Southend Theatre News and Reviews

Research finds that NT Live has 'no negative impact' on regional theatregoing
A 'big data' survey carried out by Nesta is the first to examine the effect of live cinema broadcasts
John Barrowman to play Palladium as part of 2015 tour
By Editorial Staff
Barrowman's You Raise Me Up tour opens in May next year
Catherine Love: In praise of confusion
There's always a place for carefully crafted narrative, but why are we so keen for theatre to make sense all the time?
Joe McGann and Shobna Gulati chat about John Godber's April in Paris
John Godber's comedy has been revived and is going on tour. We find out more from the two stars.
First look: Globe's Macbeth starring Joseph Millson on screen
By Editorial Staff
The next production in the Globe on Screen series comes to UK cinemas from 25 June
Annie Get Your Gun (Tour - Manchester)
Emma Williams plays the sharp shooter and you cannot take your eyes off her in this touring revival
Rock of Ages (Tour - Manchester)
Noel Sullivan and Ben Richards rock out in the UK tour of the hit Broadway/West End musical
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (Southend)
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at Southend's Cliffs Pavilion bills itself as a strictly wicked pantomime. It really lives up to that definition
Kindertransport (Brighton)
Andrew Hall's UK tour of Diane Samuels' Kindertransport opened at the Theatre Royal Brighton last week
September in the Rain (tour)
John Thomson and Claire SweeneyRobert Day Perhaps because – as his programme note makes clear – John Godber ...