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Monday, 23 April, 2018

Reviews

REVIEW: **** – HENNING WEHN: DAS NEUEN MATERIALEN NACHTEN – WIDCOMBE SOCIAL CLUB

HENNING WEHN: DAS NEUEN MATERIALEN NACHTEN WIDCOMBE SOCIAL CLUB     Well, that fancy-sounding German title basically means what we call over here ‘work in progress’, i.e. your...

REVIEW: ***** – Elf Lyons – Swan – Rondo Theatre – Bath Comedy Festival

  ELF LYONS: SWAN RONDO THEATRE   This show is billed as a one-woman performance of Swan Lake, right? So, onstage walks a woman in a parrot costume...

REVIEW: **** – George Egg: DIY Chef – Rondo Theatre – Bath Comedy Festival

GEORGE EGG: DIY CHEF RONDO THEATRE   This is the follow-up to self-styled ‘anarchist cook’ George Egg’s previous hugely enjoyable show which demonstrated his ability to cook...

REVIEW: ***** – Croft And Pierce Are Not Themselves – Rondo Theatre -Bath Comedy...

CROFT & PEARCE ARE NOT THEMSELVES RONDO THEATRE   Welcome to the unique comedy world of Croft and Pearce, in which multiple increasingly ludicrous characters bump against...

REVIEW: Little Shop of Horrors – Curtain Up Theatre School

Established in 2004, Curtain Up has certainly made its mark on theatre in the Bath area. The company is well known for creating productions of...

REVIEW: **** – CARL HUTCHINSON: LIVE – RONDO THEATRE – Bath Comedy Festival

CARL HUTCHINSON: LIVE RONDO THEATRE   Carl Hutchinson ambles onstage at a not-very-crowded Rondo and addresses us proudly in his native accent. He makes no bones about...

REVIEW: **** – RACHEL PARRIS: KEYNOTE – RING O’BELLS – Bath Comedy Festival

RACHEL PARRIS: KEYNOTE RING O’BELLS     This show from Rachel Parris uses as its excuse her invitation to speak to pupils at her old school, as some...

REVIEW: **** – DAVID MILLS: RUMOUR HAS IT – RONDO THEATRE – Bath Comedy...

DAVID MILLS: RUMOUR HAS IT RONDO THEATRE   David Mills ambles on stage with little ceremony and begins what at first seems just like idle chat with...

REVIEW: *** DAVID TSONOS: WALKING THE CAT – Bath Brewhouse – Bath Comedy Festival

DAVID TSONOS: WALKING THE CAT BATH BREWHOUSE   This try-out show from amiable Canadian David Tsonos concerns, as one might have guessed, his cat. Or rather his...

REVIEW: ***** – MOTHER’S RUIN: A CABARET ABOUT GIN – WIDCOMBE SOCIAL CLUB

MOTHER’S RUIN: A CABARET ABOUT GIN WIDCOMBE SOCIAL CLUB Well, this is one of those shows that does exactly what it says on the tin. Or...

REVIEW: *** – SIMON EVANS: GENIUS – WIDCOMBE SOCIAL CLUB

SIMON EVANS: GENIUS WIDCOMBE SOCIAL CLUB Simon Evans hits the stage running, well, trotting briskly as his age (52) he says dictates - and does some...

REVIEW: *** – SAMANTHA PRESSDEE: BACK 2 BASICS – MISSION THEATRE

SAMANTHA PRESSDEE: BACK 2 BASICS MISSION THEATRE   This show by the amiable but slightly shambolic Samantha Pressdee concerns her life with mental illness (bi-polar), drink, drugs,...

REVIEW: *** – JOHN-LUKE ROBERTS: ALL I WANNA DO IS FX: GUNSHOTS WITH A...

JOHN-LUKE ROBERTS: ALL I WANNA DO IS FX: GUNSHOTS WITH A FX: GUN RELOADING AND A FX: CASH REGISTER AND TAKE YOUR MONEY! BATH BREWHOUSE   This...

REVIEW: **** – Gangsta Granny – Theatre Royal Bath

Gangsta Granny – David Walliams Theatre Royal Bath There is little doubt that David Walliams has created stories for children that are equally enjoyable for adults....

REVIEW: ***** – Jon Richardson – The Old Man – Bath Comedy Festival

JON RICHARDSON - THE OLD MAN THE FORUM A loud voice booms out before the start of this sold-out gig in the vast art deco expanse...

REVIEW: Fall of Kings – Apricity Theatre – Burdall’s Yard

Fall of Kings Apricity Theatre Burdalls Yard Fall of Kings by Apricity Theatre is an adaptation of Shakespeare’s Richard II. The epic story of how the king...

REVIEW: *** – This House by James Graham – Theatre Royal Bath

This House by James Graham Theatre Royal Bath This House created a huge impact when first seen at the National in 2012; likewise it has seen...

REVIEW: All New People by Zach Braff – Rondo Theatre Company – Rondo Theatre

All New People by Zach Braff; a Rondo Theatre Company production directed by Will Jesmond de Clermont at The Rondo Theatre, March 21st -...

REVIEW: Sketch Show 2 – St Laurence School

The Sketch Show by Humour-us at St Laurence School, Bradford on Avon, 14th March 7.30pm. Political correctness took a night off for this sell out...

REVIEW: **** – Pressure by David Haig – Theatre Royal Bath

Pressure by David Haig Theatre Royal Bath This is a fascinating play by David Haig which charts the real life story of two allied meteorologists who...