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Jack and the Beanstalk

Jack and the Beanstalk

Photos: Manuel Harlan I felt quite moved when I arrived at Frank Matcham’s stunningly beautiful Hackney Empire and saw the Jack and the Beanstalk screen. This was the first pantomime I’ve seen for two long years. I think a lot of the audience felt like that too...
Die Walküre

Die Walküre

Photo: Bethan Langford, Elizabeth Karani, Katie Stevenson. (c) Alex Brenner It’s always good to return to the glorious Hackney Empire and the staging of a Wagner opera in the building seemed to have attracted a number of first-time visitors who were stunned to see...
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