National Blood Service - Do Something Amazing - Give Blood

Custom Search

AMATEUR REVIEWS

A-Z Index of affiliate reviews

Reviews listed by affiliates 

 

42nd Street,  Coventry Musical Theatre Society, Coventry Belgrade

The Wedding Singer, Sutton Art Theatre

The Importance of Being Earnest, RWP Productions, Sutton Town Hall

Death and the maiden,Swan Theatre Amateur Company

Chorus of Disapproval, Circle Players

The Herbal Bed,
 Highbury Theatre Centre

Dad's Army, The Nonentities, The Rose Theatre

Disconnected, Hall Green Little Theatre

Hairspray, Sutton Coldfield Musical Theatre Company, Lichfield Garrick

Talking Heads,, Moorpool Players

Edith in the Dark,, Grange Players, Walsall

Boeing-Boeing, Dudley Little Theatre

The Glass Menagerie, The Nonentities, Rose Theatre, Kidderminster.

To Meet Oscar Wilde, Hall Green Little Theatre

Two, Sutton Atts Theatre, Sutton Coldfield

Calamity Jane, |Manor Musical Theatre Company, Sutton Coldfieldd Town Hall.

Dark Road, Hall Green Little Theatre

Pygmalion, Highbury Theatre Centre, Sutton Coldfield

A fallible lecture, Stage2, Crescent Theatre

Muddy Cows, The Nonentities, Rose Theatre, Kidderminster

Talking Heads, Swan Theatre Amateur Companies

The Woman Hater,, Edward's Boys, The Other Place

Directory of leading amateur companies.

If you want details about becoming an affiliate contact Sue Clarke. sue.clarke@behindthearras.com

 

Other reviews

West End v Broadway, West Bromwich Operatic Society Youtheatre

Jesus Christ Superstar, Lichfield Operatic Society

Hairspray, Bilston Operatic Company, Wolverhampton Grand

 

NEWS 

The girl who cain't say no says yes for real at Manor Musical Theatre Company.

 Theatre Call to arms for youngsters to join cast of for Bugsy Malone

ARCHIVE

Past reviews

 

The Late John Slim's

FINAL THOUGHTS

SMALL THOUGHTS 

 

THEATRE REVIEWS

Reviews by title

Reviews by theatre

(If a review is not found try Other reviews)

LATEST 

 

Mamma Mia! Birmingham Hippodrome

Swap! Wolverhampton Grand

King Lear, Malvern Theatres

The Alchemist, RSC, Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon.

BE Festival FRI, Birmingham Rep

BE Festival Wed, Birmingham Rep

Shakespeare Triple Bill, Birmingham Royal Ballet, Birmingham Hippodrome

BE Festival Tue, Birmingham Rep

Jackie - The musical, Malvern Theatres

Cockroached, The Old Joint Stock

Much ado about nothing, Coventry Belgrade

Chicago - The musical, Wolverhampton Grand

The Taming of the shrew, Birmingham Royal Ballet, Birmingham Hippodrome

Tannhäuser, Longborough Festival Opera

Invincible, Malvern Theatres

The Birthday Party,
 Coventry Belgrade

Rocky Horror Show, Wolverhampton Grand

Jane Eyre, Wolverhampton Grand

I, Elizabeth,, Lichfield Garrick

In Parenthesis, Welsh National Opera, Birmingham Hippodrome

Bourgeois and Maurice, Birmingham Rep

Cavalleria rusticana and Pagliacci, Welsh National Opera, Birmingham Hippodrome

Beyond Caring, Birmingham Rep

After Miss Julie, Malvern Theatres

Much ado about nothing, Lichfield Garrick

Cymbeline,, The Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford-upon-Avon

Performing

arts

Grand Opera Gala, Symphony Hall

Clare Teal and MYJO, Walsall Centra1 Hall

 Rodgers and Hammerstein, CBSO, Symphony Hall

La Vie En Rose, CBSO, Symphony Hall

Performing Arts

Archive 1 2

NEWS

Birmingham Hippodrome announces the line-up for its 2016 antomime, Dick Whittington. More.

Birmingham Rep has announced its new season for Autumn and Winter this year. More

FEATURES

Tom - the Musical tells the story of how Tommy Woodward, a miner's son from the Valleys became Tom Jones. More. 

Zizi Strallen talks about acting and her role as Mary Poppins which opens at Birmingham Hippodrome next week  More

 

The BTA Awards for 2015, the first BTA awards, from Roger Clarke, Gary Longden and Alison Brinkworth.

Doug Nicholson is a man with a mission - to sell Birmingham Royal Ballet around the world.

 

Contact

roger_clarke@behindthearras.com

Listings, theatre details and links  to videos and podcasts

London theatre link for what's on and bookings

Est. 2009
Find us on
 Follow us on
To find out about Behind the Arras cookie policy click here
Latest

Mamma Mia! Birmingham Hippodrome: What can you say! This is a musical that takes the feel-good factor to new heights. Read on.

 

Chicago - The musical, Wolverhampton Grand:  What a cracker of a show, and all that jazz, taking you on a sparkling trip back to the Roaring Twenties Read on.

 

The Wedding Singer, Sutton Arts Theatre: A fun show with a happy ending, a young cast full of infectious enthusiasm, lively songs, well sung to a fine band, all jam-packed with the feel-good factor; so what's not to like?Read On.

 

The taming of the shrew, Birmingham Royal Ballet, Birmingham Hippodrome: So who said ballet can’t be fun? Shakespeare’s celebrated comedy is a delightfully light-hearted romp in the hands of Birmingham Royal Ballet Read on.

 

The Herbal Bed, Highbury Theatre Centre, Sutton Coldfield: So did Shakespeare’s daughter Susanna have it off with local haberdasher Rafe Smith in her husband’s herb garden in Stratford? Read on.
 

Richard O'Brien's Rocky Horror Show, Wolverhampton Grand: Like a wickedly naughty, favourite uncle, breezing in amid a swirl of mayhem, excitement and fun, happily leading everyone astray, Rocky Horror is back in town. Read on.

 

Cymbeline, RSC, Stratford-upon-Avon: Cymbeline is a play about power and the need to have command at all times, no matter the risk. Read on

 

Cats, Birmingham Hippodrome: Like a fine wine, Cats, is aging quite superbly, as fresh and lively today as it was when it first purred into the West End 35 years ago. Read on.

 

A CHANCE to help the Arras without it costing a penny More
Actor Samuel West make a heartfelt plea to save funding for theatres - More
News and features
Birmingham Hippodrome announces the line-up for its 2016 antomime, Dick Whittington. More.
Birmingham Rep has announced its new season for Autumn and Winter this year. More
The BTA Awards, 2015: For the first time BTA reviewers Roger Clarke, Gary Longden and Alison Brinkworth.are giving their own awards for the productions they have seen during the year
Birmingham Hippodrome: The dates for the eagerly awaited first UK tour of Billy Elliot have been announced and the smash hit show will arrive in March 2016. More
Birmingham Hippodrome has announced a new shows for 2016, Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang More
Birmingham Royal Ballet: Doug Nicholson is a man with a mission - to sell BRB around the world. Read on

For more information, comments or views about the site you can contact us on roger.clarke@behindthearras.com

 

A smartRs site - © 2009