Watford

Love Me Do (Watford)

It's not just the past which is another country. That's made clear in the new Marks-Gran bitter-sweet comedy "Love Me Do".

Happy Birthday Sunita (tour – Watford)

Playwright Harvey Virdi cites Mike Leigh's "Abigail's Party" as one of the inspirations for "Happy Birthday Sunita". Fair enough, but there are even stronger echoes of Ibsen's "the Dolls'House".

Watford celebrates street theatre and the town's creative diversity

This year Imagine Watford is four years old. For 2015 the street theatre festival also incorporates the first of the town's new Big Events programme.

Fourteen (Watford Palace Theatre)

Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti's new play examines the growing pains of teenage life

An Intervention (Watford)

Two people – a man and a woman – in love, in lust or just lost in the space in between?

Pirate Gran (Tour – Watford)

A clever new production from children's theatre company Scamp at the Watford Palace

Shiver (Watford)

A secular word to parallel the Jewish custom of sitting Shivah might be closure. Daniel Kanaber's play "Shiver" marries both concepts – how to let go of a dear one after that person has died

Robin Hood (Watford)

If you want one word in which to sum up this year's pantomime at the Palace Theatre, Watford that word would be "stylish". This "Robin Hood" takes us to Sherwood Forest – with a difference.

Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story

The short but meteoric career of rock'n'roll legend Buddy Holly is again being showcased in the new touring production of Buddy, currently at the Watford Colosseum

Commissions, premières and touring productions in Watford this spring

Three commissions and two co-productions have been announced in the Watford Palace Theatre's new season