Quentin Crisp, Naked Hope: Deeply Human, Highly Philosophical

Thursday 13th June 2019 at Harrogate Theatre (Studio). ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ First and foremost, this show is beautifully written. It’s darkly philosophical, deeply human and irreverently celebratory of the self in all its singularity. Little time passes between striking quips and dramatically existential sarcasm which smacks of great lyricism - the quality of the material is the... Continue Reading →

Little Miss Sunshine: A Rocky Road Musical

Wednesday 5th June 2019 at the Grand Opera House, York. ⭐️⭐️⭐️ The hit film hits the stage with Little Miss Sunshine: A Road Musical currently touring U.K. theatres in a production which jovially joins the adaptation craze with mixed results. Little Miss Sunshine is of course based on the runaway hit 2006 movie (written by... Continue Reading →

Waitress: A Great Cast Offer Plenty of Comedy

Wednesday 29th April 2019 at the Adelphi Theatre, London. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Based on Adrienne Shelly’s film with Book by Jessie Nelson and much publicised music and lyrics by Sara Bareilles, Waitress the musical comedy has some heavyweight backing. It’s a thoroughly modern affair bringing the harsher realities of life to the musical stage with pathos and... Continue Reading →

Emilia: Listen to the Roar

Saturday 11th May 2019 at the Vaudeville Theatre, London. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Morgan Lloyd Malcolm’s Emilia has made an indelible mark on many a woman with Emilia if the tears, enthused buzz and unanimous roar of the audience I sat with is anything to go by. Let it be said also that despite a primarily female audience,... Continue Reading →

Handbagged: We Are Much Amused

Wednesday 24th April 2019 at York Theatre Royal. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Moira Buffini’s comedy announces itself as a work of great parody as soon as HRH enters with a mischievous glint in her eye just in time to interrupt and deflate a fiery speech from Margaret Thatcher. You see, Thatcher is conspiring to get a chair brought... Continue Reading →

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