Reviews on London

Review – Pageant

Pageant
Pageant is a perfect two hours. As in, it lasts two hours on the dot. Less can be said about the rest of the...

Review – Armide

Armide
This ensemble is certainly one to watch, as indeed are the other operatic and symphonic enterprises for which Márcio da Silva is responsible. Armide...

Review – Funeral Meats

Funeral Meats
Funeral Meats is a play revealing how individuals deal with grief whilst having to cope with issues causing hurt and pain to others. Quickly paced (it runs an hour),...

Review – A Spoonful Of Sherman

A Spoonful Of Sherman allows you to sit back and enjoy once more some of the songs that have punctuated most of our lifetimes,...

Review – Even You Lights Cannot Hear Me / Nero Monologues

Nero Monologues
New chamber operas, as well as rare one-act works from a hundred years ago, are a good basis for a new summer opera festival...

Review – A Florentine Tragedy

Florentine
At under an hour this opera, A Florentine Tragedy,  is a short evening out, but it is more than worthwhile for the rarity of...

Review – Porgy And Bess

Porgy
Whether it was the format or the repertory, Porgy and Bess was the first evening at Grimeborn 2017 that produced a full house, and...

Review – Mrs Orwell

Proud Haddock have established a good reputation for reviving forgotten short plays – their production of two Noel Coward shorts last year was remarkable...

Review: A Silken Ladder/ A Husband At The Door

Husband
These short operas should be heard more often and one hopes that the work of Opera Alegria will assist in that task. We know...

Review – The Wasp

Wasp
Why do hurt people hurt people? This is the central question in Morgan Lloyd Malcom’s play The Wasp. It’s a pretty easy question to...