18 Nov 2013
Twelve Angry Men

Twelve Angry Men review

There has been a flurry of new plays opening in the West End in the past few weeks, presumably to establish themselves in time for the festive holidays. I would say that Twelve Angry Men is the best of the bunch. It is a true hard hitting drama that will achieve what many productions fail to...

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13 Nov 2013
Strangers on a train

Strangers On A Train review

  With an iconic name like Alfred Hitchcock tangled up with Strangers On A Train, it is hard to disassociate the stage play from the 1950’s film of the same name. However I feel this was precisely the problem that director Robert Allan Ackerman and designers Tim Goodchild and Tim Lutkin had...

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7 Nov 2013
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Jeeves and Wooster review

This show is whimsical farce if ever I were to indulge in one! There really isn’t anything not to like  about the Goodale Brothers’ Jeeves and Wooster in The Perfect Nonsense, unless of course you are devoid of all humour and joy. Based on P.G Wodehouse’s well known tales of good old Jeeves...

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25 Oct 2013
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From Here To Eternity review

  Tim Rice is back in the game after a 13 year hiatus with his latest foray into musical theatre, From Here To Eternity! The show is derived from James Jones’ novel and 8 time Academy Award winning blockbuster of the same name, both depicting events surrounding the 1941 bombing of Pearl...

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Forbidden Broadway: West End review

Being a regular week night theatregoer, It is a very rare opportunity for me to see a show on a Saturday Matinee! “What genuine luscious joy,” I thought to myself whilst arranging a pre-theatre lunch at Bills with my friend (time to EAT before a show is also a novelty!) And I have to say, I...

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Sitting down to watch Home, I’m Darling at the Duke of York’s Theatre, you could almost make the mistake th...

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Any fan of London theatre must be aware of the buzz surrounding Cyrano De Bergerac, which is opening in November at the Playhouse Theatre starring that darling of film and TV – James McAvoy. While the star is a household name, the play itself may be somewhat less familiar, so what, exactly, is Cyrano De […]

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One of the beauties of the film Amélie is that very little happens. There’s no drama, no test of faith and no real obstacles to be overcome. And yet it’s mesmerising, whimsical and charming. So how could a musical adaptation live up to its following, especially when Yann Tiersen already created a fantastic score? Amélie […]

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