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Reviews

REVIEW: **** – Robin Ince – Pragmatic Insanity – Rondo Theatre

ROBIN INCE: PRAGMATIC INSANITY RONDO THEATRE The title of Robin Ince’s latest show might well function as a description of everything he does. This time he’s...

REVIEW **** What Makes A Man (SparkFest – Mission Theatre)

This short but sweet pieces is an intimate look at what it can mean to be a man in this day and age. Using...

DREAMTIME: Ellie Frank with Paul Hopkins & Josh Byford – Review – The Rondo...

Dreamtime at the Rondo Theatre showcases a week long run of different local performers and performances. Every night a new act takes to the...

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

Cocoon SparkFest Burdall’s Yard 20th and 26th May 2018 Lydia is ready to move out of her childhood home, but first her bedroom needs a good decluttering. Sifting...

REVIEW: **** – UnSpoken – Softsod Productions Presents – Mission Theatre

From playwright David Martin and director Jacqs Graham comes this beautifully twisted tale of abuse and loss. With only a two people cast, Lucy...

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: ***** – Airswimming – The Rondo Theatre

AIRSWIMMING RONDO THEATRE Charlotte Jones’ 1997 play was inspired by a newspaper cutting about a pair of women, Miss Kitson and Miss Baker; incarcerated for half...

REVIEW: Les Misérables – Curtain Up Theatre Schools

Les Miserables (School Edition) Curtain Up Theatre School Roper Theatre, West Wing Hayesfield Girls School   It is hard to imagine that this production of Les Miserables is the...

REVIEW: **** – Smile You’re On Camera – Slackjaw Theatre – Bath Fringe Festival

Slackjaw Theatre - Smile You're On Camera - St. James Wine Vaults   A cartoony version of a ‘Brazil’ type dystopia - a comicbook Kafka scenario...

REVIEW: ***** – The Diary Of Anne Frank – Rondo Theatre

Diary of Ann Frank adapted by Frances Goodrich & Albert Hackett from The Diary of a Young Girl; an OOOH ARR production at the...

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: His Dark Materials – The Mission Theatre

His Dark Materials, parts 1 & 2 by Nicholas Wright, based on the novels by Philip Pullman at The Mission Theatre; a Next Stage...

REVIEW: Proof by David Auburn – Next Stage Theatre Company – Mission Theatre

Proof by David Auburn; a Next Stage Theatre Company production at the Mission Theatre, Bath, directed by Charlotte Claydon, Tuesday 17th April - Saturday...

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: 4 Stars – TAYLOR GLENN: A BILLION DAYS OF PARENTHOOD – RING O’BELLS

 As you might gather, this is a show about the trials and tribulations of having kids, well, a kid, in Taylor Glenn’s case. ...

REVIEW: The Weir – Conor McPherson – Next Stage – Mission Theatre

The Weir by Conor McPherson is widely acclaimed as a contemporary masterpiece. First performed in 1998 it is simply a moment in time in Brendan’s Bar, in...

Moby Dick by Darkstuff Productions – ****

Moby Dick by Darkstuff Productions Adapted by Simon Harvey-Williams and Phil John Having studied and lived in New Bedford, Massachusetts for almost 10 years, I can...

REVIEW: She Stoops To Conquer – Bath Drama – Rondo Theatre

She Stoops to Conquer by Oliver Goldsmith, presented by Bath Drama, directed by Gill Morrell at The Rondo Theatre, Larkhall, April 25th - April...

REVIEW: **** – BLOOD AND BUTCHERY IN BEDMINSTER – Show Of Strength

BLOOD AND BUTCHERY IN BEDMINSTER THE STREETS OF BEDMINSTER, BRISTOL   Spoiler alert: no actual butchers appear in this perambulatory piece, which concerns dark deeds in that...

REVIEW: 4 Stars – Oklahoma! by Rodgers and Hammerstein – Theatre Royal Bath

This is a no holds barred celebration of dance and song, reviving the older musicals may be a trend at the moment but as...