A German Life: Masterful Telling of a Fascinating Life Story

Monday 15th April 2019 at The Bridge Theatre, London. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Brunhilde Pomsel led a fascinating life. By chance, she found herself working closely with key figures of the Nazi regime, finding herself Joseph Goebbels’ secretary and subsequently imprisoned for the association. This may well be the information which defines her story, but in Christopher Hampton’s... Continue Reading →

Kinky Boots (Tour): Love & Laughter…with Glitter. LOTS of Glitter.

Tuesday 9th April 2019 at the Grand Theatre and Opera House, Leeds. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Kinky Boots strutted into the Grand Theatre and Opera House, Leeds last night like it owned the whole damn city. It was faaabulous! With wise-cracking and heartfelt book by Harvey Fierstein alongside fierce, catchy anthems and powerhouse ballads from Cyndi Lauper it’s... Continue Reading →

Wilde Without the Boy: The Darker Side of Love

Friday 5th April 2019 at Harrogate Theatre (Studio). ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Every time I see an Oscar Wilde-related production I fall all over again for the sheer grit and elegance of the man. While his satirical plays with eagle-eyed social commentary most often find their way into our theatres now, this production, rather uniquely, brings one of... Continue Reading →

Noughts and Crosses: A Resonant Adaptation

Tuesday 2nd April 2019 at York Theatre Royal. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Malorie Blackman's hugely popular and deeply resonant novel Noughts and Crosses makes its way to the stage thanks to Pilot Theatre. Blackman's work is adapted for the stage by Sabrina Mahfouz and directed by Esther Richardson, with some mixed results but undeniable power. Noughts are at... Continue Reading →

Bouncers: In the Gutter & Loving It

Monday 25th March 2019 at Harrogate Theatre. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Ah, Bouncers. A classic and a solid gold vehicle for actors looking to show off their versatility. The John Godber Company do justice to the play as a classic of the 80s but Godber, who also directs, has worked hard to update it, with music choices, dance... Continue Reading →

The Sign of Four: A Stylish Homage to a Literary Great

Thursday 21st March 2019 at Harrogate Theatre. ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Blackeyed Theatre continue their journey through the vault of great literary classics with this latest production. Like Frankenstein and Jekyll and Hyde before it, this production of The Sign of Four handles its material with style. It’s another mystery for Sherlock Holmes and Co: a lady requires... Continue Reading →

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