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Reviews

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: Much Ado About Nothing – Rondo Theatre Company – Rondo Theatre

Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare; a Rondo Theatre Company production directed by Lisa Thrower & Andrew Fletcher, Wednesday 22nd Nov - Saturday...

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: 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: **** – 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: *** – 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: 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: 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: **** – 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: 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: ** 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: 4 Stars – THE FOREIGN BLOKE -MISSION THEATRE

This is a play, a drama, named after and based around a painting.  Not a usual starting point for a play, but then this isn’t a usual sort...

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: **** – 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: The Homeless Panda – Rondo Theatre Company – Rondo Theatre

This is a show about a giant panda whose name is Xiongmao, which it says here is pronounced ‘Sha-mow’. I bet you didn’t...

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: ***** – 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: **** – 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: 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: 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...