Turn Of The Screw – Review

Turn Of The Screw: Churchill Theatre, Bromley Reviewed 23rd April 2019 ★★★ This new adaptation of Henry James’ iconic tale, which was the original inspiration for Susan Hill’s The Woman in Black, tells the tale of a young governess in 1840 who agrees to look after two orphaned children. But its not long after her... Continue Reading →

Emilia – Review

Emilia: Vaudeville Theatre, London Reviewed 14th March 2019 (preview performance). ★★★★   Over 400 years ago Emilia Bassano wanted her voice to be heard. It wasn't. Now 400 years later it is finally being told. Having been a success at The Globe in 2018 Emilia has transferred to the West End's Vaudeville Theatre for a... Continue Reading →

May 2018 Roundup

May was another busy stagey month. This time I spent time seeing some of the larger West End shows including Strictly Ballroom and Chess at the London Coliseum. I also managed to fit in some tours, concerts and a few dance shows including the Breakin' Convention at Sadler's Wells.   I am generally more a... Continue Reading →

Birdsong – Review

Birdsong: Churchill Theatre, Bromley Reviewed 1stMay 2018. ★★★★★ Utterly raw, emotional and powerful. Birdsong is the critically acclaimed stage show based on the famous novel by Sebastian Faulks. The action follows a young Englishman named Stephen Wraysford who embarks on a dangerous, passionate affair with Isabelle Azaire. As the war breaks out Stephen has to... Continue Reading →

February 2018 Roundup

Phew, where has February gone? It's certainly flown by! Oddly, I have seen another 9 shows this month 5 of which have been press night reviews - the same as January. This month the highlight was actually not a musical but Beats on Pointewhich is a dance show fresh from Australia by Masters of Choreography.... Continue Reading →

Of Mice and Men: Review

Of Mice and Men, UK Tour: Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury Reviewed on 1st February 2018 ★★★★★ Slick, dramatic and touching. This most recent production of the ever popular 'Of Mice and Men' written by Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck is truly fantastic. The direction from Guy Unsworth ensures that the audience are truly sucked into George and... Continue Reading →

The Case of the Frightened Lady: Review

The Case of The Frightened Lady: Churchill Theatre, Bromley Reviewed 23rd January 2017 ★★ This new adaption from the legendary “the king of the detective thriller” Edgar Wallace tells the story of  Inspector Tanner. When he is called in to investigate a ruthless murder at Mark’s Priory, the grand ancestral home of the Lebanon family,... Continue Reading →

Witness for the Prosecution – Review

Witness for the Prosecution: London County Hall, London Reviewed 29th December 2017 ★★★★ Witness for the Prosecution by Agatha Christie follows the story of Leonard Vole who is accused of murdering a widow to inherit her wealth. The stakes are high - will Leonard survive the shocking witness testimony? Will he be able to convince... Continue Reading →

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