Review: The Homecoming (Touring)

Monday 16th May 2022 at York Theatre Royal. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ The truth? I’m still not sure what to think of the bizarre but enthralling piece of theatre that is The Homecoming. I realise of course that this is precisely the reputation preceding Mr Harold Pinter, master of ambiguity and rule-breaking, so I’m happy to sit with... Continue Reading →

Review: Maggie May at Leeds Playhouse

Wednesday 11th May 2022 at Leeds Playhouse (Courtyard Theatre). ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “Who am I then?” “Who else would I be?” Frances Poet’s Maggie May takes this idea of an endangered sense of identity and builds on it layer over layer until we see the true weight of its significance. In this perceptive and sensitive play, what... Continue Reading →

Review: Chicago the Musical (Touring)

Tuesday 10th May 2022 at Leeds Grand Theatre and Opera House. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Chicago features some of the most iconic sights and sounds of musical theatre and it’s always a pleasure to behold, whether live or in its immortalised movie form. With Book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse (based Maurine Dallas Watkins’ play) and the... Continue Reading →

Review: I Wanna Be Yours at Leeds Playhouse

Wednesday 4th May 2022 at Leeds Playhouse. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ In Zia Ahmed’s layered and insightful play, Ella and Haseeb meet by chance and are soon smitten, but their happy bubble of two is quickly compromised by external forces as they try to overcome cultural differences. Eva Scott and Usman Nawaz make a wholly endearing and likeable... Continue Reading →

Review: The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole at Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch

Saturday 30th April 2022 at Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch. ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Reviewer: Maygan Forbes Life’s pretty hard when you’re a misunderstood and spotty teenager living in a cul-de-sac in 80s Leicester. Adrian Mole is no exception. However dreams of a potential romance with the new girl Pandora and the prospect of living an intellectual life of socialist... Continue Reading →

Review: Magic Goes Wrong (Touring)

Wednesday 27th April 2022 at York Theatre Royal ⭐️⭐️⭐️ The Olivier Award-winning Mischief Theatre Company have a growing number of hits on their hands, from The Play That Goes Wrong to Peter Pan Goes Wrong and The Comedy About the Bank Robbery, they’ve given us some fantastic entertainment over recent years. Magic Goes Wrong, with... Continue Reading →

Review: Showstopper! (Tour)

Saturday 23rd April 2022 at York Theatre Royal ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ The Olivier Award-winning Showstopper is currently touring the UK, offering a special brand of improv entertainment: musical theatre built upon the random foundations offered up by audiences. Here we have a show which promises to be completely unique each night, with no two shows too similar... Continue Reading →

Interview: Liv Morris & George Heyworth Talk Bourgeois & Maurice’s “Pleasure Seekers”

Liv Morris and George Heyworth’s Bourgeois & Maurice are back with a new flamboyant show which is set to play Soho Theatre until April 30th 2022. “Pleasure Seekers” promises their signature “darkly camp satire and outré fashions” complete with catchy satirical songs and a feast for the senses, but this new show also invites audiences... Continue Reading →

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