Author: Katie

‘Born to Hand Jive, Baby!’ – Grease, Orchard Theatre, Dartford, Kent. 14.09.2021

With much joy, it was back to the Orchard Theatre to see this weeks production opening of ‘Grease.’ Grease is the 50s musical classic, it tells the tale of Danny Zuko, and Sandy. Having met during the summer holidays and fell in love, they believed at first it was a summer romance. But when Sandy unexpectedly enrols at Rydell High, she… Read more →

‘Dammit Theatre…Ive Missed you!’ – Rocky Horror Show, Orchard Theatre, Dartford 31.08.2021

After 531 days, the Orchard Theatre has finally opened its doors to the public following the Pandemic which shut down many theatres. It was also the first theatre show I was seeing since February last year, to say I was excited was an understatement as i have missed the thing that I adore and allows me to escape. Tonights show… Read more →

‘We’ve Got Magic to Do, Just For You’ – Pippin, Hazlitt Theatre, Maidstone, 13.02.2020

I always love supporting local theatres and the local amateur dramtics, tonight it was back to the Hazlitt Theatre for the Stage Theatre Society current production of Stephen Schwartz’s Pippin. Pippin is a 1972 musical that uses the premise of a mysterious performance troupe, led by a Leading Player, to tell the story of ‘Pippin’ a young prince who searching… Read more →

Lady Chatterley’s Lover – Orchard Theatre, Dartford. 20.02.2020

Another week, another lucky viewing and tonight’s would by my second play of the year. Along with this also, it would be the first viewing of a new Tilted Wig production, Lady Chatterley’s Lover. Lady Constance Chatterley has found herself trapped in a loveless marriage. Her husband Clifford Chatterley injured in battle, is unable to satisfy the sexual desires of… Read more →

‘The Perfect Crime…’ Dial M for Murder, Orchard Theatre. 27.01.2020

After a week without a theatre trip, it was back to the Orchard Theatre for tonight’s viewing. The first play production of 2020 goes to Frederick Knott’s Dial M for Murder. The Thriller is set in the 60s, based in the living room of former professional tennis player Tony and his wife Margot. On discovering that his wife has been… Read more →

‘1, 2, 3, 4, Come on Baby Say You Love Me 5, 6, 7 Times!’ – On Your Feet! Marlowe Theatre 20.01.2020

After my first viewing of the year, it wasn’t long until I was traveling down to Canterbury for my first Press Night at the Marlowe Theatre. Having heard some great things about this production during its run in London, I was looking forward to finally seeing On Your Feet! on their opening night of the next leg of the UK… Read more →

‘Give Me One Moment, in Time…’ – The Bodyguard the Musical, Orchard Theatre, 08.01.2020

A new year has begun, which means a new year of theatre viewing can commence and tonight’s one was perfect to kick start 2020! It was back to the Orchard Theatre, for the opening night of The Bodyguard. Frank Farmer is a former Secret Service agent turned bodyguard, who is hired to protect award winning superstar Rachel Marron from an… Read more →