Tags : Theatre Features

BBC Radio 2’s ‘Greatest Songs From A Musical’ Announced

Last weekend, BBC Radio 2 celebrated all things musical theatre, playing hours upon hours of the nation’s favourite show-tunes. During the show, musical theatre royalty Elaine Page OBE announced the top twenty greatest songs from a musical, which were voted by BBC Radio 2 listeners from a shortlist of songs, compiled by a panel of […]Read More

BBC Announces National Singalong Of ‘Any Dream Will Do’ From

To coincide with the previously announced Musicals: The Greatest Show, the BBC have launched a national singalong of ‘Any Dream Will Do’ from Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat. The event will be led by Jac Yarrow, the show’s leading man, and will be shown on 7 February 2021 during live the broadcast of Musicals: The Greatest Show. […]Read More

In support of BTEC Performing Arts: “without it, I don’t

Performing arts has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember: school plays, trips to watch theatre shows, and eventually my university degree. Without it, I don’t know where I’d be today. The possibility of scrapping the BTEC Performing Arts qualification in England has emerged, which means that students won’t […]Read More

10 Ways to Help Your Local Theatre

No one really needs reminding that their local theatre is struggling right now, with some venues managing to open in fits and starts over Summer, and many remaining completely closed since March. But if you’ve been sat clutching your tickets, praying that your favourite theatre will stay open long enough for you to see your […]Read More

Arts Recipients in The New Year’s Honours List: The Right

The New Year’s Honours list is often fraught with controversy, not necessarily for those awarded them but for those who are not, and for those who believe that the system itself should be abolished as a relic of a bygone and morally ambiguous era. Michael Sheen recently revealed that he had given up his OBE […]Read More

London Theatres Prepare To Open Doors, Whilst Other Cities Suffer

New Coronavirus regulations in England mean that London theatres will be allowed to reopen, while many other areas must keep their doors closed. The capital has been categorised a Tier 2 area, meaning indoor entertainment venues can reopen from 2ndDecember. However, cities like Manchester and Birmingham will face harsher restrictions as part of Tier 3. This […]Read More

The Indiependent’s Theatre Christmas Gift Guide

2020 has been a bleak year, and we’re all desperately in need of some Christmas cheer! With less than a month to go until the big day, there’s not long to finish buying all of your presents. Whether you’re searching for a gift for a theatre-lover, or looking for inspiration for your own wish list, there’s […]Read More

What Can Britain Learn From Theatres in South Korea?

As another lockdown means that we have to stay inside, waiting for the Coronavirus infection rate to drop, so too must theatre fans resign themselves to be away from the beloved auditoriums for a little longer. It’s a sad fact, especially since we were so close to new productions. The National Theatre was set to […]Read More