Alban Arena

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Sleeping Beauty

Alban Arena 5.00pm, 8 December, 2019 This is quite a grand statement, but it wouldn’t be Christmas in St Albans without Bob Golding on stage at the Alban Arena. “This year” as he tells the audience, he’s Nurse Nellie and back in a dress after last year’s foray as Dandini. And while he was great … Continue reading

The First Hippo on the Moon

Alban Arena 4.30pm, 9 May 2017 We’d describe this as an hour of fun – much of which is devoted to talking about poos and farts, so what’s not to like?! For adults it was more bearable than most, for a seven-year-old it could be described as one of the funniest shows she’d ever seen … Continue reading

Peter Pan

Alban Arena, St Albans 2pm, 19 December 2015 When you’re singing the words “Captain Hook Me Up” to Uptown Funk and Max Branning’s doing the Cha Cha Cha, you know Christmas has begun! Peter Pan at the Alban Arena appeals to all ages as a funny, adventured-packed, great looking show that – if you’ll pardon … Continue reading

Jack and the Beanstalk

Alban Arena, St Albans 21 December 2014, 1.30pm Some years ago, after a couple of dodgy productions, I have to admit the Alban Arena was not our family’s Christmas show of choice, but in recent years, after Evolution Productions came on board, it’s now one we won’t miss. This year’s Jack and the Beanstalk is … Continue reading

Cinderella – Alban Arena

8 December 2012, 5pm Aaah – Cinderella – the greatest of pantos in my book and Evolution’s production well-lived up to that billing. It’s a romp from start to finish, incorporating traditional and familiar panto convention with – wait for it – some NEW jokes! I actually LOLLED! It is full of glitz and sparkle, … Continue reading