Tag: Orchard Theatre

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 →

‘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 →

‘A Tough Act to Follow’ -Curtains a Musical Whodunnit, Orchard Theatre, Dartford. 25.11.2019

To kick start a few days off, what better way than to enjoy a press night and the opening night of current UK tour of Curtains a musical whodunnit. It’s opening night of Broadway-bound musical Robbin Hood, star Jessica Cranshaw has been murdered on stage during the company bows. The entire cast and stage crew are suspects, in walks local… Read more →

‘There’s a Light…Over at the Frankenstein’s Place…’ – The Rocky Horror Show, Orchard Theatre, 23.09.2019

The Rocky Horror Show is a musical comedy with music, lyrics and book written by the mastermind of Richard O’Brien. It tells the story of a newly engaged couple Brad and Janet, who get caught in a storm and end up coming to the home of a mad transvestite scientist, Dr Frank-N-further. When taking in they witness the unveiling of… Read more →

‘Oh, You Can Colour My World with Sunshine Yellow Each Day!’ Priscilla Queen of the Desert the Musical, Orchard Theatre, Dartford. 10.09.2019

After a quiet summer, I was looking forward to heading back to the Orchard theatre especially as it has just completed its brand new refurbishment – which I can say is excellent, slick, and with comfy new seats whats not to like? I was very much looking forward to tonights viewing, being a huge fan of drag I was not… Read more →

‘Darling, Give me a Head With Hair, Long Beautiful Hair…’ Hair the Musical, Orchard Theatre, Dartford. 13.05.2019

Last night I was back at the Orchard Theatre, after some time apart – what a show to kick start my viewings once more!! Having received excellent reviews from its past productions in Manchester and London, I was excited to see what Hair the Musical had in store! Now, I have the original recording of this musical on Vinyl and shameful to… Read more →

‘Fantastic…’ Abigail’s Party, Orchard Theatre, Dartford 01.04.2019

It was back to the Orchard Theatre, Darford for another press night, tonight was Mike Leigh’s play Abigail’s Party. Beverly Moss invites her new neighbours, Angela and Tony, who moved into the road just two weeks ago, over for drinks. She has also invited her neighbour Susan (Sue), divorced for three years, whose fifteen-year-old daughter Abigail is holding a party… Read more →

‘One More Year in Yorkshire…’ Calender Girls the Musical, Orchard Theatre, Dartford. 06.03.2019

It was back to blogging myself for tonight’s opening press night of Calendar Girls at the Orchard Theatre, Dartford. Having seen it as then The Girls in London, I was intrigued to know how it transferred to a touring production along with a brand new cast – with some well known names. Calendar Girls is a musical Comedy based on the Feel-good 2003… Read more →