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Pride and Prejudice, The Mission Theatre – Review – 4 Stars

20th July 2015 The Pantaloons’ production of Pride and Prejudice breathes new life into this well-known text. Part dramatisation, part send up, this is a...

REVIEW: Blood Wedding by Frederico Garcia Lorca – OnSet Productions – Burdall’s Yard

Any piece by Federico Garcia Lorca is a challenge for any production company and Blood Wedding is no exception. However, when it is done well Lorca’s descriptive,...

REVIEW: **** – As You Like It – Tinned Pizza Theatre Company – Bath...

This student performance of As You Like It took place in the upstairs bar at Molloy’s pub, and the second I walked into the...

REVIEW: *** The Price – Theatre Royal Bath

Arthur Miller’s The Price may not be the best known play from the American playwright; however it deals with those issues that define Miller...

THEATRE REVIEW – A CHRISTMAS CAROL – THE RONDO THEATRE *** 3 Stars

A Christmas Carol – The Musical Live Wire Theatre, the Rondo   The presentation of this classic Christmas tale brings a mix of music and...

REVIEW: **** – Pressure by David Haig – Theatre Royal Bath

Pressure by David Haig Theatre Royal Bath This is a fascinating play by David Haig which charts the real life story of two allied meteorologists who...

Orpheus – Little Bulb Theatre and Battersea Arts Centre – Bristol Old Vic –...

Set in a 1930s Parisian jazz club, guitarist Django Reinhardt and singer Yvette Pepin perform the classical myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, taking the...

REVIEW: Grease – Julian Slade Theatre – Curtain Up Theatre School

Curtain Up Theatre School is 10 years old and celebrating with a production of the iconic musical Grease. This well drilled, large company...

REVIEW: *** – The Open House – Ustinov Studio​

The Open House – Will Eno Ustinov Studio​ The Open House is the second production in the Ustinov’s Atumn season of UK premieres. Here the former...

REVIEW: **** – Switzerland – Ustinov Studio

Switzerland is a complex dark play by Joanna Murray–Smith which is having its UK premiere at the Ustinov Studio as part of the summer...

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: **** Memories We Lost in the Fire – Burdall’s Yard Bath Fringe

MEMORIES WE LOST IN THE FIRE By Belinda Barrett Burdall’s Yard Sat 3 June The initial premise of a play about fresher students, written by a student and...

REVIEW: ***** – Laurence Owen: Cinemusical High – Bath Comedy Festival

LAURENCE OWEN: CINEMUSICAL HIGH     WIDCOMBE SOCIAL CLUB      An astonishing solo performance, this, from Laurence Owen: a self-penned, full-length spoof teen High School musical movie, with...

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: **** – Nobody Suspects A Murder – Burdall’s Yard – Bath Fringe Festival

Nobody Suspects a Murder is melodramatic, theatrical and brilliant in equal parts. From the doddering but devoted butler to the charmingly naïve Inspector, this...

REVIEW: 4 Stars – SEAN HUGHES: ‘PENGUINS’ RONDO THEATRE

This show, despite its title, barely mentions penguins. It’s actually about Sean Hughes: his childhood and upbringing in Ireland; the difficulties he had around...

REVIEW: Sketch Show 2 – St Laurence School

The Sketch Show by Humour-us at St Laurence School, Bradford on Avon, 14th March 7.30pm. Political correctness took a night off for this sell out...

REVIEW: The Homeless Panda – Rondo Theatre Company – Rondo Theatre

This is a show about a giant panda whose name is Xiongmao, which it says here is pronounced ‘Sha-mow’. I bet you didn’t...

The Rise and Fall of Little Voice – Mission Theatre – REVIEW

The Rise and Fall of Little Voice,  The Mission Theatre Review Date: 8th September 2015  8th-12th September Running time: 2hr 30min   The Rise and Fall of Little Voice, by...

FRINGE REVIEW: **** – The Pub Tour – Kilter Theatre – Bath Fringe Festival

THE PUB TOUR THE STREETS OF BATH Kilter Theatre This latest addition to Bath’s repertoire of walking tours comes from Kilter Theatre. Not exactly a theatre piece...