Review by Nicole Kent
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Mrs Orwel

Mrs Orwell is a play about George Orwell (Peter Hamilton Dyer) and his second wife Sonia Brownell (Cressida Bonas), a junior editor at the magazine, Horizon. It depicts an ailing literary great bedridden in hos...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

The Picture of Dorian Gray

The Picture of Dorian Gray is the story of a fashionable young man who sells his soul for eternal youth and beauty. He becomes the subject for Basil Hallward’s portrait, an artist infatuated with his sitter. ...
3.0★ ★ ★

Goodnight Mister Tom

Goodnight Mister Tom is the compassionate tale of a young boy who is sent to the countryside as a result of the bombings during the Second World War. He arrives psychologically and physically damaged, having en...
1.0

Leave Hitler to Me, Lad

Leave Hitler to Me, Lad tells the untold story of a generation of children in the aftermath of the Second World War. It recalls the evacuation program issued by the British government, ‘Evacuate Forthwith’ ...
3.0★ ★ ★

Dear Lupin

Dear Lupin’s stage adaptation of Roger Mortimer’s letters tells the story of a loving father and the struggles of coping with his wayward son. They play recalls his misadventures as a teenager, his failed a...
3.0★ ★ ★

American Idiot

The alternative, punk – rock band, Green Day, has finally reached the West End after winning several Grammy awards for the best rock album. The dynamic, edge of the entire performance transcends the songs and...
2.0★ ★

Bird Song

Bird Song is the story of Stephen Wraysford between 1910-1914 during the First World War. It recounts his stay with a wealthy benefactor, his secret affair with the benefactor’s wife and his quest for love at...
1.0

Absent Friends

Absent Friends explores women, marriage and the notion of true happiness in the play.  It is set in the safe vicinity of a domestic home decorated in quintessentially nineteen seventies wall paper. It begins w...
3.0★ ★ ★

Hay Fever

Hay Fever is a comedy of manners set in the English country house of the Bliss family. Their eccentric and outrageous behaviour often humiliates and insults their friends who are asked individually to stay. Wha...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Fireworks (Al’ab Nariya)

Fireworks  follows the story of two Palestinian families living in the West Bank during the Gaza conflict. While Ahmad and Samar worry about their son, Khalil, who at times acts violently against his mother...