Theatre Reviews 2016

I have had a change of reviewing habits this year. There has been far more regional theatre visited and less West End. There is a good reason for this as the choice of productions has been superb. Many of the shows I saw on tour ended up in the West End too, for example, No Man’s Land, The Dresser and Half a Sixpence. As usual, these are just MY reviews, I have many more written by guest reviewers on  www.theatresoutheast.com.  so if you are looking for anything in particular, try there! Continue reading

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A solid and well researched presentation that challenges the way you conceive others.

When a production is described as ‘alternative’ you are never quite sure what you are going to experience. Confirmation at the Battersea Arts Centre is written and performed by Chris Thorpe and co-devised and directed by Rachel Chavkin. It was, indeed, an experience.

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Confirmation | Battersea Arts Centre | Review

Snakes! – The Musical | Leicester Square Theatre Lounge | Review

snakesOver the weekend I was thrilled to be taken on as part of the reviewing team for Everything Theatre.

You can visit their comprehensive site here www.everything-theatre.co.uk

The first production I have seen in my official capacity was Snakes! – The Musical at the Leicester Square Theatre.

I hope that I inspire you to see it before it closes on Oct 19th.

Review – Snakes! – The Musical

 

Urinetown | St. James’ Theatre | Review

St James Theatre, Palace Street, London

http://www.urinetown.co.uk/

 

 

The first thing I fell for when I arrived to see ‘Urinetown’ last week was St James’ Theatre. I hadn’t been there before and was surprised at it’s warmth and it’s intimate feel. Not only is it very close to Victoria and ample restaurants but it also has a cracking pub next door. Win win win.

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