South East

The latest news, features and reviews from theatre, opera and dance in Chichester, Guildford, Newbury throughout the south east of England outside London.


Daniel Ryan as Daniel and Samantha Spiro as Peppy, Johan Persson

The House They Grew Up In

Deborah Bruce (Chichester Festival Theatre with Headlong at Minerva Theatre, Chichester).
Reviewer: Sheila Connor

Omid Djalili as Tevye, Johan Persson

Fiddler on the Roof

Book by Joseph Stein based on the Sholem Aleichem Stories, music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick (Chichester Festival Theatre at Chichester Festival Theatre).
Reviewer: Sheila Connor

Meghan Tyler, Ailsa Joy and Sarah Gobran, Owen Findlay below, Matt Pereira

The Two Gentlemen of Verona

William Shakespeare (The Guildford Shakespeare Company at University of Law Gardens, Guildford).
Reviewer: Sheila Connor

Death of a Salesman, Manuel Harlan

Death of a Salesman

Arthur Miller (Royal and Derngate, Northampton, in association with Cambridge Arts Theatre at Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford).
Reviewer: Sheila Connor

Die Walküre, Robert Workman

Die Walküre

Richard Wagner (Grange Park Opera at The Theatre in the Woods, West Horsley Place).
Reviewer: Louise Lewis


Robin Hood cast at Woking

The New Victoria Theatre at Woking has announced that soap star Shane Richie play the title role of this year's pantomime Robin Hood.

Sheila Connor, 14 August 2017

Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds' autumn season

Willy Russell's Our Day Out opens the new season at Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds—a season which features new writing and a range of visiting companies bring drama and comedy.

Sandra Giorgetti, 09 August 2017