Brighton Rock: Excellent Production Designs Conjure Mob Territory

Saturday 3rd March 2018 at York Theatre Royal. ⭐️⭐️⭐️1/2 Pilot Theatre and York Theatre Royal have joined to bring this dark and brooding adaptation of Graham Greene’s Brighton Rock to the stage. Adapted by Bryony Lavery and directed by Esther Richardson, Brighton Rock offers a dramatic play which falls somewhere between Peaky Blinders and Bugsy... Continue Reading →

Still Alice: A Shattering Insight into a Devastating Disease

Wednesday 14th February 2018 at West Yorkshire Playhouse ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Still Alice is a devastatingly good drama - with dramatic emphasis on the devastating. It’s the first show in West Yorkshire Playhouse’s one of a kind Festival, Every Third Minute (‘a festival of theatre, dementia and hope’) which highlights the experiences of those living with dementia... Continue Reading →

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe: A Grand & Enchanting Display of Imagination

Wednesday 6th December 2017 at West Yorkshire Playhouse. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ As Professor Kirke tells our child protagonists; the mind should be like a parachute in order to function: open. This spectacular production of C.S. Lewis’s The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe glorifies exactly that, taking the audience on an adventure of pure fantasy. West Yorkshire... Continue Reading →

The Bodyguard: Sass, Strut and Stunning Vocals

Leeds Grand Theatre, Saturday 14th May, 2016. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Let's start by saying that this is a fantastic production featuring some very gifted actors. There is a little anecdote to be relayed before we get to the nitty gritty regarding the successes of 'The Bodyguard' though... Do not skip this anecdote. It may save your eyesight...and... Continue Reading →

An Inspector Calls: Lessons Learned

Alhambra Theatre, Bradford, Tuesday 3rd May, 2016. ⭐️⭐️⭐️ I had very high hopes for the production as soon as I saw the impressive set. The play opened with copious amounts of smoke, befitting a famously ambiguous and yet didactic play; the dramatic smoke cleared to reveal a powerful symbol: the Birling's house. A complete house,... Continue Reading →

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