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Tuesday, 19 March, 2019

Reviews

REVIEW: 3 Stars – Black Coffee by Agatha Christie – Theatre Royal Bath

The Agatha Christie Company brings this attractive production to Bath this week. The design both set (Simon Scullion) and Costume (Nikki Bird) encapsulating the...

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 – BATH COMEDY FESTIVAL: 4 STARS – MATT GREEN – GROOM FOR IMPROVEMENT...

Surprising that Matt Green isn’t more famous than he is. This show, roughly about the attitudes of a newly-married man in his mid-thirties to boyfriend-dom (Is that a...

EDINBURGH REVIEWS: 2 Stars – Kinsey Stix – Gilded Balloon (nightclub)

23:00 until the 29 Aug I've always thought it must be a real drag to be on a reality TV show, Kinsey Stix proved this...

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: 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: 2 Stars – HARDEEP SINGH KOHLI: BIG MOUTH STRIKES AGAIN – WIDCOMBE SOCIAL...

Hardeep comes on without much preamble - going straight to amble, or maybe ramble. He starts, and continues, with random banter with audience members,...

REVIEW: 4 Stars – BREWHOUSE SATURDAY LINE-UP – BATH BREW HOUSE

This gig certainly gives its punters value for money: billed as a two-hour show, it gives far more comics than programmed, and by two...

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: **** – 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: Script Mix – theatreLab – Burdall’s Yard – Bath Fringe Festival

 Sunday 29 May 2016   Script Mix is a rehearsed reading event profiling writers who are longstanding, or recent collaborators with theatreLab.   Kerry Irvine leads the team...

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: People, Places and Things – Theatre Royal Bath

People, Places & Things Theatre Royal Bath Emma – or is it Nina, or even Sarah? – is an actress who is an addict and falling...

REVIEW – The Madam – Hecate Theatre – The Alma Tavern, Bristol – ****

The Madam by Gwen Cherrell, Hecate Theatre Co. The Alma Tavern, Bristol Hecate Theatre Company immediately stands out from the crowd as a company who pride...

REVIEW: ***** – Laurence Owen: Cinemusical High – Bath Comedy Festival

LAURENCE OWEN: CINEMUSICAL HIGH     WIDCOMBE SOCIAL CLUB      An astonishing solo performance, this, from Laurence Owen: a self-penned, full-length spoof teen High School musical movie, with...

REVIEW: **** – 4 Stars – John-Luke Roberts Builds A Monster – Bath Comedy...

JOHN-LUKE ROBERTS BUILDS A MONSTER THE RING O’BELLS   This brand-new, still evolving show from John-Luke Roberts takes stand-up to its outer limits. The monster that he...

REVIEW: Neil McFarlane – Sightseeing With A Hangover – Bath Comedy Festival

NEIL McFARLANE – SIGHTSEEING WITH A HANGOVER  THE RING O’BELLS   This preview show from Neil McFarlane has had some serious preparation; ie he’s written a full...

REVIEW: 4 Stars – Broke – The Paper Birds – Ustinov Studio and touring​

Paper Birds have crafted a superb play analysing the impact of poverty and debt on the nation. Through real life stories and verbatim...

REVIEW: *** – Quartet – Theatre Royal Bath

Quartet  - Ronald Harwood Theatre Royal Bath         Quartet by Ronald Harwood is the tale of a group of ageing opera singers. Cecily, Reggie and Wilfred all of...

REVIEW: **** Bilal Zafar: Cakes – Ring O’Bells – Bath Comedy Festival

BILAL ZAFAR: CAKES    RING O’BELLS      It is sometimes said that saying far-right advocates are a bit dim, and don’t know what they are voting for, is...