Review – Tell Me On A Sunday

One can recall long debates by aficionados of such things about the merits and flaws of the earliest recordings of Andrew Lloyd Webber's one-woman...

Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me

It could be anywhere. Nothing about the space communicates location. The huge rotting slab of concrete hanging above, with gangrenous pipes belching from its...
Platonov

Platonov

Platonov has it all: sex, fireworks, attempted suicides, contemplated suicide, a stroke victim, hired assassins, murder and witty, witty banter. And vodka. Lots of...

Review – Mrs Henderson Presents

It’s between World Wars in the Twentieth Century. London. The Windmill Theatre is not doing such good business. The owner has an idea: save...

The Seagull

There are many enduring images: the moon caressing the make-shift stage, built in the Lake to accommodate Konstantin’s “avant grade” play; Polina storming off,...

Love For Love

When you enter the Swan Theatre you feel you have arrived too early. Various lamps, astrolabes, and a stuffed crocodile are being hoisted into...

Review – Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

It is easy to make the mistake that London is the place in the UK where one has to be in order to see...

For Services Rendered

These days it is rare to see a W Somerset Maugham play in the West End and people can be surprised to discover that...

Richard II

I cannot remember ever seeing a production of a play by William Shakespeare as exquisite as Gregory Doran’s wonderful Richard II which closed at...

Review – Guys and Dolls

When people talk about Guys and Dolls, the quite perfect “musical fable of Broadway” written by Frank Loesser (music/lyrics) and Jo Swerling and Abe...

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Saturday, Sunday, Monday

This new production of Saturday, Sunday, Monday puts a venerable war-horse through a striking new set of paces reflecting great credit on ensemble values...

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