Thursday 28 April 2016 The first production in our Shakespeare season, Romeo + Juliet, is growing from strength to strength - and it's not just us saying that, the reviewers think so too! We're getting some wonderful feedback, which is just rewards for all the incredible hard work the cast have put into this production … Continue reading The reviews are in!
Thu 31st Mar 2016 Well, rehearsals for our first Shakespeare 2016 production, Romeo and Juliet, have finally begun. Our pair of star-crossed lovers, David Jackson and Brogan Gilbert, have thrown themselves into their roles, and already things are shaping up to produce a great piece of theatre - even if we do say so ourselves! … Continue reading Romeo & Juliet – Extra date added
Hello! First of all, we want to say a huge thank you to all of you who nominated us for the Sunderland Echo Awards earlier this year. We're pleased to say that we have been shortlisted for Performance of the Year, and will be attending the awards bash on 26th March - fingers crossed! Also … Continue reading Vote for us in The Journal Culture Awards 2014
Thur 15 Jan 2015 After the news earlier this week that our production of 'I Left My Heart In Roker Park' was named Best Revival of 2014 by the British Theatre Guide's North East editor Peter Lathan, we're pleased to see that the Sunderland Echo are holding their What's On Where awards again this year. … Continue reading Vote for us in the What’s On Where 2015 Awards
Tuesday 2nd September 2014 It's been a very busy few weeks at CAHQ. With the show opening in just over two weeks, we're now into the business end of things. Actor Paul Dunn and writer/director Tom Kelly are in the rehearsal room, working hard to mould the show into an entertaining piece of theatre, while … Continue reading Cranked Anvil on the BBC!
Thursday 31st July 2014 The Cranked Anvil office will be closed for a week after tomorrow, as we decamp to Edinburgh for the Ed Fringe. So we've been hard at work this week, getting things organised before we go. And of course, the one thing we've been concentrating on is I Left My Heart In … Continue reading SAFC – the best fans in the world!
Monday 7th July 2014 With still over two months to go until the shows open, and with virtually no press or publicity having gone out yet to the general public, the word coming back from the theatres is that I Left My Heart In Roker Park is already proving extremely popular with audiences! The Customs … Continue reading Roker Park – tickets selling fast!