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FIVE STARS for The Great Gatsby!

FIVE STARS for The Great Gatsby!

15.04.2014

SIMON Jessop's directorial debut and the cast's team effort in The Great Gatsby has been loudly applauded by critics - even scooping a five-star review! The Queen's is over the moon with the top-notch rating from the popular website The…

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Milly and the Minotaur playing at the Queen's TODAY!

Milly and the Minotaur playing at the Queen's TODAY!

15.04.2014

THIS is your last chance to watch MILLY AND THE MINOTAUR - the LONDON PREMIERE of the Queen's wonderful new children's production. There will be five performances from Tuesday 15 - Thursday 17 April. Milly and the Minotaur -…

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THE GREAT GATSBY OPENS TONIGHT

THE GREAT GATSBY OPENS TONIGHT

11.04.2014

THE GREAT GATSBY - the latest exciting production from the Queen's cut to the chase... company - opens TONIGHT following two successful weekend previews. Nine members of cut to the chase... are reunited in this action-packed drama filled with…

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Classic car rides and afternoon tea in fundraising raffle!

Classic car rides and afternoon tea in fundraising raffle!

11.04.2014

SUMPTUOUS sandwiches and classic car rides are up for grabs in a fantastic raffle celebrating the launch of the Queen's brand new show, The Great Gatsby, previewing tonight. All proceeds will go to the Queen's Theatre, a registered charity,…

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The Great Gatsby marks Simon Jessop's directorial debut - read interviews here!

The Great Gatsby marks Simon Jessop's directorial debut - read interviews here!

11.04.2014

THE GREAT GATSBY marks the directorial debut of the multi-talented Simon Jessop - Queen’s Associate Actor and cut to the chase… stalwart. Audiences will know and love Simon Jessop from his many years performing in scores of different roles…

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cut to the chase... reunited in The Great Gatsby

cut to the chase... reunited in The Great Gatsby

11.04.2014

NINE members of cut to the chase…, the Queen’s professional company of actors-musicians, reunite in The Great Gatsby – a glamorous, action-packed drama – from 11 April – 3 May. The Queen’s is also excited to…

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We invite you to OPEN AUDITIONS for our Community Musical TOMORROW!

We invite you to OPEN AUDITIONS for our Community Musical TOMORROW!

11.04.2014

THE QUEEN'S invites you to take part in OPEN AUDITIONS for this year's Community Musical - Paper Planes - TOMORROW (Saturday 12 April) from 10am - 3pm. The World Premiere of this awe-inspiring new musical drama commemorating the centenary…

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Steemy Dan serve up sizzling celebration of American rock

Steemy Dan serve up sizzling celebration of American rock

08.04.2014

TOP tribute act Steemy  Dan will set the stage alight with a sizzling celebration of American rock classics at the Queen’s on Sunday 4 May at 7.30pm.   Recreating the energy and charisma of iconic US jazzy rockers Steely Dan,…

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Eggs-celent Easter fun starts this Saturday!

Eggs-celent Easter fun starts this Saturday!

18.03.2014

THERE'S CRACKING entertainment over the Easter period at the Queen's - with plenty of shows and activities for children and families all month! The fun kicks off with our award-winning Baby Sensory class in…

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Soul, funk and rock 'n' roll THIS SUNDAY with the Mississippi Swamp Dogs!

Soul, funk and rock 'n' roll THIS SUNDAY with the Mississippi Swamp Dogs!

17.03.2014

You'd be barking mad to miss The Mississippi Swamp Dogs as they bring high-energy funk, Cajun, soul and rock ‘n’ roll to the Queen’s - in celebration of the music of New Orleans on Sunday 6 April at 7.30pm.   The…

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Milly & the Minotaur launches FIRST UK TOUR this week - LISTEN TO AN INTERVIEW WITH THE DIRECTOR

Milly & the Minotaur launches FIRST UK TOUR this week - LISTEN TO AN INTERVIEW WITH THE DIRECTOR

16.03.2014

The Queen’s is thrilled to launch the FIRST UK TOUR of Milly and the Minotaur this week - a new Queen’s Theatre for Young Minds production. We are also delighted to present the LONDON PREMIERE of this heartwarming play by Philip…

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Thrilling one-night play explores the legend of the TITANIC

Thrilling one-night play explores the legend of the TITANIC

16.03.2014

SHOULD the man responsible for building the Titanic have jumped ship that ill-fated night? This hard-hitting question is explored in The Man who left the Titanic - a thrilling play coming to the Queen' s Foyer for one night only on Wednesday…

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Claire Storey talks about sex, rehearsals and life at the Queen's!

Claire Storey talks about sex, rehearsals and life at the Queen's!

15.03.2014

TWO and Two Make Sex star Claire Storey was recently interviewed on Phoenix FM about her role in the Queen's newly-opened production. Presenter Mike Jones chatted with our much-loved member of the cut to the chase... company about the rehearsal…

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Impeccable comedic timing in Two and Two Make Sex!

Impeccable comedic timing in Two and Two Make Sex!

14.03.2014

THE STAGE newspaper has heaped praise on the Queen's newly opened production Two and Two Makes Sex - playing until 29 March.   Reviewer Nick Dines applauded the six-strong cut to the chase... cast for their "impeccable comedic timing."   Other…

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Two and Two Make Sex opens

Two and Two Make Sex opens

08.03.2014

CUT TO THE CHASE... return to the stage with the Queen's Theatre's second show of the season - Two and Two Make Sex - a saucy farce of extra-marital mischief playing until 29 March!   Poor George is having a mid-life…

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TWO AND TWO MAKE DUVET DELIGHTS!

TWO AND TWO MAKE DUVET DELIGHTS!

07.03.2014

IT WAS PILLOW FIGHTS at dawn when cast members of TWO AND TWO MAKE SEX - the Queen's next exciting show opening next Friday - headed off to a photo shoot to promote the show! Roomes Furniture & Interiors, in Upminster,…

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QUEEN'S APPOINTS YOUNGER TRUSTEE TO BOARD

QUEEN'S APPOINTS YOUNGER TRUSTEE TO BOARD

07.03.2014

The Queen’s Theatre Board has appointed a new  trustee – a valuable addition of a young voice to the committee. Emily Balham, 20, a Theatre undergraduate at Brunel University, was recently welcomed as the 13th trustee on…

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Gear up for St Patrick’s Day with Brendan Shine

Gear up for St Patrick’s Day with Brendan Shine

02.03.2014

ST PATRICK'S Day comes early as the Queen’s rolls out the green carpet and Guinness for Ireland’s favourite singer Brendan Shine on Sunday at 7.30pm - and tickets are selling fast!   Brendan Shine lays on the Irish charm with…

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Five Star Swing get everyone In the Mood tomorrow

Five Star Swing get everyone In the Mood tomorrow

01.03.2014

Following their tour with TV’s Military Wives, Five Star Swing return with their fantastic show In the Mood on tomorrow (Saturday) at 2.30pm – part of the Queen’s Magical Matinees series.   Led by Chris Smith, whose father…

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Fun for kids this Saturday

Fun for kids this Saturday

28.02.2014

A colourful story-telling session and drama workshop are on the fun menu this Saturday at the Queen's! The Story Play sessions continue with Hairy Maclary at 10am for ages 5 - 7 - based on Dame Lynley Dodd's…

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Moscow Ballet return with another enchanting show

Moscow Ballet return with another enchanting show

23.02.2014

Tickets are selling fast for one of the world’s most popular ballets, Giselle, performed at the Queen’s on Sunday 23 March at 7.45pm and Sunday 24 March at 4pm and 7.45pm.   Following previous sell-out shows at the Theatre,…

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Superb reviews of Our Man in Havana

Superb reviews of Our Man in Havana

19.02.2014

GLOWING reviews have been pouring in for the Queen's first production of 2014, Our Man in Havana! Here's what the press have been saying:   "An impressive feat... the Queen's has done well" "Bob Carlton’s…

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Queen’s young actors join National Theatre festival

Queen’s young actors join National Theatre festival

19.02.2014

The Queen’s super-talented Young Acting Company Cut 2 blew audiences away in their performance of Pronoun, a cutting edge love story.   Cut 2’s exciting performance of Evan Placey’s wonderful new play on Sunday 9 and…

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Guitar maestros launch Sound Scenes world music season

Guitar maestros launch Sound Scenes world music season

19.02.2014

Four globally acclaimed guitarists come together for a dazzling evening of music on International Acoustic Night in the Queen's Foyer on Tuesday 4 March at 8pm.  These performances will launch the new Sound Scenes season, our monthly…

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Comedy TONIGHT with a side of curry anyone?

Comedy TONIGHT with a side of curry anyone?

18.02.2014

COMEDY AND CURRY nights continue in the Queen’s Theatre Foyer TONIGHT - Thursday 6 March at 8.30pm.   This evening's fantastic line-up is Junior Simpson, Julian Dean and Marcus Birdman – and audiences can…

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Sing along with Memories of the Musicals this Sunday!

Sing along with Memories of the Musicals this Sunday!

18.02.2014

Everyone can sing along to tunes from well-loved shows with Memories of the Musicals in the Queen’s Theatre Foyer THIS SUNDAY at 7.30pm.   This evening of musical cabaret is packed with songs from the West End and Broadway's best-known…

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All day fun for kids this Saturday!

All day fun for kids this Saturday!

16.02.2014

THIS SATURDAY is bursting with fun for kids at the Queen's Theatre - recently crowned Favourite Local Theatre in Greater London by NetMums.com! The Story Play sessions continue with Spot the Dog this at 10am for ages 5 - 7. Kids love these…

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CLEANING CHAOS IN HORNCHURCH!

CLEANING CHAOS IN HORNCHURCH!

22.01.2014

The cut to the chase... company amused shoppers in a Hornchurch store with a spot of spring cleaning to promote the Queen's first 2014 show - the fantastic comedy OUR MAN IN HAVANA - opening 31 January! Tucker Brothers on Station…

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FREE Haggis tasters at Burns' Night!

FREE Haggis tasters at Burns' Night!

22.01.2014

FREE Haggis tasters and a special whisky offer are all part of the fun at Burns' Night  in the Queen’s cosy Foyer on Sunday 26 January at 7.30pm! With festivities led by singer Jimmy McWilliams and friends, Burns'…

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MEMORIES NEEDED FOR BOOK OF CELEBRATION

14.01.2014

We invite everyone to come forward and share their memories of the Queen’s Theatre, as part of our exciting My Queen’s Theatre campaign.     This will culminate in a Book of Celebration, completing the…

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OUR MAN IN HAVANA OPENS TONIGHT!

OUR MAN IN HAVANA OPENS TONIGHT!

10.01.2014

Our Man in Havana – the Queen’s first production of 2014 – opens tonight! Tickets are selling fast so don’t forget to book your seats for this thrilling comedy of spies, scandal and vacuum cleaners!   With excitement…

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QUEEN'S CROWNED FAVOURITE THEATRE IN GREATER LONDON!

QUEEN'S CROWNED FAVOURITE THEATRE IN GREATER LONDON!

06.01.2014

Happy 2014 everyone! The new year starts with a bang here at the Queen's - we are delighted to announce the Theatre has been voted favourite local theatre in the Netmums Favourites Awards! Hundreds of mums plumped for the Queen’s…

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Join Helen Keating for some smooth jazz

Join Helen Keating for some smooth jazz

03.01.2014

Enjoy a mellow afternoon of pure jazz as ever popular Helen Keating and her band return to the Queen’s Foyer on Friday 24 January at 3pm.   Helen promises hits from the ‘20s through to the ‘40s – the likes of Duke…

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ONE DAY LEFT TO VOTE FOR QUEEN'S IN THE OFFIES!

ONE DAY LEFT TO VOTE FOR QUEEN'S IN THE OFFIES!

01.01.2014

Audiences have just ONE day - until tomorrow, Valentine's Day - to tell us how much they love the Queen's by voting for the Theatre in the Off West End Awards! Off West End, which has been championing London’s…

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Spring 2014 Brochure launched online

Spring 2014 Brochure launched online

01.01.2014

The Queen's Spring 2014 brochure - with information on shows from January to August 2014 has been launched online today!   With everything from our home productions from cut to the chase... to circus, from comedy to children's…

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Please vote for the Queen's in the Netmums Theatre Awards!

Please vote for the Queen's in the Netmums Theatre Awards!

10.12.2013

Please vote for the Queen's in the Netmums Theatre Awards! Click here to vote. You will need to register and you could win a £100 Amazon Voucher! Netmums are delighted to announce their latest awards - this time they are looking for…

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BRILLIANT REVIEWS FOR DICK WHITTINGTON!

BRILLIANT REVIEWS FOR DICK WHITTINGTON!

04.12.2013

The Queen's family Christmas pantomime Dick Whittington is enjoying brilliant reviews! Playing until 11 January, this festive favourite stars the Theatre's professional resident actor-musicians cut to the chase... and…

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TOMMY THE CAT IS ON TWITTER!

TOMMY THE CAT IS ON TWITTER!

28.11.2013

Pantomime fever has dug its claws into the Queen’s Theatre - Dick Whittington has now opened and plays until 11 January! And the star of the show, our adorable panto puss Tommy, wants everyone to join in the excitement with him by following…

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The Queen’s invites you to its Annual Review

27.11.2013

The Queen’s Theatre is holding its Annual Review on Tuesday 10 December at 7.30pm -  and everyone is welcome! Administrative Director Thom Stanbury says: “We are delighted to welcome anyone interested in finding out more about the…

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Queen’s Theatre charity gala raises thousands

Queen’s Theatre charity gala raises thousands

19.11.2013

The Queen’s is delighted to have raised more than £8,000 at its recent Gala Dinner Dance.   One hundred and fifty revellers danced the night away at the glittering event held at The Pavilion, Orsett Hall, while raising…

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QUEEN'S PANTO DICK WHITTINGTON OPENS SOON!

QUEEN'S PANTO DICK WHITTINGTON OPENS SOON!

16.11.2013

THE QUEEN’S festive family panto Dick Whittington opens on 30 November – oh yes it does! Tickets are selling fast – have you got yours?   Boys and girls of all ages can join brave Dick and his adorable cat Tommy for a mew-sical…

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SCARILY BRILLIANT REVIEWS FOR DEATHTRAP!

SCARILY BRILLIANT REVIEWS FOR DEATHTRAP!

06.11.2013

RAVE reviews have been pouring in for the Queen’s comedy thriller Deathtrap. But tickets are selling fast - this is your last chance to catch a truly unmissable show! Playing until 16 November, this hilarious murder mystery stars the Theatre's…

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Jump the Q Spring 2014 now on sale

31.10.2013

Tickets are now on sale for a fun-filled new Spring Season at the Queen’s Theatre. cut to the chase…, the Queen’s professional resident company of actor-musicians, is excited to present FOUR shows bursting with music, hilarity…

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Winners!

Winners!

06.10.2013

We're absolutely thrilled to win the Havering Business Award for Best Hospitality in Havering for the second year running! The judges recognised that every minute of every day we're doing something different to welcome our guests. From baby…

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Bursary Winners!

Bursary Winners!

01.10.2013

Congratulations to George Farmer and Sonny Taylor on receiving the Hilary Wood Bursary! As a result of a kind donation in the name of Hilary Wood by her former students of Dagenham County High School, we have been able to offer two bursary places on…

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Happy 60th to us!

Happy 60th to us!

27.09.2013

The Queen’s Theatre was full of guests on Friday 20 September for our Diamond Anniversary Gala. The VIPs, supporters, staff and wellwishers all sipped champagne before a Gala performance of the hilarious Heather Brothers romp Love, Lies and Lust,…

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VOTE FOR THE QUEEN’S TO WIN ‘MOST WELCOMING THEATRE’ AWARD

VOTE FOR THE QUEEN’S TO WIN ‘MOST WELCOMING THEATRE’ AWARD

24.09.2013

Voting has opened to find the UK’s most welcoming theatre as part of the My Theatre Matters! Campaign. My Theatre Matters! was launched earlier this year by The Stage, Equity and the Theatrical Management Association, and the most welcoming theatre…

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Equity President Malcolm Sinclair praises the Queen's

Equity President Malcolm Sinclair praises the Queen's

22.08.2013

Malcolm Sinclair, President of the actors union Equity used his column in the Equity Journal to praise the Queen's Theatre staff, suporters and audiences and citing us an example for other venues and theatre companies across the UK. "if Hornchurch…

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A long held dream has been realised.

A long held dream has been realised.

31.07.2013

It’s been a long held dream of the Queen’s artistic director, Bob Carlton, to discover an actor in the Queens’s young theatre company, Cut 2, and to see them take to the main stage as a member of our professional company of actor-musicians,…

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Open auditions for Queen’s panto

Open auditions for Queen’s panto

25.07.2013

Calling all Children aged 8 - 15! The Queen’s is holding open auditions on Friday 30 August at Romford’s Mercury Mall, giving children the chance to star in this year’s Christmas pantomime Dick Whittington The Queen’s invites…

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Queen's Theatre Autumn Season now on sale

Queen's Theatre Autumn Season now on sale

11.06.2013

The Queen’s Theatre continues its 60th anniversary year with a sparkling autumn of entertainment led by three classic productions performed by in-house company ‘Cut the Chase’. The season kicks off with the bawdy musical romp Love,…

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Saturday 8 June - Afternoon of Craft at the Queen's!

Saturday 8 June - Afternoon of Craft at the Queen's!

07.06.2013

Saturday 8 June | 10am to 3pm   Join us as we celebrate craftiness on Yarn Bombing Day.   There will be numerous events throughout the day including: A craft fair Demonstrations Knit and natter area Face…

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The Queen's Youth Theatre is 21 Years Old!

The Queen's Youth Theatre is 21 Years Old!

20.05.2013

Did you grow up in the Queen's Youth Theatre?   Were you a part of QClub, Junior Youth Theatre, Senior Youth Theatre or Jumpstart? This summer the Queen's Theatre celebrates the 21st Birthday of its Youth Theatre. We are…

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CUT TO THE CHASE

CUT TO THE CHASE

24.04.2013

CUT TO THE CHASE, the Queen’s resident acting company were delighted when author of Run For Your Wife and Master Farce Ray Cooney popped into watch the last day of rehearsals of his classic farce. Run For Your Wife opened to great critical…

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Step back in time

Step back in time

03.04.2013

Don’t miss our brilliant Diamond Jubilee Anniversary Touring Exhibition ‘Now and Then’ that will be coming to local venues in the coming months. The exhibition, part of a large-scale heritage project funded by Heritage Lottery…

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Medals all round!

Medals all round!

11.03.2013

We were delighted to be presented with a cheque for £1,500 from Havering’s Mayor Cllr Lynden Thorpe, on 28th February at the theatre, for winning 10th place in the Let’s Help London Challenge during London’s New Year Day Parade…

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New Baby Sensory Development Classes

New Baby Sensory Development Classes

20.02.2013

We are delighted to offer award-winning baby development classes designed for babies from birth to 13 months which include unique activities that will surprise and delight both you and your baby. The various baby activities aim to build up a vocabulary…

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Queen's Theatre seeks a Young Trustee

25.01.2013

The Queen’s Theatre is run by a charity called The Havering Theatre Trust, governed by a Board of Trustees who bring a range of skills, experience and attitudes to lead the company. The Board now seeks to recruit a young (18+) Trustee…

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Queen's Theatre Annual Review available online

21.12.2012

The Annual Review 2011 - 2012 for the Queen's Theatre Hornchurch is now available to read online. The Queen's recently held its first public Annual General Meeting, which presented the Annual Review to audiences and other members of the…

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FABULOUS REVIEWS FOR JACK AND THE BEANSTALK!

FABULOUS REVIEWS FOR JACK AND THE BEANSTALK!

07.12.2012

The Queen's magical Christmas pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk is enjoying fantastic reviews! Playing until 12 January, this festive favourite stars the Theatre's professional resident actor-musicians cut to the chase...…

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JACK AND THE BEANSTALK OPENS!

JACK AND THE BEANSTALK OPENS!

30.11.2012

The Queen’s Christmas panto Jack and the Beanstalk has opened! And tickets are being snapped up as fast as magic beans – so book now before they sell out! Click here to read reviews. Boys and girls of all ages…

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JUMP THE Q SPRING 2013 NOW ON SALE!

15.11.2012

The Queen’s launches its 60th anniversary year with a spring full of music and hilarity from cut to the chase…, its professional resident company of actor-musicians. And the Theatre’s jump the Q season saver is now on sale!  By…

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SCARILY GREAT REVIEWS FOR THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES!

SCARILY GREAT REVIEWS FOR THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES!

02.11.2012

THE Queen's comedy thriller The Hound of the Baskervilles has been pronounced a "howling success" by the press since it opened on Monday! Playing until 17 November, this hilarious take on the Sherlock Holmes classic stars the Theatre's…

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QUEEN'S GALA A FUNDRAISING SUCCESS

22.10.2012

Good music and fine food raised well over £5,000 for the Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch at its annual Charity Gala Dinner Dance. The glittering banquet was held in the plush surroundings of The Menzies Prince Regent Hotel, Chigwell on…

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QUEEN'S CROWNED BEST HOSPITALITY IN HAVERING

QUEEN'S CROWNED BEST HOSPITALITY IN HAVERING

16.10.2012

We are delighted to announce that the Queen’s Theatre has won Best Hospitality in Havering at the 2012 Havering Business Awards, held on Friday 12 October. The Theatre was one of three finalists in the newly-created Best Hospitality category,…

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CHARITY GALA DINNER DANCE

21.09.2012

THE Queen's Theatre is holding its annual Charity Gala Dinner Dance at The Menzies Prince Regent Hotel in Chigwell on Friday 19 October - and everyone's invited to join in the fun! As a not-for-profit organisation and registered charity,…

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BOUNCERS PERFECT SIDE ORDER TO SHAKERS!

11.09.2012

AS the girls of cut to the chase... stir things up in Shakers, the Queen's Theatre's upcoming smash hit comedy opening on Friday 28 September, the men are busy touring local schools with John Godber's other famous comedy, Bouncers. This…

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STELLAR REVIEWS FOR RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET!

STELLAR REVIEWS FOR RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET!

31.08.2012

THE Queen's Theatre is over the moon thanks to stellar reviews singing the praises of its newly opened show - the award-winning rock 'n' roll musical Return to the Forbidden Planet, playing until 22 September. Return to the Forbidden…

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BOB CARLTON CHATS ABOUT WRITING RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET

BOB CARLTON CHATS ABOUT WRITING RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET

25.08.2012

WHEN the Queen's Theatre's Artistic Director Bob Carlton first sat down to write a sci-fi rock 'n' roll musical called Return to the Forbidden Planet 30 years ago, little did he know how what international success it…

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RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET PREVIEWS THIS WEEKEND!

RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET PREVIEWS THIS WEEKEND!

24.08.2012

THE QUEEN'S Theatre is thrilled to rocket launch its new season with the award-winning intergalactic rock ‘n’ roll musical Return to the Forbidden Planet - previewing on Saturday 25 August and running until 22 September. HURRY…

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VOTE FOR THE QUEEN'S IN THE HAVERING BUSINESS AWARDS!

27.07.2012

THE QUEEN'S Theatre is delighted to be nominated for the Best Hospitality in Havering category of the Havering Business Awards 2012. Please support the Queen's and vote online NOW by clicking here for the online voting form…

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KIDS INVITED TO AUDITION FOR QUEEN'S PANTO

KIDS INVITED TO AUDITION FOR QUEEN'S PANTO

18.07.2012

Calling all kids aged 8 - 15! The Queen’s is holding Open Auditions on Friday 17 August at Romford’s Mercury Mall, giving children the chance to star in this year’s Christmas pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk. The Queen’s…

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COMMUNITY MUSICAL CELEBRATES QUEEN'S THEATRE'S DIAMOND ANNIVERSARY!

COMMUNITY MUSICAL CELEBRATES QUEEN'S THEATRE'S DIAMOND ANNIVERSARY!

15.06.2012

Rehearsals are under way for Lighting Up the Lane, an all-singing all-dancing Community Musical marking 60 glorious years of the Queen’s Theatre - performed from 18 – 21 July. In the run-up to the Queen’s Theatre’s own special…

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NEW SEASON NOW ON SALE!

06.06.2012

Tickets for the Queen’s Theatre’s Autumn jump the Q season are now on sale! cut to the chase…, the Queen’s professional resident company of actor-musicians, has three fantastic shows jam-packed with brilliant fun and great music…

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RAVE REVIEWS FLYING IN FOR PETER PAN!

01.06.2012

THE QUEEN'S is delighted that its summer family show, PETER PAN, playing until 16 June, is enjoying rave reviews! Here's what the press have been saying:   FOUR STARS "TRULY MAGICAL" Whatsonstage.com   FOUR STARS "WONDERFULLY INVENTIVE...…

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TAKE A PEEK AT PETER PAN ON FILM!

TAKE A PEEK AT PETER PAN ON FILM!

29.05.2012

Have you seen PETER PAN yet?   See what your missing... check out our short preview film with clips from the show and audience reaction.    Join us on a thrilling journey to a place where imagination takes flight and dreams come true!…

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MEMORIES URGENTLY NEEDED!

MEMORIES URGENTLY NEEDED!

17.04.2012

AS THE QUEEN'S prepares for its upcoming Diamond Anniversary celebrations in 2013, we have launched an exciting large-scale heritage project looking back at the beginnings of the Queen's Theatre. And we are looking for people with memories…

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OPEN AUDITIONS FOR COMMUNITY MUSICAL 2012!

OPEN AUDITIONS FOR COMMUNITY MUSICAL 2012!

02.04.2012

THE QUEEN’S THEATRE is inviting people to take part in Open Auditions for this year’s extra-special Community Musical, celebrating the Teatre's 60th Anniversary.  Auditions will be held on Saturday 14 April from 10am - 3pm, at…

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RIOTOUS REVIEWS FOR CAN'T PAY? WON'T PAY!

RIOTOUS REVIEWS FOR CAN'T PAY? WON'T PAY!

23.03.2012

CAN’T PAY? WON’T PAY! – now playing at the Queen’s until 31 March – has scooped two FIVE STAR ratings from national theatre critics, along with many other glowing reviews! WhatsOnStage.com and the Morning Star both award…

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QUEEN'S THEATRE ACTORS IN SUPERMARKET SWEEP!

QUEEN'S THEATRE ACTORS IN SUPERMARKET SWEEP!

24.02.2012

THERE was chaos at the checkouts when two women made off from a local supermarket with a trolleyful of groceries -and a policeman in hot pursuit! Luckily, watching shoppers were rolling in the aisles when they realised the glamorous "culprits"…

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POETRY TAKES OVER HORNCHURCH!

24.02.2012

SATURDAY afternoon shoppers and commuters were surprised with bursts of poetry from Queen’s Theatre actors in a day of spontaneous recitals across Hornchurch! As part of the Queen’s One Day in Hornchurch project, cut to the chase……

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PRAISE FOR SATIN 'N' STEEL!

PRAISE FOR SATIN 'N' STEEL!

10.02.2012

PRESS reviews for Satin ‘n’ Steel, the Queen’s newly-opened comedy of showbiz dreams, have heaped praise on the production which plays until 25 February. The Stage’s glowing verdict says this bittersweet comedy “pulls at…

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR EXCITING HERITAGE PROJECT

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR EXCITING HERITAGE PROJECT

03.02.2012

THE QUEEN'S is about to start an exciting large-scale heritage project involving thousands of local people in the lead-up to our Diamond Anniversary in 2013. To get involved, come along and sign up at the PROJECT LAUNCH in the Queen's Foyer…

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KIDS' FAB FEB FUN - JUST FOR A FIVER!

KIDS' FAB FEB FUN - JUST FOR A FIVER!

26.01.2012

WIZARDS, magic and stars continue the Queen’s season of Saturday fun on 4 February - with a workshop based on the book How to Catch a Star and a magical show by children’s entertainer Ali Cardabra. Tickets are only £5 each! Both events…

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Queen's designer nominated for London award

Queen's designer nominated for London award

13.01.2012

THE QUEEN'S Theatre is overjoyed to yet again be nominated for a prestigious Off West End Award – this time for best set design. Assessors from the Off West End Theatre Awards, who have been watching hundreds of productions throughout 2011,…

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Rave reviews for Cinderella

Rave reviews for Cinderella

15.12.2011

WE are delighted that this year’s magical Christmas pantomime Cinderella, playing until 14 January, has opened to rave reviews from the press. The Essex Chronicle and Brentwood Gazette love the show’s “glitz, glam and razzmatazz”,…

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jump the Q Spring 2012 now on sale!

18.11.2011

3 fantastic shows for the price of 1 West End ticket! Tickets are now on sale for a fun-filled new Spring Season at the Queen’s Theatre. cut to the chase…, the Queen’s professional resident company of actor-musicians, is excited to…

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Gala raises thousands for Queen's Theatre

Gala raises thousands for Queen's Theatre

07.11.2011

MORE than £9,000 was gathered in aid of the Queen’s Theatre Development Fund at the Queen’s Charity Gala Dinner Dance held at De Rougemont Manor in Brentwood on Saturday 22 October. Havering Mayor Cllr Melvin Wallace and…

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Boris Johnson comes to the Queen's for People's Question Time

21.10.2011

JOIN BORIS JOHNSON and the London Assembly members for People’s Question Time at the Queen's on Monday 7 November at 7pm. With discussions about how the London Assembly is improving London, PQT gives Londoners the…

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Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde concludes successful tour to schools

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde concludes successful tour to schools

21.10.2011

THE QUEEN'S THEATRE FOR YOUNG MINDS production of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde has just concluded a hugely successful tour to secondary schools across Essex and London. More than 1,000 young people aged 14 – 16 watched the…

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Queen's crowned Best Entertainment Venue in Havering

Queen's crowned Best Entertainment Venue in Havering

10.10.2011

WE are excited to announce that the Queen’s Theatre won Best Entertainment Venue in the Havering Business Awards held last Friday (7 October). We were also delighted to be shortlisted as a finalist for Best Family Venue. The Queen's was…

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Lee Hurst  **Extra Date Added**

Lee Hurst **Extra Date Added**

03.10.2011

Tickets are selling fast for renowned comedian Lee Hurst’s hilarious brand NEW stand-up show Man v Woman at the Queen’s on Sunday 13 and Monday 14 November at 7.30pm. Sunday 13 November has already sold out, so due to huge popular demand,…

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