Anything Goes Review

Upstairs at The Gatehouse 14 December – 29 January.  Reviewed by Claire Roderick Cole Porter’s great musical comes to Highgate for the Christmas season. A sunny transatlantic crossing may not seem like obvious festive material, but this is sheer joyous escapism at its best. The plot is nonsensical, full of cheesy lines, idiotic coincidences and […]

A Christmas Carol Review

Above The Arts 12 – 31 December.  Reviewed by Claire Roderick Combining two of my favourite things – theatre and food – Flanagan Collectives’ A Christmas Carol is fantastic festive fun. Above the Arts becomes Scrooge’s parlour – bookcases and fireplace facing the debtor’s wall – full of double entendre names and the amounts owed. […]

The Snow Queen Review

Theatre N16 11 – 22 December,  Reviewed by Claire Roderick Tatty Hennessy’s adaptation of The Snow Queen is a magical family show, relying on wonderful story telling and quiet moments of wonder rather than in your face pantomime shenanigans. Greta’s (Jessica Arden) brother Kay (James Tobin) has changed, they are arguing all the time, and […]


Theatre N16 11 – 22 December.  Reviewed by Claire Roderick Christmas by Simon Stephens is as festive as a bowl of cold sprouts. The bleak and lonely reality of Christmas for so many people is portrayed with dark humour and authenticity. Set in an instantly recognisable dingy pub, the regulars – all two of them […]

Stellar cast announced for bold adaption of La Ronde | The Bunker | Feb – Mar 2017

La Ronde A Collaborative Artists production in association with Heretic Production The Bunker, 53A Southwark Street, London SE1 1RU Saturday 11th February 2017 – Saturday 11th March 2017  Collaborative Artists return for 2017 with a bold reimagining of Arthur Schnitzler’s infamous classic La Ronde in a new adaption by Max Gill. La Ronde embraces life’s […]

Joel Dommett at The Grand

I’M A CELEBRITY’S JOEL DOMMETT IN LEEDS Fresh from his hugely memorable performance on 2016’s I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here, Joel Dommett is set to return to the road with his solo show, Joel Dommett: LIVE.   Catch the star of Sky1’s Bring The Noise at Leeds Grand Theatre on Sunday 30th […]