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...
The Tempest

Review – The Tempest

The Tempest is Shakespeare's last full length play and one that is difficult to pin down. It is redemptive and romantic, comical and dramatic...
Strictly Ballroom

Review – Strictly Ballroom The Musical

Strictly Ballroom in Leeds is an unqualified success in every department. It features the best original cast for a new musical in the U.K....

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...
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...
Guys and Dolls

Review – Guys and Dolls

Rebel Wilson may be about to launch a Rubensesque Runyonesque assault on the West End, but it is comforting to see that the UK...

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...
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...
Sweet Charity

Review – 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...

Oppenheimer – Review

Oppenheimer Swan Theatre 31 January 2015 There is almost nothing as thrilling as sitting in the audience of a production of a new play and...

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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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