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Sunday, 15 September, 2019

Reviews

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...

Mouthing Off by Grasey Mayes REVIEW

Mouthing Off by Grasey Mayes The Rondo Theatre Wednesday 27 and Thursday 28 June 2012 It is evident from speaking with Grasey Mayes that she has great...

Review: 4 Stars – The Play That Goes Wrong – Theatre Royal Bath

Already being heralded as the next new cult comedy ,“The Play That Goes Wrong” arrives in Bath this week, having recently received the accolade...

The Encounter – Complicite –  The Bristol Old Vic – REVIEW

Performed by Simon McBurney 20/9/25   Twenty years ago McBurney was given Petru Popescu’s book ‘Amazon Beaming’ and from it Complicite have now created this exceptional performance....

REVIEW – What Kind Of Day Has It Been? – Rondo Theatre

What Kind Of Day Has It Been? The Rondo, Bath The Rondo theatre in Larkhall is fast establishing itself as THE place to showcase new work....

Widcombe Nights Comedy Special – Review – Bath Fringe Festival – 4 Stars

A completely packed Ring o’Bells upstairs is welcomed by compere Dave Williams (Who some of us have seen earlier in more sombre mood, in...

REVIEW: ***** King Lear (Alone)

KING LEAR (ALONE) 8 June Burdall's Yard A magnificent, strong piece of high art playing nicely with Shakespeare’s King Lear. It is a great example of simultaneously...

REVIEW – BATH COMEDY FESTIVAL: 4 Stars – FRED MACAULAY – BATH CRICKET CLUB

Fred MacAulay is nothing if not casual in his approach to his performance.  No stage costume, just jeans and T-shirt. Eschews the mike stand,...

REVIEW: *** Stars – Cinco Coisas – Burdall’s Yard – Bath Fringe Festival

  Bringing a South American flavour to Burdall’s Yard for this year’s fringe, Bianca Bertalot delivered her clowning monologue with a sweet charm and an...

REVIEW: 2 Stars – Arrivals and Departures – Alan Ayckbourn – Theatre Royal Bath

Director: Alan Ayckbourn The Ayckbourn Ensemble visit the Theatre Royal this week with three plays, the first of which is Arrivals and Departures. ...

REVIEW: **** – North by Northwest – Theatre Royal Bath

North by Northwest Screenwriter Ernest Lehman, Playwright Carolyn Burns Theatre Royal Bath The Theatre Royal is home to this hi tech innovative stage production of the classic film...

Review: 1 Star – Last Of The Duty Free – The Theatre Royal, Bath

Duty Free was a highly successful TV series in the late 1970’s – 1980’s which at its peak had an audience of 17 million....

REVIEW: At The Forest’s Edge – Core Theatre at the Rondo Theatre

As soon as you walk into the Rondo when the doors open at 7.30, you can see it’s been transformed. Core Theatre Productions have...

REVIEW: **** – Ed Patrick: Junior Optimist – Bath Comedy Festival – Rondo Theatre

ED PATRICK: JUNIOR OPTIMIST RONDO THEATRE   Ed Patrick is a doctor. Surely not: he looks every inch the up-and-coming modern comedian, faded jeans, scruffy shirt, unruly...

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 – The Persistence Of Memory – Butterfly Psyche Theatre – 5 Stars

The Persistence of Memory Butterfly Psyche Theatre The Rondo Theatre “If Memory came to visit, would you welcome her?” Not a question many of us expect to have...

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: ** A Night At The Movies – Oooh Arrr Productions Ltd – Rondo...

This new show from OOOH ARRR productions isn’t a Wurzels tribute, in case you were wondering. Nor, despite the title, is it about films....

REVIEW: **** – Racing Demon – Theatre Royal Bath

Racing Demon – David Hare Theatre Royal Bath Jonathan Church hot foot from the triumphs of Chichester launches his directing debut of the Theatre Royal Summer...

REVIEW: 20:20 Vision New Writing Festival – The Old Theatre Royal

20:20 Vision New Writing Festival Produced by David Shopland & Lewis J. Oatley Directed by David Shopland Bath Masonic Hall (The Old Theatre Royal) 7 new writers, 15...