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Review: 2** The Yellow Wallpaper – Omnibus Theatre @Omnibus_Theatre

The marketing for this show is a striking image of an agonised figure reaching through a yellow wall, I was therefore quite ready for an atmospheric piece and a sense of ominous danger. The production is based upon an original … Continue reading

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Review: 4**** Fusion Theatre’s Stories from Around the World at Islington’s Pleasance Theatre  @thelondonfusion @TanyaChainey @ThePleasance

There’s always a certain amount of trepidation when one takes a four-year-old to the theatre.  A darkened room filled with strangers is not their usual environment. This means there is always a considerable risk that you will be the parent … Continue reading

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News: ARLENE PHILLIPS NEEDS YOU THIS SUNDAY – 25th MARCH. The Multi Olivier Award-winning director and choreographer is looking for 10 children to star in the UK premiere of the musical  “A Little Princess” @arlenephillips @southbankcentre @lippaofficial

Multi Olivier Award-winner and Tony Award nominee Arlene Phillips CBE is directing A Little Princess and is searching for her 10 amazing new child stars. Arlene said: “I am thrilled to be part of the biggest casting search for a child star … Continue reading

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Review: 3*** The Poetry We Make – The Vaults @VAULTFestival @_flugelman

#Tweetingit –  3*** has its moments but over-elaborates a simple concept i.e. that it’s ok to be different. Interesting use of a Dolly Parton though. The Vaults at Waterloo have been quietly building a reputation for daring and innovative theatrical … Continue reading

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Review: 5***** The Band The Marlowe Theatre Canterbury @TheBandMusical @marlowetheatre @garybarlow

  #Tweetingit – 5***** a nostalgia-fuelled show, filled with Take That hits, and a touching, tear-jerking, comical and highly entertaining storyline about friendship, loss, and fandom – what more can you possibly want? Firstly – this is a long review. … Continue reading

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Review: 2** Gallowglass – Norwich Theatre Royal – @MGTheatreCo @TheatreRNorwich

  From the pen of one of the world’s greatest thriller writers, Ruth Rendell (writing as Barbara Vine), comes a tale of kidnap and murder (eventually!). When Joe was saved from the path of a London tube, it wasn’t without … Continue reading

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Review: 3*** for newbies. 4**** for fans. Steptoe and Son Museum of Comedy @museumofcomedy ‏

  Steptoe and Son, for those unaware (as I was), was a long-running British television show active from 1962-65, and again from 1970-74. I must admit that whilst not the biggest fan of the genre, (if I wanted to listen … Continue reading

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Interview: Joe Ball, the Director of Revolution and Artistic Director of Exit Productions @VaultFestival @exitprodu @Kraydius

Last night I was lucky enough to go to The Vaults Festival to see Revolution – an immersive/interactive gaming experience. A review of this will follow but I was lucky enough to speak Joe Ball, the Director of Revolution and … Continue reading

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Review: 3*** Austen the musical at Mirth, Marvel and Maud @MirthMarvelE17 @AustenMusical

When I was offered the opportunity to review Austen the musical, I approached the evening with hesitancy and intrigue.  Hesitancy, because I’m always a little tentative when it comes to musicals –I’ve just never been a fan off all-singing narratives.  … Continue reading

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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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