Interview: Eleanor Hibbert & Mischa Jones Talk Rocket Box Theatre’s A Christmas Carol

Make no mistake about it, offering up a new rendition of the eminent Charles Dickens classic A Christmas Carol is no tame feat... But it’s exactly what Rocket Box Theatre are offering online audiences this December: a fresh, richly layered audio adaptation of the tale beloved by many. With their radio play launching online come... Continue Reading →

Review: Turn of the Screw (Touring)

Wednesday 21st March 2018 at West Yorkshire Playhouse. ⭐️⭐️⭐️ A sheet is wrenched from a rocking horse which begins to rock with an urgent force - set forth by some unknown and unseen force... It’s a promising, brilliant opener for the story which follows with considerably less impact. This adaptation of Henry James’ thrilling tale... Continue Reading →

Review: Blackeyed Theatre’s The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde (Tour)

Wednesday 14th March 2018 at Harrogate Theatre. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Blackeyed Theatre return to the dark depths of mankind with their production of The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. Much like their production of Shelley’s Frankenstein (review here), this adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s novel from Nick Lane is full of relish as it... Continue Reading →

Spotlight on: West Yorkshire Playhouse’s Spring/ Summer 2018 Season Top Picks

West Yorkshire Playhouse’s new season has been announced! I tootled along to the Season Launch last week and as the mulled wine flowed, the creative team offered some insights into the months ahead. Focusing on ‘embracing our city’ and bringing ‘vital theatre’ to the people of Leeds and beyond, the upcoming home-grown work and launch... Continue Reading →

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