Mark Ludmon reviews Patrick Marmion’s adaptation of Will Self’s novel Great Apes at Arcola Theatre
Francis Turnly’s beautifully structured, powerful play The Great Wave is made even more poignant and horrific based on that factual history.
Between Us Jermyn Street Theatre 11th March 2018 3 Stars This theatre has done a great deal to discover new musical theatre talent and bring it before the eyes and ears of the public. Every visit here to a new work, or to a rediscovery or relaunch of a work from the past, is an […]
As graduates of Stratford East Barlow and Smith have much to celebrate and we have much to look forward to from them. They are going places.
Tori Scott, began as she meant to go on. And go on she did! No prisoners were taken in her relentless display of charisma, strength, beauty of voice and expression, all interleaved with her clever, sassy New Yorker commentary.
Brief Encounter is a lovely, Mills and Boon’ish fantasy. It will certainly please the punters as it settles in for another long run, taking us through to December this year. Quite charming.
Mark Ludmon reviews the new London production of the Sondheim on Sondheim revue at the Royal Festival Hall Sondheim on Sondheim Royal Festival Hall 16 March 2018 Five stars Even the most lavish musical productions in the West End may stretch to only 20 musicians, with most having far fewer, so a one-off staging of Broadway hit […]
Adapting material so well known and admired in literature and film is no easy task, but Bryony Lavery’s excellent version of Graham Greene’s classic novel Brighton Rock shimmers with violence and tension.