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REVIEW: Perserverance Drive, Bush Theatre ✭✭✭

REVIEW: Perserverance Drive, Bush Theatre ✭✭✭
Perseverance Drive Bush Theatre 23 July 2014 3 stars Picture a rotting religious onion. At first it is tightly wound, and just looking at it makes you wince, so acrid is the ambience that su[...]

REVIEW: Pacific Overtures, Union Theatre ✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: Pacific Overtures, Union Theatre ✭✭✭✭
Pacific Overtures Union Theatre 20 July 2014 4 Stars Princess Ida comes between Iolanthe and The Mikado in the list of the works of Gilbert and Sullivan and is less well known and loved than[...]

REVIEW: Intimate Apparel, Park Theatre ✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: Intimate Apparel, Park Theatre ✭✭✭✭
Intimate Apparel Park Theatre 19 July 2014 4 Stars Lyn Nottage's Intimate Apparel, now continuing its UK premiere season (having transferred from the Ustinov Studio at the Theatre Royal Bath[...]

Almeida announces casting for Little Revolution

Almeida announces casting for Little Revolution
The Almeida Theatre has today announced casting for the world premiere of Alecky Blythe’s new play inspired by the 2011 London riots, directed by Joe Hill-Gibbins. This is Alecky’s first new Londo[...]

Ghost stories extends to Jan 2015

Ghost stories extends to Jan 2015
Following a smash hit run at London's Arts Theare,  Ghost Stories, written by Jeremy Dyson and Andy Nyman, has announced that it is extending its run to January 2015. A truly terrifying the[...]

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[...]
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