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Reviews

REVIEW: 5 Stars – Hitch (review 2) – Bath Fringe Festival

READ OUR SECOND REVIEW OF HITCH BELOW: This is the final night of this year’s Spiegeltent at the Fringe. It promises an evening of...

REVIEW: ***** King Lear (Alone)

KING LEAR (ALONE) 8 June Burdall's Yard A magnificent, strong piece of high art playing nicely with Shakespeare’s King Lear. It is a great example of simultaneously...

Review – Storm on the Lawn – Peter Pan – ****

Storm on the Lawn Peter Pan by J M Barrie The Ball Court, Prior Park College Director: Amy Leach Designer: Anna Michaels Musical Director: Ollie Birch Thursday 23 August 2012 “On these...

Review: Noises Off – Michael Frayn – Mission Theatre

The Next Stage Company celebrates the The Mission Theatre’s 10th birthday with the classic farce “Noises off” by Michael Frayn. Set against the backdrop of...

REVIEW: Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland & Through The Looking Glass, The Merlin Theatre, Frome

Merlin Theatre Company, 5th - 14th December ​The fantastic thing about community theatre projects is seeing a town's youngest generations given their chance under...

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: 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: Disenchanted – Exit Stage Left – The Rondo Theatre

DISENCHANTED RONDO THEATRE A musical? With no fancy set; in fact no set at all? No boy-meets-girl soppy love songs? And no men? How can this...

REVIEW: 4 Stars – Hay Fever – Noel Coward – Theatre Royal Bath

This production is a fine finale to what has been an outstanding summer season at the Theatre Royal. Hay Fever was inspired by Coward’s...

REVIEW *** Quirky Bird (SparkFest – Burdall’s yard)

Quirky Bird and Friends is a charming story for little people about learning to embrace your differences. The production is sweet, with a slightly...

REVIEW: **** – Junkyard by Jack Thorne – Bristol Old Vic Theatre

Junkyard – Book & Lyrics by Jack Thorne, Music by Stephen Warbeck    Bristol Old Vic     New musical theatre is relatively easy to find these days...

REVIEW: **** – John Kearns – The Rondo Theatre

JOHN KEARNS RONDO THEATRE   Clearly there are two John Kearns. There’s a real-life man called John Kearns, and there’s “John Kearns”, the outrageous surreal character he...

REVIEW: *** – Inward Ripples – Burdall’s Yard – Bath Fringe Festival

This piece from Onset Productions concerns two blokes and a girl. No, it’s not a ménage a trois. It’s not a ménage at...

REVIEW: 3.5 Stars – Bunbury Is Dead – The Mission Theatre

Bunbury is Dead - a brand new work by a writer who has himself been deceased for well over a hundred years… Using extracts...

Joseph – Bath Theatre School – Review

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is a musical of biblical proportions, not only with its setting, but also the audience’s expectations of this...

REVIEW **** ScriptMIX (SparkFest – The Curfew Pub)

Rehearsed Reading of Ashman, a new play by Ryan Mellish and Doug Murdoch. The intimate and relaxed atmosphere of this room upstairs at the Curfew...

REVIEW: Orphan – Black Dog Productions – The Mission Theatre

Orphan, written by Russell Eccleston, directed by Gabrielle Finnegan, presented by Black Dog Productions at The Mission Theatre, Bath, Tuesday 24th April - Friday...

REVIEW – ** 2 Stars – Divas, Dogs & Derby Day – The Mission...

Divas, Dogs and Derby Day The Mission Theatre Divas, Dogs and Derby Day which opened at The Mission Theatre Bath on Monday 20th May is billed...

REVIEW: 4 Stars – THE FOREIGN BLOKE -MISSION THEATRE

This is a play, a drama, named after and based around a painting.  Not a usual starting point for a play, but then this isn’t a usual sort...

REVIEW: ** – Sherlock Holmes The Final Curtain – Theatre Royal Bath

Sherlock Holmes The Final Curtain – by Simon Reade Theatre Royal Bath   Sherlock Holmes The Final Curtain by Simon Reade is assumed to follow on from...