Acclaimed saxophonist Yolanda Brown set for Harlow Playhouse

DOUBLE MOBO award-winning YolanDa Brown is the premier female saxophonist in the UK, known for seamlessly blending jazz, soul and reggae.

Jocee at the Harlow Playhouse

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.

Nathan Carter is coming to the Harlow Playhouse

NATHAN Carter is a sensation! In Ireland he outsold One Direction, Pharrell Williams and Michael Buble, and became the first country act to reach number one in the Irish charts in 2013 after Garth Brooks, six years before.

PQA present Summer Musical Theatre Showcase

THE Pauline Quirke Academy of Performing Arts presents ‘Summer Musical Theatre Showcase 2017’ featuring young performers aged 4 to 25 from our Academies in Harlow and Bishop’s Stortford. See below for details on each performance:

Razed Roof film to be showcased at Harlow Playhouse

At 7pm on Friday 30th June at Harlow Playhouse, Razed Roof will be screening the DVD of their show ‘Unfolding’; along with a short, unseen video of Lady Gibberd speaking about Sir Fredrick Gibberd and Harlow.

Packed Harlow Playhouse programme

THERE is a host of great shows, productions and performances. From Jason Donovan to The Sooty Show; from Peter Pan the pantomime to Russell Watson.

Jacqui Ison School of Dance and Theatre Arts: That’s Entertainment!

AFTER the huge success of the Jacqui Ison School of Dance and Theatre Arts’ pupils on the National and International circuit, young performers return once more to the Harlow Playhouse in a spectacular showcase of dance and musical theatre.

Sweet sound of Neil Diamond set for Harlow Playhouse

Tribute shows, Homages, Celebrations ? There are just so many. Some good, some bad, they come and go in and out of vogue, much like the artist(s) that they are emulating. A very select few however, are just so good, that they become a sensation in their own right, thus becoming a must see, the only show for fans of the original artist.

Tosca is coming to the Harlow Playhouse

AFTER a successful tour with Carmen and Madama Butterfly last year, Russian State Opera is back with another beautiful production of the greatest opera classic – Tosca. Featuring an impressive cast and accompanied by a delightful live Orchestra, this Puccini masterpiece will be sure to intrigue and fascinate you.

..and finally Phil Collins at the Harlow Playhouse

In 2017 they present a brand-new show that is truly enhanced by new lighting, stage sets and world class musicians to get even closer to that immense Phil Collins

Our June’s Wedding at Harlow Playhouse in June

Our June’s Wedding 24 Jun Pay What You Can It’s June’s big day! Time to get out the bubbly, hats and pearls for the wedding you’ve been looking forward to. However, will things go according to plan, as an over-the-top father, nervous groom, lost best man, disgruntled mother-in-law, and… But where is the bride? Gather […]

Letters to Windsor House at Harlow Playhouse

After opening at the Playhouse last year, the multi-award winning Sh!t Theatre return to the Playhouse for the Harlow Festival. With songs, politics, dodgy landlords and detective work, this national housing crisis gets deeply personal in a show for Generation Rent.

See a Shooting Star at the Harlow Playhouse

Shooting Star 8 Jun — 10 Jun Theatre 2 Theatre “How does a transfer, a part-time job in the firm’s packing department, on top of your 12 pounds a week, and a little house so you won’t have to live with your folks, sound to you?” The chairman of a top-flight English football club makes […]

Harlow Playhouse: Tez Ilyas: Made in Britain

JOIN one of the UK’s most exciting rising stars as he heads out on his first nationwide tour… In 2015, Tez Ilyas achieved phenomenal success with his debut stand up show TEZ Talks.

Declan J Donovan and Amy Westney at the Harlow Playhouse

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.

Smack That at the Harlow Playhouse

Smack That (a conversation) is commissioned by Harlow Playhouse, supported by Arts Council England, Essex County Council, DanceEast, Rich Mix, Arts Depot, and developed through the Open Lab at Barbican/Guildhall.

Review-Blackout: a work in progress

ALL the actors portrayed multiple roles with ease but I must make specific mention of Delme Thomas who stood out. Each role he played was performed with a deep subtext and meaning. It was clear whenever my eye was drawn to him and this was frequently, that he was completely in character. His ability to slip between accents and body language to change persona is commendable.

Interview: Leo Sayer excited to be coming to the Harlow Playhouse

IT may be a little bit lost in the mist of time but Leo Sayer wrote some fine songs. And what is more they had some wonderful stories attached to them.

Review: Beverley Craven at the Harlow Playhouse

THIS was a classic case of not really knowing what to expect. This reviewer was only aware of the massive 1991 hit “Promise Me” and a couple of other minor songs such as “Holding On”.
To be honest, we thought this was going to be a little bland. How wrong we were.

Review: Ultimate Bowie at the Harlow Playhouse

ON April 20th, 1972, a “one hit wonder” stepped onto the stage of the Harlow Playhouse. His new album “The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and th eSpiders From Mars” had just been released. In three months time, he was to appear on Top of the Pops to plug a single that had been out for two months. The rest they say is….

Review: Giselle by the Harlow Ballet Association

AS Albrecht, professional dancer Joe Bishop, who trained with HBA as a youngster, gave a dynamic performance, owning the stage with his agility and power. But he never allowed his skill to overshadow the production, complementing and never dominating the rest of the cast.

Giselle at the Harlow Playhouse

HARLOW Ballet Association present the most famous of surviving Romantic Ballet, Giselle, in a very authentic version, with full scenery, costumes and a great deal of the original choreography.

T.Rextasy set to play rescheduled gig in April

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: The Little Mermaid makes a big splash at the Harlow Playhouse

THE scenery was stunning and really made you feel as if you were underwater. Just like the pantomimes at Harlow Playhouse, production values are very important and the audience, who are paying good money, appreciate that the show has also given them a quality product.


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