Oklahoma! – Review

There is nothing not to like in this Oklahoma!. Kavanaugh’s beautiful and captivating production proves exactly why Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! won a special...

Mack and Mabel – Review

When Jerry Herman’s Mack and Mabel (book by Michael Stewart, music and lyrics by Herman) opened in 1974, at the Kennedy Centre prior to...

Othello – Review

Othello     Royal Shakespeare Theatre     11 July 2015 The actor Steven Berkoff has recently raised eyebrows by lamenting the current practice in...

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...
Damsel In Distress

A Damsel In Distress – Review

The “new” stage musical version of A Damsel In Distress (originally a novel, then a successful play and later a silent film and finally...

And Then There Were None – Review

You really have to admit that Agatha Christie was a woman who knew how to plot. She was the mistress of the carefully laid...

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...

Review – Guys and Dolls

When people talk about Guys and Dolls, the quite perfect “musical fable of Broadway” written by Frank Loesser (music/lyrics) and Jo Swerling and Abe...

The Producers – Review

When he reviewed The Book Of Mormon after its premiere on Broadway, New York Times critic Ben Brantley said, rightly: “…The Book of Mormon”...

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...

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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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