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...

The Winter’s Tale

“If this be magic, let it be an art Lawful as eating.” Leontes: Act Five, Scene Three; The Winter’s Tale. It’s Winter. Christmas. The Royal palace is...
Glass Menagerie

Review- The Glass Menagerie

You don't often get to revisit a Broadway sensation some years after its first run and even less often do you find it richer,...

The Merchant Of Venice

“This play has always fascinated me. I didn’t see the production at the RSC but I read about it, and knowing Rupert I thought,...
Mary Stuart

Review – Mary Stuart

Mary Stuart is a wholly absorbing evening, and perhaps the best example yet of Robert Icke’s skills in going back to classic plays and...

Review – People, Places & Things

On the face of it, Duncan MacMillan's People, Places & Things is a sobering and insightful analysis of modern day addictions. Drug and alcohol...
Roman Tragedies

Review – Roman Tragedies

Toneelgroep Amsterdam, led by Ivo Van Hove, first brought Roman Tragedies to the Barbican in 2009. It's back and thrillingly fresh, despite the passage...

Review – Show Boat

The transfer of this marvellous production of Show Boat from Sheffield’s Crucible Theatre to the New London Theatre is an unqualified success. Not every...
Mary Stuart

Review – Mary Stuart

It is difficult not to go all Charity Hope Valentine - " All I can say is Wow!"- over Robert Icke's flawless and thrilling...
Sunset At Villa Thalia

Review – Sunset At Villa Thalia – Dorfman Theatre

Sunset At Villa Thalia is the kind of impeccably acted, beautifully designed, and thoroughly engaging play that used to captivate in the Cottesloe Theatre...

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Rink

Review – The Rink

The Rink is the best revival of a musical currently playing in London. Don't let unfamiliarity with the show or its score deter you....

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