Entertainment Staffordshire & Walsall

Pelsall conductor lands top role in Meatloaf musical

Meatloaf Musical

As a small boy playing his piano along to Top of the Pops at his Pelsall home, Robert Emery dreamed of hitting the big time. Now a professional conductor and pianist, he has landed a role working on the Bat Out Of Hell musical – one of the UK’s biggest current stage shows.

Thousands to attend Staffordshire dog show

Crufts 2017

British and Irish native dog breeds, including some very rare ones, will be among the 10,000 plus dogs which will descend on Staffordshire County Showground in Stafford from May 4 to 7 for the Birmingham National Championship Dog Show.

Glenn Hughes to play Cannock gig

HUGHES23DH10

Rock legend Glenn Hughes will be returning to Cannock where he was born and bred for an intimate gig this summer, the Express & Star can reveal.

Midlands and Shropshire am dram guide

Am Dram9

Love them or hate them, jukebox musicals are certainly popular and not only among amateur performers. Will they stand the test of time? I doubt it, but nevertheless they entertain us, pack-out theatres and make a quick buck, so it can’t be bad.

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