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REVIEW: Fathers and Sons, Donmar Warehouse ✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: Fathers and Sons, Donmar Warehouse  ✭✭✭✭
Fathers and Sons, Donmar Warehouse ✭✭✭✭ Reviewed by Mark Ludmon Irish playwright Brian Friel took some liberties with his adaptation of Ivan Turgenev's rather depressing classic novel Fathers and [...]

REVIEW: Carousel, Arcola Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: Carousel, Arcola Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭
Carousel Arcola Theatre 2 July 2014 ✭✭✭✭✭ Rodgers and Hammerstein were a romantic pair but they had other interests too. These surface in different ways in their famous collaborations. The Sou[...]

Review: Valley Of Astonishment, Young Vic ✭✭✭✭

Review: Valley Of Astonishment, Young Vic ✭✭✭✭
Valley of Astonishment The Young Vic 27 June 2014 On the face of it, a play about why and how people remember things, how a person with synaesthesia copes with their special, astonishing ability [...]

REVIEW: The Colby Sisters, Tricycle Theatre ✭✭

REVIEW: The Colby Sisters, Tricycle Theatre ✭✭
The Colby Sisters The Tricycle Theatre June 26 2014. 2 Stars There are many wonderful plays with themes about sisters and the special relationship they can have or choose to reject. King L[...]

REVIEW: Adler and Gibb, Royal Court

REVIEW: Adler and Gibb, Royal Court
Adler & Gibb Royal Court Theatre 24 June 2014 0 Stars I saw Tim Crouch's new play, Adler & Gibb, now playing at the Royal Court in a production directed by the author (with Karl James an[...]

REVIEW: Wonderland, Hampstead Theatre ✭✭

REVIEW: Wonderland, Hampstead Theatre ✭✭
Wonderland Hampstead Theatre 23 June 2014 2 Stars In the programme for Beth Steel's Wonderland, now playing at the Hampstead Theatre, Edward Hall, the director of both the company and the produc[...]

The Print Room Moves To Notting Hill

The Print Room Moves To Notting Hill
In a move set to secure its long-term future, West London fringe theatre is moving to former playhouse The Coronet in Notting Hill. The Print Room's current landlord recently announced plan[...]

Sweeney Todd Launches New Twickenham Venue

Sweeney Todd Launches New Twickenham Venue
A new 100 seat theatre will launch in September in West London with the Stephen Sondheim musical Sweeney Todd. Based above the London Road pub,The Twickenham Theatre is the brainchild of theatr[...]

REVIEW: Incognito, Bush Theatre ✭✭✭

REVIEW: Incognito, Bush Theatre ✭✭✭
Incognito Bush Theatre 16 June 2014 3 Stars Not every playwright can write a ground-breaking, crowd-pleasing masterpiece each time they try. Even Shakespeare wrote plays which could fairly be ca[...]

REVIEW: The Life Of The Party, Menier Chocolate Factory ✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: The Life Of The Party, Menier Chocolate Factory ✭✭✭✭
Life of the Party Chocolate Menier Theatre 14 June 2014 4 Stars I should disclose at the outset that I was one of the (apparently few) patrons who thought the original Broadway productions of Th[...]

REVIEW: Clarence Darrow, Old Vic Theatre ✭✭✭

REVIEW: Clarence Darrow, Old Vic Theatre ✭✭✭
Clarence Darrow Old Vic Theatre 4 June 2014 3 Stars Act Two. Kevin Spacey is in full flight, gesticulating wildly and whipping up a frenzy of righteous indignation as he recreates one of Clare[...]

Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel: From 1945 to 2014 in a single hit

Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel: From 1945 to 2014 in a single hit
  Is a kiss with a fist better than none? Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel: From 1945 to 2014 in a single hit I know what you want me to do. You want me to[...]
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