REVIEW: Flowers For Mrs Harris, Sheffield Crucible ✭✭✭

Flowers For Mrs Harris

Flowers For Mrs Harris Sheffield Crucible Theatre 3 Stars The new musical Flowers for Mrs Harris, recently enjoyed its world premiere season at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield. It also brought to a close Daniel Evans’ tenure as Artistic Director after seven years, before he takes up his new position at Chicester. Evans undoubtedly leaves on a high. Richard Taylor and Rachel Wagstaff have worked to adapt the story of a woman who ultimately wants to be loved and acknowledged. Whilst she has a best friend, we learn her husband died during World War II and the country is in the midst of austerity. She works tirelessly to help others but one day decides that she wants something for herself. Without giving too much away, her final destination is Christian Dior’s store in Paris. Her journey is more than her trip to Paris though; it is about finding contentment in … Read more

FIRST LOOK: Rehearsal photos from Only The Brave

Only The Brave at the Wales Millennium Centre

We are pleased to bring you this first look at rehearsals for Only The Brave, a new musical opening at the Wales Millennium Centre from 28 March to 2 April 2016. Directed by Steve Marmion, Artistic Director of London’s Soho Theatre, Only The Brave tells the heart-breaking and inspirational true story of two couples brought together by war. With a book by Rachel Wagstaff, music by Matthew Brind and lyrics by Steve Marmion, this emotionally charged new musical brings to life the passion, camaraderie and courage of an incredible generation. Photos: Helen Maybanks Find Out More About Only The Brave