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The cast of Fat Friends the musical

Kay Mellor's Fat Friends moves from the TV to the stage

As her popular TV series Fat Friends moves to the stage in Kent, writer Kay Mellor tells us why her characters deserve a big, fat hug.

Take That musical The Band announces second Kent date

The Band from the show featuring the music of Take That

Organisers of the tour of The Band, which features the music of Take That, have added an extra date in Kent, due to popular demand.

The Sound of Music stage show makes two Kent stops

Lucy O'Byrne in the Sound of Music, coming to Bromley and Tunbridge Wells

The Bill Kenwright version of the timeless classic The Sound of Music comes to Kent, with fresh face, and former EastEnder Neil McDermott.

Panto fun from Robin Hood

The pantomime Robin Hood and the Babes in the wood with characters Friar Tuck, Robin, Alan-a-Dale and Little Joan. Picture courtesy of Dover Operatic and Dramatic Society

An amateur dramatics group opens its latest show this week.

New Jersey Nights is a hit!

The New Jersey Nights show is on at the Orchard Theatre.

If you like the hits of Frankie Vallie and the Four Seasons, then head along to the Orchard Theatre this week.

Holding onto your dreams: Of Mice and Men to come to Kent

John Steinbeck's classic is coming to two Kent theatres

One of the most powerful portraits of the human spirit, and holding onto your dreams, is coming to Kent.

Peter Pan stage show a panto smash

Amelia Lily played Tinker Bell

Kent Online reporter John Nurden gives Peter Pan a big thumbs up

Christmas Day with the stars: panto stars tells us about theirs

Michael Greco is playing Abanazar in panto in Tunbridge Wells Picture: Phil Lee

Does your Christmas Day include presents and pigs in blankets? Stars of panto across the county have been telling us what they're hoping for.

Theatre audiences pick plays for tour

The Changeling Theatre Company, who staged Hamlet for their 20th anniversary, will present two plays in 2018

Popular theatre company announce two plays they will stage at open air venues across Kent next summer, chosen by their audiences.

High-flying panto Peter Pan set for curtain up

Lloyd Daniels and James Sutton get into character for Peter Pan Picture: Gary Browne

A panto being staged where high-profile TV shows are filmed, promises flying, stunning special effects - and a star-studded cast who can't wait.

Dragon fires up the children in one Belle of a pantomime

The cast of Sleeping Beauty. Pic: Martin Smith at Orgin8 Photography

Claire Sweeney helps celebrate the season in this year's pantomime at the Central Theatre.

Review: Sleeping Beauty at The Woodville

Linda Lusardi is the Wicked Fairy in Sleeping Beauty which is at The Woodville, Gravesend, until New Year's Day

It’s that time of year (Oh, yes it is!) when we head off to the panto. Ed McConnell headed to Sleeping Beauty.

From Beppe to baddie: EastEnder Michael Greco in panto

Michael Greco (right) with Mark Rhodes and Jess Robinson

Is the best role in panto being the baddie? Former EastEnder Michael Greco is ready to revel in the boos coming his way in Kent.

TV legend Bob to play a "nice" panto baddie

Tiswas star Bob Carolgees and Spit the Dog will be in panto this Christmas

After making a generation of kids laugh, TV veteran Bob Carolgees, and his sidekick Spit the Dog,hopes his panto baddie will be quite nice.

Review: Peter Pan at the Marlowe Theatre

Former EastEnder Shaun Williamson as Captain Hook in the Marlowe Theatre's panto, Peter Pan

The pressure is on for Marlowe Theatre panto producers and cast to top last year's show: have they done it with Peter Pan?

The story of panto: Oh Yes It Is!

Ben Roddy as Mrs Smee in Peter Pan at the Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury. Picture: Tim Stubbings

As pantomime season arrives, a new free exhibition celebrates panto through the ages right up to the present day.

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