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Review: The Buried Moon at The Rose Playhouse

The Tempest’s Miranda and Caliban make the ideal couple for a modern retelling of teenage friendship, love and rebellion.  Laura Turner’s The Buried Moon...

Review: Out There on Fried Meat Ridge Road at Trafalgar Studios

Every so often a comedy comes along that doesn't have to try too hard, it's just innately funny and heart-warming. Keith Stevenson's Out There...

Review: Becoming Mohammed at The Pleasance Theatre

How would you react to a family member converting to another faith? Especially when it's a faith that's often unjustly vilified by the media....

Review: The Resistable Rise of Arturo Ui at Donmar Warehouse

Following a tumultuous 2016, there seems like no better time for Bertolt Brecht’s The Resistable Rise of Arturo Ui to make a return to...

Review: All Our Children at Jermyn Street Theatre

Looking to the past, Stephen Unwin’s All Our Children  at the Jermyn Street Theatre is a heart-breaking account of what is often referred to...

Review: Divine Chaos of Starry Things at The White Bear Theatre

Based on the true story of Louise Michel, Paul Mason's Divine Chaos of Starry Things at the White Bear Theatre is a historical play...

Review: Wheel of Misfortune at The Old Red Lion

A few days leave from work recently reintroduced me to the world of daytime television, and in particular, those tacky gameshows that are torture...

Review: Magic Berries at The Etcetera Theatre

Magic Berries, a new play written and directed by Valentin Ducept at the Etcetera Theatre, is a Hitchcock style psychological thriller with plenty of...

Review: Whisper House at The Other Palace

When a new musical opens with a song entitled 'Better to be Dead', you know it's probably not going to be a tap dancing/happy...

Review: 46 Beacon at Trafalgar Studios

"1970 was a sexy year" according to Robert, short term resident at 46 Beacon, the address which gives the play its title. The year?...

Review: The Life at Southwark Playhouse

  Back when life on the Great White Way was a whole lot seedier, The Life, by Cy Coleman, Ira Gasman and David Newman, introduces...

Review: 2 Become 1 at The Kings Head Theatre

  The 90's were all about 'Girl Power' as The Spice Girls rose to the top of the charts along with the likes of Britney...

Review: How to Succeed In Business Without Really Trying

One of my favourite films growing up was Michael J Fox's The Secret of My Success, I would watch it dreaming of making it...

Review: Hearing Trumpet at The Old Library

To be completely honest, I've never much been a fan of surrealism.  Having to review a surrealist play gave me a feeling of dread...

Review: It Is So Ordered at The Pleasance Theatre

Appalling injustice, which reaches blood boiling levels, is the overarching theme in Conor Carroll’s It Is So Ordered, playing at the Pleasance Theatre and...

Review: Miss Nightingale at The Vaults

Matthew Bugg's wartime musical, Miss Nightingale, returns to the stage for a fifth time. This time at the Vaults which seems the ideal venue,...