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Book your doorstep visits from Santa through theatre

Book your doorstep visits from Santa through theatre

A theatre closed because of Covid is helping Santa Save Christmas by taking care of his diary and booking personal visits where grottos can't open

Theatre announces season of 'socially distanced' shows

Theatre announces season of 'socially distanced' shows

Kent's largest theatre has announced a new run of shows - including comedy, plays and a Christmas concert - to be performed to reduced audiences.

Blue Peter star's panto to be screened

Blue Peter star's panto to be screened

A panto made by Blue Peter star Peter Duncan in his own garden will be screened at a cinema in the county this Christmas.

'We want theatre to re-open'

'We want theatre to re-open'

A council has announced it is taking back control of a town's theatre to safeguard its future, amid fears it will close forever.

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The socially distanced show will go on

The socially distanced show will go on

Theatre managers have started rehearsals for their Christmas panto and made a video explaining how they are able to make sure the show goes on.

Theatre's future is uncertain

Theatre's future is uncertain

A theatre could be facing the risk of closure after a council ordered a review of its services.

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John's right here for laughs

John's right here for laughs

Comedian John Bishop will be bringing laughs to the county as his Right Here, Right Now tour is scheduled to visit five Kent theatres in 2021.

Strictly star's tour rescheduled

Strictly star's tour rescheduled

After his tour, This Is Me, had to be cancelled due to the pandemic, Strictly star Giovanni Pernice has rescheduled three dates in the county in 2021.

Show goes on for panto as 12,000 tickets sold

Show goes on for panto as 12,000 tickets sold

Kent's biggest theatre says the second lockdown will not stop its festive show from opening.

Tributes to theatre society's 55-year member

Tributes to theatre society's 55-year member

A much-loved and long-serving theatre society member who worked with the group for 55 years has died.

Stage group know how to keep Christmas well

Stage group know how to keep Christmas well

A theatre troupe will stage a Covid-safe version of A Christmas Carol where the audience will pick which of them should play Scrooge each night.

West End Wicked stars in town

West End Wicked stars in town

Four stars of the West End hit musical Wicked will be taking to the stage at a recently reopened theatre in Kent this weekend.

Putting on panto in a pandemic

Putting on panto in a pandemic

The cast has been revealed for a panto in Kent this Christmas where the cast, their characters and audiences will all be socially distancing.

Kent's musical theatre connections

Kent's musical theatre connections

From Annie Get Your Gun to Hamilton, Kent has incredible links to the world of musical theatre.

The shows will go on again

The shows will go on again

A Kent theatre has some big names and shows on its live line-up as it prepares to kick off its autumn season this weekend.

Pop-up panto tickets go on sale

Pop-up panto tickets go on sale

'If there is one year when we need panto, it's this year' says the producer of a pop-up panto at the county's biggest theatre, as tickets go on sale.

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Support for Astor Theatre through film nights

Support for Astor Theatre through film nights

A theatre, recovering from its latest financial set back urges people to support its socially distanced film nights

Theatre set for curtain up once more

Theatre set for curtain up once more

A town is set to welcome back live performance as its biggest theatre reopens with comedy and live music coming to its stage.

Canterbury Festival set to take a brave bow

Canterbury Festival set to take a brave bow

The county's first festival since March kicks off in Canterbury this weekend, bringing live arts to audiences again, with safety measures.

Socially distanced Macbeth at former church

Socially distanced Macbeth at former church

'Fair is foul, and foul is fair' - Shakespeare's tragedy Macbeth is to be performed at the former church St Mary's Arts Centre

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