Annie – Review

Annie      Mayflower Theatre, Southampton and UK Tour     1 August 2015 When Annie the Musical burst onto the Broadway scene in 1977, the...
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...
Imperium

Review – The Imperium : The Cicero Plays

When the RSC gets it right, standards are uncompromised, stars are born, great acting is everywhere, and the lustre of theatre is never brighter....
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...

Review – Cymbeline

Cymbeline appears to be like London buses: you wait a long time to see one; then when one comes so do many others; and...
La Cage

Review – La Cage Aux Folles

If ever there was a theatrical production which squarely raised the question of false advertising, the current UK touring version of La Cage Aux...
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...
Wonderful Life

Review – It’s A Wonderful Life

It might take a train trip to get there, but the warmest, most appropriately celebratory, Christmas spirit entertainment currently on offer is well worth...
Sunny

Review – Sunny Afternoon

Sunny Afternoon is a show where the music and book combine with fabulous sets, lighting and sound which boost a satisfactory performance to a...

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...

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