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Saturday, 20 April, 2019

Reviews

REVIEW: **** – Abi Roberts: Anglichanka – Bath Comedy Festival – Bath Brewhouse

ABI ROBERTS: ANGLICHANKA BATH BREWHOUSE We are welcomed in, in Russian (!), by a hefty lady in a fur hat, though it’s a sunny day and...

REVIEW: Les Miserables – School Edition Zenith Youth Theatre – Kingswood School

There is little doubt these days that a Zenith production will give you a good show, this week they are taking on the iconic...

REVIEW: **** – Showstopper! The Improvised Musical – Theatre Royal Bath

Showstopper – The Improvised Musical Theatre Royal Bath From the outset this will appeal to any musical theatre lover. The intriguing title brings back memories of...

REVIEW: Fall of Kings – Apricity Theatre – Burdall’s Yard

Fall of Kings Apricity Theatre Burdalls Yard Fall of Kings by Apricity Theatre is an adaptation of Shakespeare’s Richard II. The epic story of how the king...

REVIEW: 4 Stars – The Mother – Florian Zeller – Translated by Christopher Hampton...

The Ustinov season comes to an end with a thought provoking and challenging play from the genius of Florian Zeller. Following on from the...

REVIEW: *** – The Nutcracker – St Petersburg Classic Ballet

The Nutcracker – Tchaikovsky Saint Petersburg Classic Ballet Theatre Royal Bath       The classic tale of The Nutcracker is a firm family favourite and the large audience reflected...

REVIEW: ***** – Elf Lyons – Swan – Rondo Theatre – Bath Comedy Festival

  ELF LYONS: SWAN RONDO THEATRE   This show is billed as a one-woman performance of Swan Lake, right? So, onstage walks a woman in a parrot costume...

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: 5 Stars – Funny Peculiar – Bath Fringe Festival

The eclectic mix of material at Bath Fringe Festival never fails to dissappoint. There really is something for everyone. I was invited along to...

REVIEW: Tango Moderno – Theatre Royal Bath

Tango Moderno Theatre Royal Bath The sizzling dance dynamos that are Flavia Cacace and Vincent Simone take tango to the streets in their lively new show...

REVIEW: 4 Stars – MORGAN AND WEST: PARLOUR TRICKS – RONDO THEATRE

Messrs Morgan and West are two dapper gentlemen of a Victorian appearance, in their mahogany panelled Victorian parlour. But they are capable of...

REVIEW: *** – MATT GREEN: THESE PEOPLE – RING O’BELLS – Bath Comedy Festival

MATT GREEN: THESE PEOPLE RING O’BELLS   Matt Green looks like a cherub, no, he does, he’s been told so by one of these people; you know,...

REVIEW: Macbeth by William Shakespeare – The Rondo Theatre

Directed by David ShoplandMacbeth follows the story of a Scottish general who is convinced by a prophecy that he will become king. Egged on by his...

REVIEW: How The Other Half Loves – Theatre Royal Bath

How the Other Half Loves Theatre Royal Bath Alan Ayckbourn's play of social satire and marital mayhem first staged in 1969 is now a period piece,...

REVIEW: 5 Stars – MITCH BENN – DON’T BELIEVE A WORD – RONDO THEATRE 

This latest from everyone’s favourite musical satirist concerns scepticism. That’s right. Is this a suitable subject for comedy?  Well, in the hands of Mr.Benn, yes it is. No punches pulled here:...

Robin Ince – (Almost) Farewell Show – Review – The Rondo Theatre

Robin Ince's (almost) Farewell Show at the Rondo Theatre was a wonderfully funny night which had the comedian ranting about the current political landscape,...

REVIEW – BATH COMEDY FESTIVAL: 4 STARS – CAREY MARX – ABOMINABLE – BATH CRICKET CLUB

Carey Marx is mildly unfortunate to be booked to play a late afternoon gig on what turns out to be that most rare of...

REVIEW – 4 Stars – JOEL DOMMETT – PRACTICAL JOKER – RONDO THEATRE –...

The first part of this solo show wasn’t really the show, just some filler to get us to the interval, with lots of aimless...

REVIEW – Abigail’s Party by Mike Leigh, Theatre Royal Bath

Abigail’s Party by Mike Leigh The Theatre Royal Bath 08/04/13 From the moment you arrive at the theatre, Abigail’s Party promises to be a blast-from-the-past in the...

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...