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Princess Ida at the Finborough | Theatre review

Princess Ida at the Finborough
THEATRE REVIEW

Finborough Theatre is a small but perfectly formed space that consistently turns out excellent productions. Gilbert and Sullivan’s Princess Ida is no exception. Phil Willmott directs the first professional production of Princess Ida in [read more]

Hugh Maynard: Something Inside So Strong at London Hippodrome | Theatre review

Hugh Maynard: Something Inside So Strong at London Hippodrome
THEATRE REVIEW

Hugh Maynard is known to audiences for his extensive experience in musical theatre. He played various roles in some of the most successful West End shows, including The Lion King and Jesus Christ Superstar. He is currently starring in Miss [read more]

Pride and Prejudice at the Rosemary Branch | Theatre review

Pride and Prejudice at the Rosemary Branch
THEATRE REVIEW

Following the success of last year’s production of Jane Eyre, the Rosemary Branch presents a new play based on one of the most popular and beloved novels in English literature: Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. Reinventing such a [read more]

The Chair at the Unicorn | Theatre review

The Chair at the Unicorn
THEATRE REVIEW

The atmosphere is smoky, the theatre is dimly lit, and there are jars of God-knows-what and boards of dead insects on the shelves. The Unicorn has transformed their Clore Theatre into a truly fabulous set for eerie hour-long show The [read more]

Rules for Living at the Dorfman | Theatre review

Rules for Living at the Dorfman
THEATRE REVIEW

Sam Holcroft cements her reputation as one of Britain’s most vital contemporary playwrights with this scathingly accurate dissection of family life. Rules for Living takes place in a middle-class household on Christmas Day, with a cast [read more]

Return to the Forbidden Planet at New Wimbledon | Theatre review

Return to the Forbidden Planet at New Wimbledon
THEATRE REVIEW

Inspired by a science fiction B movie, Return to the Forbidden Planet is back with its 25th anniversary Tour. The show is a bizarre mélange of Shakespeare’s The Tempest set on a 1950s spaceship, bursting with rock ‘n’ roll [read more]

Sweeney Todd at Harrington’s Pie and Mash Shop | Theatre review

Sweeney Todd at Harrington’s Pie and Mash Shop
THEATRE REVIEW

In Harrington’s Pie and Mash Shop, lovingly reconstructed on Shaftesbury Avenue, something very special is going on. Fresh from Tooting, produced by Rachel Edwards and directed by Bill Buckhurst, Sondheim’s musical [read more]

Equation at Lilian Baylis Studio | Dance review

Equation at Lilian Baylis Studio
DANCE REVIEW

The =dance series was created to showcase dance projects involving deaf and disabled artists and allow them to develop their creative ideas in a supportive and inclusive environment. It now ends its first year with a show entitled [read more]

Candoco Dance Company/Jérôme Bel: The Show Must Go On at Sadler’s Wells | Dance review

Candoco Dance Company/Jérôme Bel: The Show Must Go On at Sadler’s Wells
DANCE REVIEW

There are fine lines where dance and non-artistic movement overlap, and there are subtle nuances that distinguish performing from being one’s self. Choreographer Jérôme Bel is known for creating provocative pieces using dance as a [read more]

My Father and Other Superheroes at the Polka | Theatre review

My Father and Other Superheroes at the Polka
THEATRE REVIEW

Poet and performer Nick Makoha delights children and adults alike in this autobiographical one-man show recounting an unstable childhood spent between Africa and London. Makoha plays his younger self as well as every person who has had a [read more]

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