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.
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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.
Whilst this adaptation of La Ronde is a brilliant concept, it is rich in style and yet lacking in substance.
We asked our reviewers to take a look at 2016 and to nominate some stand out productions for 2016. Danny Coleman-Cooke replied with the following:- Guys and Dolls, Savoy Theatre This revival did great justice to one of theatre’s finest ever musicals – the all-star cast included David Haig, Jamie Parker and Sophie Thompson. Infused […]
This is a show well worth watching, at a venue that is becoming a byword for fun and vibrant festive musicals. Check it out before it goes!
Johnson’s writing is complex and masterful, switching frequently and seamlessly between light and shade. The jokes hit the mark and are well timed, whilst many of the exchanges between Richard and Ellie are achingly sad.