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Time Out says
Wed Jun 20 2012
Often disregarded by critics as a suburban venue, Richmond Theatre holds impressive sway with audiences beyond TW9. In terms of gravitas, the gorgeous 1899 building certainly helps – Richmond’s insistence on using questionable celebrities in their pantos (Bonnie Langford as Peter Pan anyone?) does not. Christmas theatre aside, patient locals are rewarded with high-profile fare as productions are often road-tested here before hitting the West End, or stop off as part of a post-West End tour.
What's on at Richmond Theatre
Nineties TV game show host Les Dennis moves on from his stint in 'Spamalot' in the West End to take the lead role in this new adaptation of the crime thriller novel by Peter James. From James's Roy Grace series, 'The Perfect Murder' tells of Victor and...
Fringe, Families, Kids' theatre, Kids' theatre
- Rating: 3/5
All the stops have been pulled out for this year’s pantomime in Richmond. There’s fire dancing, lots of flying, bursts of mega-confetti and The Fonz from ‘Happy Days’ (aka actor Henry Winkler) in a wig. From the garishly-coloured, unsubtle cardboard backdrops,...
Theatre, Things to do, Families
This year, Richmond Theatre's pantomime will again have a 'relaxed' performance for anyone with an Autistic Spectrum Condition, sensory and communication disorders, a learning disability or who would otherwise benefit. Starring Henry Winkler as Captain...
- Rating: 4/5
This review was of the show's 2013 run in the West End - Naomi Heldon replaces Hayley Atwell in the tour. You can say what you like about Vladimir Putin (well, unless you live in Russia), but the Kremlin strongman’s repellent clampdown on gay rights...
This play, first performed in the West End last year over two charity evenings, is written, produced and performed by wounded, injured and sick British service personnel, under the guidance of Trevor Nunn. The play is based upon its creators' experiences...