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Monday, 21 January, 2019

Reviews

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: 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: **** – 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: **** – 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: *** – Lady Macbeth – Mission Theatre – Bath Fringe Festival

This production from South West Dance Theatre is not, as you might think from the title, a study of the ambitious scheming wife 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: ***** – 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: **** – The Kite Runner – Theatre Royal Bath

The Kite Runner adapted by Matthew Spangler Theatre Royal Bath   The much awaited stage adaptation of the bestselling novel by Khaled Hosseini has arrived in Bath...

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: **** – 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...

REVIEW: **** Twenty Something – Bath Fringe Festival

Janey Mcleod is an actress and performance poet who has worked across the South West and London. In this stand up show Janey performs work...

REVIEW: ***** – The Whale – Ustinov Studio

The Whale by Samuel D. Hunter Ustinov Studio   The Ustinov Studio has once again produced an extraordinary piece of theatre. Perhaps one of the smaller producing...

East is East – Theatre Royal Bath – REVIEW – 2 Stars

East is East follows the life of Pakistani chip-shop owner George Khan - ‘Genghis’ to his kids -who is determined to give his children...

REVIEW: **** – The London Philharmonic Skiffle Orchestra – Bath Comedy Festival – Rondo...

THE LONDON PHILHARMONIC SKIFFLE ORCHESTRA  RONDO THEATRE An avowedly old-fashioned sort of show, this. Skiffle, as they point out, was a long time ago, and didn’t...

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: His Dark Materials – The Mission Theatre

His Dark Materials, parts 1 & 2 by Nicholas Wright, based on the novels by Philip Pullman at The Mission Theatre; a Next Stage...

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: 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: **** – Ballet Rambert – Theatre Royal Bath

Ballet Rambert Theatre Royal Bath The stunning Ballet Rambert have returned to the Theatre Royal with a triple bill of glorious contemporary dance. On this occasion they...

REVIEW: **** – Dog Show – Bath Fringe Festival

Have you ever wanted to spend an evening discovering how much and why you love your canine friend? I can’t think of any reason...