Could another Rickman or Bowie emerge in modern society?

Both Alan Rickman and David Bowie died recently, taken from us by cancer, both aged 69: but that was not the only thing they...

Theatre Review: Amadeus (National Theatre)

Amadeus By Peter Shaffer National TheatreReviewer: Andy Millward Taking on a production of the late and great Peter Schaffer‘s masterpiece Amadeus is an act of bravado, not something to be...

Theatre Review: Truth (Birmingham REP)

Truth Birmingham REP Helen Chadwick Song Theatre & November Productions Reviewer: Georgia Kelly If, like me, you have never encountered 'song theatre' before, there is no better introduction...

London is brilliant, but absurd: why I won’t be moving back

This is perhaps the most difficult articles I've ever sat down to write - Yorkshire tea firmly gripped in hand. Firstly, I feel obliged...
much ado about nothing shakespeares globe 2017

Theatre Review: Much Ado About Nothing (Shakespeare’s Globe)

Much Ado About Nothing Shakespeare’s Globe by William Shakespeare Directed by Matthew Dunster Reviewer: Tom Baker Turns out, a Latin setting makes for good Shakespeare. It was true for...

Are we producing too many drama school graduates?

The U.K has some of the finest and most reputable drama schools in the world including RADA and the Central School of Speech and Drama, not...

Review – Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang West Yorkshire Playhouse Music and Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman Based on the MGM motion picture Directed by James Brining Reviewer:...

Review – Guys and Dolls (UK Tour)

Guys and Dolls a Chichester Festival Theatre Production New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham Music and Lyrics by Frank Loesser Book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows Directed by Gordon Greenberg Reviewer:...

The Small Stagey Boy: To Be, or Not To Be

Welcome to a new regular series for The Daily Spectacle. This is a sister series to my Mindfulness 101 series which will soon be restarting....

Theatre Review – Flare Path

Flare Path The Original Theatre and Birdsong Productions Ltd Birmingham Repertory Theatre By Terence Rattigan Directed by Justin Audibert Reviewer: Mary Moncrieff Set in a lovely little hotel lounge, The...