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19th Aug 2016

F**CKING MEN, Assembly Hall, Edinburgh.

Direct from a sold out (much extended run) at London’s Kings Head Theatre F**king Men makes its debut at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Writer Joe Di Pietro’s startling play is...

19th Aug 2016

GHOST QUARTET – Roundabout@SummerHall, Edinburgh.

It’s past 9pm and a group of four musicians take to the stage at Paines Plough’s pop-up Roundabout, to weave their spellbinding musical storytelling around the audience – filling this...

19th Aug 2016

LEMONS LEMONS LEMONS LEMONS LEMONS – Roundabout @ SummerHall, Edinburgh.

Imagine an alternate universe where a new law was passed so that we could all only use 140 words per day (I would be absolutely useless and probably end up...

19th Aug 2016

AVA/ADA – Underbelly, Edinburgh.

Sometimes there are Fringe shows where you come out buzzing and filled with the possibilities of what theatre can be. As one of the most imaginative shows ever staged at the...

19th Aug 2016

HOW TO WIN AGAINST HISTORY – Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh.

You’re not always certain when a fringe show starts that you are going to enjoy it. Especially when it’s in a venue that is a glorified metal container. Crammed into...

25th Apr 2016

THE FATHER – Richmond Theatre, Richmond.

Kenneth Cranham is delivering one of the most heartbreaking and finest performances you will ever witness in Florian Zeller’s award winning masterpiece

08th Feb 2016

STAY AWAKE, JAKE – Vaults Festival, London.

Having won the coveted S&S Award last year, there is a lot of buzz around the new musical Stay Awake, Jake that opened at the Vaults Festival earlier this week....

25th Aug 2015

WILLEMIJN VERKAIK IN CONCERT – Ambassadors Theatre, London.

I’m a sucker for a belter. And after hearing such sensational things about Willemijn Verkaik’s record-breaking turn as Elphaba in Wicked (and watching a couple of sneaky bootlegs on YouTube)...

09th May 2015

THE APPLE FAMILY PLAYS – Brighton Festival, Brighton.

Richard Nelson’s The Apple Family Plays premiered over four years at The Public Theater in New York, before culminating in an extended award-winning run where each play could be seen...

02nd Feb 2015

WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND – Union Theatre, London.

The Union Theatre is the home of unearthing forgotten musical gems, having recently enjoyed a hugely successful Howard Goodall season last year, celebrating one of our most underrated composers, now...

11th Dec 2014
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CINDERELLA – New Wimbledon Theatre, London.

The New Wimbledon Theatre is infamous for dragging over Z-list American celebrities for their annual pantomime, with Priscilla Presley, Pamela Anderson and David Hassellhoff all taking centre stage in recent...

30th Oct 2014

THE CURING ROOM – The Pleasance Theatre, London.

I was excited to see The Curing Room, the new play by David Ian Lee, currently playing at The Pleasance, Islington. I couldn’t fit it into my busy Edinburgh schedule...