Tom Aitken

Tom Aitken

Reviewer

Tom Aitken is a freelance historian and theatre, film and literary critic. He was theatre critic of The Tablet in the early nineteen-nineties and has also published…

Lucy Ashe

Lucy Ashe

Reviewer

Lucy Ashe trained at the Royal Ballet School before moving to Oxford University to study English Literature. She now teaches English and Drama at Harrow…

Hattie Bolchover

Hattie Bolchover (age 10)

Reviewer

Hi, I’m Hattie  – I’m 10 years old, and in my final year of primary school in London. For as long as I can remember, I’ve loved acting and the theatre…

Chris Bridges

Chris Bridges

Reviewer

Chris Bridges is an avid theatre goer who is based in South London. He’s been a lifelong theatre fan and loves dramas, musicals and comedy. He is a big fan of Tennessee…

Hippolyte Broud

Hippolyte Broud

Reviewer

Hippolyte Broud is an Ancient World student at University College London. Coming from France, he is absolutely found of Sacha Guitry, so much that he usually wears the same…

Drishti Bundhoo

Drishti Bundhoo

Reviewer

Born in Scotland, soprano Drishti Bundhoo graduated from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in 2014 with a scholarship to complete her BMus (Hons)…

Samantha Cheh

Samantha Cheh

Reviewer

Samantha is a native Malaysian, currently studying English at UCL. She specialises in Renaissance theatre, but also enjoys new writing and pantomimes…

Sophia Chetin-Leuner

Sophia Chetin-Leuner

Reviewer

Sophia, born and bred in London, hopes to pursue a career as a theatre director after finishing her English Literature degree at UCL. In-between…

Rebecca Coates

Rebecca Coates

Reviewer

Rebecca Coates is an English Literature student at University College London, although she often finds herself writing more reviews than essays. She loves…

James Corke-Webster

James Corke-Webster

Reviewer

James Corke-Webster is a lecturer in the Classics and Ancient History department at the University of Durham. He works on relationship between…

Luke Davies

Luke Davies

Reviewer

Luke Davies is an arts journalist and academic researcher who lives and works in London. He has written book reviews for Times Literary Supplement, the LA Review of…

Owen Davies

Owen Davies

Reviewer

Owen Davies was brought up in London but has Welsh roots. He was raised on chapel hymns, Handel oratorios and Mozart operas. He began going to the theatre in the…

Katerina Gotsi

Katerina Gotsi

Reviewer (Greece)

Katerina holds a doctorate in Comparative Literature from UCL, her thesis focusing on the reception of Sophocles’ Antigone in contemporary Ireland…

Aparna Halpe

Aparna Halpe

Reviewer (Canada)

Aparna Halpé is Professor of English at Centennial College, Toronto, Canada. Aparna holds a doctorate in English Literature from the University of…

Rowena Hawkins

Rowena Hawkins

Reviewer

Rowena is currently studying English at King’s College London, focusing on the early modern period and writing her dissertation on Milton’s Paradise Lost. She loves…

James Holloway

James Holloway

Reviewer

James Holloway is a musician with various instruments to his name. He is predominantly a pianist (both solo and as accompanist), was the organ scholar at…

Becca Kaplan

Becca Kaplan

Reviewer (Germany)

Becca Kaplan is a graduate from the University of Pennsylvania and earned her MA in Film Studies from King’s College London. She began reviewing with Plays To See in…

Saskia McCracken

Saskia McCracken

Reviewer

Saskia McCracken studies English Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Kent. She is passionate about drama and opera and her interests range from Shakespeare…

Richard McKee

Richard McKee

Reviewer

Richard McKee is a lawyer, and used to be a judge, but despite that (or because of that) he likes comedy, cabaret and pantomime. These are the things that he reviews for Plays to See, for which…

Kate Mounce

Kate Mounce

Reviewer

Kate is a performer/director who studied at the London International School of Performing Arts (LISPA). She has produced and directed a variety of fringe productions…

Sophie Nevrkla

Sophie Nevrkla

Reviewer

Sophie Nevrkla is 18, lives in London, and has reviewed for Plays To See since she was 15. Her passion for acting initially sparked her desire to review plays, having been a…

Sam Pengelly

Sam Pengelly

Reviewer

A couple of years ago Sam resigned to the fact that he was not going to make it as a professional footballer. Now, studying in the final year of his undergraduate degree…

Caroline Perret

Caroline Perret

Reviewer

Caroline Perret is a researcher and teacher in the Social History of Art at the University of Westminster. She is particularly interested in the impact of war on…

Aleksandra Sakowska

Aleksandra Sakowska

Reviewer

Aleksandra (Ola) Sakowska completed her PhD at King’s College London and specialises in ‘Shakespeare in Performance’. She is…

Tamara Stanton

Tamara Stanton

Reviewer

I live in London after studying English Literature at university, and I currently teach and write in my spare time. I was lucky to go to the Edinburgh Fringe with…

Urvashi Vashist

Urvashi Vashist

Reviewer

Urvashi is currently revising her thesis on Reading (through) Virginia Woolf: an assessment of, and experiment with, her afterlife as a literary icon; in addition…

Sita Verma

Sita Verma

Reviewer (Cambodia)

Sita Ljungholm Verma worked as a professional actress in the US and Sweden for many years. She is also a freelance writer and a drama teacher. Sita is currently residing in…

Richard Voyce

Richard Voyce

Reviewer

When he’s not out toiling to pay the mortgage Richard is a fan of all things musical theatre, is a member of Mercury Musical Developments, and has been…

Nicola Watkinson

Nicola Watkinson

Reviewer

Nicola is a postgraduate student of contemporary literature and culture at UCL, who spends her spare time reading, writing, going to the theatre, and watching…

Matthew Whittaker

Matthew Whittaker

Reviewer

Matthew Whitaker. Living in London. Editing to pay the bills. Writing reviews, stories and essays for fun. Tweeting very occasionally from @mathzero…

Katerina Yannouli

Katerina Yannouli

Reviewer

Geologist by training. Tutor and I.T. by trade. Theatre reviewer by happenstance. Greek, not prone to tragedy. In perpetual search for a good book, freshly ground coffee…