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Review – Romeo And Juliet / Twelfth Night

One of the first things that anyone notices about this theatre company’s productions of Romeo And Juliet and Twelfth Night is the versatility of its...

Review – The All Male Mikado

Mikado
“In spite of its enormous success, The Mikado had its detractors”, the show’s programme announces: “The Japanese ambassador to England, for instance, tried to...

Review – Caroline, Or Change

Caroline
With a fantasia of an entirely different kind, but by the same writer (Tony Kushner), playing in the National Theatre, Chichester Festival Theatre's production...

Review – Forty Years On

Forty Years
Opening the inaugural season of Daniel Evans' Chichester Festival Theatre is a production of Alan Bennett's Forty Years On, a play which is ambitious,...

Review – Antony and Cleopatra

Cleopatra
Antony and Cleopatra, Play 2 of the RSC's Rome Season, sees the return of Josette Simon to the stage at Stratford Upon Avon, after...

Review – Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar
With Trump in power in the USA and Brexit forcing real consideration of populism, the greater good, and the gulf between the ruling class...

Review – La Cage Aux Folles

La Cage
If ever there was a theatrical production which squarely raised the question of false advertising, the current UK touring version of La Cage Aux...

Review – Shirley Valentine

Shirley Valentine
This Shirley Valentine is an average regurgitation of a lovely play. Jodie Prenger is a charismatic personality and has a strong stage presence and...

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

About Jamie
Everybody will soon be talking about Everybody's Talking About Jamie, an irrepressibly delightful new musical premiering in Sheffield. It's an absolute triumph in every...

Review – Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Joseph
Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is an oft mocked but actually under-rated vehicle in the canon of modern musical theatre, and especially in...