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Wednesday, 28 October, 2020

Reviews

REVIEW – Bath Comedy Festival: 4 Stars – DIANE SPENCER – POWER TOOL – THE...

This show is described by its maker as a “work-in-progress.”  It has to be said that it seems to have made a great deal of progress already. This is not your usual...

REVIEW: **** – Fracked or please don’t use the F word – Theatre Royal...

Fracked - Theatre Royal Bath This dark, satirical comedy by Alistair Beaton is an interesting examination of "Fracking" and its impact on communities whilst...

REVIEW: **** – John Kearns – The Rondo Theatre

JOHN KEARNS RONDO THEATRE   Clearly there are two John Kearns. There’s a real-life man called John Kearns, and there’s “John Kearns”, the outrageous surreal character he...

REVIEW: *** – Fear Of God – Burdall’s Yard – Bath Fringe Festival

  Copenhagen 1516 is the setting for this solid production of a tale of eviction threats and the righteous clergy. A domestic sub plot is...

Review: Romeo and Juliet – Shakespeare in the Green Park Station

Following the success of The Rondo Theatre Company and Bath Drama’s joint production of a Midsummer Night’s Dream in a new location at Green...

FRINGE REVIEW: **** – Wake Up and Deirdrealize – Burdall’s Yard – Bath Fringe...

Wake up and Deirdrealize BURDALL’S YARD This performance from Lucy Harrison as the appalling Deirdre Me is a pleasingly outrageous piece of nonsense. Deirdre, as played by...

REVIEW: *** – Dear Me – Burdall’s Yard – Bath Fringe Festival

This short piece from Onset Productions is all about letters to one’s younger self - though not the usual looking back in old age...

Review: 4 Stars – The Full Monty – Theatre Royal Bath

There is little doubt that the Theatre Royal has a raucous, audience pleasing party of a show in residence for the next two weeks....

REVIEW: 4 Stars – Spamalot – Theatre Royal Bath

Monty Python’s Spamalot is an evening of sheer fun.  Wrapped up in the crazy world of Python to keep the fans happy and for...

REVIEW: 4 Stars – Duribbs Cabaret – Burdall’s Yard – Bath Fringe Festival

 Saturday 28th May   The strength of a cabaret is in the variety and vibrancy of its performers, and Duribbs Cabaret brought a range of talent...

Monsieur Popular – By Eugene Marin Labiche – Ustinov Studio – REVIEW – 2...

A new translation by Jeremy Sams The Ustinov Autumn season is set to celebrate French Farce and starts with Monsieur Popular; Labiche may be best...

REVIEW: ***** – Croft And Pierce Are Not Themselves – Rondo Theatre -Bath Comedy...

CROFT & PEARCE ARE NOT THEMSELVES RONDO THEATRE   Welcome to the unique comedy world of Croft and Pearce, in which multiple increasingly ludicrous characters bump against...

REVIEW – **** 4 Stars – That Moment by Dougie Blaxland – Second Face...

That Moment by Dougie Blaxland Second Face Theatre Company The Mission Theatre, Bath – 26.04.13 That Moment is a bittersweet, one woman show about the all-too-familiar subject...

REVIEW: My Fair Lady – Bath Operatic & Dramatic Society – Theatre Royal Bath

My Fair Lady Bath Operatic and Dramatic Society Theatre Royal Bath Bath Operatic and Dramatic Society are resident at the Theatre Royal this week with the iconic...

REVIEW: 4 Stars – TAMAR BROADBENT: ALL BY MY SELFIE – RING O’BELLS

Tamar Broadbent comes onstage at 9.30 on a Tuesday night to do keyboard-accompanied comic songs about her and her young mates’ lives on social...

REVIEW: ***** – Stateless – Joli Vyann – Circomedia Bristol

STATELESSCIRCOMEDIA, BRISTOL   It’s hard to define this piece from Joli Vyann company: is it ballet, is it circus, is it gymnastics, is it theatre –...

REVIEW: 4 Stars – THE WEDDING RECEPTION – WIDCOMBE SOCIAL CLUB

This is not just a lunchtime show from Interactive Theatre International: it actually includes lunch, as we are all invited to participate in a...

Joseph – Bath Theatre School – Review

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is a musical of biblical proportions, not only with its setting, but also the audience’s expectations of this...

REVIEW: ***** – Maestro – The Rondo Theatre

MAESTRO RONDO THEATRE   ‘Maestro’ turns out to be an apt title for this solo show from Kieran Hodgson; not particularly because of his fascination with Gustav...

REVIEW: 5 Stars – MITCH BENN – DON’T BELIEVE A WORD – RONDO THEATRE 

This latest from everyone’s favourite musical satirist concerns scepticism. That’s right. Is this a suitable subject for comedy?  Well, in the hands of Mr.Benn, yes it is. No punches pulled here:...