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REVIEW: Roots, Donmar Warehouse ✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: Roots, Donmar Warehouse ✭✭✭✭
Roots Donmar Theatre 2 October 2013 4 StarsThere are many remarkable things about James Macdonald's production of Arnold Wesker's Roots, currently playing at the Donmar Theatre, but perhaps t[...]

REVIEW: The Herd, Bush Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: The Herd, Bush Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭
The Herd Bush Theatre 2 October 2013 5 StarsI always go to see new writing for the Theatre with a mixture of dread, excitement, anticipation and hope and more often than not only one of t[...]

REVIEW: The Drowned Man - A Hollywood Fable ✭✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: The Drowned Man - A Hollywood Fable ✭✭✭✭✭
Rejecting theatrical convention, Punchdrunk’s latest offering, The Drowned Man, forces Emily Hardy to reject conventional reviewing.What not to do at The Drowned Man: a Hollywood FableIt s[...]

REVIEW: Deconstructing Broadway, Leicester Square Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: Deconstructing Broadway, Leicester Square Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭
David Richards enjoys Seth Rudetsky’s Deconstructing Broadway at the Leicester Square Theatre.The Leicester Square Theatre has accommodated some truly special theatre in this occasionally Autu[...]

REVIEW: Patti LuPone, Leicester Square Theatre, ✭✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: Patti LuPone, Leicester Square Theatre, ✭✭✭✭✭
David Richards revels under the spotlight of a legend at the Leicester Square theatre.2 Tonys + 1 Olivier = one talented lady. The Leicester Square Theatre plays host to the musical theatre le[...]

REVIEW: The Universal Machine, New Diorama Theatre ✭✭✭

REVIEW: The Universal Machine, New Diorama Theatre ✭✭✭
The Universal Machine New Diorama Theatre 24 April 2013 3 StarsThe life and achievements of British mathematician Alan Turing may seem an unlikely subject for a new musical, but an ambitiou[...]

REVIEW: Feathers in the Snow, Southwark Playhouse ✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: Feathers in the Snow, Southwark Playhouse ✭✭✭✭
In an emotional farewell to the London Bridge venue, Phil Matthews finds a captivating message of hope in Philip Ridley’s family show.Lena is stood on top of her favourite hill under the stars. Sh[...]

INTERVIEW: Philip Ridley, Telling Stories

INTERVIEW: Philip Ridley, Telling Stories
Phil Matthews meets celebrated playwright Philip Ridley. His new play Feathers in the Snow premieres at Southwark Playhouse this month.Walking into the Southwalk Playhouse during the day is an[...]

REVIEW: Rent, Greenwich Theatre ✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: Rent, Greenwich Theatre ✭✭✭✭
Rent Grenwich Theatre 4 Stars 8 September 2012Jonathan Larson’s Pulitzer Prize winning rock musical Rent premiered on Broadway in 1996 and ran for over 5000 performances, winning the Tony for B[...]

REVIEW: Tender Napalm, Southwark Playhouse ★★★★★

REVIEW: Tender Napalm, Southwark Playhouse ★★★★★
Tender Napalm at Southwark Playhouse is an exquisite Ridlean treat, writes JBR.Space. Distance. Time.  The mythology of love.  The juxtaposition of the lyrical and the vernacular.  The most ex[...]

INTERVIEW: Jez Bond on The Park Theatre

INTERVIEW: Jez Bond on The Park Theatre
In such straitened financial times, and when Arts funding continues to be in turmoil, it is an impressive achievement to contemplate setting up a new theatre company, let alone a new theatre.[...]
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