Lear at the Union Theatre – An enamoured…

Ursula Mohan’s Lear is the King’s widow in Phil Wilmott’s new production at the Union theatre that begs the question: “what if King Lear were a woman?”. In a stuffy and smoke-lit room, the audience…

Gilbert and Sullivan: An witty and upbeat opera…

Taking place in one of the very first Elizabethan pub theatres, the King’s Head Theatre, is a contemporary and polished version of W.S Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan’s ‘Patience.’ Directed by John Savournin of the Charles…

Why ‘I Can’t Sing’ failed. A waste of…

Even I have to admit that the closure of Simon Cowell’s co-produced theatre show, ‘I Can’t Sing’ is not an entire surprise and may do the West End theatre world a lot of favours given…

***** Orpheus at the Battersea Arts Centre –…

  The Orpheus Gang  There is a lot to say about Little Bulb Theatre’s brilliant production of ‘Orpheus’at the Battersea Arts Centre but one thing is for certain and that is this kaleidoscope of mixed…

**** See Thatcher and the Queen have tea…

It is the queen’s priority to be as politically neutral, wary of her government ministerial advice but not let her opinion be known if she does not agree. The Prime minister, Thatcher in our case,…

Scrawny Cat Theatre Company – Rose Theatre –…

By Mary Grace NguyenRichard III is about blood spill and a tragedy amongst the monarchy. Key themes like death and treachery of Shakespeare’s own Macbeth come to mind and with direction from Charlotte Ive of…