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Total posts found for "John Barr" — 26
02nd Aug 2015

TOMMY – Greenwich Theatre, London

  A lot of goodwill greets the first revival of The Who’s Tommy for 19 years, but to paraphrase their contemporaries, The Rolling Stones, audiences might find little in the way of...

26th Mar 2013
A Class Act, Landor Theatre, BargainTheatreland Review


Monday evening I found myself at the Landor Theatre, a space I’ve been to many times before and enjoyed numerous productions: tonight was A Class Act.  Following the theatre’s many successes...

04th Jul 2016
Much Ado About Nothing

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING – St. Paul’s Covent Garden

Back to the rose garden, surely one of the nicest spots in central London for an outdoor performance, for the start of Iris Theatre’s latest season. Audiences this year will...

20th Dec 2015
Legally Blonde

LEGALLY BLONDE – Upstairs at the Gatehouse, London.

Legally Blonde is a lot of fun. With a book by Heather Hach, based on the 2001 film, and music and lyrics by Laurence O’Keefe that will be stuck in...

11th Dec 2015
Peter Pan

PETER PAN – New Wimbledon Theatre, London.

Here are three reasons to go and see Peter Pan: Francesca Mills as Tinkerbell, Marcus Brigstocke as Hook and Flawless as the Pirate Crew. As pantos go there is a...

20th Nov 2015

FLOWERING CHERRY – Finborough Theatre, London.

This is a revival of Robert Bolt’s first commercial success as a playwright. He was 33 and still a teacher at Millfield School when Flowering Cherry received its first production...

07th May 2015


The Lonely Soldier Monologues deserve a full audience. The play’s creator, Helen Benedict, has carefully selected elements from interviews of US soldiers who served in Iraq and crafted them into...

17th Mar 2015


People still go a little bit loopy upon hearing facts about the classical composers, rock stars of their day. Did you know, for instance, that on the site of the current...

06th Mar 2015

PEDDLING – Arcola Theatre, London.

As a debut play, Harry Melling’s Peddling is an astonishing piece of work. Melling brings an intensity to the piece throughout his performance that is captivating to watch. Combined with...

25th Jun 2014

HOSTAGE SONG – Finborough Theatre, London.

Alongside their main show, the Finborough Theatre offers a small scale production (which must fit into the main production’s set and not rely on much technical support) that concentrates much...

07th Jun 2014
zanna don't, landor theatre

ZANNA DON’T – Landor Theatre, London.

Zanna Don’t is the debut production from Entourage Productions, led by producer CJ de Mooi (Eggheads) and director Drew Baker and marking the first of a number of musical projects...

10th Apr 2014
Ben Kerr and Niamh Perry in The Beautiful Game. Photo Credit Darren Bell

THE BEAUTIFUL GAME – Union Theatre, London.

The creators of The Beautiful Game have no truck with subtext. If there’s a point to be made, they will make it, in firm dialogue, in overt lyrics, and then...