Joseph Review

York Grand Opera House, 26 April 2016.  Reviewed by Michelle Richardson Well what can I say about Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat? My friend and I were fortunate enough to go along to the opening night at the Grand Opera House in York on Tuesday. Neither of us had any idea what we were […]

LONDON’S BEST KEPT SECRET SET TO OPEN TO THE PUBLIC FOR THE FIRST TIME IN ITS 66O YEAR HISTORY

WORK BEGINS TO ‘REVEAL THE CHARTERHOUSE’ LONDON’S BEST KEPT SECRET SET TO OPEN TO THE PUBLIC FOR THE FIRST TIME IN ITS 66O YEAR HISTORY Living the Nation’s History since 1348 The Charterhouse, set deep within stone walls in the heart of Clerkenwell, is a remarkable assembly of historic buildings dating from the 14th century.  Over […]

Darlington Civic Theatre – Tell Me On A Sunday

SUNDAY GIRL JODIE RETURNS TO DARLINGTON Following her acclaimed performance in the Watermill Theatre production of Calamity Jane, Jodie Prenger is to step into Andrew Lloyd Webber and Don Black’s classic musical, Tell Me On A Sunday which will visit Darlington Civic Theatre in May. Jodie Prenger shot to musical theatre fame after being crowned […]

PARK THEATRE – NEW SEASON ANNOUNCED

AUTUMN-WINTER 2016 SEASON ANNOUNCED   OLIVIER AWARD WINNER MARK GATISS AND HUSBAND IAN HALLARD TO STAR TOGETHER IN THE BOYS IN THE BAND AFTER TRIUMPHS WITH DEAD SHEEP AND AN AUDIENCE WITH JIMMY SAVILE, JONATHAN MAITLAND RETURNS TO PARK THEATRE WITH DENY, DENY, DENY TACKLING DOPING IN SPORT   FIRST MAJOR REVIVAL OF JB PRISTLEY’S […]

THEATRE BOOK PRIZE WINNER ANNOUNCED

Last year’s best book about British theatre, according to the judges of this year’s Theatre Book Prize, was a fascinating study based on the files from the Lord Chamberlain’s Office now held in the British Library. At a gathering of people from theatre and the book world on April 22nd, held in the historic rooms […]

Flanagan Collective Seeks Community Cast

York Theatre Royal Associate Company The Flanagan Collective Seeks Community Cast for The Tempest.   Three professional actors will join the community cast in a promenade performance in rural North Yorkshire.   York Theatre Royal associate company The Flanagan Collective is well known for staging innovative, site-specific productions, such as an all-female Romeo and Juliet […]

The Bacchae After Euripides Review

Blue Elephant Theatre 19 April – 7 May.  Reviewed By Claire Roderick Lazarus Theatre Company’s adaptation of Euripide’s tragedy is full of colour and energy. Seeking revenge upon his mother’s sisters, Agave, Autonoe and Ino, for their lies about his mother and his parentage, Dionysus, son of Zeus, comes to Thebes. The women of the […]

Your Ever Loving Review

Theatre N16 18 April – 6 May.  Reviewed by Claire Roderick While people are still talking about the failings of US justice after watching “Making a Murderer”, Martin McNamara reminds us what the British establishment is capable of. Bomb attacks in 1974 led to the conviction of the Guildford Four. Because of draconian anti-terrorism laws, […]