The Best Man - (c) Geraint Lewis
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

The Best Man

There are not many plays around right now that get to the heart of the tensions and conflicts of the political process in the way that, for example, I...
3.0★ ★ ★

The Mikado

Gilbert and Sullivan’s comic masterpiece is all but Teflon coated in its ability to withstand whatever ‘concept’ is imposed upon it. It must ...
2.0★ ★

Gaslight

You may’ve heard of gaslighting, the form of psychological abuse where a perpetrator persuades their victim, typically a spouse or partner, that the...
La Strada Richmond Theatre
3.0★ ★ ★

La Strada

The heyday of Italian neorealism in cinema lasted only a few years but its legacy can still be felt today. Thanks to the genius of Roberto Rossellini,...
Brideshead Revisited by English Touring Theatre at Richmond Theatre
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Brideshead Revisited

I'm going to start by saying that this production was exactly what I wanted. I absolutely adore Evelyn Waugh's Brideshead Revisited as it is so rich, ...
King Lear Richmond Theatre
5.0★ ★ ★ ★ ★

King Lear

The Richmond Theatre’s wonderful ‘King Lear’ opens with discord:  the fragile but steely-eyed Cordelia (Beth Cooke) enters the bare stage alone...
Clybourne Park , Richmond Theatre
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Clybourne Park

After fifteen minutes of this play I was thinking that it was a bit like an old US TV sitcom but with worse jokes – an extended and unfunny riff on ...
3.0★ ★ ★

Goodnight Mister Tom

The large-scale evacuation of children from London during World War Two is a topic which has been written about many times. Michelle Magorian’s 1981...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Flare Path

As Rattigan was to write six years later at the end of The Browning Version, “occasionally an anti-climax can be surprisingly effective”. The geni...
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 a...