Review: Red Ellen (Touring)

Tuesday 24th May 2022 at York Theatre Royal. ⭐️⭐️⭐️ “There is more than one way to kill a revolutionary.” Caroline Bird’s Red Ellen is the latest in a welcome clutch of new work spotlighting marginalised female figures from history. Ellen Wilkinson was undoubtedly a remarkable figure with a flawed personal life and a career spanning... Continue Reading →

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: Fatal Attraction (Touring)

Tuesday 3rd May 2022 at the Grand Theatre and Opera House, York. ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Written by James Dearden and based on the iconic 1987 Paramount Pictures movie, this production of Fatal Attraction bravely makes its way on stage with a relatively small cast, a confident set design and some interesting - if at times odd -... Continue Reading →

Interview: Mathew Horne & Keith Allen Talk “The Homecoming”

Harold Pinter’s 1965 play “The Homecoming” has been called a “masterpiece” and a “modern classic”. Its exploration of family dynamics and rocky relationships earned this “bleakly funny” play a Tony Award and now a new production is making its way across the UK starring Mathew Horne (“Gavin and Stacey”, “Bad Education”, “Rain Man” Tour) and... Continue Reading →

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