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Reviews

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...

FRINGE REVIEW: ***** – Girls Like That by Evan Placey – Leading Light Theatre...

Girls Like That by Evan Placey Leading Light Theatre Company Burdall’s Yard May 28th     This play takes us to the heart of a clique of schoolgirls,...

REVIEW: **** – Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs – Theatre Royal Bath

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Theatre Royal Bath UK Productions in association with Theatre Royal Bath Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is a gloriously family...

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 ***** Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Plebs (SparkFest – Mission Theatre –

A play, within a play, within a play… Inspired by Hamlet spin-off ‘Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead’, this two-man comedy follows the story of two...

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: 3 Stars – ANDREW O’NEILL IS TRAPPED DOWN A WELL – RONDO THEATRE

First off, let’s make it clear: Andrew O’Neill isn’t trapped down a well. He keeps saying he is, he really is, and says...

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: 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: Disenchanted – Exit Stage Left – Rondo Theatre

Disenchanted So what happens when the Disney princesses are able to tell their side of the story? Their frustrations at their representation, the white washing...

REVIEW: Our Country’s Good – Bath Spa Theatre Society – Mission Theatre

Our Country’s Good by Timberlake Wertenbaker    Bath Spa Theatre Society The Mission Theatre Monday 22nd May, 2017    Following their successful debut at The Mission Theatre last year with...

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: *** The Price – Theatre Royal Bath

Arthur Miller’s The Price may not be the best known play from the American playwright; however it deals with those issues that define Miller...

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: **** – Frankenstein in Bath – Show of Strength Theatre

This intriguing promenade around Bath from Show of Strength theatre company follows the footsteps of Mary Shelley, who, in the desperate rush to claim...

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...

FRINGE REVIEW: ***** – Bones – Gritty Theatre – Burdall’s Yard – Bath Fringe...

Gritty Theatre: Bones Burdall’s Yard, Sunday May 28th   Vital, truthful, shocking and oh-so-very real: this is the theatre I live for.   This one-man piece by the Birmingham based...

REVIEW: Cats – Bath Theatre School – Kingswood Theatre

Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cats is a musical which can either make or break a company. It's famous songs and difficult dance content is a challenge for...

REVIEW: **** – Abi Roberts: Anglichanka – Bath Comedy Festival – Bath Brewhouse

ABI ROBERTS: ANGLICHANKA BATH BREWHOUSE We are welcomed in, in Russian (!), by a hefty lady in a fur hat, though it’s a sunny day and...

REVIEW: **** – Racing Demon – Theatre Royal Bath

Racing Demon – David Hare Theatre Royal Bath Jonathan Church hot foot from the triumphs of Chichester launches his directing debut of the Theatre Royal Summer...