Tag Archives: Emily Armstrong

A Streetcar Named Desire – Sutton Arts Theatre

****   This multiple prize winning drama from Tennessee Williams rightly remains a favourite with audiences and theatrical companies alike. It is also hugely challenging. Its reputation guarantees a good house, but the roster of actors who have taken parts, … Continue reading

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Journey’s End, Sutton Arts Theatre

Amongst the myriad events marking the centenary of the start of the First World War,Sutton Arts Theatre chose R C Sherriff’s “Journeys End” as their offering. Written in 1928, some fourteen years after the event, Sherriff originally struggled to find … Continue reading

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Steaming, Sutton Arts, Sutton Coldfield

Laughter, pathos and bathos at the bathhouse. Steaming was written in 1981 by Nell Dunn and was first staged at the Theatre Royal, Stratford, in London, winning the Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Comedy . Sutton Arts publicity promised … Continue reading

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs- Sutton Arts Theatre Company, Sutton Coldfield

***** Snow White is one of the better pantomime stories. The versatile Sutton Arts Theatre company chose their production well for this year. Director Emily Armstrong has done a fabulous job in putting her own spin on the story, in … Continue reading

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