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THREE nominations and five stars for Partners in Crime

  Opening Night was just days ago, but the Queen’s Theatre is delighted to announce that Partners in Crime has been nominated for no less than THREE prestigious awards.   This inventive adaptation by Sarah Punshon and Johann Hari of Agatha Christie‘s gripping thriller has been nominated for Best Director (John Nicholson), Best Lighting Designer […]

Agatha Christie’s gripping thriller is the perfect autumn finale

As the evenings draw in, what could be better than settling back into the darkness and revelling in a gripping thriller? Well, the Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch has just the ticket with Agatha Christie’s Partners in Crime.   Running from 28 October – 19 November, Partners in Crime is presented by the Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch and […]

Romford playwright presents hard-hitting drama about home and identity

The Queen’s Theatre’s exciting Outer Limits festival continues with Carry On Jaywick by acclaimed Romford writer Dan Murphy on Wednesday 26 October in the Foyer at 8pm.   This verbatim play explores Jaywick, the Essex coast’s former seaside gem currently ranked as Britain’s most deprived town.   Through 18 months of research trips and interviews […]

Queen’s Theatre staff collect Most Welcoming Theatre award

Staff from the Queen’s Theatre were honoured to collect their award for UK’s Most Welcoming Theatre award for the East region at the UK Theatre Awards on Sunday. Box Office Manager Jan Sullivan, Deputy Box Office Manager Julia Jones, Head of Facilities and Audiences Terry Abbott, Assistant Manager Peter Thorne, Supervisor Maureen Wilson and Acting […]

Queen’s Theatre wins award for Most Welcoming Theatre in the East

Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch is overjoyed to win the UK’s Most Welcoming Theatre award for the East region in the UK Theatre Awards, in association with Smooth Radio.   The Theatre is among 12 regional winners announced this morning by UK Theatre and all will be invited to the annual UK Theatre Awards ceremony on 9 […]

Praise for A Month of Sundays

Sitcom king Bob Larbey’s heart-warming comedy A Month of  Sundays, the newly-opened Queen’s Theatre production, is receiving plenty of critical praise. Popular reviews website London Theatre 1 has awarded the play an impressive four stars, hailing it ‘incredibly witty and enjoyable’. Critic Chris Omaweng applauds the sensitive and humorous treatment of some of its ‘weighty’ […]

Cake and coffee for a cause this Friday

From tarts and flans to sponges and cupcakes, a delectable variety of treats is on offer at the Macmillan Coffee Morning this Friday from 10am – 12 midday in the Café. The Theatre is proud to be one of hundreds of organisations across the UK taking part in what has become known as The World’s Biggest […]

An afternoon of FREE entertainment for all ages

The Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch is excited to host Havering’s third Fun Palace on Saturday 1 October from 2 – 5pm – an afternoon of FREE entertainment for all ages as part of a nationwide celebration of arts and sciences. The Theatre joins thousands of venues and organisations across the UK in this fantastic cultural campaign […]

Queen’s Theatre production nominated for national award

The Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch is delighted to announce that, along with Rifco and Watford Palace Theatre, it has been nominated for Best Stage Production for Laila The Musical at this year’s Asian Media Awards. The official announcement was made at ITV’s London studios by ITV’s Commissioning Editor for Entertainment Asif Zubairy, actor and comedian Tez Ilyas, Dean of the School […]

Queen’s to stage heartwarming comedy by sitcom genius

The Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch proudly presents A Month of Sundays from 23 September – 15 October, an award-winning heart-warming comedy by the renowned Bob Larbey.   Audiences know and adore the work of the celebrated late writer Bob Larbey, author of many iconic television sitcoms including The Good Life, As Time Goes By and A […]

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