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Saturday, 24 October, 2020

Reviews

REVIEW: People, Places and Things – Theatre Royal Bath

People, Places & Things Theatre Royal Bath Emma – or is it Nina, or even Sarah? – is an actress who is an addict and falling...

REVIEW: Les Misérables School Edition – Writhlington School

Les Misérables is a huge undertaking for any amateur theatre company. The breadth of talent needed for the cast, orchestra and technical team...

REVIEW: **** – Definitely Louise by Bethany Heath – Frome Festival

DEFINITELY LOUISE THE THREE SWANS, FROME   This production takes place in the upstairs function room of the gloriously quirky Three Swans pub. The programme notes say...

REVIEW: ***** Normal (SparkFest – Burdall’s Yard)

Normal, Anthony Neilson, Burdall's Yard, 24th and 30th May.  In Normal, Peter Kurten, the Düsseldorf Ripper, has been caught and is awaiting sentencing for nine...

REVIEW: Phantom of The Opera – Zenith Youth Theatre Company – Kingswood Theatre, Bath

Zenith Youth Theatre Company is a Bath based group for young people. Given that they are a youth theatre company it is fair...

REVIEW: In The Next Room (The Vibrator Play) – The Rondo Theatre

IN THE NEXT ROOMRONDO THEATRE   This latest from the estimable Rondo Theatre Company is set in Victorian England (transposed from the original New York 1886...

FRINGE REVIEW: **** – Chapel Street – Gritty Theatre – Burdall’s Yard – Bath...

CHAPEL STREET BURDALL’S YARD This piece from Gritty Theatre company is indeed gritty. It concerns Joe and Kirsty, as they separately prepare for their Friday night...

REVIEW: His Dark Materials – The Mission Theatre

His Dark Materials, parts 1 & 2 by Nicholas Wright, based on the novels by Philip Pullman at The Mission Theatre; a Next Stage...

REVIEW: **** – Real Life – Flipside Theatre – Rondo Theatre

REAL LIFE RONDO THEATRE   This new piece from Flipside Theatre, written and directed by the clearly very talented Pippa Thornton, centres on Hannah, not long out...

REVIEW: Time Piece – Novato Theatre at the Mission Theatre

The Novato Theatre Company superbly blends dance, movement and acting in their original production Time Piece. Memorable physicality has the cast often morphing into...

REVIEW **** What Makes A Man (SparkFest – Mission Theatre)

This short but sweet pieces is an intimate look at what it can mean to be a man in this day and age. Using...

REVIEW – 4 Stars – JOEL DOMMETT – PRACTICAL JOKER – RONDO THEATRE –...

The first part of this solo show wasn’t really the show, just some filler to get us to the interval, with lots of aimless...

FRINGE REVIEW: ***** – The Accidental Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Tobacco Tea Theatre...

The Accidental Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Tobacco Tea Theatre Burdall’s Yard    June 10, 2017   In a world obsessed with all things Sherlock Holmes, the Accidental Adventures of Sherlock...

REVIEW: 3 Stars – Mad, Bad and Downright Ugly – Outlawed Nomad

Mad, Bad and Downright Ugly is the new production from Outlawed Nomad; a company that takes classic works and transforms them into new pieces...

REVIEW: West Side Story – BODS – Theatre Royal Bath

Many amateur companies shy away from this demanding show for understandable reasons. The extended dance routines alongside Bernstein’s score create its own unique challenges...

REVIEW: **** SALAD DAYS – Theatre Royal Bath

Salad Days Dorothy Reynolds and Julian Slade Theatre Royal Bath   Cameron Mackintosh maintains that this is the show that made him, as a child, fall in love...

REVIEW: All New People by Zach Braff – Rondo Theatre Company – Rondo Theatre

All New People by Zach Braff; a Rondo Theatre Company production directed by Will Jesmond de Clermont at The Rondo Theatre, March 21st -...

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: 4 stars – A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Propeller Theatre Company – Theatre...

If you are looking to revive an interest in the great Bard or a new way to engage your offspring or pupils in the...

REVIEW: Fame – Zenith Youth Theatre Company – Kingswood School

Fame - The Musical, lyrics by Jacques Levy, a Zenith Youth Theatre production, directed by Scott Rogers, musical director Roy Page, at the Kingswood...