Ivanov

Lvov: I speak plainly and to the point. Only a man without a heart could misunderstand me. Ivanov: Usually you make three points. One, my...

Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me

It could be anywhere. Nothing about the space communicates location. The huge rotting slab of concrete hanging above, with gangrenous pipes belching from its...

Review – Mrs Henderson Presents

It’s between World Wars in the Twentieth Century. London. The Windmill Theatre is not doing such good business. The owner has an idea: save...

For Services Rendered

These days it is rare to see a W Somerset Maugham play in the West End and people can be surprised to discover that...

Annie – Review

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

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...

A Damsel In Distress – Review

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