THE veteran broadcaster David Hamilton is coming to the Harlow Playhouse in what promises to be a fascinating show.
Break the code at the Harlow Playhouse
EXIT PURSUED BY A HIPPOPOTAMUS! This is not a stage direction for Harlow Chorus’ 40th Anniversary concert at Chelmsford Cathedral on 16th April ay 7.00pm, but a ‘moment’ in the life of composer David Fanshawe who inadvertently hit a hippo on the head with a canoe paddle during his journeys across Arabia and Africa collecting music for African Sanctus.
STRICTLY Come Dancing favourites Ian Waite and Natalie Lowe will perform a dance showcase spectacular designed to dazzle and wow you. The pro-pairing are best known for their high intensity performances on the hit BBC show and have become family favourites as they push the boundaries of dance to bring the best out of their celebrity couples.
MORE than 100 performers from Harlow Ballet Association will perform Coppelia at Harlow Playhouse from Thursday, April 7 to Saturday, April 10. Set in a European village the story sees a toy maker create a doll so life-like that a young man falls in love with it. The classic tale shows the doll come to life and compete for the man’s affection with his previous girlfriend.
“There’s a gentleman living here. He’s got a birthday today, and he’s forgotten all about it. So we’re going to remind him. We’re going to give him a party.”
THIS Easter, join the fun of our all-new Rock and Roll family musical version of Rapunzel Rocks. From the producers of recent Easter smah-hit productions, The Wizard of Oz, and Robin Hood, enjoy all the best traditions of a fairytale story, but with new twists and rockin’ music, this very special production is one for the whole family to enjoy.
STANDING ovations are rare events these days but that is exactly what the audience at the performance of Spine at the Harlow Playhouse gave last week.
THE producers of Sing-a-Long-a Sound of Music and Sing-a-Long-a GREASE bring you their latest interactive film. The brand new singalonga screening of the classic film starring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey.
GODMOTHERS of soul The Three Degrees are celebrating their 50-year history by performing hits for fans old and new.
While the songs of most 1970’s groups are only performed by tribute bands the Philadelphia ladies are as active and glamorous as ever.
Then an awkward question on gay rights and the Section 28 ban, which produces a surprising insight into Maggie being one of the few Conservative MPs to support Leo Abse’s 1967 Private Members Bill that decriminalised homosexual acts between males aged over 21.
Special Double-Bill Event: Playing Maggie & Spine, March 10th. Playing Maggie: with Pip Utton Pip Utton is the Iron Lady! Not merely a portrayal, but a live audience with Margaret Thatcher,
TOP comedian Dane Baptiste brings his radical humour to the Harlow Playhouse.
A CELEBRATION of the life and work of Frank Sinatra comes to the Harlow Playhouse.
HOST of Live At The Apollo and star of Radio 4, the great Hal is back ranting about the real evils of the modern world – over sharing on social media and the 5:2 diet. The more he complains the funnier he gets. Book Early. As seen on The John Bishop Show, The Royal Variety Performance, Would I Lie To You?, The Great British Bake Off; An Extra Slice, Live At The Palladium and Have I Got News For You.
“THE STAGE” described Blackeyed Theatre as one of the “most innovative companies working in English theatre”. That is a big call, so we went to see their version of F.Scott Fitzgerald with great expectations.
IMMERSING you in the decadence of America’s ‘Jazz Age’, The Great Gatsby is brought to life in this sizzling new stage adaptation from nationally acclaimed Blackeyed Theatre. Recreating the sights, sounds and feel of America’s ‘Roaring Twenties’ as seen through the eyes of Nick Carraway, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s masterpiece is a brilliant evocation of a society obsessed with wealth and status.
IT was just one song but it was a special moment for this reviewer. On Friday, as part of their barnstorming set at the Playhouse, T.Rextasy played an unplugged version of Heroes as a tribute to David Bowie.
FROM Love Me Do to Let It Be, this concert celebrates the Golden Anniversary of Help.
THE EVER popular T.Rextasy are set to come to the Harlow Playhouse. Fan or not, this is a great evening of music that pays tribute to the Jeepster’s work.
THEY first came to fame in 1964 with the number “Call Up the Groups” (Parts 1 and 2). It overcame copyright restrictions and parodied a number of the leading pop groups of the time including the Searchers, Freddie and the Dreamers, the Dave Clark Five, the Bachelors, the Rolling Stones, and the Beatles. The song […]
THE latest in the “Pay What you Can” season at the Harlow Playhouse is the award winning play Confirmation.
BOUND which is inspired by true accounts of human trafficking was the first Pay What You Can Season show at Harlow Playhouse and it was a complete success with over a 100 people through the door and 30% of the audience that had never been to Harlow Playhouse before. Harlow Playhouse is excited for the rest of the season and they have some great shows coming up.
PHYSICAL Theatre can be a tricky business. It has to get the balance right between being visually interesting and keeping the narrative running. Justice in Motion are an Oxford theatre company whose production Bound managed to seamlessly synthesise those two themes.