“I was beginning to lose all hope. I wanted to pop the West End over my knee and give it a good hiding for such detestably lackadaisical behaviour. But then, I saw Matilda.”
Having long been a fan of the original 1952 MGM musical comedy ‘Singin’ in the Rain’ starring Gene Kelly and Debbie Reynolds, I was excited to see it brought to life on such a grand scale. Adam Cooper leads the cast as silent movie actor Don Lockwood and bravely pulls off possibly the most memorable dance sequence in movie history.
Once Jamie Lloyd’s boisterous revival of She Stoops to Conquer gets into its stride, it is impossible not to be touched by Goldsmith’s acute investigation into the muddle of manners that was Georgian society.
The latest production from The Agatha Christie Theatre Company was first adapted from Christie’s novel…
“Written in the style of 18th century caricature, it is impossible not to find much of the play hysterically funny, and yet equally impossible not to feel guilty for laughing.” Rebecca reviews The Madness of George III…
Set in the fictional Ministry of Cultural Integrity, where a ‘healthy, muscular and tender understanding of our cultural heritage’ is the order of the day, Hydrocracker’s production draws on five of Pinter’s politically motivated short plays.
Whatever your preference, be it staid or saucy, there’s no excuse not to indulge in some festive frolics with these handpicked morsels of theatrical conviviality, daring dance and musical delights.
“One for the road” is such a flippant, jovial expression, isn’t it? Something dads say at the pub. But I’ll never hear the expression in quite the same way again, having seen The Print Room and Young Vic’s co-production of Pinter’s brutal short play.
In a leafy corner of south west London lives a theatre that has been revered…
Miss York visits Keats House in Hampstead for an outdoor performance of Romantics by director James Veitch and the Pale Fire theatre company. We all know Miss York likes the rain; did she like the performance as well?
Alex Larman visits the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon for a performance of Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice, transplanted by director Rupert Goold into a bustling Las Vegas.