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14th Aug 2016

ALLEGRO – Southwark Playhouse, London.

With two genre defining musical works already under their collective belt, Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II set out to write a third. This one, Allegro, would be another innovation, in...

27th Apr 2016
The Toxic Avenger

THE TOXIC AVENGER – Southwark Playhouse, London.

The Toxic Avenger is a bold and irreverent rock ‘n’ roll musical comedy that will sweep you up in its mad-cap story and provide a thoroughly good evening of entertainment....

17th Feb 2016

ORPHANS – Southwark Playhouse, London.

Orphans, written by Lyle Kessler and directed by Paul Tomlinson, is a brutal and touching story of two brothers whose tenuous lives are disrupted when a stranger intrudes into the...

08th Jan 2016

GREY GARDENS – Southwark Playhouse, London.

Danielle Tarento has another hit on her hands, tackling the story of the lesser-known cousin and aunt of former US First Lady Jackie Onassis. The Edith Bouvier-Beale duo (known colloquially...

15th Nov 2015

XANADU – Southwark Playhouse, London.

Tight shorts, leg warmers, roller skates…what more could you possibly want from a musical? Perhaps an interesting narrative, great songs and all performed with an extra helping of showbiz razzmatazz?...

19th Oct 2015

PLAYGROUND – Old Red Lion Theatre, London.

With a set-up that shows he has a stronger stomach than most, Peter Hamilton has chosen to base his new work Playground, a dark comedy about a fragmented society, around the investigation...

09th Oct 2015

CRUSHED SHELLS AND MUD – Southwark Playhouse, London.

Writer Ben Musgrave presents us with a view of a dystopian Britain in some unspecified future that only gradually comes into focus. When Crushed Shells and Mud begins we seem to...

06th Sep 2015

THE LATE HENRY MOSS – Southwark Playhouse, London.

If the price you pay for having a distinctive voice is occasional self-parody, then Sam Shepard is one of theatre’s biggest spenders. Coming into this new production of The Late Henry...

06th Aug 2015

THE GRAND HOTEL – Southwark Playhouse, London.

The Grand Hotel is a classic example of a Broadway show that has never really succeeded in making a long-term mark here in the UK. Other than a very short...

12th Jul 2015


It’s easy to get the wrong idea about Little Malcolm and his Struggle Against the Eunuchs. Its title for a start is too wordy and wacky, like it’s crying out...

06th Jul 2015

ORSON’S SHADOW – Southwark Playhouse, London.

The way renowned theatre critic Kenneth Tynan is characterised by playwright Austin Pendleton in Orson’s Shadow, leaves one to infer that a critic is no-one and not to be trusted. However,...

05th Jun 2015

STOP … THE PLAY – Trafalgar Studios, London.

Born of a desire to send up the theatrical process, to share the profession’s in-jokes with the audience, Stop … The play generates the belly laughs but still leaves us...