Tag: Orchard Theatre

‘Will You Still Love Me, Tomorrow?’ Beautiful the Carole King Musical, Orchard Theatre, Dartford. 26.04.2022

Harriette Douglas steps in as guest Rose Reviewer: It was great to be back at the Orchard again just a week after my last visit. This week to see Beautiful, the Carole King musical, which was completely new to me. Taken from the Beautiful tour website: Carole King, the chart-topping music legend, was an ordinary girl with an extraordinary talent.… Read more →

‘The Name on Everybody’s Lips is Gunna Be…’ Chicago, Orchard Theatre, Dartford. 19.04.2022

Guest Reviewer Harriette Douglas took a trip to the Orchard for this weeks current run! Tonight’s treat was a trip down to the Orchard Theatre in Dartford to see Chicago, and oh my, isn’t it grand! I was really looking forward to this one; Chicago is one of my favourites, but it’d been about ten years since I’d seen it… Read more →

‘Your Timeless to Me…’ – Hairspray, Orchard Theatre, 21.03.2022.

Guest Rose Reviewer Lola Inge, took to Dartford to catch the current UK Tour of Hairspray at the Orchard Theatre. Hairspray tells the story of Tracy Turnblad, a big girl with bigger hair, and an even bigger dream! Living in Baltimore 1962 we watch her dance her way onto the ‘Corny Collins Show’ which is on national TV. Winning the hearts… Read more →

‘Fee Fi Fo Fum…’ Jack and the Beanstalk, Orchard Theatre, Dartford. 14.12.2021

Oh what a joy it was to be back starting Christmas with a pantomime, having been postponed from last years restrictions Jack and the Beanstalks brightens up the Orchard Theatre Stage to spread some joy at the end of again a very difficult year. Jack and the Beanstalk is the classic children’s tale, Jack, brother Simon, and mother Dame Trot… Read more →

‘Treguna Mekoides Trecorum Satis Dee’ Bedknobs and Broomsticks, Orchard Theatre, Dartford. 25.11.2021

When I heard that this brand new musical was coming out on tour, but also that it was coming to a theatre close to me I was so excited. Being a personal favourite of the Disney industry, Bedknobs and Broomsticks flew to the stage perfectly! Based on the iconic 1971 Disney movie of the same name, Bedknobs and Broomsticks tells… Read more →

‘And That Was My Weekend…’ Groan Ups, Orchard Theatre, Dartford 01.11.2021

After enjoying a night viewing The Play Goes Wrong, I was excited to see that Mischief Theatre would be returning to the Orchard with one of their Newest productions. Known mainly for theatrical mishaps, Mischief have brought on tour a new serious comedy ‘Groan Ups‘ a more study of life that goes pear-shaped! Set within a school room, the audience… Read more →