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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...

Review – Gaslight

Gaslight
Real moments of terror are engineered in Gaslight by sympathetic design and a subtly powerful soundtrack in this melodramatic story of domestic abuse. The production...

Review – Sweet Charity

Sweet Charity
Bob Fosse is permanently linked with Sweet Charity, as is his wife, Gwen Verdon. The current off-Broadway production pays homage to the original staging...

Review – Annie Get Your Gun

Annie Get Your Gun
It was 1946 when Ethel Merman made a hit out of Irving Berlin's score for Annie Get Your Gun. Now, 70 years on, Paul...