Around the World in Eighty Days

Around the World in Eighty Days

In all honesty I don’t expect to walk a mile from my south London home and find a 5-star show in a local park. But a five-star rating means one of the best examples of a show of its type that the reviewer has ever seen – and that’s precisely what this is. Complete...
A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream is so familiar that you might think that there’s not much scope left for originality. You’d be wrong as this interesting and highly competent production shows. Yes, why not have Demetrius and Lysander physically scrapping at the back like...
The Winter’s Tale

The Winter’s Tale

All photos: Tim Morozzo Back in the ‘Theatre’ at last (of sorts)! I’m lucky enough to be in The Roman Theatre of Verulamium in St Albans, built in 140AD and, being the only outdoor theatre with a stage from its time, makes it not only distinctive but...
Macbeth

Macbeth

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve seen, read or taught Macbeth because I lost count years ago. If they gave badges for notching them up – as for blood donors – I’d be on Platinum by now. This show, I’m happy to report, is a very decent, succinct (95 minutes without...
The Comedy of Errors

The Comedy of Errors

Above: Photo – Pavel Goneski This is Comedy of Errors as you’ve probably never seen it before: a lot of fun and inching towards musical theatre as we hop from Sinatra to Queen to ABBA to I Do Like To Be Beside the Seaside and more. We’re in a Greek karaoke bar...
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