Production images released for stage show of Babe, The Sheep-Pig

Production images released for Babe, The Sheep-Pig At The Lowry Tue 11 – Sat 15 April Adapted from Dick King-Smith’s much-loved children’s novel which inspired the Oscar-winning 1995 film, Babe, The Sheep-Pig will be brought to life on stage in an enchanting new production. Featuring stunning puppetry, an original score and an utterly charming ‘baa-ber […]

Wonderland Review

REVIEW: WONDERLAND (Sunderland Empire) ★★★ January 31, 2017  For: West End Wilma It’s not everyday you get to see a brand new musical but Wonderland has arrived in Sunderland in only the second week of its tour and it’s really rather good. On her 40th birthday Alice (Kerry Ellis) has received a letter from her […]

Gaslight Review

Grand Opera House, York – 30 January to 4 February.  Reviewed by Marcus Richardson Gaslight is Amazing, I can only start that way as I fell head over heels for it. The play set in the 1930s starts out everything seeming normal between a married couple, and then we learn new things and witness new […]

Dirty Great Love Story Review

Arts Theatre 25 January – 18 March.  Reviewed by Claire Roderick According to writers Richard Marsh and Katie Bonna, “Love stories are good, but the great ones are dirty”. Well, they’re right – Dirty Great Love Story is a fantastic, filthy and sweet show. Originally a much shorter poetry duet, this award-winning play boasts engaging […]

A Year From Now Review

VAULT Festival 25 – 29 January.  Reviewed by Claire Roderick RedBellyBlack’s stunning production asks the question “where do you see yourself a year from now?” of 14 real people. The answers received are moving and inspiring, and presented in a fascinating and poetic production. The cast of five begin by introducing themselves in a slightly […]

A Judgement In Stone Review

Richmond Theatre 23 – 28 January National tour until July 2017.  Reviewed by Claire Roderick The Classic Thriller Company brings Ruth Rendell’s novel to the stage with great style. Simon Brett and Antony Lampard have adapted the slow burning story of class resentment and shame and created a nostalgic but disturbing drama. Set in a […]

Dark Hearts of Space Review

An Audiovisual presentation – The Lowry Centre Salford Quay.  Jan 28th 2017.  Reviewed by Mike Davies This was a 40 minute audiovisual performance followed by a short meet the artists talk in the small Quay theatre. The Russian born duo have ongoing collaborations, in this art form. Dasha, the experimental techno DJ and graphics guru […]