Sergio Blanco’s smash-hit, critically-acclaimed Thebes Land at Arcola Theatre

Thebes Land returns to Arcola Theatre aspart of CASA Festival 2017Arcola Theatre, 24 Ashwin Street, Dalston, London E8 3DLWednesday 6th September – Saturday 7th October 2017 Sergio Blanco’s smash-hit, critically-acclaimed Thebes Land – winner of Best Production at the 2016 Off West End awards – returns to Arcola Theatre for 5 weeks only as part […]

Darlington Hippodrome exhibition

MOVING FORWARD, LOOKING BACK. Darlington Hippodrome has launched a new exhibition celebrating the history and architecture of the Edwardian theatre at the Crown Street Art Gallery in Crown Street Library, Darlington. Moving Forward, Looking Back: A History of the Hippodrome, is a new exhibition celebrating the architecture of Darlington Hippodrome. The exhibition is open now […]

CASTING UPDATE FOR YOUNG MARX AT THE BRIDGE THEATRE

Full Cast for YOUNG MARX   Nancy Carroll (Jenny von Westphalen), Laura Elphinstone (Nym), Eben Figueiredo (Schramm), Nicholas Burns (Willich), Tony Jayawardena (Gert “Doc” Schmidt), Miltos Yerolemou (Barthélemy), Duncan Wisbey(Fleece/Darwin), Scott Karim (Grabiner/ Singe), Alana Ramsey (Mrs Mullett), Sophie Russell (Librarian),Fode Simbo (Peter), William Troughton (Constable Crimp) and Joseph Wilkins (Sergeant Savage) join the previously announced Rory Kinnear (Marx) and Oliver Chris (Engels) in the world premiere of Young Marx, a new comedy by Richard Bean and Clive Coleman, directed by Nicholas Hytner. Reuniting the creative team […]

STOMP Review

Mayflower Theatre, Southampton – until 19 August 2017.  Reviewed by Jo Gordon & Harry Gordon  4**** Stomp has been banging out the beats, delighting audiences globally now for 26 years. Five STOMP companies perform across the world keeping hardware stores in business having used up 20,000 drumsticks, 40,000 brooms, 60,000 boxes of matches, 30,000 bins […]

Our House Review

Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield – until 19 August 2017 4**** Our House is a simple moralistic tale based around the songs of Madness.  Its full of fun and this mainly young but talented company breathe life and fun into Tim Firth’s script. On his 16th birthday, Jo Casey has to make a simple choice – run […]

SiX the Musical Review

Edinburgh Fringe Festival Sweet Venues, Apex Hotel – until 28 August 5**** (because I can’t give 10) I love musical theatre and I covered the Queens of Henry VIII as part of my History degree so I knew I would love this show – and I did. With the tag line “Divorced … Beheaded … […]

Pageant Review

London Irish Centre – until 25 August.  Reviewed by Sabrina Fancy 3*** Ever wonder what attending a real life beauty pageant feels like? Enter the comedy based on a beauty pageant aptly called- Pageant. This musical spoof is set in the US where 6 contestants compete for the chance to be crowned as ‘ Miss […]