Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Nineteen Eighty-Four

This play is a new adaptation, based on George Orwell’s 1984, one of the definitive texts of the 20th Century. For those not familiar with the story - it centres on Winston Smith, a low-ranking member of t...
West Side Story by Arthur Laurents
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

West Side Story

How do you solve a problem like Maria? No this isn’t the wrong musical it’s the key to getting West Side Story.  This offering at Sadler’s Wells is a German produced international tribute that remains fa...
Gotta Sing Gotta Dance by Chris Jordan
2.0★ ★

Gotta Sing Gotta Dance

Gotta Sing Gotta Dance tries to take the audience on a journey through the world of the musical theatre. This challenge is met, but not as effectively as it could have been. The show is basically a medley of...
Edward II by Christopher Marlowe
3.0★ ★ ★

Edward II

This outlandish, rollicking production of Marlowe’s Edward II starts normally enough with Edward II (John Hefferman) sitting on a throne centre stage in a cloth-of-gold coronation that has the usual ahistoric...
3.0★ ★ ★


Sunstroke inaugurates the new Platform Theatre studio with a feast for the eyes, but falls short of feeding the mind. Director Oleg Mirochnikov’s adaptation weaves together two tales of forbidden romance f...