3.0★ ★ ★

The Collector

Mark Healy adapts for the stage John Fowles’ classic novel which tells the story of Frederick, a butterfly collector, who after falling in love with Miranda decides that the only way to approach her is to kid...
Titus Andronicus at Rose Playhouse
3.0★ ★ ★

Titus Andronicus

Titus Andronicus is one of Shakespeare’s most notorious plays – a lot of companies just avoid it because of its extremely violent scenes. Luvas Theatre Company was however bold in choosing the specific play...

An overview of Hamletmachine

How to survive – and make a show! - in an old unsused warehouse near Tower Bridge. By the director Emily Louizou   Hamletmachine has definitely been a very challenging piece to direct. An orgy of de...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

For Those Who Cry When They Hear The Foxes Scream

For Those Who Cry When They Hear the Foxes Scream is the first play of Charlotte Hamblin and this is a rather very exciting debut! The play is all you want a new piece to be: original, creative, witty and hones...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Beacons

Beacons at the always invigorating Park Theatre is a three-hander about the power of love and the importance of family. This is a well-written play by the young Tabitha Mortiboy who has managed to create intere...
3.0★ ★ ★

If You Kiss Me, Kiss Me

One thing can be certain about this new production at the Young Vic: it is visually impressive! Even from the moment you enter the auditorium you cannot fail to be amazed by Bunny Christie’s spectacular set: ...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Scarborough

Fictive Theatre presented its own take on Fiona Evans’ engaging play Scarborough and gave us a rather strong performance. The play tells the story of a 15-year old boy who goes on a romantic weekend away with...
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Linda

Penelope Skinner’s Linda is a tremendously strong piece of new writing, and a bold comment about how sexist our society still is. The protagonist’s words say it all: “Old for a woman means worthless. Invi...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

The Mikado

Jonathan Miller’s hilarious production of The Mikado is certainly one worth seeing. This iconic production returns to the ENO’s Coliseum to celebrate its 200 performances on stage, almost 30 years after its...
2.0★ ★

Master of the Macabre

Master of the Macabre is Benedict Barber’s first solo stage show, but unfortunately not as impressive or terrifying as the performer himself states in the beginning. The setting of the Vaults in Waterloo crea...