All things considered, The Country Wife is an enjoyable, if unsubtle, evening of comedy. It is a play well worth reviving and it further cements the reputation of the Playhouse as a stellar producer of varied and interesting plays.
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Trainspotting Live can’t boast the strongest plot line and doesn’t flesh out its characters quite enough to make this a five star show. But it will certainly give an assault on the senses that is hard to match and an experience that you will never forget.
Not only did I leave the Pleasance with a smile on my face, but Assassins also sent me into a tailspin of historical research when I got home, as I yearned to find out more about these intriguing characters.
As the gloomy winter approaches, Hair’s fabulous music and energy is a guaranteed to give you a ray of sunshine.
It might be billed as a tale of two cities, but for me, and those around me, this evening was a tale of one star.
A combination of bad casting and lacklustre directing from Simon Callow leads to an ultimately disappointing evening; the greatest act of philanthropy would be to scrap it and start again.
Alas poor Sherlock, we know it well. Even in the opening scenes of this ingenious production, it was clear that Andrew Scott would more than match his TV co-star Cumberbatch.
At a time when the role of the arts is as hotly discussed as ever, Stoppard’s play could not be timelier. Travesties both baffles and intrigues; a masterful piece of writing that will leave you thinking all the way home.