What Shadows Birmingham Rep _credit Mihaela Bodlovic
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What Shadows

Towards the end of the swinging 60s, in Birmingham in 1968, a local Member of Parliament gave a speech, which caused a storm that echoes to this day....
3.0★ ★ ★

Little Eden

Little Eden is inspired by 1950s science fiction invasion narratives: characters don skirt suits and brown jackets, 50s radio pulses in the background...
Ninagawa Company, Macbeth
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Famous improvisational troupe the Comedy Store Players play a game where they ask the audience to suggest styles of theatre for them to continue the s...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Flashdance – The Musical

Wow!!  This old reviewer, a crotchety curmudgeon, entertained serious doubts that he would enjoy the spectacle of nubile (and scantily clad) young la...
ENO Aida 2017 c-Tristram Kenton
3.0★ ★ ★


Aida is grand opera in every way – big voices, huge choruses, and lots of extras. And this ENO production, directed by Phelim McDermott, certainly g...
3.0★ ★ ★


Osmo is the monologue of a serial killer, written by Brazil’s leading female writer Hilda Hilst. The play becomes at no point pornography of violenc...
5.0★ ★ ★ ★ ★

The Toxic Avenger – The Musical

The Toxic Avenger, which has just opened at The Arts Theatre, is never going to win any awards in the originality stakes as far as its score is concer...