UK Reviews

article placeholder
3.0★ ★ ★
Your Image Alt Text

A Tale of Two Cities

Gielgud-Rattigan’s 1935 adaptation—premièring now but for a 1950 BBC radio play, is a fantastic idea. Dickens wrote London like a lover, and drama wit...
article placeholder
2.5★ ★
Your Image Alt Text

Fidelio

Fidelio, Beethoven’s only opera, was written and edited over a period of nine years. The entire opera takes place within the walls of a prison, where ...
article placeholder
4.0★ ★ ★ ★
Your Image Alt Text

Storm in a Flower Vase

The main thing to take away from this play, without a doubt, was a new found appreciation for floristry (or, as the characters so vehemently insist - ...
article placeholder
4.0★ ★ ★ ★
Your Image Alt Text

Ghosts

On a bleak, Norwegian night a young artist, Osvald Alving (Mark Quartley,) returns, broken, to his mother from Europe. He is diseased in both body and...
article placeholder
2.0★ ★
Your Image Alt Text

Jekyll and Hyde

The leaflet claims you will leave the theatre feeling dirty and I suppose you have to credit them for accurate advertising. This is an adaptation o...
article placeholder
3.0★ ★ ★
Your Image Alt Text

See How They Run

York’s production of Philip King’s wartime comedy is rarely ‘laugh out loud’ funny, but provides an enjoyable evening of jokes about mistaken identiti...
article placeholder
5.0★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Your Image Alt Text

The Glass Menagerie

John Tiffany is a magician. His powers of enchantment as a theater director can leave an audience spellbound. He can conjure thoughts, ideas, even peo...
article placeholder
4.0★ ★ ★ ★
Your Image Alt Text

Next to Normal

At the end of opening night, the renowned Singaporean actor Adrian Pang addressed the audience after his performance, thanking them for coming to a pl...
article placeholder
3.0★ ★ ★
Your Image Alt Text

In The Jungle of Cities

Word of warning: ‘this is not for the sane.’ Even dedicated admirers of Brecht were baffled by this play. Set in Chicago, there are no key elements...
article placeholder
4.0★ ★ ★ ★
Your Image Alt Text

Storm in a Flower Vase

The main thing to take away from this play, without a doubt, was a new found appreciation for floristry (or, as the characters so vehemently insist - ...