Pricilla’s opening night to finally happen, 18 months later

QUEUING Priscilla Queen of the Desert fans who were turned away from the Woking opening night last year due to sudden COVID-19 restrictions can strut back to the New Victoria Theatre when... Read more »

Josh gets his stage debut at last

MORE than a year after he went through six rounds of auditions to win a part in a major musical, an actor, singer and dancer from Chobham has finally made it to... Read more »

New comedy to be a welcome curtain raiser

THE Yvonne Arnaud Theatre reopens on Thursday 3 June with its own production of a new comedy, Siobhan Basset’s the Hound of the Baskervilles. Lovingly crafted during lockdown in her spare bedroom... Read more »

Last in a year of bin night outfits

THE year-long bin night theatricals at a house in West End ended with a surreal finale. Andrea Belcher – who has been donning fancy dress once a week since April 2020 to... Read more »

What a performance on bin night!

BIN night has been theatrical performance night in a road at West End for almost a year, as a pub landlady cheers up her neighbours during the COVID-19 pandemic. Andrea Belcher has... Read more »

Arts venue visitors bring extra benefits to local economies

THEATRES, art galleries and museums are benefitting the local economy in Woking and other Surrey towns by millions of pounds. A study by the University of Surrey showed that visitors to The... Read more »

Lifting the spirits with a feel-good show

MEMBERS of Winston Churchill School lifted the spirits of audiences who came to see Sister Act at the Rhoda McGaw Theatre. A run of shows from Tuesday to Saturday, plus a matinee... Read more »

Doctor Faustus at Gordon’s School

THE dark, intense world of Doctor Faustus played to capacity audiences at Gordon’s School. An all-student cast, supported by a production team almost entirely made up of students, enjoyed rave reviews for... Read more »

Ghost Stories

GHOST Stories is a modern scarefest, but it does have something in common with Agatha Christie’s classic whodunit, The Mousetrap. Despite long runs in the theatre, audiences tend to keep the secrets... Read more »

Coming up this new year at New Victoria Theatre

BIG names and big shows are heading to Woking for 2020. There’s comedy from the likes of Jack Dee, Josh Widdicombe and Jimmy Carr, original music from Susan Boyle, Russell Watson and... Read more »