Romeo and Juliet

Review – Northern Ballet’s Romeo and Juliet

Northern Ballet has had great success in touring this version of Romeo and Juliet, now on its last circuit of regional centres before it...

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,...
Shirley Valentine

Review – 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...

Review – The Ingenious Gentleman – Don Quixote

It's a performance of tremendous skill, sensitive and haunting. He makes every word a jewel that sparkles, attracts attention, adds to the overall splendour...

Review – King Lear

Where am I? Fair daylight? I am mightily abused. I should ev'n die with pity to see another thus. I know not what to...
Streetcar

Review – A Streetcar Named Desire

Just make Maxine Peake a Dame now. She is one of the most versatile and brave, well, fearless really, female actors working on English...
travels with my aunt

Review – Travels With My Aunt

At Chichester, Patricia Hodge is putting "the living in life" as the wacky Aunt in Drewe and Stiles' new musical, Travels With My Aunt....

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...
footloose

Review – Footloose (UK Tour)

Footloose has been around for 35 years.  It started as a script, based on a true story of a university student who challenged an...
Forty Years

Review – Forty Years On

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,...

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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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