Blood Brothers

Approaching its 40th year of professional performances, Blood Brothers remains a powerful and iconic musical imbedded in the memories of thousands. Themes of unemployment, desperation, and a stark contrast between the haves and have-nots, feels all the more poignant against the current economic backdrop. But whilst it is an undeniably emotional story, it is still … More Blood Brothers

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Dreamgirls

With the audience hushed for a minutes’ reflection, it felt somewhat apt to be awaiting a story about women defying expectations, and proving their value, passion and, ultimately, soul. Dreamgirls follows three young women as they strive to share their voices and find success doing the thing they love, singing as a trio. Battling through … More Dreamgirls

Sister Act

It’s incredible to realise that it’s 30 years since a film hit the big screens all about singing nuns and gangsters – with its brilliant casting, and a soundtrack that stayed in the top 200 for 54 weeks, it’s still enjoyed today. It’s no surprise therefore, that the stage revival of Sister Act has been … More Sister Act

Anything Goes

Filled with romance and glamour, Anything Goes sails back to the heady 1930s, where dreams were fervent, freedoms were fresh, and loves were many. The classic story of pursuant affection takes place aboard the SS American ocean liner, steaming across the Atlantic from New York to London. A melee of characters find themselves thrust together … More Anything Goes

Passion

This stirring tale of infatuation and obsession, is given sharp focus within Elin Steele’s stark set for Passion at the Hope Mill Theatre. In an intimate venue such as HMT, it is simplicity that enables Sondheim’s music to wrap itself around the audience in this stunning production. Draped white linen next to stiff moving panels … More Passion