Mark Ludmon reviews Nick Dear’s new play The Taste of the Town, the follow-up to The Art of Success, which are playing together as Hogarth’s Progress at the Rose Theatre, Kingston
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Mark Ludmon reviews the revival of Nick Dear’s play The Art of Success as part of the Hogarth’s Progress double bill at the Rose Theatre in Kingston
Julian Eaves review Moliere’s Tartuffe now playing at the Theatre Royal Haymarket.
Unfortunately, dramatically, the dry powder never sparks alight, and this is a dry night at the theatre.
As Young Megan, whom we first meet when she is recovering from the one-night-stand night before, is brought to complex, life-embracing realisation in a startlingly good performance by Rosalind Eleazar. Eleazar makes every moment sing with honesty, and sets up beautifully the challenges Megan will face/ignore/be overcome by in her life. Her scenes with Robert […]
Blanche McIntyre, whose revival of As You Like It now at the Globe, uses every trick in the book to make Shakespeare’s play clear (it is, very), risqué (it is, very), engaging (it is, almost always) and funny (it is, often). There is music, dancing, cross-dressing, the carcass of a deer, lusty jostling, a tap-dancing […]