Review: Words and music raise spirits at Harlow Playhouse

TO be honest, this reviewer was not that keen on attending this concert. Nothing against You Win Again but the events in Westminster had cast a huge shadow on the day.

In Tents and Purposes at the Harlow Playhouse

Roxy Dunn (Channel 4′s Babylon, BBC 3′s Top Coppers) and Alys Metcalf (Olivier Award-winning The Play That Goes Wrong)
compete with their egos to tell a comic, time-hopping story, exploring whether our lives are predetermined or shaped by our choices.

The Little Mermaid at the Harlow Playhouse

GUARANTEED to make a splash this Easter, jump into our all-new musical comedy for all the family – The Little Mermaid. From the producers of recent seasonal hits, The Wizard of Oz, Robin Hood and Rapunzel, this adaptation of Hans Christian Anderson’s tale will warm your cockles.

BBC Introducing at the Harlow Playhouse: Come see Lydia and Florence

HARLOW Playhouse and BBC Music Introducing in Essex join forces to present a very special series of live gigs, all hand-picked to nurture and give exposure to the freshest artists across the UK.

Start spreading the news at the Harlow Playhouse

THE world’s No1 Sinatra, Stephen Triffit, celebrates the centenary of Sinatra Live at the Sands, following his own 3 seasons at the Sands, starring as the original Ol’ Blue Eyes in the West End, and selling out the Palladium (twice) with his solo spectacular. Classics: Fly Me to the Moon; Mack the Knife; New York, New York; My Way; That’s Life; Under My Skin and more – it’s the swagger and velvet vocals, backed by the fantastic sound of big band swing.

Let’s Hang On at the Harlow Playhouse

LET’S Hang On returns to take you on a musical journey through the history of one of the most successful bands of all time – Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons! Featuring an anthology of hit songs, prepare for an electric atmosphere, and don’t be surprised to find yourself on your feet and dancing before the night is over!

Thrive at the Harlow Playhouse

Thrive 7 Mar Main Stage Pay What You Can A stunning new production staged within a large set that surrounds the audience. Created especially for teenage audiences, Thrive takes on the challenging subject of trauma and beautifully portrays the unsayable. Delve into the lives and minds of three young people as their world gets turned […]

Harlow Playhouse: The Eulogy of Toby Peach

The Eulogy of Toby Peach 2 Mar Theatre 2 Pay What You Can “I was born on 18 December 1988. I was diagnosed with cancer 3,322,000 minutes ago…” Toby has come to deliver his Eulogy. Join him as he enters the (not so) exclusive cancer club; sample chemotherapy cocktails, select the perfect funeral playlist and […]

T.Rextasy are set to get it on at the Harlow Playhouse

T.REXTASY have been performing all over the world for 25 years, a career that ironically out-lives Marc’s very own T.Rex. In 2017, the band returns to venues across the UK to transport audiences back to the 70s for the Marc Bolan 40th commemorative anniversary tour.

Review: Bottleneck and Spine at the Harlow Playhouse

IT is no wonder that both these plays are under the banner of Harlow Creates. Harlow should be proud of these two actors and the team behind the performances. We must have more showcases for our Harlow actors. We would love to see both plays on the road (Edinburgh Fringe?)

Search for Our Carnal Hearts at the Playhouse

WHO do you envy? Who is like you but a little bit better?

BBC Introducing: Arcaves

Harlow Playhouse and BBC Music Introducing in Essex join forces to present a very special series of live gigs, all hand-picked to nurture and give exposure to the freshest artists across the UK.

Jonny and the Baptists: Eat The Poor on the way to the Harlow Playhouse

THREE quarters of MPs are millionaires. A third of the country lives below the poverty line. Whatever your politics, Jonny & the Baptists think it’s worth talking about.

Britain’s Got Talent’s Jamie Raven set for the Harlow Playhouse

After headlining the record-breaking The Illusionists in London’s West End, Harlow Playhouse are delighted to bring Jamie Raven to Harlow as part of his hit theatre tour.

King Arthur is coming to the Playhouse this Sunday!

THE AWARD-WINNING Story Pocket Theatre presents Michael Morpurgo’s epic tale of magic and heroism as King Arthur takes to the stage on Sunday February 12 at the Harlow Playhouse.

Review: Cracked at the Harlow Playhouse

CRACKED follows the template of One Flew Over The Cuckoos Next by Ken Kesey, that is to say, we are taken to a psychiatric ward and introduced to several inmates and staff. The lead character is a head-strong person (Ellen played by Gailie Anderson) who is headstrong and anti-authoritarian.

Carly hopes Cracked makes an impression at Playhouse

ON TUESDAY night, a new play by Harlow writer, Carly Godfrey-Bridger makes its debut at the Harlow Playhouse.

Mr Bloom is bringing his Nursery to Harlow Playhouse

Bring your ‘tiddlers’ along to join Mr Bloom and the Veggies on their first ever live tour! They’re busily getting the allotment ready for a very special visit from a member of the Royal family. So why don’t you pop along and say ‘ello’ too for a right-Royal knees up.

Bottleneck and Spine at the Harlow Playhouse

A hilarious, pan-generational and heart-breaking call to arms for our modern age. Spine charts the explosive relationship between a ferocious, wise- cracking teenager and an elderly East End widow.

Henning Wehn set to make his mark at the Harlow Playhouse

JOIN German Comedy Ambassador Henning for an evening of Teutonic jolliness. After his last show tackled those well-known staples of light entertainment

Eighties songstress Judie Tzuke at the Harlow Playhouse

FOLLOWING her sell-out 2015 tour, Judie is back on the road with special acoustic concert, promising to be an intimate evening of old favourites and new songs and tales from across her life and career.

Get round the table for Michael Morpurgo’s King Arthur

An epic tale of magic, heroism, love and betrayal; adapted by the author of War Horse. When a boy becomes stranded at sea, he is rescued by a mysterious old man who claims to be King Arthur of Pendragon.

Steven K Amos set to appear at Harlow Playhouse

OVER the last twelve months, Stephen has performed his unique brand of feel-good comedy across the world. And what did he find when he travelled? People. People like you and me and some of them said the most ridiculous things – to his face!

Will you see the Vanishing Man at the Harlow Playhouse?

Hugo Cedar was an Edwardian magician known as the ‘Vanishing Man’; he created the perfect trick and then disappeared forever, but his story lives on…


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