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REVIEW: The Broken Heart, Sam Wanamaker Theatre ✭✭

REVIEW: The Broken Heart, Sam Wanamaker Theatre ✭✭
The Broken Heart Sam Wanamaker Theatre 20 March 2015 2 Stars"I was also struck with the murkiness of human existence that surrounds the entire play: the fact that people seem to make a decision[...]

REVIEW: Hiraeth, Soho Theatre ✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: Hiraeth, Soho Theatre ✭✭✭✭
Hiraeth 18 March 2015 Soho Theatre Upstairs 4 Stars Reviewed by James GardenIt is impossible to not feel great leaving Hiraeth, now on for a limited run at the Soho Theatre Upstairs. The piece[...]

REVIEW: Stevie, Hampstead Theatre ✭✭✭

REVIEW: Stevie, Hampstead Theatre ✭✭✭
Stevie Hampstead Theatre 17 March 2015 3 StarsThere are two quite remarkable things about Stevie, Hugh Whitemore's 1977 play about the poet Stevie Smith, which, revived by Chichester Festiv[...]

New Faerytale Musical To Be Staged At Landor Theatre

New Faerytale Musical To Be Staged At Landor Theatre
Spindlewood, like most towns of age, has its traditions. But no practice, custom or Old Wives Warning is so firmly adhered to as ‘The Turning of the Key’. Every year, on the last night of winter, [...]

Diana And Wallis Come Together In Camp One Man Show

Diana And Wallis Come Together In Camp One Man Show
Dead Royal is a lacerating, camp-drenched celebration of 1980's narcissistic meglomania.Villa Windsor, Paris, 1981 - Wallis, Duchess of Windsor aged 82, invites Lady Diana Spencer aged 19 to a[...]

New WI Musical Rumpy Pumpy To Play Kings Head and Landor

New WI Musical Rumpy Pumpy To Play Kings Head and Landor
Rumpy Pumpy! is a vibrant new musical based on the true story of two ladies from the Hampshire Women’s Institute, Jean Johnson and Shirley Landels, who set out on a worldwide campaign to decrimina[...]

Menier Revives Ayckbourn's Communicating Doors

Menier Revives Ayckbourn's Communicating Doors
The Menier Chocolate Factory have today announced that they will stage the first London revival of Alan Ayckbourn's comedy thriller Communicating Doors from the 7th May to the 27 June 2015.A h[...]

Rocky Horror Sequel To be Staged At Kings Head

Rocky Horror Sequel To be Staged At Kings Head
Nearly a quarter of a century after its film release, creator Richard O’Brien and composer Richard Hartley collaborate with Tarquin Productions to bring the “equal-sequel” to the incredible cult hit T[...]

New Play Bridlington Comes To Rosemary Branch

New Play Bridlington Comes To Rosemary Branch
Bridlington is a  gritty yet humorous play that combines disappointment and disillusionment in a plot that follows a doomed affair in a psychiatric hospital. Showing both the therapeutic and destructi[...]

Review: Hellscreen, Vault Festival ✭✭✭✭

Review: Hellscreen, Vault Festival ✭✭✭✭
Hellscreen Vaults Festival 4 March 2015 4 StarsLondon is a city of historical and architectural layers, and Vaults 2015 has in the last three weeks made lively use once again of one of the [...]

REVIEW: Loserville, Union Theatre ✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: Loserville, Union Theatre ✭✭✭✭
Loserville Union Theatre 8 March 2015 4 StarsThe fate of many musicals lies in the hands of those responsible for the first production. When a new musical flops, often responsibility is thrown [...]

REVIEW: Ruby Wax - Sane New World ✭✭✭

REVIEW: Ruby Wax - Sane New World ✭✭✭
Sane New World St James Theatre 4 March 2015 3 StarsRuby Wax is a transatlantic treasure. So it was terribly exciting to hear of her brand new one woman show, Sane New World, playing for a limi[...]
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