Leigh on Sea News - theatre

Nina Jervis Reviews Singing-In-The-Rain

Nina Jervis reviews last nights performance of Singing-in-the-Rain at the Cliffs Pavilion

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Win a pair of Tickets to see Bizet's Carmen

Win a Pair of Tickets to see Bizet's Carmen at the Cliffs Pavilion

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Nina Jervis Reviews Peter James' Looking Good Dead

The thrilling Roy Grace series from multi-million No.1 best-selling author Peter James returned to Southend-On-Sea with the world premiere stage production of Looking Good Dead.

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Win a pair of Tickets to See The Carpenters Story

POP’S MOST FAMOUS BROTHER AND SISTER DUE CELEBRATED IN CLIFFS PAVILION MUSIC SHOW

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Nina Jervis Reviews Cinderella at the Cliffs Pavilion

“You never forget your first pantomime experience”, said Brian Conley at the end of Cinderella, before telling the audience that his own had featured Arthur Askey (cue quizzical looks from everybody but the grandparents).

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Ray Morgan Reviews Dial M for Murder

On Tuesday evening I escaped the chilly November night to escape into 1960s London for the crime thriller 'Dial M for Murder', written by Frederick Knott and made famous by the Hitchcock film...

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Interview with Anthony Banks, Director of Dial M for Murder

Dial M for Murder is being performed at The Palace Theatre on the 9th November (this coming Tuesday). In the run up to the showing we've published an interview with Anthony Banks, the show's director.

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Cliffs Pavilion upgrade to be discussed

Upgrades to the Cliffs Pavilion Theatre will be discussed at cabinet in the hopes of keeping the venue’s spot as one of the top ten regional theatres in the country.

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Review: Bedknobs and Broomsticks at Southend Cliffs Pavilion

Nina Jervis writes on her experience of Bedknobs and Broomsticks at the Cliffs.

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Bedknobs and Broomsticks: Interview with Dianne Pilkington

Aren't we due a bit of magic in our lives? Dianne Pilkington thinks so. She is staring in Bedknobs and Broomsticks, and she, for one, is thrilled to be dreaming of the impossible again.

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Dial M for Murder is Coming to the Palace Theatre

The UK tour of Dial M for Murder is coming to the Palace Theatre this September, featuring The X Factor songstress - now renowned for her acting roles - Diana Vickers.

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The Cher Show is coming to the Cliffs Pavilion

The Cliffs Pavilion have announced that The Cher Show is coming to the theatre in August of next year.

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Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Review

Glitter hairspray, sequins, tassels and pom poms - no, not my walk in wardrobe - it's Priscilla, Queen of the Desert at the Cliffs Pavilion!

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Million Dollar Quartet is coming to Cliffs Pavilion this March

PLUS an interview with Peter Duncan, starring as Sam Phillips in the show.

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The iconic musical Priscilla Queen of the Desert is coming to Southend!

Featuring Joe McFadden from Strictly Come Dancing, the hit show is bigger and better than ever!

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Once at The Cliffs Pavilion Review

Once is a stunningly romantic tale following the story of a Dublin guitarist who meets and falls in love with a Czech woman. Together, with help from a few of their friends, they create a demo CD of his original music in the aim of getting him a record deal.

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The Mousetrap at the Palace Theatre - Ray's Review!

The long running Agatha Christie classic The Mousetrap is showing this week at the Palace Theatre and I was privileged to see it on it's strong opening night on Monday.

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A Christmas Carol

“Bah! Humbug! It’s just an excuse to pick a man’s pocket once a year!” The old miser, Ebeneezer Scrooge, has no time for Christmas or those that celebrate it...

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Interview: the Cast of Aladdin

Ahead of the spectacular panto coming to Cliffs Pavilion this season, Leigh-on-Sea.com had a chat with the cast of Aladdin: Ashley Banjo and Diversity, Ian Royce and David Phipps-Davis.

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Rain Man

Everything is an adaptation now. Whether it's Phoebe Waller-Bridge's blistering Killing Eve screenplay from Luke Jennings' Villanelle novellas, or Fantastic Beasts & Where To Find Them from JK Rowling's backstory notes, or Great British Bake-Off: The Musical (ok, not a thing), new things are often a reworking of something else

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