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Pub in the Park team announce drive-in festival

Pub in the Park team announce drive-in festival

The team behind the popular Pub in the Park event have announced a drive-in festival to feature theatre, cinema, comedy and music alongside food.

Easter premiere for National Theatre's Romeo and Juliet

Easter premiere for National Theatre's Romeo and Juliet

The National Theatre will premiere a new, free-to-air production of Shakespeare's tragedy on TV featuring The Crown star Josh O'Connor, this Easter.

Vaccine saves Hazlitt Theatre - for now

Vaccine saves Hazlitt Theatre - for now

Maidstone council has formerly reversed its decision to cancel its contract with a theatre management company, ending fears of closure.

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Get on the track of Kent's blue plaques

Get on the track of Kent's blue plaques

If your walks need some extra interest, try looking for blue plaques to famous folk near you. We highlight some of the big names remembered in Kent.

Theatre resources free online for parents and teachers

Theatre resources free online for parents and teachers

World class theatre shows, backstage advice and workshops are available for free for school pupils and teachers by the National Theatre.

New team pulling the strings at puppet festival

New team pulling the strings at puppet festival

A new team has taken over the running of a renowned puppetry festival which comes to Kent every two years, and is due back later this year.

Epic War Horse stage show available at home

Epic War Horse stage show available at home

The award-winning stage show of Kent author Michael Morpurgo's War Horse is now available on demand for the first time with National Theatre at Home.

Take our quiz - just for fun

Take our quiz - just for fun

It's been a tough week, so we have a fun quiz to set you up for the weekend which will test your knowledge of Kent's celebrities and their ages.

Panto cast vow to return at Easter

Panto cast vow to return at Easter

A panto which was watched by thousands live online could be performed on stage when theatres may have reopened at Easter.

Did Nurse Nellie save panto?

Did Nurse Nellie save panto?

Could the county's biggest panto, in pop-up form online, bring the same festive cheer? Here's what we thought of the show, which was streamed free.

The show must go on...line

The show must go on...line

Kent's biggest theatre will stream its pantomime online for free - after being forced to cancel the show by coronavirus restrictions.

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Panto saved by 600-video production

Panto saved by 600-video production

Theatre lovers have thought of a novel way around ensuring the magic of their annual family panto continues despite the latest lockdown.

Panto to be streamed online

Panto to be streamed online

A panto which promised socially-distanced family fun will now be streamed live online so audiences can watch at home as the county stays in Tier 3.

Panto postponed until January as county stays in Tier 3

Panto postponed until January as county stays in Tier 3

Kent's biggest theatre has announced it is pushing its pantomime back until next month as Kent remains under stringent coronavirus restrictions.

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Festive panto cancelled

Festive panto cancelled

A performance of Jack and the Beanstalk has been cancelled at short notice as Kent remains in Tier 3.

The show will go on virtually (for now)

The show will go on virtually (for now)

A theatre has announced two virtual live panto performances while managers decide on their show's stage run.

Drive-in cinema and theatre plan for historic building

Drive-in cinema and theatre plan for historic building

The towering shell of an historic structure could be repurposed as an open-air drive-in cinema and performance space in 2021.

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Seven shows to see this season

Seven shows to see this season

Some theatres in the capital are bringing live theatre back for audiences. We look at seven on offer this festive season:

When will the Christmas shows go on?

When will the Christmas shows go on?

With theatres and venues facing more restrictions, we look at all the county's pantos and shows this Christmas and find out when they will go on.

Kent's Sandi stars in the Snow Globe

Kent's Sandi stars in the Snow Globe

Kent comedian and writer Sandi Toksvig will lead the cast in Shakespeare's Globe's Christmas production, currently being filmed in lockdown.

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