Jan 07, 2019 panto
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Winchester’s panto ‘Beauty and the Beast’ has come to an end after 60 performances. with news of huge attendances. After the final curtain, leading light Julian Eardley (Dotty) revealed on stage to the cheering audience that more than 19,600 people had attended over the 60 performances since the beginning of December. As you can see […]

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Nov 13, 2018 Private Peaceful
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  PREVIEW: Private Peaceful, Theatre Royal THIS WEEK Commemorating the end of World War One, Scamp Theatre’s award-winning production of Michael Morpurgo’s Private Peaceful heads to Theatre Royal Winchester from today (Tuesday 13) until Saturday (17 November). The production is full of vivid detail and dramatic narrative, superbly brought to life by Andy Daniel. Private […]

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Sep 22, 2018 Goons
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  Fans of the Goons will be delighted! The radio comedy classic The Goon Show comes to life on Theatre Royal Winchester’s stage on Saturday 22 September.   In 1951 the landscape of British comedy changed dramatically when The Goon Show burst onto the airwaves of the BBC Home Service. Spike Milligan, Peter Sellers, Harry […]

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Jul 20, 2018 Gruffalo
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  PREVIEW Gruffalo’s Child The school summer holidays are here – and if you’re already wondering about things to do, how about a visit to the Theatre with The Gruffalo’s Child which is heading to Theatre Royal Winchester! The hit musical stage adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s much loved picture book, will be at […]

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Mar 06, 2018 Earnest
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  REVIEW: The Importance Of Being Earnest, Theatre Royal, Winchester. Okay, so I’ve seen more than a few productions of ‘Earnest’ over the years – and I have to say this is easily the best one. Easily. Absolutely everything is right about this… the wonderful period costumes, the delivery, casting, lighting, amazing set… and the […]

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Mar 11, 2017 Rachael Sage
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  Howard Jones fan Rachael Sage gets to appear on stage with him in Winchester! By Kevin Gover If you are one of the lucky ones to have a ticket for Howard Jones in Winchester, the message is please don’t hang around the bar during the support act. Rachael Sage is supporting the man she […]

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Oct 25, 2016 Jasper Carrott Alistair McGowan
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  REVIEW Jasper Carrott and Alistair McGowan, Theatre Royal Winchester, 24 October 2016 (25 October also Sold Out) This show should come with a health warning. Jasper Carrott won’t know this, but he is solely to blame for me almost pegging out in the early 90s here in the South, when I was laughing so […]

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