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Watford's The Stage In The Park Announces Final Full Line Up And Guest Appearances Photo Watford's The Stage In The Park Announces Final Full Line Up And Guest Appearances
by Stephi Wild - Jun 30, 2021

The line up includes shows from London's West End; Adam Kay's This is Going To Hurt Live, Olivier Award Winning Showstoppers the improvised musical and West End in the Park, a night of musicals with Kerry Ellis, Oliver Tompsett, Nadim Naarman and Siubhan Harrison. Straight out of your TV and onto the stage see Basil Brush, Sooty, Magical Bones from Britain's Got Talent, CBeebies' Katy Ashworth and a one-person homage to Friends!

The Stage In The Park Watford Announces Initial Line Up Photo The Stage In The Park Watford Announces Initial Line Up
by Stephi Wild - Jun 17, 2021

Featuring shows from London's West End, such as Adam Kay's This is Going To Hurt Live, Olivier Award Winning Showstoppers the improvised musical and West End in the Park, a night of musicals with stars from across the best shows in town. Straight out of your TV and onto the stage see Basil Brush, Sooty, Magical Bones from Britain's Got Talent, CBeebies' Katy Ashworth and a one-person homage to Friends!

Imagine Watford 2021 Announces Programme Photo Imagine Watford 2021 Announces Programme
by Stephi Wild - Jun 3, 2021

Watford Palace Theatre and Watford Borough Council have REimagineD their annual outdoor celebration to ensure it is COVID safe but still full of fun. It will be a little different from previous years, but will once again transform Watford outdoor spaces into places of wonder and excitement, with dance, comedy and art for all the family to enjoy for free this July.

Brand New Outdoor Venue Announced By Watford Palace Theatre and Local Commercial Prod Photo Brand New Outdoor Venue Announced By Watford Palace Theatre and Local Commercial Producers
by Stephi Wild - May 13, 2021

Watford Palace Theatre is about to reopen and has used the lockdown as an opportunity to build exciting new collaborations and fresh thinking, bringing the company back bigger and better than ever.

TOGETHER/APART NHS Launches Today Photo TOGETHER/APART NHS Launches Today
by Stephi Wild - Apr 30, 2021

Together/Apart NHS is for families with children from 4 to 10 years old, and uses storytelling, problem solving and interactive games to bring everyone together for 60 mins of escapism and bonding with the adventures of Captain P.I.Lot and the Super Computer in space.

Creation Theatre Announces Innovative Gameplay Production Of ROMEO & JULIET Photo Creation Theatre Announces Innovative Gameplay Production Of ROMEO & JULIET
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 19, 2021

Next month, Creation Theatre in partnership with Watford Palace Theatre presents the world’s most famous star-crossed lovers, fated to bring about their own tragic downfall, in an expansive multi-platform digital production of William Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet.  

Multi-Platform Digital Production Of ROMEO & JULIET to be Staged by Creation Theatre Photo Multi-Platform Digital Production Of ROMEO & JULIET to be Staged by Creation Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 19, 2021

Are you a Montague or a Capulet? It's time to choose sides. Next month, Creation Theatre in partnership with Watford Palace Theatre will present the world's most famous star-crossed lovers, fated to bring about their own tragic downfall, in an expansive multi-platform digital production of William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet.

Watford Palace Theatre Announce Freelancers Season Photo Watford Palace Theatre Announce Freelancers Season
by Stephi Wild - Nov 6, 2020

In October Watford Palace Theatre announced they had successfully received support from the Culture Recovery Fund. This will enable the venue to re-open their doors to the local community safely and start to bring their cultural offering back to the centre of Watford. After careful consideration and consultation, the venue has devised the Three Counties Freelancers Season as an ideal opportunity to serve local audiences and support local artists at the same time.

Sphinx Theatre Announces Open Call Writers Chosen For Sphinx 30 Photo Sphinx Theatre Announces Open Call Writers Chosen For Sphinx 30
by Stephi Wild - Aug 24, 2020

Sphinx Theatre, the UK's longest established women's theatre company, has announced the female playwrights chosen via an Open Call to take part in Sphinx 30, the company's 30th anniversary programme.

Yellow Earth Theatre and Sphinx Theatre Announce Joanne Lau Has Been Selected for Sph Photo Yellow Earth Theatre and Sphinx Theatre Announce Joanne Lau Has Been Selected for Sphinx 30 Programme
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 17, 2020

Leading British East Asian theatre company Yellow Earth Theatre and woman's theatre company Sphinx Theatre today announced that Joanne Lau has been selected as one of the fifteen playwrights chosen for the Sphinx 30 programme, a writing programme designed for female playwrights in the UK marking Sphinx's 30th anniversary.

Sphinx Theatre and 15 Leading UK Theatres Announce Female Playwrights Selected For La Photo Sphinx Theatre and 15 Leading UK Theatres Announce Female Playwrights Selected For Landmark Programme
by Stephi Wild - Jul 17, 2020

Sphinx Theatre, the UK's longest established women's theatre company, and 15 of the UK's leading theatres have announced the playwrights they will be supporting via Sphinx 30, the landmark programme for female playwrights in the UK being launched to mark Sphinx's 30th anniversary.

Sphinx Theatre Announces Full Details Of Sphinx 30 and ÂŁ30,000 Funding For Female Pl Photo Sphinx Theatre Announces Full Details Of Sphinx 30 and ÂŁ30,000 Funding For Female Playwrights
by Stephi Wild - Jun 23, 2020

Sphinx Theatre, the UK's longest established women's theatre company, has announced full details of Sphinx 30, its 30th anniversary programme. This includes providing ÂŁ30,000 funding to support 30 female playwrights over the course of the next year, supported by Arts Council England funding and 15 leading theatres.

Sphinx Theatre Announces Partnerships With Leading Theatres For 30th Anniversary Photo Sphinx Theatre Announces Partnerships With Leading Theatres For 30th Anniversary
by Stephi Wild - May 13, 2020

Sphinx Theatre, the UK's longest established women's theatre company, has announced the first group of partnerships with leading theatres as part of Sphinx 30, a major new writing programme for female playwrights to mark the company's 30th anniversary.

Sphinx Theatre Announces Major Opportunity For Female Playwrights For Company's 30th  Photo Sphinx Theatre Announces Major Opportunity For Female Playwrights For Company's 30th Anniversary
by Stephi Wild - Apr 15, 2020

Sphinx Theatre, the UK's longest established and a leading women's theatre company, has announced Sphinx 30, a major new writing programme for female playwrights to mark the company's 30th anniversary.

BWW Review: TALKING HEADS, Watford Palace Theatre Photo BWW Review: TALKING HEADS, Watford Palace Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Mar 11, 2020

Jan Ravens and Julia Watson excel in three of Alan Bennett's famous monologues, two of which pack a surprising punch, 30 years on.

Photo Flash: Jan Ravens and Julia Watson in TALKING HEADS at Watford Palace Theatre Photo Photo Flash: Jan Ravens and Julia Watson in TALKING HEADS at Watford Palace Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 9, 2020

Jan Ravens and Julia Watson are currently starring in Talking Heads at at Watford Palace Theatre. Directed by Watford Palace Theatre's own artistic director Brigid Larmour, Talking Heads is poignant, comic, full of humanity and invites us into the hearts and minds of three peculiarly English ladies - Muriel in her tweed skirt and pearls in Soldiering On, the public-spirited Miss Ruddock in A Lady of Letters, and Susan, the long-suffering Vicar's wife in Bed Among The Lentils.

Photo Flash: Go Inside Rehearsals for TALKING HEADS Starring Jan Ravens and Julia Wat Photo Photo Flash: Go Inside Rehearsals for TALKING HEADS Starring Jan Ravens and Julia Watson
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 3, 2020

Jan Ravens and Julia Watson will star in Talking Heads, three of the much-loved classic monologues from British playwriting royalty, Alan Bennett, directed by Watford Palace Theatre's own artistic director Brigid Larmour. Poignant, comic and full of humanity, Talking Heads invites us into the hearts and minds of three peculiarly English ladies - Muriel in her tweed skirt and pearls in Soldiering On, the public-spirited Miss Ruddock in A Lady of Letters, and Susan, the long-suffering Vicar's wife in Bed Among The Lentils.

Tracy Ann Oberman To Play Shylock in New Production of THE MERCHANT OF VENICE Photo Tracy Ann Oberman To Play Shylock in New Production of THE MERCHANT OF VENICE
by Stephi Wild - Feb 26, 2020

A major co-production between five leading regional theatres in Autumn 2020, The Merchant of Venice will star Tracy Ann Oberman (EastEnders, Friday Night Dinner, Toast of London) in the role of Shylock and will be directed by Brigid Larmour, Artistic Director of Watford Palace Theatre.

Sphinx Theatre, University Women In The Arts And The December Group Announce Major Wo Photo Sphinx Theatre, University Women In The Arts And The December Group Announce Major Women In Theatre Forum
by Stephi Wild - Jan 31, 2020

The UK's leading women's theatre company Sphinx Theatre, University Women in the Arts, the mentoring programme to improve the transition for women from studying the arts to working in the arts, and the December Group, a new group of leading women in theatre, have announced a major forum on Women in Theatre in the UK.

Jan Ravens and Julia Watson Bring TALKING HEADS to Watford Palace Next Year Photo Jan Ravens and Julia Watson Bring TALKING HEADS to Watford Palace Next Year
by Stephi Wild - Dec 17, 2019

Jan Ravens and Julia Watson are cast in Talking Heads, three of the much-loved classic monologues from British playwriting royalty, Alan Bennett, directed by Watford Palace Theatre's own artistic director Brigid Larmour. Poignant, comic and full of humanity, Talking Heads invites us into the hearts and minds of three peculiarly English ladies - Muriel in her tweed skirt and pearls in Soldiering On, the public-spirited Miss Ruddock in A Lady of Letters, and Susan, the long-suffering Vicar's wife in Bed Among The Lentils.

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