Tag: Gemma Valler

Dracula @ The Spring, Havant

Jonathan Grant’s Dracula looms over Michael Gondelle as Jonathan Harker

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 points out, Dracula might no longer be a story that truly shocks, but there is still enough here to make the audience uneasy and at its heart this is a classic story regardless of whether it will make you jump out of your seat. Continue reading

Touched @ The Spring, Havant

Stephen Lowe’s Touched is a curious play… flat on the page, it comes alive on the stage! Lowe’s story of a trio of sisters, their friend and family and the curious time between VE day and the end of the war perfectly highlights the struggles these women had to face, and the freedom they were about to lose! Continue reading

The Mikado @ The Spring, Havant

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Ah The Mikado, perhaps the best known of Gilbert & Sullivan’s once ubiquitous operettas but now, like it’s kin all too often consigned to dusty church halls and sneered at by the theatrical cognoscenti. Continue reading

Enchanted April at The Spring, Havant

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There’s something charming about a play promising “Sunshine and Wisteria” on a damp March evening.  All the moreso when presented in the agreeably cosy confines of The Spring by the lovely folks from Humdrum. So, it was with much anticipation of a warm and relaxed evening that we headed off to let the enchantment begin. Continue reading