Julius Caesar (theatre review) – ★★☆☆☆

JULIUS CAESAR by WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, a Royal Shakespeare Company production, is running at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon until 9 September 2017, before transferring to the Barbican Theatre, London, 24 November 2017 until 20 January 2018 The RSC's latest production of Julius Caesar, directed by Angus Jackson, is a traditional take on one of the… Continue reading Julius Caesar (theatre review) – ★★☆☆☆

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Bury Fair (theatre review) ★★★★★

BURY FAIR by THOMAS SHADWELL ran for two shows at the Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds, in late April, with a cast and creative team from LAMDA. Bury Fair is one of 18 plays written by the 17th century English dramatist and poet laureate, Thomas Shadwell. Educated as a boy in Bury St Edmunds, this witty… Continue reading Bury Fair (theatre review) ★★★★★

The Who’s Tommy (musical review) – ★★★☆☆

The Who's TOMMY, a New Wolsey Theatre production in collaboration with Ramps On The Moon, is touring the UK In this production of The Who's iconic rock musical, which originally bloomed from the story which ran through the tracks of their 1969 album Tommy, new life and meaning are breathed into this much-loved work. This production is… Continue reading The Who’s Tommy (musical review) – ★★★☆☆

Saint Joan (theatre review) – 3.5 stars

SAINT JOAN by GEORGE BERNARD SHAW ran at the DONMAR WAREHOUSE from late 2016 to early 2017. Josie Rourke's new production of George Bernard-Shaw's play Saint Joan is innovative, humourous and intense. The show begins as the audience are filing into the theatre, as Gemma Arterton stands in the middle of the stage, bathed in… Continue reading Saint Joan (theatre review) – 3.5 stars

Pink Mist (theatre review) ★★★★★

PINK MIST by OWEN SHEERS is touring the UK following sell-out runs in Bristol and London in 2016 Pink Mist follows the lives of three young men from Bristol who are deployed to Afghanistan, exploring the physical and psychological damage that it does to them and the effect that it subsequently has on their families.… Continue reading Pink Mist (theatre review) ★★★★★

Sinbad – the Rock’n’Roll Panto (theatre review) ★★★★★

SINBAD ran from 24/11/16 - 28/01/17 at the NEW WOLSEY THEATRE   Sinbad, the Rock 'n' Roll Panto, is a new pantomime written by Peter Rowe that follows the theatre's much-loved actor-musician style. The impressive cast not only sings, dances and acts but are also all part of the on-stage band throughout the production. Sinbad… Continue reading Sinbad – the Rock’n’Roll Panto (theatre review) ★★★★★

Half A Sixpence (theatre review) ★★★★☆

HALF A SIXPENCE is currently running at the NOEL COWARD THEATRE (London)   Half A Sixpence is the story of Arthur Kipps, a working class young man from Folkstone employed at a gentleman's outfitters. By a stroke of luck, he discovers that he has inherited a wealthy fortune from an estranged relative, turning his life… Continue reading Half A Sixpence (theatre review) ★★★★☆