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Reviews

REVIEW: **** – Definitely Louise by Bethany Heath – Frome Festival

DEFINITELY LOUISE THE THREE SWANS, FROME   This production takes place in the upstairs function room of the gloriously quirky Three Swans pub. The programme notes say...

REVIEW: Fame – Zenith Youth Theatre Company – Kingswood School

Fame - The Musical, lyrics by Jacques Levy, a Zenith Youth Theatre production, directed by Scott Rogers, musical director Roy Page, at the Kingswood...

REVIEW: **** – Frome – The Fecund Coming – Frome Festival

FROME - THE FECUND COMING THE STREETS OF FROME   This mysteriously titled offering from Rare Species company takes us, on a very warm evening, for a...

REVIEW: ***** – Foraged Fictions – Kilter Theatre and A Word In Your Ear...

FORAGED FICTIONS PRIOR PARK GARDENS   This promenade production from Kilter Theatre, in collaboration with A Word In Your Ear, is a happy concatenation of two quirky...

REVIEW: Tales from the Jazz Age – Rondo Theatre Company – Rondo Theatre

Tales from the Jazz Age, three plays by F. Scott Fitzgerald, directed by Pippa Thornton at the Rondo Theatre, Wednesday 5th July - Saturday...

REVIEW: ***1/2 – Dusty – Theatre Royal Bath

Dusty is the first “authorised” musical regarding the troubled life of Springfield, the script is based is based on notes and memoirs from her...

REVIEW: ***** – My Brave Face – Rondo Theatre

MY BRAVE FACE RONDO THEATRE   This one-man show is devised and performed by the Rondo’s Artistic Director, Ian McGlynn. No problem getting the management to book...

REVIEW: ** A Night At The Movies – Oooh Arrr Productions Ltd – Rondo...

This new show from OOOH ARRR productions isn’t a Wurzels tribute, in case you were wondering. Nor, despite the title, is it about films....

REVIEW: **** – BLOOD AND BUTCHERY IN BEDMINSTER – Show Of Strength

BLOOD AND BUTCHERY IN BEDMINSTER THE STREETS OF BEDMINSTER, BRISTOL   Spoiler alert: no actual butchers appear in this perambulatory piece, which concerns dark deeds in that...

REVIEW: **** – Mia’s Story – Learning Disability and Parenthood – The Egg Theatre

Mind the Gap is one of Europe’s leading learning disability theatre companies that creates work for UK and international audiences. Mind The Gap create...

REVIEW: The Night of the Iguana by Tennessee Williams – Next Stage Theatre Company...

The Night of the Iguana by Tennessee Williams; a Next Stage Theatre Company production, directed by Ann Ellison at The Mission Theatre, Tuesday 19th...

REVIEW: Bath School Of Acting Showcase 2018 – The Rondo Theatre

Bath School of Acting Showcase 2018 at The Rondo Theatre, Larkhall, June 17th., 7pm.   Well, sorry folks, you missed it. Unless you were there that is,...

REVIEW: **** – A Dog’s Brexit – The Mission Theatre – Bath Fringe Festival

The Little Things Theatre has created a production no one knew was needed until now- a children’s production explaining Brexit. A Dog’s Brexit light-heartedly...

REVIEW: **** – Smile You’re On Camera – Slackjaw Theatre – Bath Fringe Festival

Slackjaw Theatre - Smile You're On Camera - St. James Wine Vaults   A cartoony version of a ‘Brazil’ type dystopia - a comicbook Kafka scenario...

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...