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Reviews

REVIEW: The Mentor **** – Ustinov Studio – Theatre Royal Bath

The Mentor – Daniel Kehlmann Translated by Christopher Hampton Ustinov Studio    There has been much anticipation surrounding the appearance of F.Murray Abraham at the Ustinov this spring...

REVIEW: **** – Nobody Suspects A Murder – Burdall’s Yard – Bath Fringe Festival

Nobody Suspects a Murder is melodramatic, theatrical and brilliant in equal parts. From the doddering but devoted butler to the charmingly naïve Inspector, this...

REVIEW: Hatch by Lizzie Jackson – Burdall’s Yard

Hatch by Lizzie Jackson Burdalls Yard   Hatch is a gruelling two hander telling the story of Keneuwe(Oyin Orija) and Faith (Liyah Summers) two women who for...
Rapscallion Theatre Company- Theatre Bath

A Piece Of Cake/Transylvania Blues – Review – Rapscallion Theatre Company

Rapscallion Theatre Company formed only this year with the aim of bringing together new talent and new writing. Based on tonight’s performances I can...

REVIEW: 4 Stars – The Big Meal – Dan LeFranc – The Ustinov Studio...

Director: Michael Boyd This a whirlwind start to the much anticipated American Season 2014. A rollercoaster of a play from LeFranc who presents us...

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: ***** – Jon Richardson – The Old Man – Bath Comedy Festival

JON RICHARDSON - THE OLD MAN THE FORUM A loud voice booms out before the start of this sold-out gig in the vast art deco expanse...

REVIEW: **** – Brendon Burns: Black Comedian – Bath Comedy Festival – Rondo Theatre

BRENDON BURNS: BLACK COMEDIAN RONDO THEATRE   Brendon Burns isn’t black. You can tell that right away; but in case you hadn’t noticed he does bring it...

REVIEW: 4 Stars – DÅG SØRAS: COGNITIVE DISSONANCE – RING O’BELLS 

Dåg Søras is a Norwegian comic, so, classically, you’d expect dark, brooding, bleak humour nursed in the long cold nights by the fjords. Turns...

The 39 Steps – by Patrick Barlow – Playing Up Theatre Company – Rondo...

It is a hundred years since the original publication of John Buchan’s novel “The 39 Steps” which was subsequently adapted for the big screen...

REVIEW: *** Stars – Cinco Coisas – Burdall’s Yard – Bath Fringe Festival

  Bringing a South American flavour to Burdall’s Yard for this year’s fringe, Bianca Bertalot delivered her clowning monologue with a sweet charm and an...

REVIEW: Quartette – Old Bag Theatre Company – The Rondo Theatre

The Old Bag Theatre Company's first full production focuses on the struggles women have faced through history and into the modern day. Four short...

REVIEW: **** Art – Theatre Royal Bath

Art by Yasmina Reza never loses its appeal. First performed in the UK in 1996 it is as fresh and relevant now as then....

REVIEW: **** – The Importance Of Being Earnest – Theatre Royal Bath

The Importance of Being Earnest – Oscar Wilde Original Theatre Company Theatre Royal Bath This classic comedy by the brilliant Oscar Wilde is an absolute treat for...

Widcombe Nights Comedy Special – Review – Bath Fringe Festival – 4 Stars

A completely packed Ring o’Bells upstairs is welcomed by compere Dave Williams (Who some of us have seen earlier in more sombre mood, in...

REVIEW: ** Stephanie Laing: Mad About The Boy – Ring O’Bells – Bath Comedy...

STEPHANIE LAING: MAD ABOUT THE BOY RING O’BELLS     Stephanie Laing’s show is in the ‘comedy as therapy for the comic’ genre, of which there are...

REVIEW: *** – Stepping Out – Theatre Royal Bath

Stepping Out by Richard Harris   Theatre Royal Bath   This latest production of Stepping Out, directed by Maria Friedman opens in Bath prior to touring before landing...

REVIEW: **** 4 Stars – Austen Undone – Natural Theatre Company

This naughty romp from Bath’s own Natural Theatre Company kicks off outside the Assembly Rooms, where the bewhiskered and bombastic baronet Mr Pulteney introduces...

REVIEW: The Weir – Conor McPherson – Next Stage – Mission Theatre

The Weir by Conor McPherson is widely acclaimed as a contemporary masterpiece. First performed in 1998 it is simply a moment in time in Brendan’s Bar, in...

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