BULLFROG departed from its traditional end-of-year concert productions at Chequer Mead on Saturday 8 July with a brand new show crafted by musical director Adam Hoskins. The tale cleverly blended old and new as a group of five orphans fought to save four fairy tale kingdoms – Alice’s Wonderland, Snow White’s Enchanted Wood, Peter Pan’s […]
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Theatres around the South East are ensuring that this year’s pantomimes are accessible for all and are putting on relaxed performances so that children can enjoy pantomimes with their families. A Relaxed Performance is specially designed to reduce anxiety and create a supportive atmosphere for people with autism spectrum conditions, learning disabilities and other sensory […]
Chequer Mead, East Grinstead | until Saturday 22nd October Wyrd Sisters | Review The Ace Theatre Company brought Terry Pratchett’s Discworld to life at Chequer Mead theatre this week with their production of Wyrd Sisters. The play, based on Pratchett’s sixth fantasy novel, features his strange and magical world – oddly reminiscent of Earth […]
Cats | Bullfrog Productions | Review I have been reviewing theatre for the past three decades, and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cats is the show that got away. I have never seen it, and knew none of the music except the hit single Memories, so I was delighted to see Bullfrog Productions’ show at Chequer […]
Sixty-six years after the first Peanuts cartoon by Charles M Schultz was published, his little gang of kids has lost none of its timeless appeal. You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown And in Bullfrog’s musical production of You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown at Chequer Mead yesterday, Schultz’s enduring characters were brought vividly to […]
Alice Durrant (12) tells us what she thought of Imberhorne school’s production of The Wizard of Oz at Chequer Mead last week. AS some of you may know, in the last few days Imberhorne students have been singing, dancing and acting their hearts out at Chequer Mead Theatre for their school production of The Wizard […]
Chequer Mead, East Grinstead | Saturday 31st October at 8pm
Ralph McTell celebrates 50 years as a professional musician and this quintessential English singer-songwriter-guitarist is back on tour.
Ralph’s shows feature beautifully crafted narrative songs combined with dexterous, finger-style guitar playing and evocative storytelling and will of course include the Ivor Novello award winning ‘Streets Of London’. We look forward to welcoming him back to Chequer Mead.
Tickets: £19.50, Concessions: £19.00
Chequer Mead, East Grinstead | Friday 30th October at 8pm
Paul Hazell – Hypnotist
An Audience with “Paul Hazell Comedy Hypnotist” Paul’s abilities and outstanding performance has made him known as an Internationally renowned Comedy Hypnotist, His work has taken him to America, Canada and around Europe. After an introduction of Paul’s life on screen, to seeing his performance where you become the stars of the show, the audience will get the opportunity to ask him questions on the work he does. An evening not to be missed! Over 16’s Only.
Chequer Mead, East Grinstead | Wednesday 28th October at 11:30am & 3pm
Hold on to your hats and get ready to be blown away by this enchanting new version of Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale adventure. Featuring new songs, beautiful costumes and scenery and a host of colourful characters. Wrap up warm and join us for this delightfully laugh-out-loud retelling of a timeless chronicle that will melt your heart.
Far away in the frozen land of Avalonia, the Snow Queen kidnaps a young boy named Kai in order to obtain the full powers of her mystic mirror that will make her immortal. His best friend Gerda, a clumsy, lovable little girl, is the unlikely hero who sets out to rescue him. On the way she finds new friends who help her discover the truth behind the mysterious Snow Queen and her Icy Palace.
A Fun, Frosty, Fast Paced Adventure for the whole family!
Tickets: £11.00, Concessions: £10.00, Family: £36.00