Saturday 19 October 2019

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Rebecca Jayne-Davies and Ryan Bennett gave a West End-worthy performance in Daddy Long Legs at The Barn Theatre in Cirencester. © Evoke Pictures.

Daddy Long Legs at The Barn Theatre review: West End-worthy performances

An exceptional, West End-worthy performance by two talented stars, beautiful on-stage music and a thought-provoking plot makes...

© Pamela Raith Photography. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is at Everyman Theatre until Saturday 31 August 2019.

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat review: The musical that gives you a warm fuzzy feeling

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

American Idiot is at Cheltenham’s Everyman Theatre until Saturday 6 July 2019.

American Idiot at Everyman Theatre review: Audible angst live in Cheltenham

Green Day’s renowned concept album has been transformed into a gritty rock-opera that feels like it was written with Broadway...

Aaron Sidwell is ‘totally fearless, committed and frighteningly precise’ in Henry V at The Barn Theatre.

Henry V at The Barn Theatre review: Powerful, modern and packed with patriotic verve

The Bard for a Netflix generation, Henry V at The Barn Theatre delivers a powerful, fresh and poignantly patriotic production...

SoGlos reviews Rain Man at Cheltenham’s Everyman Theatre.

Rain Man at Everyman Theatre review: The classic film brought to the stage

Telling the critically acclaimed tale of an autistic savant and his money-grabbing brother, Rain Man has been retold for the...

Avenue Q is a feel-good musical that will have you roaring with laughter… even if you really shouldn’t!

Avenue Q at Everyman Theatre review: Your new favourite musical

Combining controversial themes like racism and a questionable internet history, Avenue Q is the perfect musical for people...

Club Tropicana is a riot of colour on the stage at Everyman Theatre

Club Tropicana at Everyman Theatre review: A love letter to the 80s on stage

Bringing the music and culture of the 1980s to Cheltenham for one week only, prepare to dig our your ‘Relax’ shirt and crimp...

Hair’s 50th anniversary revival tour began its run at Cheltenham’s Everyman Theatre.

Hair at Everyman Theatre review: An uplifting revival of a Broadway sensation.

Beginning its 50th anniversary tour right here in Cheltenham, Hair is a cornucopia of peace, love, protest and unfettered sexuality,...

The Mousetrap is a murder mystery that will leave you guessing until the last minute

The Mousetrap at Everyman Theatre Review: A masterful whodunnit from Agatha Christie.

A rabble of guests prepares to spend the night at Monkswell Manor guest house, but murder is on the menu in this fabulous whodunnit...

Art is a hilarious expose of friendship.

Art at Everyman Theatre review: A stellar cast in a comedic classic

Serge has spent £200,000 on a completely white painting. Art tells the tale of three old friends who explore how the piece...

The Tiger Who Came to Tea visited the Everyman Theatre during half term.

The Tiger Who Came to Tea review: Children’s theatre at its finest

Retelling the classic children’s tale of the very hungry tiger who descends on a family for his dinner, this charming performance...

Here’s what we thought of Waiting for Godot at Everyman Theatre.

Waiting for Godot review: Tweedy's return to Everyman Theatre without his clown shoes

Gloucestershire’s most-loved clown, Tweedy, ditched his clown shoes in favour of a much more serious role in Waiting...

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...

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