Northampton Theatre News and Reviews

Catherine Love: International ideas benefit audiences everywhere
By Catherine Love · 12 May 2014

The caravan showcase, currently taking place as part of Brighton Festival, is a reminder of the benefits of international exchange

Happy 80th birthday Alan Bennett: 8 quotes we love from Untold Stories
By Theo Bosanquet · 9 May 2014

To mark the great man's 80th today, we've compiled a selection of quotations from his 2005 collection of writings

Gary Lucy leads new Full Monty cast, tour starts September
By Editorial Staff · 9 May 2014

Lucy will star alongside Andrew Dunn, Louis Emerick, Rupert Hill, Martin Miller and Bobby Schofield

Paines Plough's James Grieve and George Perrin: 'We strive to be a truly national theatre of new plays'
By James Grieve and George Perrin · 6 May 2014

As Paines Plough turns 40, its joint artistic directors tell WhatsOnStage how they're celebrating with the company's biggest season yet

Globe on Screen returns with Macbeth, The Tempest and more
By Rosie Bannister · 2 May 2014

Shakespeare's Globe will broadcast three of its 'Season of Plenty' productions to cinemas around the world later this year

To Sir, With Love (Northampton)
By Michael Coveney · 11 Sep 2013

Matthew Kelly and Ansu Kabia star in a new version of the classic Sidney Poitier film at the Royal & Derngate theatre

Alice - An Extraordinary Adventure
By WhatsOnStage Reviewer · 22 Jun 2013
Heartbreak Productions, Brixworth Country Park and touring nationwide until September 1, 2013
Dancing at Lughnasa (Tour - Northampton)
By WhatsOnStage Reviewer · 29 May 2013
Brian Friel's acclaimed play, first seen in 1990, is a curious piece. Set in Ireland in 1936, and framed by a flashback narrative from the then seven-year-old boy as a grown-up, it's ...
The Mousetrap (Wolverhampton)
By Kieran Johnson · 28 May 2013
The Queen of murder mystery, Agatha Christie arrives in Wolverhampton this week with the 60th Diamond Anniversary tour of The Mousetrap. Setting the scene in a beautiful country manor, we’re
Titus Andronicus (RSC)
By WhatsOnStage Reviewer · 24 May 2013
This latest production of Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus, to borrow from football punditry, is a play of two halves. Before the half time whistle is blown we a taken at a canter through a ...