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One Man, Two Guvnors at the New Vic Theatre Written by Richard Bean – Directed by Conrad Nelson Photographs courtesy of Andrew Billington   They say laughter is the best medicine, and if you want laughter in abundance, you REALLY need to see this!!  I haven’t laughed so much in a very long time. ‘One […]

Ladies Down Under – The New Vic Theatre By Amanda Whittington All photographs courtesy of Andrew Billington I love a sequel – and it seems like only yesterday that we were escorting these lovely ladies to the races! The same delightful cast, but this time we are on our way to Australia with the gang […]

‘A Leap in the Dark’ – by Ron Hutchinson – The New Vic Theatre Photographs Courtesy of Andrew Billington   First commissioned by BBC Radio 4 this play celebrates the 100th anniversary of the UK’s first ever radio play, and is indeed a story about putting to air that first ever play.  The fact that […]

Do I love You – The New Vic Theatre – Review by Hitmix Radio Written and Directed by John Godber Photographs courtesy of Ian Hodgson The New Vic was packed to the rafters, and there was an air of anticipation and excitement – two possible reasons – the writer or the subject matter.  Probably a […]

If you  have little children, there is something very festive they can take part in this Christmas – Tale Trail to the Nutracker.  A magical exprience!!  Jane went to the New Vic to chat with Becky Salt, The Director of the trail and Isobel Witcomb who plays Marie … here’s what they said ….

And another one for Saturday … this one is for Saturday evening …. It is at the New Vic Theatre and admission is free, but you do need to book yourself in.   You will probably remember back in April I had a chat on air with Val Bansal and photographer Sam Ivin about a project […]

New Vic Theatre and Headlong Theatre Company ‘A Play for the Living in a Time of Extinction’ takes to the stage at the New Vic from next Monday 19 to Saturday 24 June 2023.  So not long to catch this play.  You can find out more online at Jane went along to the theatre for a chat […]

The Card – produced by Claybody Theatre – adapted by Deborah McAndrew and Directed by Conrad Nelson A feelgood play full of music and fun – a washerwoman’s son becomes the Mayor of Bursley – he is a Card, a character, a one off – and it’s all based on Arnold Bennett’s esteemed Novel and […]

The Killing of Sister George – by Frank Marcus A ‘New Vic Theatre’ and ‘Told by an Idiot’ Co-production This is a play written in the 1964, made into a film 1968 and now, re-invented for the modern audience by ‘The New Vic Theatre’ and ‘Told by an Idiot’. This was one of the best […]

Punjab to the Potteries Community Conversation 🗺️ Porthill Cricket Club  🗓️ Friday 28 April  ⏰ 10am-12pm Appetite and New Vic Theatre are inviting local people to tell them their stories as part of a project called Punjab to the Potteries. Two scriptwriters have been commissioned to each research and write an exciting new short play based […]