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...
Chitty

Review – Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

West Yorkshire Playhouse’s production delivers an action packed play for children. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang pulls on heartstrings with the well-known story line whilst...
Lear

Review – King Lear

The thing about King Lear that many productions ignore or overlook, in a modern, desperate striving for relevance or innovation, is that it is...
Dea

Review – Dea

Dea is as about as uncomfortable an evening at the theatre as could be imagined, but the play undoubtedly provides many opportunities for reflection...
Two Cities

Review – A Tale Of Two Cities

In an England in the grip of Brexit, hard or otherwise, Charles Dickens' marvellous A Tale Of Two Cities is startlingly relevant. Mike Poulton's...

The Merchant of Venice – Review

The Merchant of Venice     Royal Shakespeare Theatre     June 20 2015 The Jew has the knife. The bond has been scrutinised; the...

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...
Two Noble

Review – The Two Noble Kinsmen

The Two Noble Kinsmen was the last play Shakespeare wrote and it is generally accepted that he wrote the first and fifth Acts and that...
Footlights

Review – Lagoon: The Cambridge Footlights Tour Show 2016

It is still a winning comedy formula, and this generation of Footlights will give a lot of pleasure in the coming tour. It will...
Thoroughly Modern Millie

Review – Thoroughly Modern Millie

Everything today is thoroughly modern...well, perhaps. But Stephen Mear's delicious and totally captivating production of Thoroughly Modern Millie demonstrates precisely why "old fashioned" thinking...

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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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