UK Reviews

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Sean McLoughlin

“I hear there’s a reviewer in the audience”, said the stand-up menacingly. “Well, he’d better give me f---ing five stars – at least!” This reviewer is...
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Tartuffe

Tartuffe is an entertaining adaptation of Molière’s original satire on religion. In John Donnelly’s version, the criticism of religious hypocrisy is m...
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Equus

Equus is a breathtaking, startling, and gripping play delivered brilliantly by a compelling cast. Introduced to a tableau of boy and horse by world...
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Rock of Ages

Only last week the New Wimbledon Theatre was packed with fans of the musical Fame, and this week I could almost write the same review.  Last night Roc...
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Cosi fan Tutte

Covent Garden’s revival of Jan Philipp Gloger’s production of Cosi Fan Tutte makes a welcome return to Covent Garden. Cosi has always been regarded as...
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Aurora

The admirable Bury Court Opera has brought us another specially commissioned work by promising young composer Noah Mosley. It’s a bizarre tale of lost...
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Follies

Stephen Sondheim’s Follies has returned after a phenomenally successful run in 2017. Imelda Staunton may have gone but the production has retained all...
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Jesus Hopped The ‘A’ Train

Stephen Adly Guirgis’ Jesus Hopped The ‘A’ Train is an explosive, verbose play set in the maximum security wing of the infamous Rikers’ Island prison ...
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Kinky Boots

Kinky Boots The Musical is an excellent show both in conception and execution. The original film was very successful.  I had fears that turning it int...
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The Price

It is fifty years since this still underrated Arthur Miller play was first produced in New York.  This play is far less of an obvious symbolic engagem...