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Reviews

REVIEW: Birdsong – Next Stage Theatre Company – The Mission Theatre

Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks adapted by Rachel Wagstaff Next Stage The Mission Theatre Birdsong is a popular and successful novel. A love story mingled with the brutality...

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...

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: **** – 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...

BATH CHRONICLE REVIEW: Inspiration – Bath Theatre School – The Roper Theatre

‘Inspiration’ - a title that conveys drama, effervescence and looking back to one’s past along with a keen eye on the future. This title...

REVIEW: Orpheus in The Underworld – Bath Spa University Music Department – Michael Tippett...

GODS, goddesses and mortals descended upon Newton Park this week to give a storming performance of Jacques Offenbach's comic operetta Orpheus in the Underworld. Fabulous...

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...

Review: ***** 5 Stars – Nell Gwynn – Theatre Royal Bath

Nell Gwynn – Jessica Swale Theatre Royal Bath English Touring Theatre   This is an absolute gem of a production that sparkles so brightly. It is a glorious...

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: Treasure Island – Bath Drama

TREASURE ISLAND RONDO THEATRE This year’s panto from Bath Drama, doyen of Bath’s non-professional companies, is a shameless travesty of R L Stevenson’s tale of pirates,...

REVIEW: **** – Evol – Emotive Circus Arts – The Rondo Theatre

EvoL RONDO THEATRE This piece from Emotive Circus Arts begins in the dark, in more ways than one, with a disembodied voice asking us, at length,...

FRINGE REVIEW: ***** – The Accidental Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Tobacco Tea Theatre...

The Accidental Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Tobacco Tea Theatre Burdall’s Yard    June 10, 2017   In a world obsessed with all things Sherlock Holmes, the Accidental Adventures of Sherlock...

REVIEW: **** – The Addams Family – Theatre Royal Bath

The Addams Family Book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lipa   The Addams Family has had many incarnations from cartoons, TV series...

REVIEW: *** – Torn – SparkFest – Burdall’s Yard

Torn SparkFest Burdall’s Yard 29th May 2018 Torn is a short film about three lads hanging out in a forest. Sam has invited mates Matthew and Ryan to...

FRINGE REVIEW: **** – Two Parallel Columns – Fish Pie – Old Theatre Royal

Two Parallel Columns - Fish Pie! Old Theatre Royal June 6, 2017       The show description of Two Parallel Columns promises lots and lots of laughter and let...

REVIEW: 4 Stars – Fiddler on the Roof, Theatre Royal Bath

Director: Craig Revel Horwood From the outset it is evident that this is a visual treat: a revolving house, atmospheric lighting and above all...

REVIEW: Jane Eyre by Willis Hall – Prospect Theatre, Radstock BTEC Drama students

The BTEC drama students from Writhlington School produced a confident and impressive production of this rather weighty script, to retell the classic tell of...

REVIEW: **** – The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time – Theatre...

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time – Simon Stephens Theatre Royal Bath   This is a rare treat to be able to catch this...

REVIEW: ***** – Talking Tales: More Banksy Than Bonnets – Stokes Croft Writers –...

05.06.2016  Ending a day with ferocious Quokka’s, an Australian marsupial, devouring humans on a boat before engaging in various forms of sexual intercourse with werewolves,...

REVIEW: The Trial – Playing Up Theatre Company – The Rondo Theatre

The Trial – Steven Berkoff Playing Up Theatre Company    Tucked away in The Rondo this week is one of the strongest local drama groups always providing...