UK Reviews

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From Here to Eternity

There're an awful lot of things to like about the new Bill Oakes/Tim Rice/Stuart Brayson musical From Here To Eternity, currently playing at The Shaft...
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Sleeping Beauty

Balletically immaculate The Birmingham Royal Ballet’s production of Tchaikovsky’s most grandiose ballet does not disappoint. A young princess succu...
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Titus Andronicus

Titus Andronicus, Shakespeare’s first attempt at tragedy used to be often considered a crude dramaturgical effort. It was rescued from obscurity, only...
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Titus Andronicus

Shakespeare’s ‘Titus Andronicus’ is a tough task for any theatre troupe to take on. Written at a time when theatrical gore was extremely fashionable, ...
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Farther West

It rarely bodes well for a production when muffled titters greet the death of its protagonist, particularly when the play is, by any definition, a tra...
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The Commitments

This euphonious performance had me hanging on the edge of my seat from curtain rise – and out of my chair by curtain fall. 'The Commitments' is a show...
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Madam Butterfly

Madam Butterfly tells the story of Cio-Cio-San (Butterfly), a young Japanese girl fallen on hard times who falls in love with an American Naval Lieute...
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Penguin Café

Dancing penguins, Morris men, and galactic mechanics – a classic night of British ballet. I highly recommend Birmingham Royal Ballet’s most recent ...
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The Events

There are moments in human history that we seek to understand.  Tragedies that we want a reason for, a why to hold on to.  The Events wades through th...