Harry Potter and the Cronos Syndrome

The children of the 1990s, the entitled millennials, were quite a privileged generation, and among their many privileges, from being raised with the internet,...

Theatre Review – The Caretaker (Old Vic)

The Caretaker by Harold Pinter The Old Vic Theatre directed by  Matthew Warchus Reviewer: Andy Millward The new Old Vic season is in full swing, post-Spacey and in the safe hands of new...

Theatre Review- King Lear

King Lear By William Shakespeare A Royal Exchange Theatre and Talawa Theatre Company Co-Production Birmingham Repertory Theatre Directed by Michael Buffong  Reviewer: Mary Moncrieff   O, reason not the need! That...

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 – 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...

Theatre Review – The Magic Flute, ENO

The Magic Flute English National Opera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Directed by Simon McBurney Reviewer: Andy Millward This is The Magic Flute (AKA die Zauberflöte) as Mozart could never possibly have envisaged it, one...

The Cost of Drama School Training

As I approach the end of my time at Birmingham School of Acting, and the prospect of entering the already overcrowded acting industry, I...

Wuthering Heights – a twisted romance

Call me strange. Call me weird. Call me twisted. I have always found stories with darker themes, tones and events to be much more...

Theatre Etiquette: For the love of theatre behave yourselves!

As a regular theatre-goer, and having completed three graduate year drama school shows in the past six months, I find myself frequently frustrated by...

Theatre Review – Pedro and The Captain (The Vaults)

Pedro and The Captain The Vaults, Waterloo Written by Mario Benedetti Directed by Miguel Hernando Torres Umba   Reviewer: Megan Mattravers A production of advocation, profound thought and discussion of...