Tag: Jonathan Church

RSC To Transfer 6 Plays To London In 2016

LONDON - MARCH 06: A general view of the Barbican Centre on the day of a concert celebrating its 25th Birthday on March 6, 2007 in London, England. Queen Elizabeth II opened the Barbican Centre on March 3, 1982 and declared it to be "one of the wonders of the modern world". Funded by the City of London, the Barbican is the largest multi-arts centre in Europe, housing a 2,000-seater concert hall, two theatres, two art galleries, three cinemas, three restaurants and conference suites and a floor space of 20 acres. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Following the four Shakespeare history plays, King & Country: Shakespeare’s Great Cycle of Kings, which kicked off 2016 at the Barbican Theatre, the touring production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream: A Play for the Nation visits the Barbican for a week of performances in May, with London amateurs from the Tower Theatre joining the cast as the Rude Mechanicals, and pupils from Eastbury Community school and Beam Primary school in Barking and Dagenham playing Titania’s fairy train. Continue reading

Mack & Mabel @ Chichester Festival Theatre

tumblr_inline_nrvizwdDFu1rgiv1h_500Mack & Mabel has long been known as a troublesome musical, various reasons have been given for why it has repeatedly failed to secure itself a spot as a permanent favourite of the theatregoing masses. After repeated successes with their big summer musicals, the team at Chichester Festival Theatre are setting out to change that! Continue reading

Chichester Festival Theatre Announce Mack & Mabel Starring Michael Ball


We’d all heard the rumours and now Chichester Festival Theatre confirm the return of local boy Michael Ball in a new production of Mack & Mabel. Jerry Herman’s classic Hollywood love story. Continue reading

Welcome Back Chichester Festival Theatre


On Thursday we attended the re-opening event for Chichester Festival Theatre after its extensive renovation. As a theatre whose content we always thought far outstripped the venue itself we were excited to see what might have changed. Continue reading

Amadeus @ Chichester Festival Theatre

Chichester Festival Theatre has long been a destination for consistently high quality theatre, but in my lifetime at least, it’s never been a particularly nice place to be. You’d turn up at the last minute, see the show and leave. Now, fresh faced after a £22 million redevelopment it’s unmistakeably the same building, but lighter, airier and, despite having an extra 100 seats in the auditorium, somehow more spacious. Continue reading

COMING SOON Chichester Festival Theatre 2013 Season part 2 – The Minerva Theatre

tumblr_inline_mjhx6fflks1qz4rgpYesterday we previewed the shows going on in Chichester’s Theatre In The Park for the 2013, season. Today we look at what’s going on next door. Continue reading