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02nd Dec 2015
Howard Barker Double Bill

HOWARD BARKER DOUBLE BILL – Arcola Theatre, London.

It’s not often you are called upon to sit in a Theatre for an hour in total darkness. Howard Barker’s The Twelfth Battle of Isonzo expects its audience to do that, substituting...

25th Nov 2015

3 GUYS NAKED FROM THE WAIST DOWN – Finborough Theatre, London.

3 Guys Naked from the Waist Down is an unashamedly alternative musical, produced on a budget that would probably make a miser blush, and with what is lacking in lavishness...

25th Nov 2015
Paper Balloons Production Stills-3-2

ONCE UPON A SNOWFLAKE – Artsdepot, London.

Have you ever met a Spriteologist? Or even a Winter Sprite? Well you are in for a treat this winter with Once Upon A Snowflake. Join the Spriteologists Alexi (Alex...

21st Nov 2015

FAUSTAFF – The Cockpit, London.

In Faust, the German legend, Faust sells his soul to the Devil in exchange for unlimited knowledge and the ability to do whatever he wants. He agrees to an eternity...

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...

20th Nov 2015

ME AND MR C – Ovalhouse, London.

A massive amount of the criticism (unfair, btw) levelled at Michael McIntyre is that his comedy is too simple. He follows the Jerry Seinfeld “what is the deal with X”...

15th Nov 2015
Time of Women

TIME OF WOMEN – Young Vic, London.

Marking ten years since their formation, the Belarus Free Theatre are celebrating with Staging a Revolution, a festival-cum-retrospective of their work, which continues here with the UK premiere of Time...

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?...

14th Nov 2015

FOUR MINUTES TWELVE SECONDS – Trafalgar Studios, London.

The smaller space at the Hampstead Theatre is designed to be a critic-free zone: a place for new writing to develop in an intimate setting away from the spotlight of reviews....

14th Nov 2015

DISCOVER LOVE – Undisclosed location, London.

Despite the harrowing story it tells, Discover Love comes to us by way of a celebration: against all odds the Belarus Free Theatre have lasted for 10 years. They are...

06th Nov 2015
Elf the Musical

ELF THE MUSICAL – Dominion Theatre, London

Elf the film hasn’t quite achieved ‘classic’ status, in the realms of Miracle on 34th Street or Santaclaus: the Movie, but it does have a widespread cult following which is arguably...

06th Nov 2015

THE STATIONMASTER – Tristan Bates Theatre, London.

There’s a lot to love here in The Stationmaster, and coming in as the headline musical in Aria Entertainment’s From Page to Stage new musicals series at the Tristan Bates, it’s...