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Reviews

REVIEW: ***** Iolanthe – Theatre Royal Bath

The sheer joy and exuberance that this fantastic company brings should be something that could be bottled and sold on rainy days. The glorious Sasha...

REVIEW: The Trial – The Actors Wheel – Rondo Theatre

The Trial presented by the impressive graduating students from The Actors Wheel, a professionally produced touring theatre training company burst into life with great...

REVIEW: **** – Trolley Girls – Sugar Butties – Rondo Theatre

Trolley Girls Jessica Forrest and Olivia Nicholson Sugar Butties Rondo Theatre 9th June 2018   Trolley Girls follows the amusing everyday lives of Jess and Liv, two long-term besties from...

REVIEW: *** – Darlings – Palomar Theatre – The Mission Theatre

Darlings - Palomar Theatre at The Mission Theatre, Tues 5th June 20.00   Darlings presents themes of vulnerability and childhood trauma, entwined with alcohol abuse and casual...

REVIEW: **** – Gunshow – Rondo Theatre

Gunshow, Connor Macleod, Rondo Theatre, 6th and 7th of June   #Gunsh0w presents a tableau of hot-topics: internet fame and shame, gun control, racism and US...

REVIEW ** – Great Expectations – Theatre Royal Bath

Great Expectations – Charles Dickens adapted by Ken Bentley Adapting, Dickens’s novel for the stage is a huge undertaking and here the script struggles to...

REVIEW: **** Twenty Something – Bath Fringe Festival

Janey Mcleod is an actress and performance poet who has worked across the South West and London. In this stand up show Janey performs work...

REVIEW: **** – BREJEIRO: THE BRAZILIAN MUSICAL – CHAPEL ARTS

BREJEIRO: THE BRAZILIAN MUSICAL CHAPEL ARTS   Spoiler alert: this is not a musical in the accepted sense. There’s no storyline with actor/singers serenading each other and...

REVIEW: ***** – THE INTERLINEAR OF CABEZA DE VACA, AND MALINCHE – Mission Theatre

THE INTERLINEAR OF CABEZA DE VACA, AND MALINCHE This extraordinary production from Thereby Hangs a Tale company is essentially a pair of solo dramatic monologues,...

REVIEW: *** – Torn – SparkFest – Burdall’s Yard

Torn SparkFest Burdall’s Yard 29th May 2018 Torn is a short film about three lads hanging out in a forest. Sam has invited mates Matthew and Ryan to...

REVIEW: **** – THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE – THEATRE ROYAL BATH

Thoroughly Modern Millie, Winner of six Tony Awards is the delightful musical theatre comedy based on the 1967 award-winning film. Set in 1922, Millie (Hayley...

REVIEW: **** – UnSpoken – Softsod Productions Presents – Mission Theatre

From playwright David Martin and director Jacqs Graham comes this beautifully twisted tale of abuse and loss. With only a two people cast, Lucy...

REVIEW: *** Cocoon – SparkFest – Burdall’s Yard

Cocoon SparkFest Burdall’s Yard 20th and 26th May 2018 Lydia is ready to move out of her childhood home, but first her bedroom needs a good decluttering. Sifting...

REVIEW: **** – Journey – SparkFest – Burdall’s Yard

Journey Matthew Emeny SparkFest Burdall’s Yard 25th and 28th May 2018 Journey is an all too real horror story about the disturbing things that go unnoticed in the dark....

REVIEW: *** Remember to Smile (SparkFest – Burdall’s Yard)

Remember to Smile, Burdall's Yard, 25th May Remember to Smile is a piece of physical theatre, showing a state where joy is mandated and smiling...

REVIEW: ***** Normal (SparkFest – Burdall’s Yard)

Normal, Anthony Neilson, Burdall's Yard, 24th and 30th May.  In Normal, Peter Kurten, the Düsseldorf Ripper, has been caught and is awaiting sentencing for nine...

REVIEW: Busk The Musical – Music Is Life Productions – The Rondo Theatre

BUSK RONDO THEATRE   This new original production from local company Music Is Life is written and composed by Dan Lashbrook, and aims, it says, “to look...

REVIEW *** Quirky Bird (SparkFest – Burdall’s yard)

Quirky Bird and Friends is a charming story for little people about learning to embrace your differences. The production is sweet, with a slightly...

REVIEW **** One Wish (SparkFest – Burdall’s Yard)

aving seen a small preview of ‘One Wish’ at the ScriptMIX preview event last month, I was intrigued to see what this performance would...

REVIEW **** Secret Project (SparkFest – Parade Gardens)

Whilst the now traditional Party in the City engulfs Bath, albeit not on it’s traditional opening night slot, Bath Spa University Dance students inhabit...