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The Ruling Class at Trafalgar Studios | Theatre review

The Ruling Class at Trafalgar Studios
THEATRE REVIEW

At a moment when Britain is more critical of her society than ever comes Peter Barnes’ astonishing The Ruling Class. There are so many layers to this production – religion, politics, duty, family, sexuality, madness – that it’s [read more]

The Hard Problem at the Dorfman | Theatre review

The Hard Problem at the Dorfman
THEATRE REVIEW

In his first play in nine years, the endlessly awarded playwright Sir Tom Stoppard plays to his strengths. This science-backed, philosophically-infused intellectual sparring will trigger vigorous activity in your brain, which, [read more]

Taken at Midnight at the Theatre Royal Haymarket | Theatre review

Taken at Midnight at the Theatre Royal Haymarket
THEATRE REVIEW

All of us know the statistics: the unimaginable number of people who met their end in Nazi concentration camps. When faced with such horrific figures it is sometimes difficult to remember that each of those lives had a story and each of [read more]

Hello/Goodbye at the Hampstead | Theatre review

Hello/Goodbye at the Hampstead
THEATRE REVIEW

Peter Souter’s first stage play, Hello/Goodbye, is a contemporary romantic comedy that focuses on two vital events in any human relationship: the “hello” and the “goodbye”. This play is a story that is relevant [read more]

Tango Fire: Flames of Desire at the Peacock | Dance review

Tango Fire: Flames of Desire at the Peacock
DANCE REVIEW

There is little in life that’s more perfect than a dancer’s back. The tone, flexibility and pure strength of it are testament to years of hard work. The Tango Fire Company of Buenos Aires are a troop of dancers so beautiful that [read more]

Richard Alston Dance Company: The 20th Anniversary | Dance review

Richard Alston Dance Company: The 20th Anniversary
DANCE REVIEW

In the 20 years since Richard Alston Dance Company began its journey in contemporary dance, filling the void left by the London Contemporary Dance Theatre’s absence at The Place in 1994, Alston has contributed plenty to the form while [read more]

Blind Date at Jermyn Street | Theatre review

Blind Date at Jermyn Street
THEATRE REVIEW

As Three Dog Night’s One Is the Loneliest Number begins to play, we are introduced to the bespectacled Andrew (Will Travis) and Angela (Susan Mcardle), anxiously creating online dating profiles. The two, sitting side by side, agonise [read more]

A Little Night Music at the Palace | Theatre review

A Little Night Music at the Palace
THEATRE REVIEW

Stephen Sondheim’s classic musical A Little Night Music is a work of genius, so chock-full of deadpan humour and biting wit that it’s hard to believe it’s already 40 years old. A one-off concert in the West End marked the milestone, [read more]

My Night With Reg at the Apollo | Theatre review

My Night With Reg at the Apollo
THEATRE REVIEW

It’s surprising to count only six cast members at the final bow, so skilled was late playwright Kevin Elyot at conjuring a whole crowd of unseen characters. The eponymous Reg, whom we never see, is the hinge around which the action [read more]

Plexus at Sadler’s Wells | Dance review

Plexus at Sadler’s Wells
DANCE REVIEW

The room is plunged into a complete and claustrophobic darkness. Slowly the figure of Kaori Ito is illuminated standing against a billowing sheet. Ito then fixes a microphone to her body allowing the audience to become aware of the finely [read more]

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