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Suggs: ‘Dysfunctional but together’

Watford Observer: Suggs: ‘Dysfunctional but together’

12:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

Suggs talks about his unconventional childhood, fatherhood and Madness, ahead of his gig at Watford Colosseum

"A body can be anything"

Watford Observer: PICTURE: Petter Hellman

10:30am Saturday 12th April 2014

Swedish circus company Sisters brings its show Clockwork to artsdepot in North Finchley as part of Roundhouse CircusFest 2014

The Unremarkable Death of Marilyn Monroe

Watford Observer: The unremarkable death of Marilyn Monroe

5:40pm Sunday 13th April 2014

Monroe as we’ve never seen her before; alone in her bedroom, in her dressing gown and slippers; no glitz, no glamour, no masks.

Celtic Flames

9:30am Sunday 13th April 2014

Mixed music and dance group Celtic Flames are set to take Hayes by storm, when they come to town for a special concert.

Good moaning...Rene's cafe sets up in Watford

12:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

Pump House Theatre Company in Watford presents its version of the BBC classic 'Allo 'Allo!

Stars of the future in High School Musical

2:23pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

St Albans Youth Music Theatre will perform the show at Abbey Theatre on April 10-12

Star of ITV's The Bletchley Circle comes to Watford in a new play

Watford Observer: An Intervention stars John Hollingworth and Rachael Stirling

9:00am Saturday 5th April 2014

Bletchley Circle star Rachael Stirling appears in the new Mike Bartlett Play, An Intervention, at Watford Palace Theatre

The Dreamboys in your workplace? Dream no more...

Watford Observer: Calm yourselves, it's The Dreamboys

11:43am Friday 28th March 2014

Win the chance to have The Dreamboys come to your workplace or home, as the Watford Observer teams up with the Watford Colosseum

Double drama treat from Irrational Theatre

3:37pm Thursday 27th March 2014

The company will bring Why is John Lennon Wearing a Skirt? and Till the Pips Squeak to the stage at The Maltings in April

'I feel a kinship with her'

Watford Observer: Maureen Nolan as Mrs Johnstone

9:55am Friday 21st March 2014

Maureen Nolan talks to Rosy Moorhead ahead of her appearance in Blood Brothers at the Watford Colosseum

A new Passion play comes to Chorleywood

Watford Observer: A new Passion play comes to Chorleywood

10:20am Friday 21st March 2014

A new Passion play, Inheritance, to play at Chorleywood Primary School

Alex stars in Nunn’s West End play

Watford Observer: Alex Lowe (photograph: Helen Murray)

9:00am Friday 21st March 2014

It’s one of the most iconic film scenes of the 1980s – the mother cautiously approaches the unexplained pot boiling on the stove, as her young daughter hares across the garden to the rabbit hutch. We all know what’s in the pot before the characters do, but it’s no less distressing when the mum lifts the lid and we see what’s inside.

Goldie treads the boards in Kingston 14

Watford Observer: Goldie by Robert Day

2:10pm Thursday 20th March 2014

Goldie answers the phone sounding like a bizarre mix between Brian Blessed and Richard Burton.

Oxhey actor Alex stars in the new West End version of Fatal Attraction

Watford Observer: Alex Lowe (photograph: Helen Murray)

9:00am Saturday 15th March 2014

Oxhey actor Alex Lowe, better known as Barry from Watford, stars in the new West End production of Fatal Attraction

Picasso's artful occupation

Watford Observer: A scene from Picasso's Artful Occupation

9:00am Saturday 15th March 2014

Watford playwright Ian Buckley on his latest London show, Picasso's Artful Occupation

Audiences are crazy for Ruthie

Watford Observer: Audiences are crazy for Ruthie

9:00am Saturday 15th March 2014

West End star Ruthie Henshall brings her personal, intimate show to the Radlett Centre

Recreating Queen

9:00am Friday 14th March 2014

Forty years ago Freddie Mercury and his band Queen had begun the year gigging at relatively obscure venues like the Greyhound pub in Croydon, the Paddocks in Canvey Island and the Winter Gardens, Cleethorpes.

The unremarkable death of Marilyn Monroe

Watford Observer: The unremarkable death of Marilyn Monroe

3:51pm Thursday 13th March 2014

Lizzie Wort talks to Rosy Moorhead about one-woman show The Unremarkable Death of Marilyn Monroe, coming to artsdepot in North Finchley

Footie fun

4:40pm Thursday 13th March 2014

Sacred Heart FC aren’t going down without a fight. Despite dead mice in the toilet and the left-back in the bin, Harry tries keeping everyone together for one more year.

Getting in bed with a dummy for Eric Morecambe biopic

Watford Observer: Bob Golding plays his hero Eric Morecambe

10:43am Wednesday 12th March 2014

St Albans actor Bob Golding is bringing Olivier Award-winning show Morecambe back to the stage for the 30th anniversary of the comedian's death

The best of Ayckbourn

Watford Observer: Alan Ayckbourn

1:30pm Friday 7th March 2014

Alan Ayckbourn, the UK's most prolific living playwright, brings the Ayckbourn Ensemble to the Watford Palace Theatre

Joseph get his big break in Fame, the musical

Watford Observer: Joseph in his role as Joe Vegas, on stage

1:49pm Friday 7th March 2014

Garston's own Joseph Giacone is touring the UK in the Bill Kenwright production of Fame

Satire and comedy from the 50s and 60s brought back to life

Watford Observer: Andrew Meller as Bob Newhart

1:37pm Thursday 6th March 2014

Another Evening with the Humour of Bob Newhart and Tom Lehrer comes to Wyllyotts Theatre in Potters Bar this weekend

Magic goes digital at Alban Arena

Watford Observer: Jamie Allan

12:18pm Wednesday 5th March 2014

Jamie Allan is bringing his show iMagician to town featuring a 3D interactive hologram

The bard gets an '80s makeover

Watford Observer: Shakespeare goes back to the future

4:02pm Friday 28th February 2014

St Albans theatre group Company of Ten is performing The Two Gentlemen of Verona at Abbey Theatre

The gin-soaked jazz era is the setting for Doctor Faustus

Watford Observer: The cast of Doctor Faustus

3:38pm Friday 28th February 2014

St Albans-based company Foot in the Door Theatre will perform Marlowe’s tale, of a man who sells his soul to the devil in exchange for knowledge and power, with 1940s style dancing and singing.

Get swept up by the magical ballet of Cinderella

Watford Observer: Get swept up by the magical ballet of Cinderella

3:20pm Friday 28th February 2014

Vienna Festival Ballet will perform at Hawthorne Theatre

A spicy comedy

Watford Observer: Picture by Andrew Wilkinson

4:06pm Thursday 27th February 2014

Egusi Soup by Janice Okoh comes to artsdepot in North Finchley

Has your dog got talent?

Watford Observer: Could your dog tread the boards?

3:03pm Friday 14th February 2014

A production of La Boheme is coming to Watford Colosseum - and your pooch could be its star

They'll bring you sunshine

Watford Observer: Jonty Stephens is Eric Morecambe and Ian Ashpitel is Ernie Wise

1:28pm Thursday 30th January 2014

Edinburgh hit Eric and Little Ern comes to The Ark Theatre in Borehamwood. Rosy Moorhead talks to Ernie, aka Ian Ashpitel

Red Teletubby Po unmasked

Watford Observer: Pui Fan Lee with her co-star Chris Jarvis

12:06pm Thursday 30th January 2014

The woman inside the furry red costumes was Pui Fan Lee who is now a famous face on CBeebies

'Grief is such a surreal experience'

Watford Observer: David Horovitch stars as Mordecai (credit-Manuel Harlan)

4:36pm Friday 24th January 2014

David Horovitch stars in Shiver at the Watford Palace Theatre

Shakin’ not stirrin’

Watford Observer: Brendan Cole has a licence to thrill

4:30pm Friday 24th January 2014

Strictly Come Dancing pro Brendan Cole brings his Licence to Thrill show to the Watford Colosseum

Ellie is the one that you want

Watford Observer: Ellie is the one that you want

10:17am Friday 17th January 2014

Young Oxhey actress Ellie Barrett stars in the Pump House production of Grease

Downton Abbey meets The Great British Bake Off

Watford Observer: Luke Kempner's show started life on YouTube

3:33pm Thursday 16th January 2014

Actor Luke Kempner has created a mash-up of popular TV series for his show The Only Way is Downton, coming to Wyllyotts Theatre in Potters Bar

Celebration of new scriptwriters at The Maltings Arts Theatre

10:22am Thursday 16th January 2014

Theatre company Irresponsible Decorators has organised a two-day New Writing Festival

Unusual star lined up for Company of Ten’s production of The Price

Watford Observer: The cast take to the stage

9:46am Thursday 16th January 2014

The Arthur Miller play, which features a toxic relationship between two brothers, will be performed at Abbey Theatre next week

The fantastic Miss Fox

Watford Observer: Emma Fielding and Emilia Fox

2:38pm Thursday 9th January 2014

Emilia Fox talks to Keeley Bolger about motherhood and returning to the stage - in Rapture, Blister, Burn at Hampstead Theatre

Hampstead Theatre shortlisted for Stage Award

Watford Observer: Hampstead Theatre was noted for its 'outstanding box office and audience attendance figures'

2:48pm Thursday 9th January 2014

Hampstead Theatre shortlisted for Stage Award

All the best of what to do and see in 2014

Watford Observer: Ed Byrne is coming to Alban Arena

7:00am Thursday 9th January 2014

Our round-up of plays, gigs and events in the St Albans area

Review of Cirque du Soleil: Quidam

Watford Observer: Statue Act, photos Matt Beard and costumes Dominique Lemieux

11:57am Wednesday 8th January 2014

Looking for a way to beat off the January Blues? It is impossible not to feel inspired by Cirque du Soleil's Quidam

Review of Robin Hood at Watford Palace

Watford Observer: Photo by Peter Jeffree

11:53am Monday 23rd December 2013

An evening which mixed classic slapstick, cheeky gags, a new twist on the beloved story of good versus evil and plenty of pop songs.

A sizzling French love story

Watford Observer: Jenny and  Gerald sizzle on stage

10:37am Friday 20th December 2013

Laura Enfield talks to Jenny Rainsford about her role in Little Black Book, at the Park Theatre

There's plenty going on in St Albans this Christmas

Watford Observer: Red Riding Hood

9:45am Thursday 19th December 2013

A round-up of Christmas events in the St Albans area

Full steam ahead for The Railway Children at Abbey Theatre

Watford Observer: The young stars take to the stage

9:31am Thursday 19th December 2013

The Company of Ten has picked three of the area's brightest young stars for it's production of The Railway Children

A little bit of Christmas magic

Watford Observer: The cast of A Christmas Carol

9:29am Friday 13th December 2013

A musical production of A Christmas Carol began life in Chorleywood Memorial Hall and is now touring the country, with a special date at the Watford Colosseum

Aladdin Sane!

Watford Observer: Experience the magic of Aladdin at The Radlett Centre	PICTURE 43k2228: PIPPA DOUGLAS

9:46am Friday 13th December 2013

Rosy Moorhead meets the 'family' at the heart of the Radlett Centre's panto, Aladdin

Watford gets some Christmas spirit

Watford Observer: The Nutcracker

9:56am Friday 13th December 2013

There's lots going on in Watford this Christmas - here's just a small selection

Review of Gareth Gates in panto at Alban Arena

Watford Observer: The cast take a bow

2:39pm Thursday 12th December 2013

The whole cast really threw themselves into their parts at Alban Arena, including the leading man Gareth Gates as Prince Charming

Newsround presenter gets her legs out for panto debut in Harpenden

Watford Observer: Newsround presenter gets her legs out for panto debut in Harpenden

2:21pm Thursday 12th December 2013

Newsround presenter Hayley Cutts gets her legs out for panto debut in Harpenden



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