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Reviews

REVIEW **** Rise (SparkFest – Burdall’s Yard)

This beautifully staged piece of story telling aimed at primary school children highlights the fight for equality of three significant women throughout history. Although a...

East is East – Theatre Royal Bath – REVIEW – 2 Stars

East is East follows the life of Pakistani chip-shop owner George Khan - ‘Genghis’ to his kids -who is determined to give his children...

An Inspector Calls – Theatre Royal Bath – REVIEW – 4 STARS

It is hard to believe that this landmark production is twenty years old, remaining as fresh and as painfully relevant today as when it...

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: Les Misérables School Edition – Writhlington School

Les Misérables is a huge undertaking for any amateur theatre company. The breadth of talent needed for the cast, orchestra and technical team...

REVIEW: Ed Night: Anthem For Doomed Youth – Bath Brewhouse – Bath Comedy Festival

ED NIGHT: ANTHEM FOR DOOMED YOUTH      BATH BREWHOUSE       Intriguing to use the name of a World War One poem as the title of a...

REVIEW: **** – Wink – The Mission Theatre

Wink – Mission Theatre, Bath 26.07.2017 When TopButton Theatre Company asked the audience of their debut production Wink to describe the performance in three...

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...

FRINGE REVIEW: ** Those Legs – Mission Theatre – Bath Fringe Festival

Review Those Legs The Mission Theatre 28.05.2017 – 19:30   As a writer it is hard for me to see a performance which is so terribly let down...

REVIEW The Bacchae *** (SparkFest – Mission Theatre)

Euripides’ classic tale of the irrational versus the rational is brought to life in this new all female production of The Bacchae. Although the message...

REVIEW: **** – 4 Stars – Half Life – Ustinov Studio

Half Life by John Mighton Ustinov Studio​ Directed by Nancy Meckler​   The much anticipated new season at The Ustinov Studio has arrived and is a celebration of...

REVIEW: Avent and Monie Back to Front – on tour Wroughton Theatre, King Edwards...

15th March 2014 Avent and Monie, better known as Bath based comedy duo Graham Avent and Jon Monie, are back on the road and off...

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...

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: *** – 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: Edges – Exit Stage Left – Rondo Theatre

EDGES RONDO THEATRE Do you want to see an off-Broadway musical? No need to go to New York; you need go no further than the Rondo....

REVIEW: The Norman Conquests: Round and Round the Garden – Alan Ayckbourn – The...

Next Stage Theatre Company Dir. Ann Garner As part of their 20 year anniversary the ever impressive Next Stage Theatre Company has taken on the trilogy...

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...

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...

REVIEW: *** – Mae Martin – Dope

MAE MARTIN: DOPE RONDO THEATRE This is confessional comedy taken to its limits. Mae Martin comes onstage, awkwardly tripping over the curtain, and does that staple...