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The Marriage of Kim K

Arcola’s Grimeborn season kicks off in style with this ingenious re-imagining of Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro. It is more musical theatre than oper...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

I Loved Lucy

Although Lucille Ball has somewhat fallen from the public consciousness over recent years there was a time at the height of her fame when she was – ...
WNO's the Merchant of Venice- photo credit Johan Persson
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The Merchant Of Venice

If I had to choose two words to describe this opera, they would be “unexpected”, and “powerful”. The libretto is faithful to Shakespeare’s o...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

The Blues Brothers

Who has not seen The Blues Brothers movie?  Released in 1980, it was shown continuously for years at the Screen on Baker Street, and is a cult classi...
Titus Andronicus Royal Shakespeare Society. Photo Helen Maybanks
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Titus Andronicus

The RSC has another solid success on its hands with this intelligent, energetic production of Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus. For centuries this has...
Tanguera. Photo credit Stefan Malzkorn
3.0★ ★ ★


Tanguera is a narrative dance performance that is centred around Argentinian Tango and polished with Broadway-style entertainment. The story takes us ...
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Having read the novel Hawksmoor by Peter Ackroyd, your reviewer was a little apprehensive on descending into the undercroft of St George’s Church in...
Twilight Song - Kevin Elyot - Park Theatre
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Twilight Song

Kevin Elyot’s final play is receiving its premiere in Park Theatre a few years after the writer’s death. It is set in London, in a Victorian villa...
3.0★ ★ ★


Bodies unfurls from one central question: how far would you go for your child? The narrative follows married couple Clem (Justine Mitchell) and Jos...
LFO Magic Flute 2017 cr Matthew Williams-Ellis
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The Magic Flute

The new production of Mozart’s pantomime singspiel, The Magic Flute, at Longborough this year is simply one of the most delightful, most dramaticall...