Theatre Review – Uncle Vanya (Almeida Theatre)

Uncle Vanya Almeida Theatre by Chekhov Directed by Robert Icke Reviewer: Andy Millward Uncle Vanya is serious and weighty stuff, literally and metaphorically; it is ominous, the lull before the storm....

Theatre Review – Hello Norma Jeane

Hello Norma Jeane Giant Cherry Productions Park Theatre Written by Dylan Costello Directed by Matthew Gould Reviewer: Andy Millward Hello Norma Jeane could have been just a warm and perceptive tale...

The Importance of Music Education in Schools

The Ofsted report into music education in schools in the United Kingdom, published November 2013, reported that good music education “reaches only a minority...

Theatre Review: Enter Stage Write (Birmingham Rep)

Enter Stage Write Transition Stage Company The Birmingham Repertory Theatre Featuring writing from Stephanie Perry, Lynda Lewis, Abraham Adeyemi, Rebecca de Fargues, and Kevin Powis. Directed by Hannah Jones...

Why Representation Matters

Representation is a topic that is growing in momentum across the media. Though for the most part that media seems to be of a...

Theatre Review: DNA (Birmingham REP)

DNA Birmingham REP Written by Dennis Kelly Performed by Young REP Reviewed by Georgia Kelly It's the perfect crime, meaning it wasn't their fault. When Adam goes missing an...

Casting announced for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

On Monday 21 December 2015, the producers of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child announced that Jamie Parker, Noma Dumezweni and Paul Thornley will...

Theatre Review – See Bob Run

See Bob Run The Bread and Roses Theatre, Clapham Written by Daniel MacIvor Directed by Scott Le Crass Reviewer: Laura Shoebottom See Bob Run by Daniel MacIvor follows Bob...

Theatre Review – Bad Jews

Bad Jews Theatre Royal Bath Productions, Kenny Wax Limited and Simon Friend The New Alexandra Theatre  By Joshua Harmon Directed by Michael Longhurst  Reviewer: Mary Moncrieff  In an intensely cramped...

Theatre Review: Trying It On (Birmingham REP)

Trying It On David Edgar Birmingham REP Reviewer: Georgia Kelly David Edgar has been writing plays for over thirty years. Now, with his latest work Trying It On he finally...