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Theatre Review: The Birthday Party (Harold Pinter Theatre)

The Birthday Party Harold Pinter Theatre by Harold Pinter Directed by Ian Rickson Reviewer: Tom Baker Most of Harold Pinter’s plays feel as though they ought to be performed...

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...

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...

Theatre Review: Brighton Rock (Birmingham REP)

Brighton Rock By Graham Greene Adapted by Bryony Lavery Birmingham REP Review by Georgia Kelly Graham Greene's infamous novel comes to life on stage with Pilot Theatre's adaptation of...

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:...

Theatre Review – The Mikado (ENO)

The Mikado English National Opera Music by Arthur Sullivan and lyrics by W.S Gilbert  Directed by Jonathan Miller Reviewer: Andy Millward This being a revival of Jonathan Miller‘s famed and oft-repeated 1987 production of Gilbert and Sullivan‘s, The...

Theatre Review: Jubilee (Lyric Hammersmith)

Jubilee Lyric Theatre Based on the screenplay by Derek Jarman and James Whaley Adapted and directed by Chris Goode Reviewer: Tom Baker The history of punk has been retold so...
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Theatre Review: John (National Theatre)

John National Theatre by Annie Baker Directed by James Macdonald Reviewer: Tom Baker Annie Baker is a realist playwright. Her plays typically call for sets to be dressed to...

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 – Unreachable

Unreachable The Royal Court Theatre, London Writer: Anthony Neilson Director: Anthony Neilson Reviewer: Laura Shoebottom Matt Smith plays movie director Maxim, winner of the Palme d’Or who is doing everything...