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Reviews

REVIEW: Tour of the Old Theatre Royal Orchard Street

From Temple to Tomb, the Old Theatre Royal Tour is an eye opening perspective of Bath through one building’s rich history...   A walk through the...

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...

REVIEW: Priscilla Queen of the Desert – BLOG – Theatre Royal Bath

Priscilla Queen of The Desert​ Bath Light Operatic Group Theatre Royal Bath   This gloriously colourful romp will no doubt be a crowd pleaser this week if the...

REVIEW: Pop! The Musical – King Edward’s School

POP! The Musical Wroughton Theatre, King Edward’s School Wednesday 6th – Saturday 9th December 2017   When amateur casts tackle major musicals, they often hang on for dear...

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: 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: *** – The Real Thing – Theatre Royal Bath

The Real Thing Laurence Fox Theatre Royal Bath Stoppard's once again having a moment, what with the recent champagne revival in London of Travesties and the success...

REVIEW: **** Wind in the Willows – the egg

Wind in the Willows  The egg theatre 9 June 2017 Kenneth Grahame’s 1908 children’s novel is brought to charming and amusing prestige by screenwriter and dramatist Alan...

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: Fame – Zenith Youth Theatre Company – Kingswood School

Fame - The Musical, lyrics by Jacques Levy, a Zenith Youth Theatre production, directed by Scott Rogers, musical director Roy Page, at the Kingswood...

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: Absent Friends – Next Stage Theatre Company – Mission Theatre

Absent Friends – Alan Ayckbourn Next Stage The Mission Theatre Bath Written in 1974 this razor sharp comedy hits home in all the right places. The excellent...

REVIEW: 5 Stars – A Dog’s Life by Pam Valentine – Burdall’s Yard –...

  Pam Valentine's A Dog's Life gives an insight into the humour and pathos of life in a dog's shelter – from the canine viewpoint. What...

REVIEW: ***** – Ministry Of Burlesque Twisted Cabaret – Komedia Bath

Ministry of Burlesque’s Twisted Cabaret promises ‘Camp Comedy, risqué song and frisky burlesque’ and it does not disappoint!   We were greeted by our host for...

REVIEW: The Night of the Iguana by Tennessee Williams – Next Stage Theatre Company...

The Night of the Iguana by Tennessee Williams; a Next Stage Theatre Company production, directed by Ann Ellison at The Mission Theatre, Tuesday 19th...

REVIEW: Cinderella – Bath Unity Players – Kingswood Theatre

Cinderella by Katrina Cowie Bath Unity Players Kingswood Theatre Weds 20 – Sat 23 December 2017   Cinderella. One of the most traditional of pantomimes. Everyone knows the story...

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...

FRINGE REVIEW: ***** – Girls Like That by Evan Placey – Leading Light Theatre...

Girls Like That by Evan Placey Leading Light Theatre Company Burdall’s Yard May 28th     This play takes us to the heart of a clique of schoolgirls,...

REVIEW: **** – Gangsta Granny – Theatre Royal Bath

Gangsta Granny – David Walliams Theatre Royal Bath There is little doubt that David Walliams has created stories for children that are equally enjoyable for adults....

REVIEW: ***1/2 – Dusty – Theatre Royal Bath

Dusty is the first “authorised” musical regarding the troubled life of Springfield, the script is based is based on notes and memoirs from her...