• The Lady Vanishes: playwright’s verdict

    Playwright Derek Webb watched the Marlowe Players’ presentation of his play The Lady Vanishes at Darley Abbey Village Hall in March 2019. Here he gives his verdict on the production.  
  • Rugeley Poisoner tale to be told on stage

    While working as a television producer, Steve Orme came across the true story of Staffordshire doctor William Palmer who became known as the Rugeley Poisoner. In 1856 Palmer was executed for the murder of him friend John Parsons Cook. He was also alleged to have killed four of his five children, his wife, mother-in-law and drunken brother among others. There ...
  • Sherrie Hewson: goodbye to Benidorm

    Sherrie Hewson is feeling a little bit emotional. The Nottinghamshire-born actress is delighted to be returning to Nottingham’s Theatre Royal in a show that has provoked a “wild” reaction from audiences. But she’s also sad to be saying goodbye to a character she’s become synonymous with as well as a group of actors who she regards as family. Sherrie has ...

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THE MEMORY OF WATER

Shelagh Stephenson Nottingham Playhouse 3 to 18 May 2019 One of the reasons why Adele Thomas wanted to direct the comedy drama The Memory of ...