Review: Rock’n’Roll Dick Whittington at Leeds City Varieties

Thursday December 1st 2022 at Leeds City Varieties. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ London Town. Icky rat infestation eyeing the Alderman’s office. Silliness and mucky puns and Rock ‘n’ Roll. It’s Panto time at Leeds City Varieties! Okay, okay, so there’s a bit more to it, but fighting for the heart of the Alderman’s daughter is side-kick to the... Continue Reading →

Review: Aladdin at Harrogate Theatre

Saturday 26th November 2022 at Harrogate Theatre. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Aladdin, tricky to stage but irresistible to programmers come Christmas season, brings a whole lot of fun to Harrogate with this production. With its charming ruffian lead and wronged princess, its very bad Bad Guy and very good Good Guys - and not forgetting the lovable genie... Continue Reading →

Review: Avocado Presents at Baron’s Court Theatre, London

Thursday 3rd November 2022 at The Baron’s Court Theatre, London. ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Reviewer: Tina Zucco Avocado Presents is on at the Baron’s Court Theatre every Thursday at 9pm, with a improvised one act comedy. Throughout the course of the hour, the duo (Hamza Mohsin & Jake Migicovsky) have taken us to 5 different scenarios, ranging from... Continue Reading →

Review: Nosferatu at the Etcetera Theatre, London

Wednesday 26th October 2022 at Etcetera Theatre, London ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Reviewer: Issy Flower As we near the end of spooky season, London’s fringe theatres are thronged with ghost stories and classic horror adaptations, that either aim to be transformative reimaginings of the classics or a bit of fun—a spoofy, spooky send-up of a well-known text. Theatre... Continue Reading →

Interview: Director Gemma Fairlie Talks “Guy Fawkes”

October 2022 A world premiere arrives at York Theatre Royal this week (28 October-12 November 2022) in the shape of “Guy Fawkes” - a new comedy taking an unconventional look at the infamous York-born villain. Here, Director Gemma Fairlie, whose theatre credits include “Cressida” at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School; “Cinderella” and “Jack & the... Continue Reading →

Review: The Play with Speeches at the Jack Studio Theatre, London

Thursday 13th October 2022 at at the Jack Studio Theatre, London ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Reviewer: Issy Flower James Woolf’s The Play With Speeches is an unwieldy comic beast: long and unformed, it delivers the laughs but is neither satirical nor emotional enough to transcend its limitations. Anthony (Matthew Parker) and Penny (Gillian King) are auditioning for Anthony’s... Continue Reading →

Review: How to Have a Baby and Not Lose Your Sh*t at King’s Head Theatre, London

Friday 7th October 2022 at King’s Head Theatre, London. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Reviewer: Tina Zucco How to Have a Baby and Not Lose Your Shit is an hour of guilty laughter that entertains from start to finish. The play begins with this late-night-friends-talk moment where Alice (Michelle Luther) introduces us to all her misfortunes of trying for... Continue Reading →

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