FIRST LOOK: Sara Kestelman in The Lady In The Van at Theatre Royal Bath

Theatre Royal Bath presents Alan Bennett's The Lady In The Van

We hope you enjoy Nobby Clark’s great production photos from the Theatre Royal Bath’s new production of Alan Bennett’s The Lady In The Van directed by Jonathan Church. In 1974, Miss Mary Shepherd, a homeless woman, temporarily moved her clapped out Bedford van into Alan Bennett’s front garden at Gloucester Crescent, Camden. She remained parked there for the next fifteen years. Olivier Award-winner Sara Kestelman … Read more

Full casting announced for Theatre Royal Bath’s The Lady In The Van

Sarah Kestleman stars in Alan Bennett's The Lady In The Van at Theatre Royal Bath

Olivier Award-winner Sara Kestelman is to star in Jonathan Church’s new production of Alan Bennett’s The Lady in the Van which is to run at the Theatre Royal Bath from 17 August to 2 September 2017. Kestleman will be joined by Sam Alexander as Alan Bennett, William Gaunt as Underwood and James Northcote who will share the role of Alan Bennett. The full cast will … Read more

REVIEW: Return To The Forbidden Planet, UK Tour ✭✭✭

Return To The Forbidden Planet touring the UK in 2015

It is a jukebox full of lively hit after hit just some of which are Great Balls of Fire, Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood, Good Vibrations, Young Girl and She’s Not There. On the one hand, there is the joy of identifying the Shakespearean quotes or mis-quotes (“To Beep or not to Beep” is a crowd favourite). On the other hand, the Science Fiction idiocy provides a great potential for fun. It’s a completely silly story, complete with silly costumes, that shamelessly bastardises Shakespeare’s words in a goofy, nerdy Sci-Fi way while banging out Hit Parade tunes loudly and wholeheartedly

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