Tuesday, February 19, 2019



Preview: A Raisin in the Sun at the Nuffield Theatre

“What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun?” Langston Hughes Director Dawn Walton brings Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun to the Nuffield Theatre in Southampton! Visit the...
John Nicholson in Madame Bovary (c) Jonathan Keenan

Review: The Massive Tragedy of Madame Bovary! at the Nuffield Theatre

One of the greatest French writers of the 19th century, Gustave Flaubert, writes in his most controversial novel, Madame Bovary, about the woman and man’s moral decay. Although the novel opens with the description...
Fat friends the musical

REVIEW: Fat Friends The Musical

Fat Friends The Musical has taken the hit TV show and transformed it into a stage spectacular! Kay Mellor’s characters come back to eager audiences as the Yorkshire set production takes a comedic look at...
Wuthering Heights Landscape Photo Guy Farrow Mayflower

Wuthering Heights: “The ballet consumed you… it haunted you”

This fusion between ballet and literature brought love together like you have never seen it before. Europe’s best dance company, the Northern Ballet told the classic Emily Brontë's tale: Wuthering Heights. It was my first time...

Review: Chicago at The Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Being a fan of the film Chicago and all of the songs included, I was excited to see it performed on another platform when it came to The Mayflower Theatre this week. Curious and...

Review: Bent at The Stage Door, Southampton

In 1979, a play called Bent by Martin Sherman was performed onstage for the first time and it shocked everyone. In 2016 at The Stage Door in Southampton, the very same play was performed...

Stomp: Bringing Alive the Background Music to Life!

Stomp is the exhilarating and inventive theatre show that fuses rhythmic beats, soulful dance and profound expression to create an innovative physical performance. The concept was created by Luke Cresswell and Steve McNicholas who...

REVIEW: Hairspray at Mayflower Theatre

Southampton is alive with colour as the big, bold and beautiful Hairspray bursts into Mayflower Theatre for one week only. Taking the audience back to the 1960s and the height of racial segregation, this musical...
My funeral by Myra Bradley

Solent Students are a tough act to follow

Southampton Solent University students will be performing in Studio Solent this week (Room JM315). Last week the University saw two excellent plays from students on the BA Performance course by Popped Up Productions: Picture This, a verbatim play about the...

Preview: Guys and Dolls on Mayflower stage

Nominated for Six Olivier Awards, West End’s “Guys and Dolls” starring Richard Fleeshman and Maxwell Caulfield will be coming to Mayflower Theatre between 17-21 May. Ticket details here. Direct from the West End where it...



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