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Press Area

The Courtyard Press Area supplies resources about the Arts Centre to those involved in press and media, as well marketing tools and resources for in house productions, external shows and Arts Centre news.

For Press enquiries or to be added to our Press mailing list, please contact Jessica Prosser, Marketing Manager, on 01432 346512.

Please see below for links to the most recent reviews of events at The Courtyard.

Hansel and Gretel

Hereford Times – “A sweet treat of a show”

2015 pantomime: Beauty and the Beast

Hereford Times – “A five-star festive treat for both big and little kids”

The Stage – ★★★★ “An inventive twist on the traditional pantomime that delights with its witty script and compelling cast”

Herefordshire Live – “Beauty and the Beast is panto with punch”

Witches of Eastwick

Hereford Times – “Energy levels were high on stage as the tale unravelled”


Hereford Times – “Polished choreography, some incredible vocals and slick acting”

Sasha McVeigh and special guests

Hereford Times – “Funny and endearing, Sasha’s warmth not only makes her a great performer but a really likeable person”

Write On Festival – The Magnetic Diaries

Hereford Times – “Compelling poetic portrait of despair”


Hereford Times – “Thought-provoking drama from Senior Youth Theatre”

Courtlaughing – Michael Whitehall

Hereford Times – “I was laughing out loud like the rest of the packed audience”


Hereford Times – “Skillful and deeply moving, losing none of the emotional impact of the book”

Hereford College of Arts – “Gripping, powerful and always left you wanting to know what was next”

Paul Foot

Hereford Times – “His energy and oddity … ensure the audience is laughing throughout”

Jeffrey Bernard is Unwell

Hereford Times – “There’s moments of sadness but also moments when the belly laughs really set in in”

BalletBoyz present theTALENT

Hereford Times – “Unmissable night of dazzling dance”

Pirates of Penzance

Hereford Times – “A swashbuckling topsy-turvy adventure”

Love’s Labour’s Lost & Love’s Labour’s Won

Worcester News – “You don’t have to be in any way a Shakespeare buff to love these plays”

Classic Ghosts

Worcester News – “Captures the horror of these tales as well as injecting certain bits of well-placed humour throughout”

Ross Gazette – “Spine-tingling ghostly stories”

Dreaming in Code

Hereford Times – “Two contrasting pieces that offer excitement, innovation and food for thought”

2014 Pantomime: Jack and the Beanstalk

Hereford Times – “Another Christmas cracker of a show with all the winning ingredients”

Guest Review – “Fulfills all the essential elements which make a pantomime a resounding success”