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Review: Strangers in Between at Trafalgar Studios

The last time I saw Strangers In Between in its original home at The King’s Head Theatre, I could only hope that I would...

Review: Tiny Dynamite at The Old Red Lion Theatre

They say lightening doesn’t strike twice, and many will struggle to remember the last time Abi Morgan’s Tiny Dynamite struck the West End.  This...

Review: The Crystal Egg Live at The Vaults

The Crystal Egg may not be the most prominent piece of writing from H.G. Wells, but for many it holds a special place in...

Review: Bananaman The Musical at Southwark Playhouse

For a whole generation, the phrase “This is 29 Acacia Road”, and the voice of Bill Oddie, will bring memories of the popular cartoon...

Review: The Grinning Man at Trafalgar Studios

  Entering Studio One at Trafalgar Studios there was a real sense that no-one really knew what to expect from The Grinning Man.  The 150-year-old...

Review: Beauty and The Beast at The King’s Head Theatre

The mark of a good parody, is the ability to pick up on the tiniest of details, and weave them into the new plot...

Review: Pinocchio at The National Theatre

I couldn’t quite remember the last time I had watched the animated film version of Pinocchio, it was clearly some time ago, and through...

Review: Fitzrovia Radio Hour’s A Christmas Carol

I fear I have lost count of the number of productions of A Christmas Carol being staged in London this year.  It’s not surprising...

Review: Thirty Christmases at The New Diorama Theatre

Heading home for the holidays feels like the most natural thing in the world, I’m already counting down the days until the long drive...

Review: The Barricade Boys at The Other Palace

The Other Palace Studio has had a decidedly festive makeover for its latest residency, a towering Christmas tree and roaring log fire (even if...

Review: King Tut a Pyramid Panto at The King’s Head Theatre

Late November, and even the sight of numerous friends posting photos of their sparkly decorations on Facebook hasn’t been enough to get me in...

Review: Boys In The Buff at The King’s Head Theatre

This is one of those shows where you pretty much know exactly what you’re going to get from the title alone. Boys in the...

Review: Privates on Parade at The Union Theatre

As we advance full throttle in to pantomime season, the Union Theatre has its own version of a grand old dame treading the boards....

Review: Liza Sings Streisand at Wilton’s Music Hall

Liza Pulman has brought her Autumn tour of Liza Sings Streisand to a close at Wilton’s Music Hall in London. The good news is,...

Review: Xposed at The Hen and Chickens Theatre

Seeing new writing performed for the first time is always exciting, but to see eight new pieces performed in one night is quite the...

Review: The End of History at The Tristan Bates Theatre

History was not my favorite subject at school, I was unable to distinguish Anshluss from Antwerp, and failed my Standard Grade (the Scottish version...