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Ricky Gervais to play two nights in Kent

Ricky Gervais to play two nights in Kent

After his warm-up shows in Kent sold out in half an hour, comic Ricky Gervais is bringing his official tour to the county this summer.

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Relax with six super events for the weekend and beyond

Relax with six super events for the weekend and beyond

From live theatre and jazz to family fun, vintage vibes and steam trains, our six super events will give you inspiration for what to get out and do.

'It is amazing to be back'

'It is amazing to be back'

A director at a town's theatre says there is cautious optimism as it prepares to put on its first show in front of crowds this year.

A dream of a midsummer night

A dream of a midsummer night

A theatre company's outdoor tour across Kent and beyond could be staging their most perfect show for a summer's evening so far.

Review: The Play That Goes Wrong

Review: The Play That Goes Wrong

A performance that guarantees a smile on your face from start to finish, is a show full of laughter, gags and fun.

The play where things go wrong - guaranteed

The play where things go wrong - guaranteed

Things won’t be alright on the night for the characters in The Play That Goes Wrong, as the show promises exactly that.

Panto star's move after more than a decade

Panto star's move after more than a decade

A Kent actor who has become a popular fixture of one of the county's biggest pantos, is to move to a different theatre after more than 10 years.

Biggins back for Covid delayed panto

Biggins back for Covid delayed panto

Pantomime legend Christopher Biggins will be back on the stage for the return of a Kent town's panto delayed due to the pandemic.

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A midsummer night's theatre treat

A midsummer night's theatre treat

The first outdoor theatre tour of the summer gets underway this weekend, visiting venues including castles, beaches and vineyards.

Al fresco theatre in Kent this summer

Al fresco theatre in Kent this summer

From funny family shows to Shakespeare and thrillers to comic capers, outdoor theatre is coming to a site near you this summer. We round them up here:

Outdoor comedy first comes to city gardens

Outdoor comedy first comes to city gardens

A popular Kent pantomime dame is to swap the wigs and lipstick for a deerstalker as he steps on stage for a first summer season of outdoor theatre.

Henry's Queens rule the stage

Henry's Queens rule the stage

After a long, long wait a return to the theatre for a new musical was everything you'd hope it would be.

Theatre reopens with award-winning musical

Theatre reopens with award-winning musical

The county's biggest theatre has welcomed back audiences with a bang, with an award-winning musical, after being closed since March last year.

Kent's biggest theatre reopens after 448 days

Kent's biggest theatre reopens after 448 days

The boss of Kent's biggest theatre has told of her excitement as the venue's doors open today for the first time since the pandemic struck.

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The shows Kent's theatres will have for curtain up

The shows Kent's theatres will have for curtain up

As the county's theatres prepare for curtain up once again, we take a look at their reopening dates and what live shows they will have for audiences.

Line-up revealed for Deal Festival

Line-up revealed for Deal Festival

A popular 16-day music and arts festival will celebrate women in the arts as it returns to Kent post-lockdown.

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Top British film will miss cinema release

Top British film will miss cinema release

One of the most hotly-awaited British movies of the year is now going to skip its cinema release and move straight to the small screen instead.

Get ready to rock out

Get ready to rock out

The smash hit tour of the School of Rock musical, with songs by Andrew Lloyd Webber, is coming to a Kent theatre next year.

A Midsummer Night's Dream for an apprentice

A Midsummer Night's Dream for an apprentice

An open-air summer theatre tour which will be staged across Kent is looking for a young apprentice to join its company and learn the ropes.

RuPaul's Drag Race star set for panto

RuPaul's Drag Race star set for panto

A star of RuPaul's Drag Race UK, and West End actor, is to join the cast of panto at a Kent theatre this Christmas.

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