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03 Feb

There’s quite a line-up for the new spectacular production of Zorro The Musical, running at Manchester’s Hope Mill Theatre from 14 March to 18 April 2020, with Antony Costa, Alex Gibson-Giorgio, Emma Kingston, Genevieve Nicole, Kit Orton and Benjamin Purkiss leading the cast in the Gipsy Kings musical.

18 Apr

When the Barn Theatre’s inaugural production of THE SECRET GARDEN extended by a fortnight, it gave Faves founder Terri Paddock an opportunity to fit another trip to Cirencester and a post-show Q&A into the diary. And it's a doozy. Watch the full post-show Q&A livestream here - including an encore of one of the show's hugely popular #SecretGarden jam requests...

Theatre worth travelling for indeed - and now you have an extra fortnight to make your travel plans. Dominic Shaw's actor-musician interpretation of THE SECRET GARDEN is now booking at Cirencester's new Barn Theatre until 28 April 2018. Watch this brilliant video of audiences' reactions to this stunning venue and production - see if you can spot our own Perry O'Bree!

For our first-ever, out-of-town #FirstNightTakeover, Perry O'Bree jumped on a coach from London to Cirencester in the heart of the Cotswolds to help inaugurate the brand-new Barn Theatre on the opening night of its first offering, a 12-strong, actor-musician version of THE SECRET GARDEN. In addition to the cast, Perry caught a few other familiar West End #StageFaves making the trip, including Liam Tamne, Verity Rushworth and the theatre's own artistic director, former actor Iwan Lewis...

19 Mar

We love a good Musical revival, but we love it even MORE when companies do something fresh and new with the classic material. The Barn Theatre in Cirencester is currently running a brand new production of THE SECRET GARDEN, reimagined for a group of actor musicians. Our #StageFavesSongOfTheWeek this week is "Wick" from this exciting new take...

17 Mar

You may well have seen Welshman Iwan Lewis on stage or screen. His many credits include Legally Blonde, Godspell, Therese Raquin and the blockbuster film version of Les Miserables (yes, that's him with Hugh Jackman). How'd he go from treading the boards to launching and running Cirencester's brand-new Barn Theatre? Watch as he lays out his vision for bringing the West End to the Cotswolds...

14 Mar

The cast of twelve #StageFaves helping to inaugurate Cirencester's new state-of-the-art Barn Theatre started rehearsing THE SECRET GARDEN in London. What happened when they arrived in Cirencester in the heart of the Cotswolds? How are the folk music traditions of the area seeping into their performance of this new actor-musician production? WATCH these two videos to witness how it's all coming together...

14 Mar

There's something exciting happening in the Cotswolds. A brand-new, 200-seat, state-of-the-art theatre is opening with a brand-new, actor-musician production of THE SECRET GARDEN. And there's a cast of #StageFaves who've made the journey from London to be a part of The Barn Theatre's launch. See who's who here...

31 Mar

Following a sell-out run at Waterloo East Theatre and rave reviews at the 2016 Edinburgh Fringe, Liam O'Rafferty's debut musical PAPER HEARTS transfers to Upstairs at the Gatehouse this spring, before embarking on a tour to Germany in the summer. And we now have the full list of cast and creatives confirmed....