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Reviews

The Happy Ones (Preview) – Ridiculusmus – Review – Bath Fringe Festival – 2...

An empty room. A shapeless cardboard box held together with bits of gaffer tape. Voices. From outside the room, a woman, apparently. From inside...

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...

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: 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...

REVIEW: *** Stars – Wanna Dance With Somebody – Burdall’s Yard – Bath Fringe...

Subtitled ‘A Guide to Managing Social Anxiety Using Theoretical Physics’, this is mainly a show about dancing.  Josh, the character in this solo show,...

REVIEW: 4 Stars – GEORGE EGG – ANARCHIST COOK – RONDO THEATRE

This is a show like no other, in which the eponymous George attempts to demonstrate how gourmet meals can be prepared in a Travelodge...

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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: *** – Roommate With My Demons – Burdall’s Yard – Bath Fringe Festival

But what happens when your inner demons are trying to break through? Can you keep your inflictions within, or do they end up consuming you? ​These...

REVIEW: *** – Still – Burdall’s Yard – Bath Fringe Festival

This little dance/movement piece from Onset Productions is set to the rhythms of the ocean, and, though the piece itself is not actually still,...

An Oak Tree by Tim Crouch at the Old Vic Studio – REVIEW

15th - 19th Sept., 8 pm., matinee 3pm Sat. A play about hypnotism in a pub. I’ve been here before.  Many years ago I used...

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: The Hive – Bath Fringe Festival

Becky Sage reviews The Hive at Bath Fringe Festival.  

REVIEW: **** – Deceptively Simple – Bath Fringe Festival

As one of our charming performers puts it, Deceptively Simple is less a magic show and more a show about magic, and the distinction...

REVIEW: *** – Hippocrite – Burdall’s Yard – Bath Fringe Festival

This amiable piece from Spontaneous Theatre Company stars a sort of Siamese twin hippopotamus, with two heads, four hands and joined at the hip....

REVIEW: Four Minutes 12 Seconds – James Fritz -Mission Theatre

This undeniably relevant and contemporary play is about many things; the most obvious being the dangers of sharing intimate moments online. Alongside this Fritz...

REVIEW: 5 Stars – STUART GOLDSMITH: AN HOUR – RING O’BELLS

Stuart Goldsmith comes on stage and immediately the place lights up. No, not the lighting rig - the atmosphere. You are in no...

REVIEW: **** – WIDCOMBE NIGHTS – WIDCOMBE SOCIAL CLUB – Bath Fringe Festival

This event, in the newly re-built and very flash Social Club, is yet another evening of laughs put together by Bath’s own comedy impresario,...

The Shawshank Redemption – Theatre Royal Bath – REVIEW – 2 Stars

Based on the short novel by Stephen King - Adapted by Owen O’Neill and Dave Johns In times of dwindling audiences across the country, having...