Review: BBC Introducing at Harlow Playhouse

WHEN thinking of Harlow Playhouse, intimate gigs with live unsigned bands is not generally the image conjured up. When booking tickets for BBC Music Introducing Essex I was totally unsure of what the evening would entail. When arriving at the newly revamped playhouse bar and café the atmosphere was very different from any I had experienced there. There was a buzz in the air,

Omid Djalili set for Harlow Playhouse

AWARD-winning comedian and actor Omid Djalili has announced a huge 108-date 2016 & 2017 UK tour of his brand new show ‘Schmuck for a Night’, from Monday 3rd October 2016 – Saturday 20th May 2017. Full tour listings follow the interview. Here he sits down for a chat with Ben Williams…

Come into The Lounge at the Harlow Playhouse

97 years go by in a flash; an afternoon lasts an eternity. In a care home lounge, Marsha begins the last day of her life. She cannot go quietly. As radiators burn and Jeremy Kyle blares, rivalries and relatives jostle for space on the Axminster carpet. Packed with witty observations, this mesmerising new show shines a light on how we cope, or don’t cope, with ageing.

Harlow Theatre Company have a cunning plan……..

HEAD to The Victoria Hall Theatre from 20th July and see your favourite characters from the comedy classic Blackadder. Edmund has taken up with the dizzy Queen and her daft Nurse. Blackadder, supported by his manservant Baldrick and sidekick Lord Percy, will find themselves thwarted by his adversaries including Lord Melchett.

Harlow Playhouse: Pay what you can is In Good Hands

PAY WHAT YOU CAN SEASON. Take a seat, would you like a cup of tea? Don’t worry; you’re In Good Hands, the hair salon where people come for cuts and stay for chats. Julie got a start-up grant. Now, Lisa is her best customer and business is doing… Fine. Don’t miss this magical piece of theatre by Playhouse favourite Catherine Ireton and Grace

Review: Makin’ Steps “To The Movies”

THE creative minds behind the public performances of Makin’ Steps seldom fail to impress and “To The Movies” was no exception. Just for starters, the opening bars of the theme to “Jaws” accompanied by a menacing shark’s fin took us through a compilation of over twenty movies played out in silhouette on the company’s ‘Big Screen’ before Abbie Middleton Evans and Charlotte and Janine Rudin took us into the Little Shop of Horrors.

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