Category: Reviews

American Idiot @ Mayflower Theatre, Southampton 1

American Idiot @ Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

When, way back in 2004, Green Day released American Idiot it was a clarion call for the disaffected youth of the US. It leapt up the charts on a wave of critical acclaim and commercial...

Sleeping Beauty @ Chichester Festival Theatre 0

Sleeping Beauty @ Chichester Festival Theatre

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas… and here in the Cheap Seats nothing says Christmas quite like a trip to Chichester Festival Theatre to see their youth company put on a classic show....

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Dracula @ The Spring, Havant

We may be a little more than a week away from Halloween but Humdrum are offering up a classic slice of horror at The Spring to get people in the mood. As director James George...

The Play That Goes Wrong @ Brighton Theatre Royal 0

The Play That Goes Wrong @ Brighton Theatre Royal

In a wonderful case of life imitating art I have now, at the third time of trying, finally made it along to see The Play That Goes Wrong, a show that has done its best...

Bianca Del Rio @ Theatre Royal Brighton 0

Bianca Del Rio @ Theatre Royal Brighton

I’d not been to the Theatre Royal Brighton for a show before, but as I arrived I already knew this would be a whole new experience. A quick drink in the Colonnade Bar while I...

Me and My Girl @ Chichester Festival Theatre 0

Me and My Girl @ Chichester Festival Theatre

Chichester Festival Theatre’s summer musical is always hotly anticipated and this year is no different. Me and My Girl, set to star Matt Lucas as barrow boy turned peer Bill Snibson. Sadly, as we’re informed...

One Man Two Guvnors @ The Spring, Havant 0

One Man Two Guvnors @ The Spring, Havant

Brighton. 1963. An engagement party, a mobster back from the dead, a lover on the run from the law, a girl in man’s clothes, a geriatric waiter and trapped in the middle of it all...

Titanic @ Mayflower Theatre, Southampton 0

Titanic @ Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Every now and again a show comes along that makes the hairs on the back of your neck stand up. It might not be something new, but it just catches you and you fall in...

The Comedy About A Bank Robbery @ Criterion Theatre 1

The Comedy About A Bank Robbery @ Criterion Theatre

It’s a happy 2nd birthday to Mischief Theatre’s The Comedy About A Bank Robbery, the laugh-a-minute farce has just announced an extension that will see it into its third year entertaining crowds in Piccadilly Circus.

Antony Sher – Year Of The Mad King 0

Antony Sher – Year Of The Mad King

Antony Sher’s diaries, charting his exploration of some of Shakespeare’s most iconic roles, could easily be marketed as essential ‘how to’ guides for young actors , his honesty and anxiety must be reassuring for performers...