Monthly Archive: July 2014

Holy Warriors @ Shakespeare’s Globe 0

Holy Warriors @ Shakespeare’s Globe

The Third Crusade is an epic subject for a play. As broad as anything Shakespeare touched on and with as diverse a cast of characters. To take such a subject and then spin off from...

Shakespeare In Love @ The Noël Coward 0

Shakespeare In Love @ The Noël Coward

It is with a little trepidation that I take my seat at the Noël Coward theatre ready for Shakespeare In Love to begin. I was last here for the Michael Grandage Season’s consistently excellent offerings, so will...

Welcome Back Chichester Festival Theatre 0

Welcome Back Chichester Festival Theatre

On Thursday we attended the re-opening event for Chichester Festival Theatre after its extensive renovation. As a theatre whose content we always thought far outstripped the venue itself we were excited to see what might have changed.

Amadeus @ Chichester Festival Theatre 0

Amadeus @ Chichester Festival Theatre

Chichester Festival Theatre has long been a destination for consistently high quality theatre, but in my lifetime at least, it’s never been a particularly nice place to be. You’d turn up at the last minute,...

Avenue Q @ Theatre Royal, Winchester 1

Avenue Q @ Theatre Royal, Winchester

Avenue Q was a revolutionary show when it first appeared. The mix of puppets, vulgarity, a little bit of stereotyping and a brutally honest opinion on things shocked a lot of audiences. When I first...

The Lion King @ The Mayflower, Southampton 0

The Lion King @ The Mayflower, Southampton

Hakuna Mutata, what a wonderful phrase… It describes perfectly how you’ll feel after feasting on the visual delights on offer as Disney’s The Lion King takes up residence at The Mayflower.

Miss Julie/Black Comedy @ The Minerva Theatre, Chichester 0

Miss Julie/Black Comedy @ The Minerva Theatre, Chichester

Nearly 50 years ago Laurence Olivier, along with his Literary Manager, the theatre critic Kenneth Tynan, announced a double-bill for their forthcoming season at Chichester Festival Theatre. Mixing a powerful dramatic piece with a lighter option,...

First Images from Shakespeare In Love Released 0

First Images from Shakespeare In Love Released

Some gorgeous new production shots have been released, giving us a flavour of what to expect when this production opens. Check out more photos below.