Kiss Me Kate Review

London Coliseum – until 30th June 2018 Reviewed by Elizabeth J Smith 4**** Two big Show”s in one, “Wunderbar” Kiss me Kate is the story of a 1940’s production company’s opening night of Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew where the two lead character’s, Fred Graham ( Quirijn De Lang) and Lilli Vanessi (Stephanie Corley) are […]

Beirut Review

Park Theatre – until 7 July Reviewed by Claire Roderick 3*** In Alan Bowne’s 1986 play, the US government’s response to the fatal spread of an unnamed disease is brutal. Those who have tested positive are tattooed and placed in a quarantine zone, known as Beirut. With squalid living conditions, dehumanising lesion inspections and the […]

Step Out of the Ordinary and into The Carlisle Fringe

Step Out of The Ordinary and into The Carlisle Fringe THIRD EDITION OF RAPIDLY GROWING FRINGE FESTIVAL TO ANIMATE AND INVIGORATE CARLISLE FROM 24TH AUGUST TO 2ND SEPTEMBER OUTSTANDING WORK SHOWCASED FROM UK’S UP AND COMING ARTISTS ACROSS 90 SHOWS, OVER 10 DAYS IN 11 VENUES TICKETS ON SALE NOW VIA www.carlislefringe.co.uk Today one of the UK’s friendliest […]

Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em Review

Harrogate Theatre – until 23 June 2018 Reviewed by Dawn Smallwood 5***** Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em starring Joe Pasquale, comes to Harrogate Theatre, the only one of two Yorkshire stops on its UK Tour. Based on Raymond Allen’s original 1970s TV sitcom, which originally stars Michael Crawford as Frank Spencer, this stage production is […]

The Crucible Review

Storyhouse, Chester – until Saturday July 7th 2018 Reviewed by Julie Noller 5***** Brought to the Storyhouse stage as part of their made by season, The Crucible tells the truthful yet fanciful turn of the events surrounding the 1690’s Salem witch hunts. Written by playwright Arthur Miller in a time that saw parallels drawn against the […]

Kevin Kennedy and Zoe Birkett to star in UK Tour of ROCK OF AGES

DAN LOONEY, ADAM PAULDEN, JASON HAIGH-ELLERY, SELLADOOR WORLDWIDE AND GAVIN KALIN ANNOUNCE INITIAL CASTING FOR THE UK AND IRELAND TOUR OF THE AWARD-WINNING SMASH HIT MUSICAL   “ROCK OF AGES” KEVIN KENNEDY TO PLAY ‘DENNIS’, ZOE BIRKETT ‘JUSTICE’, JODIE STEELE ‘SHERRIE’, LUKE WALSH ‘DREW’, LUCAS RUSH ‘LONNY’, ANDREW CARTHY ‘FRANZ’ VAS CONSTANTI ‘HERTZ’ AND RHIANNON […]