Browsing Category

Theatre

  • The Taming of the Shrew at Sherman Theatre
    Theatre

    The Taming of the Shrew review

    It feels right to publish a review of @JoCliffordPlays' #TamingtheShrew on #IWD2019 (if you overlook how late the #review is as I was working away without my blog login!). If you…

  • American Idiot Review New Theatre Cardiff
    Theatre

    American Idiot at the New Theatre, Cardiff

    American Idiot is a joy of music, if not quite a musical joy. To walk away with Good Riddance pulsating through your being is appreciated. This is a production which should…

  • Christmas at the Sherman Alice in Wonderland at the Sherman Theatre. Photo by Mark Douet
    Theatre

    Alice in Wonderland at the Sherman Theatre

    Christmas at the Sherman Theatre has become to my family part of what makes Christmas. As my children have grown, they’ve transitioned from the productions for younger children to sitting mesmerised…

  • We Are Ian at The Other Room
    Theatre

    We Are Ian at The Other Room

    We Are Ian at The Other Room takes us back to 1989. In Manchester. I say takes ‘us’  back, for me it’s the repercussions. For the majority of the audience to…

  • Fame The Musical
    Theatre

    Fame The Musical at the New Theatre, Cardiff

    The curtain has risen on Fame The Musical at the New Theatre, Cardiff with high energy, raw emotion and kids with attitude. Whilst this isn’t light-hearted fun, this stage version presents…

  • The Awkward Years at The Other Room (photo credit Kirsten McTernan)
    Theatre

    The Awkward Years at The Other Room

    Matthew Bulgo’s The Awkward Years provides the inaugural production for The Other Room’s Autumn-Winter curated season. Introduced to Lily, hangover ridden and trying to remember the detail of the events last night.…

  • Rain Man at the New Theatre, Cardiff
    Theatre

    Rain Man at the New Theatre, Cardiff

    There is always a challenge in translating from one media to another. I’ve only really felt the emotional conundrum when I’ve read the book beforehand. In seeing Rain Man at the…

  • Exit the King at the National Theatre
    Theatre

    Exit the King at the National Theatre

    Eugene Ionesco’s Exit the King at the National Theatre introduces us to the bizarre, sublime and ridiculous. After 483 years of existence we are immersed in the last hours of King…