Category Archives: Reviews

Review: 5***** The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night time @curiousonstage @marlowetheatre

#tweeting it: 5***** An emotional, poignant and, in parts, funny portrayal of the struggles of people with autism. This production is astonishing The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, adapted for stage by Simon Stephens from Mark Haddon’s … Continue reading

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Review: 3*** Shawkshank Redemption @Marlowetheatre@nicholls_paul

#tweetingit –3*** A hard-hitting production of the famous film of the same name complete with solid acting and well-designed set So, let’s get the important stuff out of the way first. In 1999, little 13 year old me was getting … Continue reading

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Review: 3*** – Freud The Musical @Natashaplays @KingsHeadThtr

I arrived at the Kings Head a little dubious as my knowledge of Freud is limited to a fleeting acquaintance over 15 years ago as part of a Drama degree, and the thought of following a one-woman musical on this … Continue reading

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Review: 5***** Sister @ovalhouse

The Ovalhouse has been a part of the London theatre scene for over 50 years, and is patronised by people such as Pierce Brosnan. But with shows like Sister being being performed here, it doesn’t need the famous names to … Continue reading

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Review: 4**** Ctrl + Alt + Delete, Camden People’s Theatre @Packemania @CamdenPT

#Tweetingit –4**** A gripping monologue exploring mother and daughter relationships – a bruising but rewarding experience. Ctrl + Alt + Delete…The title is a fascinating proposition for a play; but what does it tell us about the story itself? We … Continue reading

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Review:4**** Miss Behave’s Gameshow – @LdnWonderground @stillmisbehavin

#Tweetingit – 4**** This show is crazy, raucous, bloody brilliant and bound to leave you with a mental scar or two – JUST GO! The theatre – traditional high culture, a sophisticated night out – sit back relax and enjoy … Continue reading

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Review: 2** – Breakfast at Tiffany’s @BreakAtTiffLdn @TRH_London @PixieLott

#Tweetingit – Pixie Lott was superb but this, unfortunately, did not make up for the show being, frankly, dull. I should probably start this review with something of a confession.  Neither  I nor my companion at last night’s production of … Continue reading

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Review: 4**** Shadowlands – @Richmondtheatre @shadowlandstour

“My talk tonight is on the subject of love, in the presence of pain and suffering.” This beginning quote, from one of C.S. “Jack” Lewis’s talks, perfectly encapsulates the content of the production and is used as a trope, repeated … Continue reading

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Review: 1* Shit-faced Showtime @ldnwonderground @shitfacedshow

#Tweeting it -1*”one musical, one drunks, sadly just one joke The premise behind shitfaced showtime is simple.   Take a serious production of a musical – in this case Gilbert & Sullivan’s Pirates of Penzance – and get one member of … Continue reading

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Review: 4**** Mobile – @ThePaperbirds @marlowetheatre

#tweetingit – 4**** The best thing you’ll do in a caravan outside of A…or anywhere! I hate caravans. I always have. To steal a line from the Inbetweeners “it’s a sense of shitting in a bucket in a cupboard you … Continue reading

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