Local actor to lead UK tour cast of Lloyd Webber’s School of Rock – The Musical

Local actor to lead UK tour cast of Lloyd Webber’s School of Rock – The Musical

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s hit show School of Rock – the Musical has revealed the casting for its first-ever UK and Ireland tour, which makes its Midlands premiere at the Wolverhampton Grand Theatre next month. Jake Sharp from Lichfield is getting the band back together as it is confirmed that he will lead the cast as Dewey Finn, having previously performed the role in the West End. Alex Tomkins will...

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Pershore firms kick off fundraising for Tomasz

Pershore firms kick off fundraising for Tomasz

Two Worcestershire firms are to play a charity football match in aid of the family of a 41-year-old father-of-two who was killed in a motorcycle accident. Tomasz Kozmicki died on June 9 after his Yamaha motorbike was involved in a collision in Lower Moor, Pershore, leaving behind his wife and two children aged six and eight. Teams from Pershore firms Wrubble and DolphinTec will battle it out on...

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Kidderminster Harriers net ‘5 Star’ sponsorship deal

Kidderminster Harriers net ‘5 Star’ sponsorship deal

Two of Kidderminster’s best-known names have joined forces in a major new sponsorship agreement. 5 Star Windows and Conservatories has agreed a two-year partnership with Kidderminster Harriers, which will see the company become a main sponsor and the sole sponsor of the North Stand at Aggborough Stadium. The home improvement specialist, which has had its head office and one of its showrooms in...

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REI helps artist create imaginative experience by donating free space during lockdown

REI helps artist create imaginative experience by donating free space during lockdown

An artist has created an imaginative virtual reality and physical experience that has launched in London this month thanks to space donated by Birmingham-based Real Estate Investors. Georgia Tucker is studying for an MA in fine art at Birmingham School of Art but her work was interrupted by Covid-19 when she was unable use the university premises or her studio during the lockdown. But once REI...

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Dancing brothers launch pantomime at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre

Dancing brothers launch pantomime at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre

Entertainers AJ and Curtis Pritchard have appeared at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre to launch this winter’s family pantomime, Cinderella. This is the first time the brothers have appeared in pantomime together as a duo. They are highly regarded for their professional dancer roles on Strictly Come Dancing and Ireland’s Dancing with the Stars. AJ and Curtis will bring with them a wealth of dancing...

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