Ruby Review

The Bread and Roses Theatre 30 August – 3 September.  Reviewed by Claire Roderick Jonathan Stephenson’s play sets out to examine “the human condition, mourning, grief and what tragedy can do to someone’s soul.” Which sounds cheerful. Happily, the play starts off on a light note, with cheeky chappy Ed (Jonathan Stephenson) popping round his […]

Thoroughly Modern Millie at Grand Opera House 27 Feb – 4 March 2017

David King for Spirit Productions Ltd presents BROADWAY’S MULTI AWARD WINNING MUSICAL COMEDY THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE TO TOUR THE UK IN 2017 STRICTLY COME DANCING’S JOANNE CLIFTON TO STAR AS MILLIE Award winning musical Thoroughly Modern Millie is set to tour the UK in 2017 opening at New Wimbledon Theatre on Tuesday 17 January. World […]


We are delighted to announce WONDERFUL TOWN Music by Leonard BernsteinLyrics by Betty Comden & Adolph GreenBook by Joseph Fields & Jerome Chodorov Based upon the Play My Sister Eileen by Joseph Fields & Jerome Chodorov and the Short Stories by Ruth McKenney To conclude our 2016 season, All Star Productions are delighted to present a new chamber production of […]

‘Tis Pity She’s A Whore Review

Tristan Bates Theatre 23 August – 10 September.  Reviewed by Claire Roderick Lazarus Theatre Company have a growing reputation for energising and exploring plays in exciting new ways, and their adaptation of John Ford’s classic is impressive in many ways. Ricky Dukes’ adaptation of John Ford’s classic, squeezed into 90 action packed minutes, wisely cuts […]

Mark Thomas wins The Stage Special Award

Mark Thomas wins prestigious The Stage Special Award Mark Thomas will be presented with the prestigious The Stage Special Award at Edinburgh Festival Fringe on Friday, August 26, 2016. The prize, part of The Stage Edinburgh Awards, celebrates sustained excellence at the Fringe. Previous winners of the Special Award include Chris Goode and Pip Utton. […]


Shortlists announced for the 2016 Edinburgh Comedy Awards   The nominations for Best Comedy Show are:   Al Porter: At Large James Acaster: Reset Kieran Hodgson: Maestro Nish Kumar: Actions Speak Louder Than Words, Unless You Shout the Words Real Loud Randy Writes A Novel Richard Gadd: Monkey See Monkey Do Tom Ballard: The World […]

Robert Powell and Liza Goddard at The Grand

ROBERT POWELL AND LIZA GODDARD IN ALAN AYCKBOURN’S RELATIVELY SPEAKING     The Grand Theatre is set to welcome a classic comedy next week when Robert Powell and Liza Goddardtake to the stage in Alan Ayckbourn’s Relatively Speaking. Greg only met Ginny a month ago but has already made up his mind that she’s the […]