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Twelfth Night

The new RSC production of Twelfth Night is visually stunning and musically opulent. This, the play by Shakespeare that has most reference to music and...
The End of History Tristan Bates Theatre
2.0★ ★

The End of History

I can see what writers Iain Hollingshead (book and lyrics) and Timothy Muller (music) were trying to do with their show The End of History, and had th...
3.0★ ★ ★

Mamma Mia

There is very little one can do to analyse Mamma Mia! any longer because most people have seen the film and many people have seen the stage show. This...
Inside Pussy Riot Saatchi Gallery (Photo Credit - Kenny Mathieson
3.0★ ★ ★

Inside Pussy Riot

Everyone is familiar with Pussy Riot and their Punk Prayer in Moscow’s Cathedral of Christ the Saviour from 2012, after which three members of the f...
The Dark Room Theatre503 (Katy Brittain and Annabel Smith) courtesy of Alex Brenner
3.0★ ★ ★

The Dark Room

This short play from the Australian writer Angela Betzien is well titled. The room we are taken to – in a cheap hotel in a rural backwater in Austra...
3.0★ ★ ★

Jamaica Inn

The film Hitchcock famously shows the great director describing the plot of Psycho to his nonplussed nwife, to which she replies - “Charming. Doris ...
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The Red Lion

Although some may argue that the business tactics of non-league football and the artistic flair of theatre are not the most intuitive of pairings, Pat...
Coriolanus Royal Shakespeare Theatre
3.0★ ★ ★

Coriolanus

Coriolanus comes to the Barbican as the first instalment of the RSC’s Roman season in a transfer from Stratford. Any production of this under-perfor...
Mother Courage And Her Children Southwark Playhouse
2.0★ ★

Mother Courage And Her Children

Bertolt Brecht, an exiled German playwright, wrote Mother Courage in 1939 at the height of the Second World War. The play follows Mother Courage who r...
3.0★ ★ ★

The Retreat

If you are planning to buy tickets for Park Theatre’s The Retreat hoping to be educated on the merits or demerits of Buddhism you will be disappoint...