4.0★ ★ ★ ★
Your Image Alt Text

Anything Goes

After huge success in its first iteration this production of Cole Porter’s Depression-era pick-me-up musical returns to the Barbican with a new cast. ...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★
Your Image Alt Text

Dennis of Penge

In this new play Annie Siddons draws on her own life-experiences in Southeast London to rework ‘The Bacchae’ by Euripides for a contemporary audience....
4.0★ ★ ★ ★
Your Image Alt Text

Patriots

This new play from Peter Morgan could not be more topical, though to everyone’s credit the lessons and pointers are oblique rather than obvious. The e...
3.0★ ★ ★
Your Image Alt Text

Barefoot in the Park

As many readers of this website will know, the Mill at Sonning is a wholly delightful theatre venue. When you are perched in a converted mill over a b...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★
Your Image Alt Text

Carmen

What more is there to say about ‘Carmen’, most familiar of operas? One answer to that is given in Matthew Bourne’s ballet now showing to great acclaim...
5.0★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Your Image Alt Text

The Gunpowder Plot

Anyone walking past the Tower of London is probably unaware of the Tower Vaults, a huge underground cellarage on three levels, all that remains of the...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★
Your Image Alt Text

The Wedding

Gecko’s show ‘The Wedding’ was a great success at the Barbican back in 2019 and now returns for a limited run as part of the London Mime Festival, tho...
5.0★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Your Image Alt Text

Starcrossed

This play should come as a real revelation to both the critic and the regular London theatregoer. We all think we know ‘Romeo and Juliet’ through and ...
5.0★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Your Image Alt Text

The Lion

If you are seeking something different from the razzmatazz and glitz of the Platinum Jubilee then this charming, understated, but the richly rewarding...