Thu, 15:00

The timeless story of a child who never grew up is coming to Romford this Christmas.

Tue, 15:00

In the first of our east London panto reviews, we sent reporter Andrew Brookes to Theatre Royal Stratford East to experience a traditional Christmas show for the first time.

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Romford's theatre has announced a variety of exciting musicals and shows for its 2020 season.

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

A charity is making theatre the fairest of them all with inexpensive panto accessible for families this Christmas.

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Residents are invited to have their say on a three year plan that aims to create more opportunities for culture to flourish in Havering.

Thursday, November 7, 2019

The well-known story of a heroic thief and a greedy sheriff will soon be showing in Hornchurch for this year's pantomime.

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

The story of a chaplain whose faith is tested during the First World War will be shown in Harold Wood for this year's Remembrance Day.

Monday, November 4, 2019

A pokey Irish country cottage on a hillside, with grubby wallpaper, tattered furniture and a wonky cross hanging on the wall is the humble dwelling of Leenane's most malevolent pair.

Thursday, October 31, 2019

A revival of Shakespeare's bloodiest thriller and a new musical from the artistic director have been announced in Queen's Theatre's spring 2020 season.

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

A new musical highlights the hidden history of the role of women during the Second World War by getting participants to research what their mothers and grandmothers did during the war.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

A touring production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is to visit schools across Havering.

Friday, October 11, 2019

Brookside Theatre will be celebrating the festive season with a new musical adaptation of Peter Pan and the theatre is on the hunt for local actors to take part in the show.

Thursday, October 10, 2019

From spraying a member of the audience with whipped cream to using their stomachs as an instrument, the performers in Queen's Theatre's latest farce pull out all the stops to get their laughs.

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

A thought-provoking and moving play focusing on family and heritage will be performed later this month.

Thursday, October 3, 2019

An eight-year-old from Upminster is set to take on the lead role in Oscar Wilde's mystery play in Romford.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

The final show in a trilogy of performances aimed at those living with dementia in South Asian communities, will be performed in the borough next month.

Monday, September 23, 2019

Set in 1960s Brighton, Richard Bean's One Man, Two Guvnors became popular with British audiences after James Corden's Tony Award-winning performance of the main character in 2011.

Monday, September 16, 2019

With razor-sharp dialogue and a moving sense of macho camaraderie running throughout, the Queen's Theatre 's new production of So Here We Are is a long hard look at male friendship and how young blokes cope with grief.

Friday, September 13, 2019

The lazy, overused and often downright offensive "Essex girl" sterotype finds itself firmly in the crosshairs of a hilarious new play on at The Queen's Theatre in Hornchurch until the end of the month.

Thursday, September 12, 2019

An enthusiastic cast of young performers made for a highly entertaining production of Oliver! at Romford's theatre.

Monday, September 9, 2019

A self-confessed "Romford boy" who has played for an Upminster Sixth Form's rugby team at Twickenham, starred in a primetime BBC drama, and is now having his award-winning play performed at the Queen's Theatre in Hornchurch... It's safe to say Luke Norris has lived quite a life in his 33 years.

Thursday, September 5, 2019

A wartime play that features the plight of an ordinary soldier serving during the First World War is coming to Romford.

Monday, September 2, 2019

The unforgettable story of the boy who asked for more is coming to Romford's Brookside Theatre.

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

After seeing the National Theatre's musical adaptation of Pericles last year I couldn't wait to see what their next production would look like.

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

A Shakespeare play will be brought to life with the help of more than 100 members of communities around London at the end of the month.


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