Tuesday 18 December 2018

Gloucestershire gloucestershire theatre reviews

Read independent Gloucestershire gloucestershire theatre reviews written by SoGlos’s experienced journalists.

Aladdin provides exceptional entertainment value and a quality of production you’d struggle to see on regional stages anywhere in the country.

Aladdin at The Everyman Theatre pantomime review

Aladdin at the Everyman Theatre was a slick, epic and no-expense-spared musical production fit for the West End. The incredible...

Dick Whittington: The best Roses Theatre panto we’ve ever seen!

Dick Whittington at The Roses Theatre pantomime review

From classic Two Ronnies gags for the grandparents to Baby Shark and flossing for the kids, there was something for all the...

Here’s what we thought of Just So at The Barn Theatre.

Just So at The Barn Theatre review

Bringing Rudyard Kipling’s magical stories to life, Just So took to the stage at Cirencester’s Barn Theatre and...

Left to right: Dominic Brewer, Hywel Dowsell and Herb Cuanalo in Hound of the Baskervilles

The Hound of the Baskervilles at The Barn Theatre review

Retelling the famous Sherlock Holmes tale, the latest production from Cirencester’s The Barn Theatre is a hysterical murder...

The bare cheek of it! The Full Monty aroused a standing ovation at The Everyman Theatre in Cheltenham, where it opened the 2018-2019 national tour.

Review: The Full Monty Last Tour at the Everyman Theatre

Did The Full Monty go the FULL monty, did Gary Lucy live up to expectations, and is it true the tour might return to Cheltenham?...

SoGlos headed to Cheltenham Open-Air Theatre Festival for the first production this summer.

The Midnight Gang at Cheltenham Open-Air Theatre Festival review

Picnic in hand and deck chairs on our arms, we headed to Bacon Theatre’s glorious Open-Air Theatre Festival for its children’s...

SoGlos headed to The Barn Theatre to review its latest production.

The Rise and Fall of Little Voice at The Barn Theatre review

Bringing the stage to life once again, The Barn Theatre captivated audiences with the timeless tale of The Rise and Fall of...

Spamalot was frivolous, funny and a whole lot of fun! All images © Trevtography

Spamalot review at the Everyman Theatre

Silly slapstick, sparkling costumes and even singalong songs; Cheltenham Operatic and Dramatic Society’s brilliant adaptation...

One Minute drew audiences into an intriguing drama, set in London.

One Minute review at The Barn Theatre

A unique theatre experience in the Cotswolds; The Barn Theatre cemented its flourishing reputation with incredible drama One...

Image © Gem Hall Photography.

Giffords Circus My Beautiful Circus review

Bursting into life for another year armed with a new big top and a dazzling show to boot, Giffords Circus came up trumps once...

Quintessential British entertainment; The Importance of Being Earnest is a flawless comedy by Split Second Productions.

Split Second Productions' The Importance of Being Earnest review

Two actors, seven characters and one incredible show – Split Second Productions breathed new life into Oscar Wilde’s...

Drama at its best; The Winslow Boy is a must-see at the Everyman Theatre.

The Winslow Boy review at Everyman Theatre

A gripping drama that sets the personal against the political, The Winslow Boy follows one father’s fight for justice....

Jaimie Pruden as Lilly Craven in The Secret Garden at The Barn Theatre

The Secret Garden review at The Barn Theatre

A contemporary twist on the classic novel, The Secret Garden perfectly blends heartbreaking ballads with uplifting folk-rock...

Expect love, war and an epic story during Sebastian Faulks’ Birdsong.

Birdsong review at the Everyman Theatre

Juxtaposing personal tragedies with worldwide turmoil, Sebastian Faulks’ epic story, Birdsong, was compelling, heart-breaking,...

Quartet proved the perfect play with an excellent cast and plenty of laughs.

Quartet review at the Everyman Theatre

Shining a hilarious light onto the woes of ageing, Quartet offered uplifting entertainment peppered with dirty jokes, farcical...

Enjoy a sprinkling of fairy tale magic at the Roses Theatre. All images © Jack Boskett.

Sleeping Beauty pantomime at Roses Theatre review

Featuring sparkling sets, singalong songs and a sprinkling of magic, Sleeping Beauty was a dream of a pantomime at the Roses...

Enjoy a festive celebration of Gloucestershire past and present at the Everyman Theatre.

A Gloucestershire Midwinter review at Everyman Theatre

A delightfully seasonal show complete with Christmas carols, mummers, wassailing and even a sprinkling of snow, A Gloucestershire...

Dick Whittington and His Cat is a simply irresistible show. All images © Antony Thompson, Thousand Word Media.

Dick Whittington and His Cat review at Everyman Theatre

From London Town to foreign shores, with a good dose of Gloucestershire for good measure, Dick Whittington transported audiences...

SoGlos’s Monday was brightened up thanks to How The Other Half Loves.

How The Other Half Loves review

Combining farce, slapstick and laugh-out-loud comedy, Alan Ayckbourn’s How The Other Half Loves is an unmissable tour de force...

The Kite Runner was atmospheric, moving, and utterly compelling at the Everyman Theatre.

The Kite Runner review

Blending themes of family and friendship against a backdrop of political and personal turmoil, The Kite Runner at the Everyman...

Gifford’s Circus Any Port in a Storm review, the best show yet?

Giffords Circus Any Port in a Storm review

Despite an uncertain forecast, Any Port in a Storm brightened up a damp British summer with its tempestuous 2017 tour – delivering...

Romeo and Juliet provided a brilliant theatre experience complete with live music. © Scott Rylander.

Watermill Theatre's Romeo and Juliet review at Everyman Theatre

Never was a story of more woe, than Juliet and her Romeo – and never a more innovative production of the play than Watermill...

© Bill Kenwright Productions.

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat review

With a crash of drums and flash of light, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat burst onto Everyman Theatre’s...

A small cast and a powerful performance, Twenty One Pounds delighted audiences.

Twenty One Pounds review at Everyman Theatre

A true story addressing Gloucestershire’s slave history, Twenty One Pounds saw a small cast tackle a monumental topic...

Sophie Ward portrayed shy housekeeper Eunice Parchman brilliantly. © Mark Yeoman.

A Judgement In Stone review at Everyman Theatre

Tackling important issues of social class against a thrilling backdrop of murder, mystery and madness, Bill Kenwright’s...

The five-strong cast worked seamlessly together during a flawless performance.

Abigail's Party at Everyman Theatre review

With a splash of gin, a blast of Donna Summer, and the twinkle of fibre optic lights, Abigail’s Party breathed new life,...

Take a trip to the circus during Italian drama, La Strada.

La Strada review at Everyman Theatre

Blending themes of love and loss with dazzling circus lights, La Strada transported audiences during a moving and mesmerising...

Liza Goddard excelled in the lead role of A Passionate Woman. © Anthony Thompson, Thousand Word Media.

A Passionate Woman at Everyman Theatre review

Blending nostalgia, romance and comedy, A Passionate Woman triumphed in its humorous but honest portrayal of ageing, family...

Rain or Shine’s winter show, Hound of the Baskervilles offered feel-good fun.

Rain or Shine’s Hound of the Baskervilles review

Boasting mystery, mayhem, and plenty of mirth, Rain or Shine’s winter show, Hound of the Baskervilles, offered an evening of...

Jack and the Beanstalk offered a delightful show for all ages. © www.thousandworldmedia.com.

Jack and the Beanstalk pantomime review at Everyman Theatre

From Cheltenhamville to a galaxy far, far away, SoGlos climbed the beanstalk into A Cloud Cuckoo Land filled with mischief,...

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