Prejudice

Review – Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice fails to match any of the intensities conjured from reading the novel. Any moments of nostalgia are stripped and what remains is...
Dr Faustus

Review: Dr Faustus

Hot on the heels of a sexually-charged production of Dr Faustus, starring Kit Harrington and Jenna Russell, at The Duke of York Theatre, Theatrical...

Review – Chicago

The strength of this production of Chicago lies in the piece itself. The story, music and treatments will stand the test of time for...

Review – When We Are Married

Unfortunately there was little effective comedy or hints of tragedy in this ponderous and unsubtle production of When We Are Married which, through poor...
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...
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...
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...
Little Shop

Review – Little Shop Of Horrors

Before the duo behind the legendary movie animations of The Little Mermaid and Beauty and the Beast achieved that fame they transformed Roger Corman’s 1960 B-side Little...
King Lear

Review – King Lear

While Emma Rice moves to reclaim Imogen from Cymbeline at the Globe Theatre, at Stratford Upon Avon David Troughton, Pappa Essiedu and Oliver Johnstone make...
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...

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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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