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Once at the Phoenix | Theatre review

Once at the Phoenix
THEATRE REVIEW

Set over five days in Dublin, Once tells the familiar story of a Guy (Ronan Keating) whose life is completely changed by a chance meeting with a Girl (Jill Winternitz). She inevitably brings out the best in him and his music, gives him [read more]

Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown launch with Tamsin Greig at the ICA

Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown launch with Tamsin Greig at the ICA

Women are moving centre stage at the Playhouse Theatre as Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown previews in London’s West End from 16th December. David Yazbek and Jeffrey Lane have adapted Pedro Almodavar’s award-winning 1988 film [read more]

Sheltered at the Tabard | Theatre review

Sheltered at the Tabard
THEATRE REVIEW

Sheltered by Greg A Smith is a seriously funny, intense piece of art. Set in today’s west London, we meet a typical middle class family with a dark and underlying twist. It’s Christmas Day and a homeless man has been welcomed [read more]

Hoke’s Bluff at Shoreditch Town Hall | Theatre review

Hoke’s Bluff at Shoreditch Town Hall
THEATRE REVIEW

Ever noticed how similar sports movies are, even the ones “based on a true story”? Devised by Action Hero (Gemma Paintin & James Stenhouse), Hoke’s Bluff looks to explore why – and why (or if) these movies still [read more]

Accolade at the St James | Theatre review

Accolade at the St James
THEATRE REVIEW

Three years after the play’s first revival since the 1950s, this new production of Accolade still has the ability to surprise its audience. Featuring a host of witty and raw characters, Accolade deals with writer Emlyn [read more]

Rock of Ages at the New Wimbledon | Theatre review

Rock of Ages at the New Wimbledon
THEATRE REVIEW

It’s the mid-to-late 80s on Sunset Boulevard: Drew works at the iconic Bourbon Bar and Sherrie, a small-town girl, arrives on the Sunset Strip to realise her dreams of becoming an actress. Rock of Ages is a number of head-banger anthems [read more]

Tom & Jerry: A Love Story at The Drayton Arms | Theatre review

Tom & Jerry: A Love Story at The Drayton Arms
THEATRE REVIEW

Tom & Jerry: A Love Story is part comedy and part drama – a fitting description for your average relationship. The two protagonists share their passage from first flirt to final fall out with honesty and warmth, in a way that most [read more]

Stick Man at the Leicester Square | Theatre review

Stick Man at the Leicester Square
THEATRE REVIEW

New children’s show Stick Man (for ages three plus) is the antidote to blaring loud, hyper children’s TV, proving that gentle, minimalist entertainment can captivate just as well. Based on the book by Julia Donaldson (author of The [read more]

Glare at the Royal Opera House | Theatre review

Glare at the Royal Opera House
THEATRE REVIEW

Set in the near future, in a city quite like London, Glare tells the story of a woman who may or may not be an android. As the evidence mounts on both sides, her lover is thrown into confusion and despair, trying to hold on to the [read more]

Macbeth at the Omnibus | Theatre review

Macbeth at the Omnibus
THEATRE REVIEW

It’s not often during a theatre show you experience the presence of actors so near. You can anticipate the beads of sweat yet to form on the brow of the most wrought and despairing villain, close enough that the copious amounts of blood [read more]

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