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 – Unnatural Selection

Unnatural Selection OPIA Theatre Company Theatre N16, London Written by: OPIA Theatre Company Directed by: OPIA Theatre Company Reviewer: Laura Shoebottom Four women, one competition, one winner. Unnatural Selection follows Nicky,...
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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...

Theatre Review – John Robertson: The Dark Room

John Robertson: The Dark Room Underbelly, Cowgate, Venue 61 (Edinburgh Fringe Festival) Written and Produced by: John Robertson Reviewer: Laura Shoebottom "You awake to find yourself in a...

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 – Macbeth

Macbeth by William Shakespeare A Birmingham Rep, Young Vic and HOME co-production Birmingham Repertory Theatre Directed by Carrie Cracknell & Lucy Guerin Reviewer: Sophia Amy Evans When the prophecy of...

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...

Theatre Review: Travesties (Apollo Theatre)

Travesties By Tom Stoppard Apollo Theatre Reviewer: Andy Millward Travesties is, typically for our greatest artistic import from the then Czechoslovakia via India, Sir Tom Stoppard (aka Tomáš Straussler), a dazzling achievement.  It...

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...