Kevin Quantum Eyes Shut Eyes Open

Kevin Quantum Eyes Shut Eyes Open

Magic has enjoyed something of a welcome rebirth over the last few years, particularly at the Edinburgh Fringe. It was good, therefore, to see some magicians among the performers at the London Wonderground, and Kevin Quantum’s Eyes Open Eyes Shut kept an audience of...
Relatively Speaking

Relatively Speaking

James Simmons (Philip), Lianne Harvey (Ginny), Rachel Fielding (Sheila) and Christopher Bonwell (Greg). Photo: Steve Gregson No Sardines reader needs me to remind him or her that Alan Ayckbourn’s 1965 hit is a terrific comedy. It’s immaculately constructed and with a...
There’s a Rang-Tan In My Bedroom and Other Stories

There’s a Rang-Tan In My Bedroom and Other Stories

This is a piece for 5-11 year olds with a loaded agenda. Its aim is to introduce children to the concept of habitat destruction and its relationship with big business and to suggest some things we could all do to help arrest it. It is, however, packaged with a lot of...
Overtures Piano Bar at The Hippodrome Casino

Overtures Piano Bar at The Hippodrome Casino

Maybe it’s because Mini Sardines went down with Gastroentaritis the same night, maybe it’s because I felt a distinct clique at Overtures, maybe it’s because the PR people – whose job was surely to make sure I had a great time – completely...
Indecent

Indecent

As a play about a play with underlying tensions Paula Vogel’s play reminds me very much of Our Country’s Good although the issues are completely different. Originally planned for the spring of last year this production is the European debut of a play which has already...
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