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In Lambeth at Southwark Playhouse | Theatre review

In Lambeth at Southwark Playhouse
THEATRE REVIEW

With the American and French revolutions serving as a backdrop to this philosophical, political and religious play, Jack Shepherd’s In Lambeth is a triumph in creativity and originality. The entire production takes place in William [read more]

17 at the Finborough | Theatre review

17 at the Finborough
THEATRE REVIEW

Scott’s whole world is overturned when his mum dies. So are the worlds of Lisa, Daniel and Leo, the family who take him in. Scott doesn’t seem to want to fit into their lives at all, and to further stir the simmering pot of tensions, [read more]

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland at Opera Holland Park | Opera review

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland at Opera Holland Park
OPERA REVIEW

“Welcome to Wonderland” chime a group of ornately dressed Victorians leading us into the leafy glades of Holland Park’s Yucca Lawn. Sitting on plush grass bathed in dappled sunlight, monochrome photographs of the dreary town of [read more]

Gloria – A Pigtale at the Royal Opera House | Opera review

Gloria – A Pigtale at the Royal Opera House
OPERA REVIEW

What happens when you mix a couple of pigs, cabaret and opera? The answer is H K Gruber’s delightfully absurd and darkly comic cabaret opera, which director Frederic Wake-Walker sets in a burlesque butcher’s shop. Gloria – A [read more]

The Importance of Being Earnest at Harold Pinter | Theatre review

The Importance of Being Earnest at Harold Pinter
THEATRE REVIEW

Lucy Bailey’s production of The Importance of Being Earnest is a reimagining of Wilde’s magnificent play. Many Wilde fans would recoil in horror at the idea of such a sublime piece of work being interfered with, and so they should. [read more]

The Last Days of Limehouse at Limehouse Town Hall | Theatre review

The Last Days of Limehouse at Limehouse Town Hall
THEATRE REVIEW

Did you know that there was a Chinatown in London long before the one in Soho? On a sweltering evening in the east end, the Yellow Earth theatre company (with help from the refreshingly authentic Tsingtao beer on offer) turned Limehouse [read more]

Macbeth at Abney Park | Theatre review

Macbeth at Abney Park
THEATRE REVIEW

Set in Abney Park, a cemetery, Macbeth is a fitting story to be retold. A play in promenade, the audience is required to literally follow the actors through the park, the cemetery and its eerie surroundings providing an ideal setting for [read more]

Natural Affection at Jermyn Street | Theatre review

Natural Affection at Jermyn Street
THEATRE REVIEW

House on the Hill Productions brings William Inge’s delicate and disturbing Natural Affection to life commendably at Jermyn Street Theatre. The script itself is full of honest, fluid conversation that smoothly lands itself in the the [read more]

Mahna Mahna: A Muppet Cabaret at The Pheasantry | Theatre review

Mahna Mahna: A Muppet Cabaret at The Pheasantry
THEATRE REVIEW

Since the 1960s The Muppets have infiltrated popular culture and captured a place in our hearts. From the meek, introspective Kermit to the rambunctious, flirtatious Miss Piggy, Jim Henson’s world of foam and fur has ignited our [read more]

Jeeves & Wooster: Perfect Nonsense at the Duke of York | Theatre review

Jeeves & Wooster: Perfect Nonsense at the Duke of York
THEATRE REVIEW

Adapted from Wodehouse’s 1938 novel The Code of the Woosters, Perfect Nonsense is athree-man, extremely slick, very witty, and ever so slightly bonkers production, reworked from the Goodale brothers’ one-man presentation [read more]

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