Review: Comedy of Errors by Harlow Theatre Company

IT is often said that you cannot take Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors seriously, and this is the same in Jeanne Stacey’s production. She adopts conventions of the silent film era – using slapstick comedy, melodramatic gestures, intense physicality and some truly excellent reactions – in her direction for Harlow Theatre Company to bring the farce to life.

Review: Live at The Playhouse

ANDREA Hubert was next and the lack of warmth in Andrea’s sneery comedy about her friends who she doesn’t like having the babies that she doesn’t want didn’t seem to connect with the Harlow crowd. It’s a bit risky to tell an audience: “You won’t like this,” and I almost think Andrea expected that her jokes might not really land

Review: Bugsy Malone at Harlow Playhouse

Set in 1920s Chicago, Bugsy Malone takes influences from the lives of mobsters like Al Capone and Bugs Moran, before mixing them together with a cast full of kids and the infamous splurge guns. As Scott Baio, the original film’s star put it, “you couldn’t ask for a better first big gig!”

Wings over Abbey Road over Harlow Playhouse

WINGS OVER ABBEY ROAD Saturday 25 April 7.30pm ALTHOUGH released before “Let It Be”, “Abbey Road” was The Beatles’ last recorded album – The biggest band in history at the very height of their success. Paul McCartney then went on to form “Wings”, a phenomenal band that released 23 singles and 9 albums, and toured […]

Giants of Rock ‘n’ Roll coming to Harlow Playhouse

FOUR giants of the Rock ‘n’ Roll world come together for the first time at the Playhouse Harlow for BE BOP A LULA!
Eddie Cochran, Gene Vincent, Billy Fury and Roy Orbison will be brought to life on stage in Harlow. Backed by some of the UK’s finest musicians, Gavin Stanley and Lars Young recreate these legends with passion and a very real ‘feel’ of the artists and their music. This is your chance to catch the show locally before it heads to the West End.

Review: Circus of Horrors at Harlow Playhouse

THERE aren’t too many scenarios where you find yourself staring at a dwarf’s genitals as the precursor to your Sunday evening entertainment. That said, The Circus of Horrors is not your everyday piece of theatre. Part Rocky Horror Show and Part Aerosmith Tribute Act, Night of the Zombie is as ever, all big hair and fake blood and not for the easily offended.

Comedy: Live at the Harlow Playhouse returns

Live at the Playhouse is bringing back another phenomenal line-up of top TV comedians to the Harlow Playhouse on the 6th March 2015. The fantastic line-up includes Damian Clark, Mick Ferry, Raymond & Mr Timpkins Revue and Nick Dixon. The compere of the evening will be the brilliant Mark Olver. 

With a hugely talented roster of comedians to tickle all taste buds, laughter is guaranteed. The evening includes a variety of deadpan, observational and alternative comedy, making both nights a perfect night out for all comedy fans.


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