Jack and the Beanstalk New Wimbledon Theatre, London
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Jack and the Beanstalk

Pantomime Paradise! That must be the accolade for yet another triumphant Christmas production at the New Wimbledon Theatre, that grand old edifice bui...
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About this time last year there was a shameful incident in Sevenoaks, when a local resident, seeing a poster advertising their forthcoming production ...
3.0★ ★ ★

The Woman in White

It’s not often that a revival manages so completely to expunge the memory of the original production. However, Thom Southerland’s new staging of T...
3.0★ ★ ★

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, the new musical which has just opened at The Apollo Shaftesbury Avenue to generally positive reviews, is as life-af...
The End of History Tristan Bates Theatre
2.0★ ★

The End of History

I can see what writers Iain Hollingshead (book and lyrics) and Timothy Muller (music) were trying to do with their show The End of History, and had th...
Inside Pussy Riot Saatchi Gallery (Photo Credit - Kenny Mathieson
3.0★ ★ ★

Inside Pussy Riot

Everyone is familiar with Pussy Riot and their Punk Prayer in Moscow’s Cathedral of Christ the Saviour from 2012, after which three members of the f...
The Dark Room Theatre503 (Katy Brittain and Annabel Smith) courtesy of Alex Brenner
3.0★ ★ ★

The Dark Room

This short play from the Australian writer Angela Betzien is well titled. The room we are taken to – in a cheap hotel in a rural backwater in Austra...
3.0★ ★ ★

Jamaica Inn

The film Hitchcock famously shows the great director describing the plot of Psycho to his nonplussed nwife, to which she replies - “Charming. Doris ...
5.0★ ★ ★ ★ ★

The Red Lion

Although some may argue that the business tactics of non-league football and the artistic flair of theatre are not the most intuitive of pairings, Pat...