Upstage Downstage - The Theatre Podcast

Upstage Downstage - The Theatre Podcast

We are a podcast that discusses theatre from across the UK, our opinions are from an audience perspective, we review the set, the costumes, the lighting, the sound and whether we would see a production again. We will also discuss upcoming productions and much more... If you would like to contact us please email upstagedownstagepod@gmail.com

Episodes

July 11, 2024 72 mins

Episode 73 - 42 Balloons The Musical - We saw this production at the The Lowry Theatre, Salford

Here is more detail about the production... 

https://42balloons.com/

and you can watch the trailer here...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wBijD-Hf2Ug

This production is no longer on but fingers crossed it makes a return.

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Episode 72 - Unfortunate The Musical - We saw this production at the Birmingham Hippodrome

Here is more detail about the production... 

https://unfortunatemusical.com/

and you can watch the trailer here...

https://youtu.be/qWRfEl9KW_M

This production is on tour until the end of July 2024, you can book tickets here...  

https://unfortunatemusical.com/tour-dates/#uk-tour

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May 22, 2024 39 mins

Episode 71 - The Crucible - We saw this production at the Sheffield Crucible Theatre

Here is more detail about the production... 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Crucible

This production is now no longer on but it may return. 

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May 16, 2024 45 mins

Episode 70 - My Beautiful Laundrette - We saw this production at the Leicester Curve

Here is more detail about the production... 

https://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/whats-on/my-beautiful-laundrette-on-tour/

You can watch the trailer here...

https://youtu.be/hHRurG63Kwk?si=Jb6bg-f3n_uBsyT1

This production is now no longer on tour but it may return. 

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Episode 69 - Bonnie and Clyde The Musical on Tour - We saw this production at the Leicester Curve

Here is more detail about the production... 

https://bonnieandclydemusical.com

You can watch the trailer here...

https://youtu.be/UpgWZ0snjpk?si=ycCZz1uRBnPr_Y26

This production is on tour across the UK until October 2024 and you can find more details here

https://bonnieandclydemusical.com/#section-tourdates

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April 30, 2024 58 mins

Episode 68 - Minority Report - We saw this production at the Nottingham Playhouse

Here is more detail about the production... 

https://nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk/events/minority-report/

You can watch the trailer here...

https://youtu.be/EcRZCYZkYck

This production is on at the Lyric Theatre Hammersmith until 18 May 2024 and you can find more details here

https://lyric.co.uk/shows/minority-report/#performances

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March 1, 2024 49 mins

Episode 67 - Spy Monkey's The Frogs - We saw this production at the Royal and Derngate Theatre Northampton 

Here is more detail about the production... 

https://spymonkey.co.uk/spymonkeys-the-frogs/

This production is at the Kiln Theatre until March 2024 and you can find more details here

https://kilntheatre.com/whats-on/the-frogs/

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February 29, 2024 52 mins

Episode 66 - White Christmas - We saw this production at the Regent Theatre Stoke

Here is more detail about the production... 

https://thedriftersgirl.com/about

You can watch the trailer here... 

https://youtu.be/LUnb7WvkWAQ?si=sQqUTPpr5edw4Gt8

This production is on tour until May 2024 and you can find more details here https://thedriftersgirl.com/uk-ireland-tour

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February 27, 2024 71 mins

Episode 65 - White Christmas - We saw this production at the Sheffield Crucible 

Here is more detail about the production... 

https://www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk/news/cast-announced-for-white-christmas

This production over now but who knows it may return in the future! 

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February 25, 2024 37 mins

Episode 64 - Cinderella - We saw this production at the Nottingham Playhouse

Here is more detail about the production... 

https://nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk/events/cinderella/

This production over now but you will be sure to see more pantos fun in the future! 

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February 21, 2024 56 mins

Episode 63 - Dick Whittington - We saw this production at the Theatre Royal Nottingham 

Here is more detail about the production... 

https://trch.co.uk/star-studded-pantomime-launches/

This production over now but you will be sure to see more pantos fun in the future! 

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January 24, 2024 53 mins

Episode 62 - The Woman in Black - We saw this production at the Theatre Royal Nottingham 

Here is more detail about the production... 

https://thewomaninblack.com/about

Watch the Trailer here https://youtu.be/37d3OwMrHBw

This production is on tour until June 2024 and you can find out the venues and dates here...

https://thewomaninblack.com/tour-dates

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January 18, 2024 44 mins

Episode 61 - The Book Thief The Musical - We saw this production at the Leicester Curve 

Here is more detail about the production... 

https://www.curveonline.co.uk/whats-on/shows/the-book-thief/

Watch the Trailer here https://youtu.be/FjudB325TWE?si=F7xEWawlUJ8TbyxP

you can also watch rehearsal footage here... https://youtu.be/ekXi2b9kVDo?si=jNVucL2Ads0gmSg0

This production is no longer on but who knows it may return. 

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January 13, 2024 46 mins

Episode 60 - Outlawed - We saw this production at Nonsuch Studios Nottingham 

Here is more detail about the production... 

https://www.nonsuchstudios.co.uk/whatson/outlawed

This production is on but please follow the performers for whatever they are in next, they are as follows...

Lottie Manning/Hunter Gather as Robin Hood

Solaya Sang as Maid Marian

Paige Marie Baker-Carroll as The Sheriff of Nottingham

Ms Lucinda B'hind as Friar T...

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January 8, 2024 44 mins

Episode 59 - Noises Off - We saw this production at The Rep Birmingham 

Here is more detail about the production... 

https://www.birmingham-rep.co.uk/whats-on/noises-off/

Watch the Trailer here https://youtu.be/WM3qv0rsJE0?si=tUQBvmgKD9knVmU3

This production is on tour until mid 2024 find venues and dates below...

https://www.uktw.co.uk/Tour/Play/Noises-Off/T01636406980/

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December 29, 2023 71 mins

Episode 58 - Heathers The Musical - We saw this production at Theatre Royal Nottingham and The Other Palace in London

Here is more detail about the production... 

https://www.heathersthemusical.com/about

Watch the Trailer here https://youtu.be/5iH6LLt2AiU?si=6k2uzsw94V0rFng0

This production has finished but who knows it may return in the future

You can also watch the live recorded version from the Other Palace here...

https://www.a...

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December 27, 2023 40 mins

Episode 57 - Miss Saigon - We saw this production at Sheffield Crucible

Here is more detail about the production... 

https://www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk/news/cast-announced-for-miss-saigon

This production has finished but who knows it may return in the future

You can watch a performance of Last Night of the World here https://youtu.be/ikbbBOizGXQ?si=9RzmmdnGijnLWil0

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August 9, 2023 52 mins

Episode 56 - Titanic The Musical - We saw this production at Theatre Royal in Nottingham

Here is more detail about the production... 

https://titanicthemusical.co.uk/about-the-show.php

This production is no longer on tour but you can find out potential future tour dates here https://titanicthemusical.co.uk/tour.php

You can watch the rehearsal clips here https://youtu.be/nERrfoEQfxQ

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July 31, 2023 57 mins

Episode 55 - An Inspector Calls - We saw this production at The Lyceum Theatre in Sheffield 

Here is more detail about the production... 

https://aninspectorcalls.com/about-the-show/info

This production is now no longer on but you can find out future tour dates here https://aninspectorcalls.com/tour-dates

You can watch the rehearsal clips here https://youtu.be/do9dZGrPiM8

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Episode 54 - The Good Person Of Szechwan - We saw this production at The Crucible in Sheffield 

Here is more detail about the production... 

https://www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk/news/cast-announced-for-the-good-person-of-szechwan

This production is now no longer on. you can find out more details here https://lyric.co.uk/shows/the-good-person-of-szechwan/

You can watch the rehearsal clips here https://youtu.be/cwN7rWHRguI

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