Review – Annie Get Your Gun

Annie Get Your Gun
It was 1946 when Ethel Merman made a hit out of Irving Berlin's score for Annie Get Your Gun. Now, 70 years on, Paul...

Review – Strictly Ballroom The Musical

Strictly Ballroom
Strictly Ballroom in Leeds is an unqualified success in every department. It features the best original cast for a new musical in the U.K....

Review – The Tempest

The Tempest
The Tempest is Shakespeare's last full length play and one that is difficult to pin down. It is redemptive and romantic, comical and dramatic...

Review – Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Chitty
West Yorkshire Playhouse’s production delivers an action packed play for children. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang pulls on heartstrings with the well-known story line whilst...

Review – Sunny Afternoon

Sunny
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 – Pride and Prejudice

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: Dr Faustus

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...

Review – Northern Ballet’s Romeo and Juliet

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...