• Annie @ Theatre Royal

    This week, Impact was lucky enough to be invited to see the opening night performance of Annie at the Nottingham Theatre Royal. Nearly everyone has seen the film or knows the story of the redheaded orphan’s search to find her true family. Quite simply, this production is the revision...
  • The Girl on the Train @ Theatre Royal

    Samantha Womack is no stranger to the spotlight when it comes to embodying dramatic roles, gracing viewers with her performance on the BBC show EastEnders as the strong headed character Ronnie Mitchell from 2007-2011. She reprised this role again in 2013-2017. This time, the public was able to see...
  • Educating Rita @ Theatre Royal

    Directed by Max Roberts and written by Willy Russell, Educating Rita tracks the story of a working-class hairdresser, Rita into higher education. Passionate, determined and fun-loving Rita (Jessica Johnson) meets her alcoholic University tutor, Frank (Stephen Tompkinson) at the beginning of the play. Rita, despite her lack of education,...
  • The Turn of the Screw @ Theatre Royal

    Based on Henry James’ gothic novella and directed by Daniel Buckroyd, The Turn of the Screw is a tale of lost innocence. The tale retells the story of a governess who accepts an offer of employment which consists of caring for two children at a rural estate called Bly....
  • Rock of Ages @ Theatre Royal

    On Tuesday evening, audience members at the Theatre Royal were transported back to the 1980’s as Rock of Ages, the jukebox musical directed by Nick Winston, embarked on the fourth leg of its UK tour here in Nottingham. Entering the beautiful ornate theatre, as pounding rock anthems were played,...
  • Opera North: The Rite of Spring & Gianni Schicchi @ Theatre Royal

    Full of intensity and comedy, Opera North’s Double Bill was certainly a treat for both the regular opera-goer and those new to the scene, providing an evening of high quality entertainment. Although linked by the theme of the new rising from the old, The Rite of Spring and Gianni...
  • PREVIEW – STRICTLY COME DANCING: THE PROFESSIONALS

    With BBC One’s award-winning TV show Strictly Come Dancing coming to Nottingham this May on their 2019 The Professionals Tour, here is a short preview of what to expect before the stars of the Britain’s favourite prime time TV show step onto the stage at the Royal Concert Hall...