Monthly Archive: April 2016

Sunset Boulevard @ London Coliseum 0

Sunset Boulevard @ London Coliseum

It isn’t often that you can sit in the theatre and be certain, before the show begins, that you are about to bear witness to something special that will be talked about by theatre fans...

Rise Of The Titanic! Casting Announced For Charing Cross Theatre Run 0

Rise Of The Titanic! Casting Announced For Charing Cross Theatre Run

When it docked at Southwark Playhouse Titanic bagged a WhatsOnStage award, a clutch of Offies and plaudits aplenty, it also snagged a transfer to Toronto where another wave of rave reviews from audience and critics...

Avenue Q @ The Mayflower, Southampton 0

Avenue Q @ The Mayflower, Southampton

I’m a bit of an Avenue Q fan, I think we can admit that. In fact, every time this production has appeared anywhere near home I’ve made a point to go see it, you can...

RSC To Transfer 6 Plays To London In 2016 0

RSC To Transfer 6 Plays To London In 2016

Following the four Shakespeare history plays, King & Country: Shakespeare’s Great Cycle of Kings, which kicked off 2016 at the Barbican Theatre, the touring production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream: A Play for the Nation...

DVD REVIEW: RSC’s King and Country Box Set 0

DVD REVIEW: RSC’s King and Country Box Set

I’m a relatively new convert to Shakespeare. Going to an all-boys secondary school in the mid-nineties there was very little focus on arts subjects and it put me off the bard for a long time....

An Inspector Calls @ The Mayflower, Southampton 0

An Inspector Calls @ The Mayflower, Southampton

We’ve always been intrigued by Stephen Daldry’s highly revered production of this classic play but it has somehow consistently eluded us. Determined to cover it when the next chance came we dispatched Emma van Kooperen to...