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03rd Mar 2016
Transports

TRANSPORTS – Pleasance Theatre, London.

This spring, Cornwall-based Theatre company Pipeline are re-touring their first production Transports. With a subtle script, full of rich language and exciting turns of phrase, and two warm, intelligent and...

21st Feb 2016
rinse-cycle

THE RINSE CYCLE – Charing Cross Theatre, London.

In The Rinse Cycle, Unexpected Opera, the Theatre company that asks emerging opera singers to transform opera into an accessible, often hilarious, cabaret, mocks Wagner as only Wagner-fans can. That...

20th Feb 2016
One-Under

ONE UNDER – Vaults Festival, London.

*DISCLAIMER* I will start this review how Amy Flemming starts One Under, with a disclaimer about the language used – Flemming uses the term Mental Health, so I have used...

17th Feb 2016
Last-Tango

THE LAST TANGO – New Wimbledon Theatre, London.

From the sparkle of Strictly Come Dancing to treading the boards in London theatres; Flavia Cacace and Vincent Simone present a rare treat of Tango indulgence and undeniably raw talent,...

17th Feb 2016
Orphans

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...

14th Feb 2016
Night-To-Remember

A NIGHT TO REMEMBER – New Wimbledon Theatre, London.

A Night to Remember is the latest show from Latin and Ballroom professional Brendan Cole, a household name thanks to his Saturday night appearances teaching celebrities to dance on BBC’s...

14th Feb 2016
Dress-Rehearsal

DRESS REHEARSAL – OSO Arts Centre, London.

The idea behind Dress Rehearsal is simply to give some aspiring opera singers the opportunity to sing some of the big songs from the repertoire, tieing those performances together with some...

13th Feb 2016
Roadshow

ROAD SHOW – Union Theatre, London.

Road Show is a fine addition to Stephen Sondheim’s musical repertoire even though it is not one of his strongest works, and this production at the Union Theatre directed by...

07th Feb 2016
Light

LIGHT – Battersea Arts Centre, London.

Technology may have enhanced our lives no end, but as the old adage goes, “you cannot put the genie back in the bottle”. Set somewhere near the end of the...

04th Feb 2016
in-out

IN/OUT (A FEELING) – THE HOPE THEATRE, LONDON.

The considerable news coverage over recent years aimed at increasing awareness of the human sex trafficking issue – the very thing that should be a clarion call for action and...

28th Jan 2016
jeepers-creepers

JEEPERS CREEPERS – Leicester Square Theatre, London.

There’s a lot to be said for creating comic sketches and dramas with, and for, one’s friends. If those friends happen to be part of a true golden generation and...

24th Jan 2016
THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY

THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY – Trafalgar Studio 2

Clumsy brush strokes render this piece a recognisable, reasonably enjoyable, but inelegant portrait of Wilde’s only novel. Written and released in a period of censorship and real danger for anything...

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