22nd-26th November 2016
Set in New York during the Great Depression, Annie escapes a life of misery at Miss Hannigan’s orphanage on an adventure when she is adopted by the billionaire Daddy Warbucks for two weeks over Christmas. When Warbucks learns that she is looking for her original parents, he agrees to help her search. However the spiteful Miss Hannigan has other ideas.
“Brilliant! What an amazing cast!” – Audience Feedback
13th-16th July 2016
Avenue Q is the story of Princeton, a bright-eyed college grad who comes to New York City with big dreams and a tiny bank account. Together, Princeton and his newfound friends struggle to find jobs, dates, and their ever-elusive purpose in life. Winner of Three Tony Awards including Best Musical, this rude and affectionate spoof of Sesame Street has been a sell-out success both on Broadway and the West End!
“Absolutely fantastic! So, so funny!” – Radio Verulam
Jesus Christ Superstar
17th-21st May 2016
Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s groundbreaking rock opera tells the story of the last days of Jesus, from the perspective of Judas Iscariot. Bursting onto the scene as a concept album in the early 70s, it transferred to the West End and Broadway, became a successful film, and has been frequently revived ever since. Fresh and thought-provoking, the show combines fun and humour with wonderful music and serious, timeless themes.
“Fabulous! You must go and see it!” – Radio Verulam
A Night at the Musicals
18th March 2015
Accompanied by the magnificent Nightingale Jazz Quartet, this one-night only musical revue features some of the finest songs in musical theatre. Including show tunes from ‘Oliver’, ‘A Chorus Line’, ‘Singin’ in the Rain’, and many more!
17th-21st November 2015
In 1890s New York City, the bold and enchanting widow Dolly Levi is a socialite-turned-matchmaker. Her latest clients seeking assistance are the cantankerous ‘half-a-millionaire’ Horace Vandergelder and a young artist named Ambrose, who is in love with Horace’s niece, Ermengarde. Dolly’s scheming soon involves Horace’s employees as well as a New York hatmaker, as she tries to cover up her own secret romantic designs.
“I absolutely loved it – Dolly was phenominal!” – Audience Feedback
20th-22nd August 2015
Robert is a bachelor living in New York, and the only member of his social circle who isn’t married. All his friends are wanting for him to commit to someone, and Robert’s three girlfriends are all hoping for something more. Through a series of vignettes, all linked by Robert’s 35th birthday party, Robert weighs out the pros and cons of relationships and marriage. For better or for worse.
“Radlett hit the jackpot, with Sondheim’s non-chorus, episodic work receiving an ovation from the packed audience” – NODA
Children of Eden
13th-16th May 2015
Based on the story of Genesis, Children of Eden tells the story of Adam, Eve, Noah and the Father who created them, who must deal with the headstrong, cataclysmicactions of their children. Stephen Schwartz’s rarely-performed musical is a frank, heartfelt and often humorous examination of the age-old conflict between parents and children.
“A triumph! Radlett showcase their exceptionally strong singing, their solid chorus, and the tremendous talent of their individual stars” – Watford Observer
Oh, What A Lovely War!
18th-22nd November 2014
Performed in commemoration of the centenary of the beginning of World War One, Oh! What A Lovely War summarises and comments on the war through a series of sketches and by utilising the popular songs of the era. Throughout it follows the Smith family, stand-ins for the British working class, who initially view the war with sunny optimism. However after the horrors of trench warfare, the best they can hope for is survival.
“A superb performance!” – NODA
13th-17th May 2014
Bringing Charles Dickens’ novel to life, Lionel Bart’s much-beloved Oliver! takes audiences on a wild adventure through Victorian England. Young orphan Oliver Twist is recruited by the Artful Dodger into a gang of child pickpockets led by the conniving, but charismatic, Fagin. But when Oliver is falsely accused of a theft he didn’t commit, he is rescued by a kind and wealthy gentleman, to the dismay of Fagin’s violent sidekick, Bill Sykes.
“Sensational! Radlett have proved they have tremendous ability as dancers, singers and actors. Can we have some more?” – Watford Observer
2013: Oklahoma!, The High School Mikado
2012: What A Song And Dance, Crazy For You
2011: Guys and Dolls, Ruddigore
2010: The Revenge of Sherlock Holmes, Annie Get Your Gun
2009: Iolanthe, My Fair Lady
2008: The Matchgirls, Patience
2007: Anything Goes, Fiddler on the Roof
2006: The Gondoliers, Jack the Ripper – The Musical
2005: The Music Man, The Pirates of Penzance
2004: Kiss Me Kate, HMS Pinafore
2003: Orpheus in the Underworld, Me and My Girl
2002: The Yeomen of the Guard, Carousel
2001: Oh! What A Lovely War, Calamity Jane
2000: The Mikado, Guys and Dolls
1999: Iolanthe, The Pyjama Game
1998: Merrie England, My Fair Lady
1997: The Gondoliers, Oklahoma!
1996: Fiddler on the Roof, The Merry Widow
1995: The Pirates of Penzance, Summer Song
1994: Ruddigore, Show Boat
1993: Kiss Me Kate, HMS Pinafore
1992: Tom Jones, Princess Ida
1991: Carousel, Patience
1990: Passion Flower
1989: La Belle Helene, Calamity Jane
1988: The Mikado, The Pyjama Game
1987: The Count of Luxembourg, The Yeomen of the Guard
1986: Brigadoon, Oklahoma!
1985: The Bartered Bride, Iolanthe
1984: Fiddler on the Roof, The Pirates of Penzance
1983: La Vie Parisienne, The Sorcerer
1982: Gypsy Princess, The Gondoliers
1981: Autumn Revue, Summer Song
1980: Ruddigore, Merrie England
1979: Jolly Roger, The Mikado
1978: Orpheus in the Underworld, The Quaker Girl
1977: The Yeomen of the Guard, Waltzes from Vienna
1976: Passion Flower, HMS Pinafore
1975: The Merry Widow, Patience
1974: La Belle Helene, Iolanthe
1973: Die Fledermaus, The Pirates of Penzance/Trial by Jury
1972: The Gondoliers