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Reviews

FRINGE REVIEW: ***** All The Journeys I Never Took

All the Journeys I Never Took by Rebecca Tantony Burdall's Yard Sat 3 June 2017 One of the most original and moving pieces of theatre I've ever...

REVIEW: **** – The Last Five Years – Alma Tavern

THE LAST FIVE YEARSTHE ALMA THEATRE, BRISTOL   Is it possible to put on a stage musical with just two actors and a piano player, upstairs...

REVIEW: *** – The Woodlanders – Hammerpuzzle Theatre Company – Rondo Theatre

The Woodlanders – based on the novel by Thomas Hardy Adapted by Tamsin Kennard Hammerpuzzle Theatre Rondo Theatre and Touring   There is much to like in this adaptation...

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: 5 Stars – Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? – Edward Albee – Theatre...

Edward Albee’s heartbreaking, brutal examination of a dysfunctional, destructive marriage has surely never cut deeper or been realised in such clarity as this opening...

FRINGE REVIEW: ***1/2 Stars – Crush by Rob Young – Burdall’s Yard – Bath...

Rob Young’s Crush Directed by Matthew Joseph Rawlings Burdall’s Yard 27th May, 2017    The fragile eco-system of an office is upset when Laura, a temp-worker, joins the team,...

REVIEW: Cautionary Tales – Kingswood School

This Kingswood production is an innovative piece of children’s theatre exploring notions of how children should behave.   Through a series of workshops students, under the...

REVIEW: ***** – Croft and Pearce Are Not Themselves – Bath Comedy Festival

CROFT AND PEARCE ARE NOT THEMSELVES RING O’BELLS       Hannah Croft and Fiona Pearce are supremely talented. Two performers doing a comedy sketch show with no...

NOIR: A Dick Privet Mystery – Review – Croon Productions – Bath Fringe Festival

“Of all the gin joints, in all the towns, in all the world, she walks into mine,” was the smoky, dingy, dame-filled Casablanca atmosphere...

REVIEW: 3 Stars, BETRAYAL by Harold Pinter, The Merlin Theatre, Frome

London Classic Theatre, UK & Ireland Tour 2013 The third to last stop on London Classic Theatre's UK and Ireland tour the Merlin Theatre...

DREAMTIME: Ellie Frank with Paul Hopkins & Josh Byford – Review – The Rondo...

Dreamtime at the Rondo Theatre showcases a week long run of different local performers and performances. Every night a new act takes to the...

WIDCOMBE NIGHTS COMEDY SPECIAL – RING O’BELLS – REVIEW – 3 STARS

The evening is hosted by Silky, an amiable, lanky Liverpudlian who doesn’t like the idea of preparing a comedy act in advance - a...

REVIEW: ***1/2 Stars – Mavis Sparkle – M6 Theatre Company – Egg Theatre Bath

MAVIS SPARKLE M6 THEATRE COMPANY egg, Theatre Royal Bath  14-16 October, and then touring the UK until 5 March 2017    The kids’ faces and commentaries said it all...

REVIEW: West Side Story – BODS – Theatre Royal Bath

Many amateur companies shy away from this demanding show for understandable reasons. The extended dance routines alongside Bernstein’s score create its own unique challenges...

REVIEW: ***** – 5 Stars – While The Sun Shines – Theatre Royal Bath

By Terence Rattigan Theatre Royal Bath The second offering from the Theatre Royal Summer Season is a bright, brilliantly delivered comedy by Rattigan which delights the...

Mouthing Off by Grasey Mayes REVIEW

Mouthing Off by Grasey Mayes The Rondo Theatre Wednesday 27 and Thursday 28 June 2012 It is evident from speaking with Grasey Mayes that she has great...

REVIEW: 5 Stars – SPENCER JONES: THE HERBERT IN THE PROPER JOB – RING...

Spencer Jones hits the stage dressed like an idiot, grinning like an idiot, and behaving like an idiot. He’s not an idiot. This...

REVIEW: Love, Love, Love – The Rondo Theatre Company at the Rondo Theatre

This play by Mike Bartlett (born 1980) takes its name from the chorus of the Beatles’ 1967 hit ‘All You Need Is Love’ and its...

REVIEW: At The Forest’s Edge – Core Theatre at the Rondo Theatre

As soon as you walk into the Rondo when the doors open at 7.30, you can see it’s been transformed. Core Theatre Productions have...

REVIEW: 4 Stars – PACO ERHARD: WORST. GERMAN. EVER. – WIDCOMBE SOCIAL CLUB

Now, you might think that there’s a person who had a better claim to that title than the ebullient Herr Erhard, but let that...