The 39 Steps: A Classic Caper

Wednesday 11th September 2019 at Harrogate Theatre. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ The 39 Steps is a comic classic by any standard. It sees a dashingly handsome Dapper Dan unwittingly caught up in a high stakes caper in which dodgy spies wear many disguises and innocent civilians like our stylish looker must go on the run (attached to an... 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 →

Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense: Impressive Energy & Stagecraft

Friday 16th November 2018 at York Theatre Royal. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ As The Lakes Season (presented by Theatre by the Lake) winds down, the energy and panache of their productions picks up with Jeeves and Wooster In Perfect Nonsense - an adaptation of P.G Wodehouse’s The Code of the Woosters from the comic minds of the Goodale... Continue Reading →

The Comedy About A Bank Robbery (Tour): Fun & Fiasco for the Duration

Monday 22nd October 2018 at The Grand Theatre and Opera House, Leeds. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Like most great farces, Mischief Theatre’s The Comedy About A Bank Robbery is all very simple...until it isn’t, which happens approximately sixty seconds in. In this town, ‘everyone’s a crook’ local bank teller Ruth tells us - and she should know -... Continue Reading →

Dracula: The Bloody Truth – Stupedously Ridiculous with a Side of Silliness

Saturday 29th September 2018 at The Grand Theatre and Opera House, York. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Le Navet Bete’s Dracula the Bloody Truth is stupendously and proudly ridiculous. An homage to everything silly and a celebration of everything remotely farcical about melodramatic nineteenth century thrillers, its a non-stop display of fast-paced fun. Although it sells itself as a... Continue Reading →

Obsolete Tomfoolery: A Quirky, High-Energy Affair

Monday 20th August 2018 at the Etcetera Theatre, Camden. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Sycorax Theatre’s Obsolete Tomfoolery is a quirky, high-energy affair with some well considered social commentary underlining a decidedly lively brand of comedy. The show looks at the life of Helen Duncan, a woman demonised in the 1940s and imprisoned under the Witchcraft Act - the... Continue Reading →

Alan Ayckbourn’s Relatively Speaking: An Impressively Clever Comedy

Wednesday 9th May 2018 at Harrogate Theatre. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ I’ll join the many folk before me and declare the obvious: Alan Ayckbourn is a master of farce. Oldham Coliseum’s production of Relatively Speaking does not disappoint in delivering all the fine details of Ayckbourn’s lively and playful work which inevitably provides wit, satire and an underlying... Continue Reading →

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