Reviews

REVIEW: **** – The Kite Runner – Theatre Royal Bath

The Kite Runner adapted by Matthew Spangler Theatre Royal Bath   The much awaited stage adaptation of the bestselling novel by Khaled Hosseini has arrived in Bath...

REVIEW: *** – Mae Martin – Dope

MAE MARTIN: DOPE RONDO THEATRE This is confessional comedy taken to its limits. Mae Martin comes onstage, awkwardly tripping over the curtain, and does that staple...

REVIEW: Twelfth Night – Sun and Moon Theatre – Mission Theatre

Twelfth Night (or What You Will), presented by Sun and Moon Theatre at The Mission Theatre, 3rd & 4th November 7.30pm with matinee on...

REVIEW: **** – Sofie Hagen – Dead Baby Frog – Rondo Theatre

SOFIE HAGEN: DEAD BABY FROG RONDO THEATRE Sofie Hagen has everything that should mean she can’t succeed as a comic, supposedly. She’s Danish (aren’t all Scandis...

REVIEW: **** – Ballet Rambert – Theatre Royal Bath

Ballet Rambert Theatre Royal Bath The stunning Ballet Rambert have returned to the Theatre Royal with a triple bill of glorious contemporary dance. On this occasion they...

REVIEW: Elsie & Norm’s Macbeth – Rondo Theatre

Elsie and Norm’s Macbeth by John Christopher Wood; an Old Bag Theatre Company production, directed by Charlotte Howard at The Rondo Theatre, Larkhall, 25th...

REVIEW: Goodnight Mr Tom – Mission Theatre

Goodnight Mister Tom adapted by David Wood Next Stage Youth The Mission Theatre   This adaptation of the popular novel by Michelle Magorian fits this vibrant company like...

REVIEW: **** 1/2 Stars – The Turn Of The Screw – Red Rope Theatre

The Turn Of The Screw - Arnos Vale Cemetery “Of course I was under the spell, and the wonderful part is that, even at the...

REVIEW: People, Places and Things – Theatre Royal Bath

People, Places & Things Theatre Royal Bath Emma – or is it Nina, or even Sarah? – is an actress who is an addict and falling...

REVIEW: **** – The Best Man – Gore Vidal – Theatre Royal Bath

The Best Man – Gore Vidal Theatre Royal Bath The Best Man, originally written to parallel Kennedy’s 1960 Democratic Convention, is a play that highlights how...

REVIEW: The Jesus and Mary Chain – Komedia Bath

The Jesus and Mary Chain 2nd October Komedia Bath And on tour, Europe/USA http://thejesusandmarychain.uk.com Even before the first fuzz of feedback is played, the air in Komedia is charged. "We love...

REVIEW: How The Other Half Loves – Theatre Royal Bath

How the Other Half Loves Theatre Royal Bath Alan Ayckbourn's play of social satire and marital mayhem first staged in 1969 is now a period piece,...

REVIEW: The Great British Soap Opera – Mission Theatre

The Great British Soap Opera, a new musical by Jake Brunger and Pippa Cleary, produced by Mark Sellick, directed by Scott Rogers,presented by Not...

REVIEW: *** – The Real Thing – Theatre Royal Bath

The Real Thing Laurence Fox Theatre Royal Bath Stoppard's once again having a moment, what with the recent champagne revival in London of Travesties and the success...

REVIEW: **** SALAD DAYS – Theatre Royal Bath

Salad Days Dorothy Reynolds and Julian Slade Theatre Royal Bath   Cameron Mackintosh maintains that this is the show that made him, as a child, fall in love...

REVIEW: *** – Driving Miss Daisy – Theatre Royal Bath

Driving Miss Daisy by Alfred Uhry Theatre Royal Bath This new production of the compelling and uplifting tale brings together Sian Phillips and Derek Griffiths in...

REVIEW: Absent Friends – Next Stage Theatre Company – Mission Theatre

Absent Friends – Alan Ayckbourn Next Stage The Mission Theatre Bath Written in 1974 this razor sharp comedy hits home in all the right places. The excellent...

Review: ‘Alan Bennett’s Talking Heads’ – The Argyle Players

Alan Bennett’s award-winning Talking Heads monologues, televised to considerable acclaim almost 30 years ago, are regarded as contemporary classics. In choosing three of them...

REVIEW: Les Misérables – Curtain Up Theatre Schools

Les Miserables (School Edition) Curtain Up Theatre School Roper Theatre, West Wing Hayesfield Girls School   It is hard to imagine that this production of Les Miserables is the...

REVIEW: **** – North by Northwest – Theatre Royal Bath

North by Northwest Screenwriter Ernest Lehman, Playwright Carolyn Burns Theatre Royal Bath The Theatre Royal is home to this hi tech innovative stage production of the classic film...