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Tuesday, 19 March, 2019

Reviews

REVIEW: Tour of the Old Theatre Royal Orchard Street

From Temple to Tomb, the Old Theatre Royal Tour is an eye opening perspective of Bath through one building’s rich history...   A walk through the...

REVIEW: In The Heights – Tri.Art Theatre School and Dance Academy – Merlin Theatre

There is a wealth of talent on stage at The Merlin this week as Tri.Art Theatre School and Dance Academy present “In The Heights”...

Review: Boys by Ella Hickson – Bath University Student Theatre – The Museum of...

Review: Boys by Ella Hickson Bath University Student Theatre The Museum of Bath at Work Boys by Ella Hickson is a quintessential snapshot of the lives of...

REVIEW: Look Back In Anger – Next Stage Theatre Company – The Mission Theatre

Look Back in Anger by John Osborne. A Next Stage production at The Mission Theatre, Bath, directed by Ann Ellison, Tuesday 16th January -...

REVIEW: **** The Rocky Horror Show – Theatre Royal Bath

Richard O’Brien’s Rocky Horror Show Theatre Royal Bath It has been almost a decade since this crazy cult musical visited Bath. But not to worry it...

REVIEW: 5 Stars – DR LIVINGSTONE, I PRESUME? – RONDO THEATRE

This is an unparalleled display of thespian artistry in which the Ffitch Repertory Players, led by the estimable Mr Julius Stentorian Ffitch and his...

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: ***** – 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: **** – 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: Birdsong – Next Stage Theatre Company – The Mission Theatre

Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks adapted by Rachel Wagstaff Next Stage The Mission Theatre Birdsong is a popular and successful novel. A love story mingled with the brutality...

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: 5 Stars – A Dog’s Life by Pam Valentine – Burdall’s Yard –...

  Pam Valentine's A Dog's Life gives an insight into the humour and pathos of life in a dog's shelter – from the canine viewpoint. What...

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: 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: **** – Switzerland – Ustinov Studio

Switzerland is a complex dark play by Joanna Murray–Smith which is having its UK premiere at the Ustinov Studio as part of the summer...

REVIEW: Avenue Q – Oooh Arrr Productions – Rondo Theatre

Avenue Q by Jeff Whitty, Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx, presented by OOOH ARRR productions, directed by Jack Turner, at the Rondo Theatre, Larkhall,...

REVIEW: ***** – 5 Stars – While The Sun Shines – Theatre Royal Bath

By Terence Rattigan Theatre Royal Bath The second offering from the Theatre Royal Summer Season is a bright, brilliantly delivered comedy by Rattigan which delights the...

REVIEW: **** – Oedipus & Antigone – Beyond The Horizon – Rondo Theatre

OEDIPUS AND ANTIGONE RONDO THEATRE   The audience for this performance of the latest production from the excellent Beyond The Horizon company is surprisingly noisy (though not...

REVIEW: **** – Real Life – Flipside Theatre – Rondo Theatre

REAL LIFE RONDO THEATRE   This new piece from Flipside Theatre, written and directed by the clearly very talented Pippa Thornton, centres on Hannah, not long out...

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...