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Reviews

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: **** – Sofie Hagen – Dead Baby Frog – Rondo Theatre

SOFIE HAGEN: DEAD BABY FROG RONDO THEATRE Sofie Hagen has everything that should mean she can’t succeed as a comic, supposedly. She’s Danish (aren’t all Scandis...

REVIEW: 5 Stars – The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Brontë – Adapted...

The Tenant of Wildfell Hall was unknown to me. Certainly the subject matter that marbles the work of the Bronte’s of alcohol abuse, domestic...

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: **** – 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: **** – 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: **** – Dare To Care Double Bill – Burdall’s Yard – Bath Fringe...

This double bill from local Rapscallion and Old Bag theatre companies looks at the lives and importance of two women who ‘dared to care’...

REVIEW: 4 Stars – Dog Show – Rondo Theatre

Every so often it is possible to discover an absolute gem of a show. The large audience at The Rondo were certainly better informed...
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REVIEW: 2 Stars – Brideshead Revisited – Theatre Royal Bath

From the novel by Evelyn Waugh adapted by Bryony Lavery   Brideshead Revisited is a firm favourite with many; chosen by Time Magazine as one of...

REVIEW: 5 Stars – JOHN MOLONEY – BATH COMEDY FESTIVAL – NATURAL THEATRE STUDIO

John Moloney walks calmly on stage and starts by telling a joke. What? Have we returned to the 1970s, before ‘alternative’ comedy was...

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...

FRINGE REVIEW: **** – Other Places by Harold Pinter – Bath University Student Theatre...

Other Places by Harold Pinter Bath University Student Theatre Museum of Bath at Work 9th June, 2017       Harold Pinter’s theatre is not something to be adapted lightly, so...

FRINGE REVIEW: *** – Apocalypse – Fake Escape – Bath Fringe Festival

Apocalypse Fake Escape Secret Location 8th June, 2017     Apocalypse is a collection of four short plays set in the lead up to a world-ending meteor strike. Taking them...

Review: ***** 5 Stars – Nell Gwynn – Theatre Royal Bath

Nell Gwynn – Jessica Swale Theatre Royal Bath English Touring Theatre   This is an absolute gem of a production that sparkles so brightly. It is a glorious...

REVIEW: Treasure Island – Bath Drama

TREASURE ISLAND RONDO THEATRE This year’s panto from Bath Drama, doyen of Bath’s non-professional companies, is a shameless travesty of R L Stevenson’s tale of pirates,...

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: **** – Blood Brothers – Theatre Royal Bath

Blood Brothers – Willy Russell Theatre Royal Bath Blood Brothers by Willy Russell has remained a firm favourite with musical theatre goers over the past 30...

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: 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...