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Our vision is to build a global network of local reviewers reportingon the thriving, dynamic world of theatre and the performing arts. The reviews encompass works in major venues as well as cutting-edge performances in newer locations. 

Our mission is to provide our readers with a rich resource of high-quality reviews covering performances as they are staged.

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Latest Reviews

Tiger Country ☆☆☆☆

Drama - London, UK
Matthew Whitaker
Returning to the Hampstead Theatre for a second time after a sell-out run in 2011, Tiger Country is writer-director Nina Raine’s examination of the inner workings of a busy general hospital. The...
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Nicobobinus ☆☆☆☆☆

Children theatre - London, UK
Caroline Perret and Lucien Asbury-Perret (10)
The world premiere stage adaptation of Terry Jones’ “Nicobobinus” provides a truly entertaining  family musical adventure of secret gardens, palaces of gold, mountains moving...
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Booty and the Biatch ☆☆☆☆

Pantomime - London, UK
Richard McKee
I was a bit lost when I emerged onto the Wandsworrth Road and looked around for the Lost Theatre.  But there it was, next to Lambeth College, and glad I am that I found it.  The small auditorium...
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Golem ☆☆☆☆☆

Other - London, UK
Aleksandra Sakowska
1927’s Golem may be one of the most brilliant theatre productions of this century. It is an accomplishment of epic proportions as they effortlessly mix arts, genres and media arriving at a thoroughly...
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The Winter’s Tale ☆☆☆☆

Drama - London, UK
Aleksandra Sakowska
The Winter’s Taleadapted and directed by Ross McGregor at The Lion and Unicorn Theatre as part of their Shakespeare Sessions is an accomplished and imaginative production that should be applauded...
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The Nutcracker ☆☆☆☆

Dance Theatre - London, UK
Lucy Ashe
Christmas is full of festive traditions and going to see The Nutcracker is one of the highlights. Wayne Eagling’s marvellous production for the English National Ballet is a wonderful treat for...
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Anonymous P. ☆☆☆

Other - Frankfurt a.M., Germany
Becca Kaplan
Less theater and more interactive phone-hacking PSA, Anonymous P. tries to teach you about the dangers that lurk in our most constant companion: our phone. The evening blends spoken word pieces about...
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Sikes And Nancy ☆☆☆☆

Drama - London, UK
Rebecca Coates
A one-man hour-long dash through Dickens’ most infamous murder, Sikes & Nancy takes the tale of Oliver Twist and turns it into a dramatic gothic extravaganza, a testament to the incredible...
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Miss Havisham’s Expectations ☆☆☆

Drama - London, UK
Rebecca Coates
Miss Havisham’s Expectations takes Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations and focuses in on the much-maligned Miss Havisham (Linda Marlowe), often seen merely as a manipulative jilted bride....
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Dirty Dancing ☆☆☆☆

Musical - Oxford, UK
Mel Cooper
The Christmas Show at the New Theatre in Oxford this year is not a traditional Pantomime, nor is it a show for the very young children in the family – it’s the live stage version of a film...
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Latest Interviews

Janet Suzman in conversation with Rivka Jacobson

Rivka Jacobson
We met at the Print Room at the Coronet at Notting Hill, where Janet Suzman stars as one of two injured souls searching for redemption in a fragile, post-apartheid South Africa in Lara Foot's new...
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Gus Christie in conversation with Rivka Jacobson

Rivka Jacobson
Gus Christie is the Executive Chairman of Glyndebourne, the renowned international opera company. It’s annual Festival runs  from the middle of May to the end of August then its Tourouring...
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Arnold Schwarzenegger in conversation with Jonathan Ross

Rivka Jacobson
By Rivka Jacobson Live on stage in Lancaster London Hotel Hosted by Jonathan Ross 15 November 2014 An Evening with Arnold Schwarzenegger,hosted by award-winning TV chat show host,Jonathan...
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Latest Articles

A double dose of Anton Checkov\'s plays

Rupert Stonehill
Katie Mitchell's production of The Cherry Orchardat at the Young Vic and Russell Bolam's production of Uncle Vanya at St James Theatre, seen on Saturday 8th November...
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Holocaust Drama: The Theater of Atrocity by Gene A. Plunka

Emily Derbyshire
Holocaust Drama: The Theater of Atrocity By Gene A. Plunka Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009 ISBN 978-0-521-18242-3 Paperback 447 pages Review by Emily Derbyshire   Gene...
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Romeo and Juliet William Shakespeare, edited by René Weis

Tom Aitken
Romeo and Juliet William Shakespeare, edited by René Weis The Arden Shakespeare (Third Series), 2012 PB £18.99 HB £65.00 Review by Tom Aitken This is a wide-ranging,...
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