Reviews Read reviews of local performances & events


Read reviews of local performances & events


Read reviews of local performances & events


Jesus Christ Superstar Review

Jesus Christ Superstar is at The Regent Theatre in Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent.

Jack and the Beanstalk Review

Jack and the Beanstalk is at the Regent Theatre in Hanley.
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Astley’s Astounding Adventures at the New Vic

A revival of Astley’s astounding adventures is a stroke of genius as the 2018 New Vic hit graces the theatre in the round once again!
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The Card Review

The Card is at the New Vic Theatre until Saturday 10 June 2023. Read our Review here.
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Heathers The Musical at The Regent Review

Heathers the Musical has finally hit Stoke-on-Trent! Review by Mel Osborne 5 STARS For those unfamiliar with the 1988 film its based on, it is known as being the Mean Girls of the 80s... The original film starring Winona Ryder and Christian…
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ATLAS TO RECOVERY exhibition with B Arts

An invite to B arts is never one to be missed and their latest exhibition - ATLAS TO RECOVERY - is definitely one NOT to miss out on - writes Mel Osborne B arts, the community arts organisation based in Stoke has gained a reputation for the…
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Bouncers at the New Vic Review

John Godber’s awarding winning play ‘Bouncers’ is back doing the rounds and is manning the stage at the New Vic. Review by Mel Osborne 5 stars This show first premiered in 1977 at the Edinburgh festival and has been one of the most performed…
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Quality Street at the New Vic Review

Northern Broadsides are no strangers to the New Vic theatre, so it is great to see them back with their latest production, Quality Street. Review by Mel Osborne Originally planned to play before Covid this long awaited show was written by…
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International Women’s Day – REVIEW

@ BabaBaboon we publish many from theatre & entertainment & sometimes other businesses too! Today this review is a little different and is a little blog about International Women’s Day 2023 - by our Founder &…