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Tuesday, February 6, 2018

A theatre company will be performing a classic tale of forbidden love set in Japan in the 1940s.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

The classic story of fearless hero Aladdin and the extraordinary genie who appears from a magical lamp is coming to Gants Hill.

Sunday, December 24, 2017

I always look forward to a pantomime at Christmas.

Sunday, December 3, 2017

With gravity-defying stunts, nautical decorations and handcrafted wooden vessels, you could be mistaken for thinking that the Recorder was behind the scenes at a Pirates of the Carribean movie shoot.

Thursday, November 23, 2017

A woman from Gants Hill is transporting people back to the ’60s in Waterloo Vaults.

Friday, November 3, 2017

Marking 25 years since the blockbuster Whoopi Goldberg movie, Forest Musical Theatre Company brings Sister Act to the Kenneth More Theatre stage next week.

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Sherlock is back! The consulting detective is coming to Ilford for one night only in a new investigation.

Friday, September 8, 2017

Before his new show comes to Queen’s Theatre, outspoken restaurant critic Jay Rayner spoke to 
Ralph Blackburn about the point of eating with your hands and the beauty of stinky cheeses.

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

If you go down to the woods today you might not find a teddy bear’s picnic, but instead a fantastic Shakespeare production performed between the trees.

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Cinderella, Jack, Rapunzel and Little Red Riding Hood go Into the Woods sounds like the start to a bad joke with a fairy tale twist.

Friday, June 23, 2017

Shakespeare’s plays are considered to be among the greatest of all time and have been performed at the most prestigious theatres in the world.

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Not many of us can claim to have been savvy businessmen at the age of 15, and even fewer of us can claim to have created a moral enterprise at such a young age.

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Beautiful ballet interpretations from a classic Shakespearean love story, Dracula and The Nutcracker will be performed in one show coming to Ilford next month.

Saturday, June 3, 2017

A tornado of colour will be taking over a stage, inviting theatre-goers to be swept away with a Bollywood-styled romantic comedy.

Saturday, May 6, 2017

With sculpted hair, twinkling blue eyes, and shiny patent shoes, if it wasn’t 2017 you could be mistaken for thinking you were watching the real Frank Sinatra. Ellena Cruse finds out about Frankly Sinatra – a tribute show coming to the borough.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Everyday stories from the people of Redbridge will be brought to life for a paying audience next month.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

The Kenneth More Theatre (KMT) first opened in 1975 and has continually provided the community with a local hub for the arts.

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Visualising an opera performance, it’s likely you’ll conjure up magnificent domed halls boasting gilded balconies, plush red curtains, opulent painted ceilings.

Monday, April 10, 2017

A plucky group of animals determined to overcome all sorts of obstacles to make their way home.

Sunday, March 26, 2017

An old favourite is returning to Ilford hoping to win new ballet fans with the much-loved tale of a serving girl and her glass slipper.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

I was never one of those little girls who daydreamed about getting married – I wasn’t adverse to it but was just more interested in learning to drive and finding the cure to frizz-prone hair, the latter proving to be an life-long mission.

Saturday, March 18, 2017

An ancient tale which has lost no fame over two millennia is to be given a modern twist by a cast of young performers.

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Adapting a hit film for the theatre is a serious challenge, as writer Shaun McKenna found when he was asked to bring Ladies in Lavender to the stage.

Saturday, March 4, 2017

As a major fan of musicals and spontaneous dance numbers, going to see a 1950s American play renowned for its intensity and angst was somewhat of an experience.

Friday, March 3, 2017

A year after staging swashbuckling comedy The Pirates of Penzance, the Havering Music Makers returned to the Kenneth More Theatre (KMT) for the opening night of a darkly entertaining show about a barber with murder on his mind.

Saturday, February 25, 2017

A macabre tale of murder fronted by a barber who uses his snipping skills to deadly effect may not sound like your usual night at the theatre, but it’s music to the ears of a talented theatrical group looking to bring audiences something just a bit different.

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