Wed 20 – Thu 21 March 2024. Tickets are now on sale and can be booked at atgtickets.com/stoke. Supernova follows Diversity’s sold-out Connected tour earlier this year, which combined playful, comedic routines with powerful statements on human connectivity. Big, relentless, and energetic, the tour dazzled fans across the UK. Diversity took the nation by storm when they won the third…
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Full Cast Announced For The Bodyguard, including Pussycat Doll and Emmerdale Actor

Full Cast Announced For The Bodyguard, including Pussycat Doll and Emmerdale Actor

Producers, Michael Harrison and David Ian are delighted to announce that Emmerdale and Hollyoaks star Ayden Callaghan will join the previously announced Grammy-nominated, former Pussycat Doll, Melody Thornton for the forthcoming UK and Ireland tour of the award-winning international smash hit musical THE BODYGUARD in the roles of Frank Farmer and Rachel Marron respectively. The production will head to the Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent from Monday 27 February to Saturday 4 March 2023. Further casting for the tour includes Emily-Mae as Nicki Marron, John Macaulay as Bill Devaney, Graham Elwell as Tony, James Groom as Sy Spector, Marios Nicolaides as Stalker and Fergal Coghlan as Ray Court.  The role of Fletcher will be shared by Kaylenn Aires Fonseca, Iesa Miller, Frankie Keita and Reneo Kusi-Appauh. The cast is completed by Alexandros Beshonges, Kayne Gordon, Jack…
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Heathers The Musical Makes Its Way To The Regent

Following two smash hit West End seasons, a record-breaking run at The Other Palace and winning the WhatsOnStage award for BEST NEW MUSICAL, Heathers The Musical, the black comedy rock musical based on the eponymous 1988 film, embarks on a new national tour. Westerberg High’s Veronica Sawyer is just another nobody dreaming of a better day. But when she joins the beautiful and impossibly cruel Heathers and her dreams of popularity may finally come true, mysterious teen rebel JD teaches her that it might kill to be a nobody, but it is murder being a somebody. For ticket information https://www.atgtickets.com/shows/heathers-the-musical/regent-theatre/
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Review: Saturday Night Fever. 5* Entertainment

Review: Saturday Night Fever. 5* Entertainment

The Regent has always had fantastic musical productions and tonight's opening of the 1998 musical Saturday Night Fever. based on the 1977 film is no different in its high calibre. The story follows Tony Manero (Jack Wilcox) negotiating his way through 1970's Brooklyn. Complete with dead-end job and a questionable family atmosphere at home, his true passion is waiting for the weekend at the local discotheque where he can dance. Spying his big chance when a big disco dancing competition is announced, he convinces Stephanie Mangano (Rebekah Bryant) to become his dance partner and sparks fly on and off the…
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Interview: Rebekah Bryant talks ‘Saturday Night Fever’

Angela Smith from KnotFM chats to Rebekah Bryant who will be playing Stephanie Mangano in the upcoming visit of Saturday Night Fever to Regent Theatre Angela talks to Rebekah about the role, what to expect and her career to date https://soundcloud.com/user-863110835/rebekah-bryant-interview-17102022
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Craig Revel Horwood Announced as Miss Hannigan in Annie at Regent Theatre

Michael Harrison and David Ian are delighted to announce that Craig Revel Horwood will star as ‘Miss Hannigan’ in the UK and Ireland Tour of their smash hit production of the musical ANNIE, heading to the Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent from Monday 8 – Saturday 13 May 2023. Craig Revel Horwood is probably best known as a judge on all 20 series of BBC1’s Strictly Come Dancing. He returns to the part of Miss Hannigan having played the role to critical acclaim in this production in both the West End and on tour. His other West End Theatre credits include Munkustrap in Cats, Miss Saigon at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane and Harry…
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Casting announced for Neil Gaiman’s The Ocean at the End of the Lane

Casting is announced for the National Theatre’s critically-acclaimed production of The Ocean at the End of the Lane, based on the best-selling novel by Neil Gaiman. Adapted by Joel Horwood and directed by Katy Rudd, this thrilling adventure of fantasy, myth and friendship will visit the Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent for the first time, playing from Tuesday 12 to Saturday 16 September as part of a 40 week tour across the UK and Ireland. The cast includes, Daniel Cornish (alternate Boy), Trevor Fox (Dad), Emma-Jane Goodwin (understudy), Paolo Guidi (ensemble), Millie Hikasa (Lettie Hempstock), Lewis Howard (understudy), Kemi-Bo Jacobs (Ginnie Hempstock), Ronnie Lee (ensemble), Aimee McGoldrick (ensemble), Laurie Ogden (Sis), Keir Ogilvy (Boy), Domonic Ramsden (ensemble), Joe Rawlinson-Hunt (understudy), Risha Silvera (understudy) and Finty Williams (Old Mrs Hempstock).  Further casting to be announced. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lkft7BaUVCU Daniel Cornish’s previous theatre credits include A Certain…
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Review: An Inspector Calls

The doors of The Regent theatre opened tonight onto the dark cobbled street of the famous J B Priestley play, An Inspector Calls. Now in its 77th year since it opened in 1945, it still retains its socio-political relevance today, putting its lens over issues such as class, age, gender and social responsibility. Set in 1912, the stage opens on a dinner gathering in the Birling household, daughter Sheila now newly engaged to Gerald Croft. The dinner dispensed with, the ladies retire while the men drink port and enjoy cigars. The fateful announcement to the household from Edna, that 'an…
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