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Reviews

REVIEW: **** 4 Stars – Austen Undone – Natural Theatre Company

This naughty romp from Bath’s own Natural Theatre Company kicks off outside the Assembly Rooms, where the bewhiskered and bombastic baronet Mr Pulteney introduces...

REVIEW: 4 Stars – SEAN HUGHES: ‘PENGUINS’ RONDO THEATRE

This show, despite its title, barely mentions penguins. It’s actually about Sean Hughes: his childhood and upbringing in Ireland; the difficulties he had around...

Review: Avenue Q – Bath Light Operatic Group – The Mission Theatre

When I first heard that BLOG would be doing the hit musical Avenue Q, I have to admit I was nervous. While the version...

REVIEW: Cats – Bath Theatre School – Kingswood Theatre

Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cats is a musical which can either make or break a company. It's famous songs and difficult dance content is a challenge for...

REVIEW: **** – THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE – THEATRE ROYAL BATH

Thoroughly Modern Millie, Winner of six Tony Awards is the delightful musical theatre comedy based on the 1967 award-winning film. Set in 1922, Millie (Hayley...
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REVIEW: When Midnight Strikes – Exit Stage Left

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THEATRE REVIEW – A CHRISTMAS CAROL – THE RONDO THEATRE *** 3 Stars

A Christmas Carol – The Musical Live Wire Theatre, the Rondo   The presentation of this classic Christmas tale brings a mix of music and...

REVIEW: Story Friday Goes Swimming – Cleveland Pools, Bath

Story Friday is a regular occasion produced by A Word in Your Ear and Kilter Theatre, the event is usually presented at Burdalls Yard on the...

REVIEW: Yeoman of the Guard – Bath G&S – Mission Theatre

Yeoman of the Guard Bath Gilbert and Sullivan Society (Mission Theatre, Tuesday November 7th) Many of you may know the scenes, songs and score of this...

REVIEW: **** – Abi Roberts: Anglichanka – Bath Comedy Festival – Bath Brewhouse

ABI ROBERTS: ANGLICHANKA BATH BREWHOUSE We are welcomed in, in Russian (!), by a hefty lady in a fur hat, though it’s a sunny day and...

REVIEW: The Arabian Nights – Onset Productions – Bath Spa University at the egg...

OnSet Productions have really taken Arabian Nights - an already wonderful piece of storytelling children’s theatre - and made it into their own. Upon...

REVIEW: *** – JOHN-LUKE ROBERTS: ALL I WANNA DO IS FX: GUNSHOTS WITH A...

JOHN-LUKE ROBERTS: ALL I WANNA DO IS FX: GUNSHOTS WITH A FX: GUN RELOADING AND A FX: CASH REGISTER AND TAKE YOUR MONEY! BATH BREWHOUSE   This...

Review: 3 Stars – Twelfth Night – The Rondo Theatre

This is an interesting venture. Let’s do Twelfth Night as a Christmas show! After all, why not? That’s what the Bard wrote...

REVIEW: Peter Pan – Next Stage Youth – Mission Theatre

Runs until Saturday During this festive season we are bombarded by panto’esk stagings of our favourite stories, what Next Stage Youth give us is a...

1984 – Theatre Royal Bath – REVIEW – 4 Stars

A new adaptation by Robert Icke and Duncan MacmillanHeadlong, Nottingham Playhouse and Almeida Theatre   It is impossible to escape the prophetic nature of 1984, in...

Falling in love with Frida – Caroline Bowditch – ICIA – REVIEW

ICIA, University of Bath, Weston Studio. 8/10/15 Referencing the life and paintings of Frida Kahlo, the Mexican Artist, Caroline Bowditch and her company have produced a...

REVIEW ** – Great Expectations – Theatre Royal Bath

Great Expectations – Charles Dickens adapted by Ken Bentley Adapting, Dickens’s novel for the stage is a huge undertaking and here the script struggles to...

REVIEW: Cabaret – Insight Theatre Company – City of Bath College

It's Berlin, 1931 and we are welcomed into the smoke-filled, seedy and intimate confines of the Kit Kat Klub. We are escorted to our...

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 – SPENCER JONES: THE HERBERT IN THE PROPER JOB – RING...

Spencer Jones hits the stage dressed like an idiot, grinning like an idiot, and behaving like an idiot. He’s not an idiot. This...