Cambridge Junction

Rapunzel

I have to admit that Rapunzel is one of those fairy stories collected by The Brothers Grimm that somehow managed to pass me by.  Other than knowing it had something to do with long hair and a pretty woman trapped in a tower, I knew nothing of the story. Because of that, this year’s Christmas …

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Alex Byrne

Beauty and the Beast is this year’s Christmas Show at Cambridge Junction.  It is a joint presentation by Tobacco Factory Theatre and New International Encounter.   Alex Byrne formed NIE in 2001 and directs the show.  We spoke to Alex before Beauty and the Beast opened in Cambridge. Why did you set up NIE? I …

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Beauty and The Beast

Beauty and The Beast Cambridge Junction NIE and Tobacco Factory A trip to Cambridge Junction for their annual Christmas Show is becoming something of a tradition here at Grapevine.  With all of our theatres awash with Panto dames and double entendre, NIE & Tobacco Factory have produced yet another show devoid of the traditional vaudeville banalities. Beauty and the Beast has been a mainstream Panto favourite for many …

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Leo Moran

*Please note: the tour has been rescheduled, see more here*  After a three-and-a-half-year break, the Saw Doctors are back on the road with a UK tour that kicks off at The Tramshed in Cardiff on 28th November.   Tony Bell talks with founding member Leo Moran about the band, the Waterboys legacy and how you become …

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Snow White & Rose Red

Snow White and Rose Red Cambridge Junction 10th December 2015 Let’s begin by clearing up any potential confusion between this tale and the other one, also featuring a character called Snow White.  In this there is no wicked stepmother nor poisoned apples nor a band of Hi-Ho-ing dwarfs. In this tale, Snow & Rose are …

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