The writers seemed to have found a mine of energy and vitality in a story of everyday tragedy, of the kind that litters the pages of The Evening Standard every day.
Author Archive | Julian Eaves
As for this show, it’s all rather pretty and well-behaved and won’t do you any harm. Nothing to be ashamed of.
Wonderfully melodic, strongly rhythmic and engagingly structured, the musical numbers in this score are its greatest glory.
This work combines an App-based animated graphic novel with audio and music and is launched direct to individual phones/tablets (the PC-friendly platform will appear later).
By the time everyone trooped back onto the stage for the group curtain call, we all knew we’d been through something special. And for all of you who missed him this time around, keep ‘em peeled: he’ll be back!
This is a play which is going somewhere, and it could be going somewhere really, really big, but right now it’s a boy who is old enough to smell but not yet old enough to shave. It needs more development before it will become really attractive.
As harmless, seasonal larking about goes, this show is an undemanding couple of hours: if you go to it with an abundant admiration of the author and/or subject matter, you may have your enthusiasm rewarded. If not, prepare to encounter problems.
As with that show, it is only possible to ‘warm’ to the characters (and we have to take their side one way or another) if they can charm us. At present, the songs do that aplenty.