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Reviews

REVIEW: INFINITE STARS – RONDO THEATRE

The rather opaque choice of title for this performance of material written by members of the Rondo Writers Network reflects its somewhat experimental format: a number of unrelated...

REVIEW: 4 Stars – DÅG SØRAS: COGNITIVE DISSONANCE – RING O’BELLS 

Dåg Søras is a Norwegian comic, so, classically, you’d expect dark, brooding, bleak humour nursed in the long cold nights by the fjords. Turns...

REVIEW: *** – Just Like That! The Tommy Cooper Show – Rondo Theatre –...

Tommy Cooper is one of the most famous and most loved comedians, known for his so bad they’re good jokes and magic tricks constantly...

Dickens’ Women REVIEW ** 1/2 Stars

Dickens’ Women Miriam Margolyes and Sonia Fraser Directed by Sonia Fraser The Tobacco Factory Theatre As part of the world-wide 2012 bi-centenary Dickens celebrations the Tobacco Factory Theatre...

REVIEW: Penny Mix Productions present Seeds Don’t Grow in the Snow – Burdall’s Yard...

Theatre in education (TIE) productions can strike fear into the heart of any regular theatre goer. An hour of message driven angst that delivers...

Swan Canaries – The Mission Theatre – REVIEW

Arletty Theatre’s production, Swan Canaries, is a musical play about the canary girls of World War 1. These were the women who did the...

REVIEW: **** – Horrible Histories – Theatre Royal Bath

Horrible Histories Live on Stage – The Best of Barmy Britain By Terry Deary and Neal Foster    The Birmingham Stage Company has been held in great...

REVIEW: 4 Stars – PACO ERHARD: WORST. GERMAN. EVER. – WIDCOMBE SOCIAL CLUB

Now, you might think that there’s a person who had a better claim to that title than the ebullient Herr Erhard, but let that...

Review: 5 Stars – ‘WRONG ’UN’ RONDO THEATRE

This production from Red Ladder theatre traces the life and adventures of Annie Wilde, a Lancashire mill-girl and later militant Suffragette, up to the...

REVIEW: **** – Sasha Regan’s all male H.M.S Pinafore by W.S. Gilbert and Arthur...

Hot on the heels of the phenomenally successful Pirates of Penzance which stormed the spring season at the Theatre Royal Bath last year. Sasha...

REVIEW: 5 Stars – Stomp – Theatre Royal Bath

It’s hard to believe this Brighton based phenomenon is now 25 years old, from the outset it was clearly unique and even now it...

REVIEW: 3 Stars – Goodnight Mister Tom – Theatre Royal Bath

Adapted by David Wood from the novel by Michelle Magorian Theatre Royal Bath     Goodnight Mister Tom is the tale of an evacuee who is placed...

REVIEW: **** – Bon Bon and Chums Christmas Cabaret Special – Widcombe Social Club

BONBON AND CHUMS CHRISTMAS CABARET SPECIAL WIDCOMBE SOCIAL CLUB   This return of the fabled Bonbon Cabaret to its re-built former home at the Sosh turns out...

BATH CHRONICLE REVIEW: I, Hooky – Friends Meeting House – Bath Fringe Festival

To describe I, Hooky is, to put it lightly, difficult, so to save time I’ll just call it brilliant. Technically, however, it’s a one-man...

REVIEW: **** – Boxed Up – Burdall’s Yard – Bath Fringe Festival

31st May 2016 Boxed Up is a short, uplifting piece that follows one ordinary man as he attempts to make one very important decision. The staging...

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REVIEW: *** – I, Hooky – Friends Meeting House – Bath Fringe Festival

  The ‘Hooky’ of the title being Captain Hook from Peter Pan. This is Olly Fry’s examination of the border between childhood and adulthood, in...

REVIEW: 4 Stars – The Herbal Bed – Peter Whelan – Theatre Royal Bath

A revival of Whelan’s play about Shakespeare’s eldest daughter seems apt in 2016 as celebrations of the Bard surround us.    Here the focus is on...

REVIEW: Save the last dance for me – Theatre Royal Bath – 3 Stars

Save the last dance for me – by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran Director: Bill Kenwright Theatre Royal Bath until Saturday 16th November *** 3 stars ...

REVIEW: I SAID NO – Rondo Theatre

I SAID NO by Clare Reddaway    RONDO THEATRE   Clare Reddaway’s lively new play, commissioned by Bath Quakers, concerns the role, and the courage, of conscientious objectors...