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Review: Mamma Mia!

On Wednesday 19th April we headed along to the Regent Theatre in Stoke to be whisked off to Greece, the setting for the famous Mamma Mia musical. The central character Sophie Sheridan is a young girl who is due to be married and as such she wants her mother and father to attend her wedding.  Unfortunately for Sophie she doesn’t ...

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Review: Funny Girl, she sure was!

Funny Girl

On Wednesday 29th March we went along to see the performance of Funny Girl at Hanley’s Regent Theatre, and what a performance it was! The central character in the show is Fanny Brice, a clumsy young performer who is looking for a break into show business. With the help of her friend Eddie she gets the break that she needs ...

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A Spirited Performance at the Regent Theatre

Some things are indelibly inked into your childhood, a fixed moment in time. These moments change you, and shape you into the adult you will one day become. One of these moments, for me, was at the age of 13 watching the movie Ghost. There was something about the emotions of the film that made my newly teenage hairs stand ...

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Review: Cinderella..ella…ella….’ey ‘ey


It’s pantomime season! That very British Christmas tradition is back and so we headed over to Hanley’s Regent Theatre to see this years Panto, Cinderella. As panto is very much an audience participation and aimed at all age ranges there’s a real relaxed and exciting atmosphere as you arrive.  Children with mums, dads and grandparents fill the lobby waiting excitedly ...

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Review: Sunny Afternoon in Hanley

  Chances are you know a song by The Kinks. If you’re anything like me, then you don’t know you know it, but you do. These days they’re one of those bands whose songs are more famous than they are; Sunny Afternoon, You Really Got Me, Lola, and so many more. So the current showing at the Regent Theatre, Hanley ...

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Review: Dirty Dancing Show Hits the Spot

Dirty Dancing

“Nobody puts Baby in the corner!” Say it to pretty much anyone and they’ll probably know exactly what you’re talking about. For me, it’s an iconic phrase from my “go to” chick flick movie. Patrick Swayze, a hip swaying soundtrack, and of course the dancing, combine for the ultimate in feel good romantic movies. So I was a little cautious ...

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Nutcracker role for Stone ballet dancer

  Young Stone ballet dancer Annabel Priest has secured her place as a member of the corps de ballet in a lavish new production of The Nutcracker. The ballet is set to take place at The Regent Theatre in Hanley later this month. The English Youth Ballet production is touring the UK’s regional theatres with an impressive cast of six ...

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