To talk about every show I’m looking forward to in 2018 would extend this column beyond your patience, so I thought I would focus on three different aspects-and throw in a few more! THE DIRECTOR. One of my favourite directors is Emma Rice, who got me back into the Globe theatre after feeling that it […]
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What shines through in strangers In Between is tenderness, and this coming of age tale is steadfast in its honesty about life’s complications and how we struggle to escape the past, and our families.
We asked our review team to nominate their 2017 theatre highlights. Paul T Davies nominated his favourites and a few productions for a special end of year ovation. Angels In America (National Theatre) About twenty-five years ago, I got a standing room ticket for the original National Theatre production of Tony Kushner’s epic. I stood […]
Bristol Old Vic’s production will probably always stand in the shadow of the world conquering, barricade storming Les Misrables, but The Grinning Man is a macabre, melodramatic, Gothic masterpiece in its own right.
The Donmar is the perfect venue for a tense thriller like Belleville, a claustrophobic chamber piece of a thriller that delivers on so many levels.
Cell Mates. Hampstead Theatre. 12 December 2017 3 Stars Book Now Cell Mates has become a curio over time mainly to the troubles surrounding its West End production in 1995. Star Stephen Fry walked out of the production suffering from a breakdown, and the tabloid frenzy that surrounded it overshadowed the play itself. Thankfully Fry […]
If you have ever yearned to be a starving artist in a garret, this could well be the production to convince you it’s a good idea. Unmissable!
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at the Mercury Theatre Colchester will lift your spirits and send you out into the cold air feeling like a summer’s day!