HARLOW Playhouse has teamed up with SaferPlaces to become the first theatre to enrol in the J9 initiative.
THE younger members of the Harlow Theatre Company took on a dark and ambitious piece called The Darcelan Casebook.
YOU have to admire Harlow Theatre Company. They are a brave theatre group that are not afraid to take on challenging pieces.
HARLOW Theatre Company’s 2017 season is kicking off in February with their production of Harold Pinter’s ‘The Homecoming’.
HARLOW Theatre Company returns to the Victoria Hall Theatre next week with their latest production Bad Girls the Musical.
Following on from last year’s successful musical Rent, the show will open on Tuesday 11th running for five nights to Saturday 15th October at 8pm.
PICTURE this. You are a journalist who has been working on politics stories allay. You then go down to the Victoria Theatre to review a play that centres on..local politics and planning applications.
IT isn’t every day that you are welcomed by a serf and a wench on the streets of Old Harlow but audience members walking towards the Victoria Hall were welcomed with some homely medieval wit.
REVIEWING amateur dramatics is a perilous task. Some say, that you can criticise the MP, criticise the Chief Constable, criticise the local football team but heaven forbid if you criticise Mary who played the maid in the latest production of “Whoops Vicar, where is my trousers.”
HARLOW Theatre Company’s production of Jez Butterworth’s Mojo presents a largely strong cast in depicting this 1950s Soho-set thriller.
Silver Johnny is the leading star of the decadent Atlantic Club in Soho, but goes missing with his manager, and owner of the club, found cut in half in the bins outside.
A magical story for all the family to enjoy at Christmas time in this re-imagining of the original fairytale. So it’s time to let your hair down and join the fun in this all new production.
Harlow Theatre Company is producing Simon Stephen’s highly acclaimed play PUNK ROCK at the Victoria Hall Theatre in Old Harlow opening on 16th September and running for four nights until 19th September. This intense and powerful play has been described as ‘edgy and acute’ ‘remarkable and unpredictable’.
THIS Christmas it’s time to let your hair down and join the fun in our all-new production of ‘Rapunzel’ at the Victoria Hall Theatre, Old Harlow. This reimagining of the original Brother Grimm fairy tale has all the best traditions of our highly praised previous Christmas productions, but with a new tangled twist and written especially for the whole family to enjoy.
TAKE two real life married couples, add four characters who are working class social climbers desperate to get their fingertips on the next rung of the ladder, mix together with Willy Russell’s sharp, incisive and hilarious script and allow to simmer over the summer and the result is Thompson Promotions’ production of ‘One For The Road’, a hilarious comedy that is about as near to farce that Willy Russell (Educating Rita, Shirley Valentine) has come.
RENT originally opened on Broadway in 1996 after having to move from its original off-Broadway home due to its increasing popularity and the emergence of the self-titled ‘Rent heads’ – in short, the show was simply too popular! The musical tells the story of struggling artists attempting to live and love in New York’s Alphabet City in the early 1990s, while living in the shadow of HIV/AIDS.
HARLOW Theatre Company are set to perform Rent the musical at Victoria Hall Theatre in July.
Paul Stephenson was a fine Capt.Mainwaring and he really grew into the role. Again, not only did he look like the Capt. but really brought all the bumptiousness of the man. Although his finest moment was, perhaps, the third act, where the Capt indulges in a brief flirtation with a Fiona Grey. It is a very sad scene, which exposes Capt Mainwaring as a man living an unfulfilled life. But both Paul and the Alyssa Upton produced a brilliant couple of scenes.
VICTORIA Hall Theatre is marking its 20th anniversary by Crowdfunding to raise £30,000 in 60 days to replace the seats and build full disabled access.
JEANNE Stacey’s production of The Comedy of Errors is the perfect Shakespeare for kids and adults alike. It is a silly, yet clever, story – mistaken identity, not one, but two sets of identical twins separated when very young, a series of coincidental events all happening over a really short period of time…
THIEVES Like Us is a full-length play about the love story of two villains written by local playwright Carly Godfrey-Bridger and directed by Bernard Moule. Carly was inspired by characters like Dexter and by her desire to write a strong female lead.
Frustrated, I thought why not write a part you would like to do and see if you can collaborate with others. Then a brilliant opportunity came up. An event called ‘The Screen Collective’ was a chance to submit a short film which could be shot in one night.
PARENTS looking for something to entertain their children over the February half-term break need look no further than Victoria Hall Theatre in Old Harlow.
And then there was Jim Thompson. We can’t remember who he reminds us of but his standout performance as Robert was just wonderful. This was a slightly awkward man put into the middle of a really awkward situation and dealing with it really badly!
THE HARLOW Theatre Company is set to perform the comedy Boeing Boeing this week at the Victoria Hall Theatre in Old Harlow.