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Reviews

REVIEW: All New People by Zach Braff – Rondo Theatre Company – Rondo Theatre

All New People by Zach Braff; a Rondo Theatre Company production directed by Will Jesmond de Clermont at The Rondo Theatre, March 21st -...

REVIEW: **** – DAVID MILLS: RUMOUR HAS IT – RONDO THEATRE – Bath Comedy...

DAVID MILLS: RUMOUR HAS IT RONDO THEATRE   David Mills ambles on stage with little ceremony and begins what at first seems just like idle chat with...

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: 4 Stars – James Acaster: Represent – The Rondo Theatre

James Acaster appears on stage at the start of his mystifyingly titled show to the deafening strains of that old hymn ‘To Be A...

FRINGE REVIEW: Paying the Piper *** – Burdall’s Yard – Bath Fringe Festival

May 29, 2017 PAYING THE PIPER BURDALL'S YARD Who is he? A victim? A criminal? A psychopath? Paying the Piper is a one-man silent play retelling the well-known...

REVIEW: **** – Frankenstein in Bath – Show of Strength Theatre

This intriguing promenade around Bath from Show of Strength theatre company follows the footsteps of Mary Shelley, who, in the desperate rush to claim...

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: *** An Ideal Husband – Theatre Royal Bath

An Ideal Husband “Every man of ambition has to fight his century with its own weapons” declares Robert Chiltern, an eminent and apparently trustworthy politician...

REVIEW: Alice in Wonderland – Unity Players

Alice in Wonderland Unity Players   Alice in Wonderland, performed at Kingswood School Theatre by the Bath Unity Players, was a great example of a traditional...

The Lion, The Witch & the Wardrobe – The Mission Theatre – Review

Next Stage Theatre Company yet again does a fantastic job of staging a hugely ambitious and magical play with their production of C.S. Lewis’...

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: Democracy – Next Stage Theatre Company – The Mission Theatre

Democracy by Michael Frayn, presented by Next Stage Theatre Company, directed by John Matthews at The Mission Theatre, Tuesday 28th November - Saturday 2nd...

REVIEW: The Great British Soap Opera – Mission Theatre

The Great British Soap Opera, a new musical by Jake Brunger and Pippa Cleary, produced by Mark Sellick, directed by Scott Rogers,presented by Not...

REVIEW: 2 Stars – The Second Best Bed – Rondo Theatre

It’s well known that Shakespeare left his wife Anne Hathaway (Why do we never call her Anne Shakespeare, which must surely have been what...

REVIEW: **** – Trolley Girls – Sugar Butties – Rondo Theatre

Trolley Girls Jessica Forrest and Olivia Nicholson Sugar Butties Rondo Theatre 9th June 2018   Trolley Girls follows the amusing everyday lives of Jess and Liv, two long-term besties from...

Dancing at Lughnasa REVIEW – **** 1/2 Stars

Dancing at Lughnasa By Brian Friel Performed by the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School The Tobacco Factory Theatre Directed by Sue Wilson To me, Brian Friel’s Dancing at...

REVIEW: Accidental Death of an Anarchist – Playing Up – Rondo Theatre

Accidental Death of an Anarchist by Dario Fo: A Playing Up Theatre Company production directed by Sophie Brooks and Darian Nelson at the Rondo...

REVIEW: **** – The Importance Of Being Earnest – Theatre Royal Bath

The Importance of Being Earnest – Oscar Wilde Original Theatre Company Theatre Royal Bath This classic comedy by the brilliant Oscar Wilde is an absolute treat for...

Review: 4 Stars – ‘MY ROMANTIC HISTORY’ – THE RONDO THEATRE

This production of D C Jackson’s play by Reform Theatre Company follows their usual policy of performing plays that are about ordinary people, but...

Review – The Minerva Magic Theatre – Saturday 19 October 2013

I didn't know quite what to expect when attending the Minerva Magic Theatre on Saturday night. Having heard about it through Twitter and sharing...