Ella

Review – Rat Pack Live From Las Vegas with Ella Fitzgerald

The latest incarnation of The Rat Pack Live from Las Vegas, in this version with Ella Fitzgerald, returns to its original West End home...
Romeo

Review – Romeo and Juliet

As Emma Rice’s term as the Globe’s Artistic Director comes to an end, she’s certainly planning on going out with a bang. This is...
Unreachable

Review – Unreachable

Anthony Neilen's Unreachable is aptly named. It does not reach any heights of writing excellence, despite, or perhaps because of, its curious formative process;...
Murder Ballad

Review – Murder Ballad

Murder Ballad is full of ballads of the rock-pop kind and not much murder. There are suspects with similar motives and tunes with similar...

Escaped Alone

The hunger began when eighty percent of food was diverted to tv programmes. Commuters watched breakfast on iPlayer on their way to work. Smartphones...

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – Review

Almost two years after it opened in the beautifully restored Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, Sam Mendes’ production of the musical adaptation of Charlie and...
The McOnie Company's Jekyll & Hyde

Review – The McOnie Company’s Jekyll & Hyde

A two act dance thriller, more Grand Guignol than melodrama, The McOnie Company's Jekyll & Hyde is never boring, but nor is it as edgy...

Macbeth – Review

"If it were done when 'tis done, then t'were well It were done quickly." This is Macbeth debating with himself the possibility of his murdering...

Sunny Afternoon – Review

Sunny Afternoon     Hampstead Theatre    5 May 2014 Now transferred to the Harold Pinter Theatre What makes a good musical? What is the difference between a play...

Review – The Suicide

Well, this has gone to shit. So speaks Pal Aron’s character, Councillor Brian Dawes, late in the action in The Suicide, a production described in the...

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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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