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Archived News and Articles

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Panto Mannequin Challenge

Panto Mannequin Challenge (January, 2017)

The cast of Crazy Christmas at the Haunted Hotel are busy rehearsing and don’t have much time to stand still but there’s always time for the Mannequin Challenge…
A stranger’s guide to Panto – or – How to get the most out of it!

A stranger’s guide to Panto – or – How to get the most out of it! (December, 2016)

So, you’ve never heard of Panto. There must be a hundred questions you want to ask your friend in the cast who’s invited you, but you don’t know how to do it without looking silly. Perhaps you’re a more...
‘Follow Me’ director Stephen Beard discusses the show dedicated to his grandmother

‘Follow Me’ director Stephen Beard discusses the show dedicated to his grandmother (June, 2016)

Stephen Beard, director of Follow Me and Ruth Ellis’ grandson on his accidental discovery of the play and what the show means to him and his family.  Ruth Ellis was the last woman in Britain to be hanged by the...
What’s on near you in SW London? How about amateur theatre?

What’s on near you in SW London? How about amateur theatre? (May, 2016)

Wondering What’s on in Wandsworth. Seeking something to see in Southfields? Eagerly exploring entertainment in Earlsfield?   For an entertaining night out (or occasionally afternoon!) that won’t break the bank, think about coming along to see a New Stagers...
Walking & talking at the same time

Walking & talking at the same time (April, 2016)

Orna Joseph, who plays Rose in our upcoming show Di and Viv and Rose, looks at one of the more challenging aspects of taking to the stage! It’s an activity we take for granted in our daily lives – moving...
A trip down memory lane – Di and Viv and Rose Cast Blog

A trip down memory lane – Di and Viv and Rose Cast Blog (March, 2016)

Cast Member Orna Joseph gives us her view on being part of our forthcoming show Di and Viv and Rose   I think we’re all feeling it – a nostalgic remembrance of those ‘care-free’ years when we were at...
Arts Review – A Brief History of Seven Killings

Arts Review – A Brief History of Seven Killings (December, 2015)

A BRIEF HISTORY OF SEVEN KILLINGS, BY MARLON JAMES   It’s not often that the winner of the Man Booker Prize is lauded as one of the best novels of the year. So I started this novel with trepidation,...