Author Archives: punctualsally

Cabaret – review

This review first appeared in British Theatre Guide Bill Kenwright presents Cabaret Book by Joe Masteroff Music by John Kander Lyrics by Fred Ebb Directed by Rufus Norris Curve Theatre, Leicester 15 – 19 October 2019 “Divine decadence, darling” promises … Continue reading

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My Beautiful Launderette – review

This review first appeared in British Theatre Guide Curve Theatre, Belgrade Theatre Coventry, Everyman Theatre Cheltenham and Leeds Playhouse present My Beautiful Launderette by Hanif Kureishi directed by Nikolai Foster Curve Theatre, Leicester 20 September to 5 October 2019 “I’ve got the … Continue reading

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War Horse – review

This review first appeared in British Theatre Guide National Theatre and Handspring Puppet Company present War Horse based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo, adapted by Nick Stafford directed by Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris Curve Theatre, Leicester 18 September … Continue reading

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“Emu” soup plus seedy biscuits

I saw an entertaining thread on Twitter last week where people shared family names for favourite meals, usually as a result of a child’s mispronunciation. Thanks to my younger sister we had one which has stuck: peemot (pronounced “peem-ot”, a … Continue reading

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Grease The Musical – review

This review first appeared in British Theatre Guide Colin Ingram for InTheatre, Donovan Mannato, William Sinclair, Hunter Arnold, Ricardo Marques and Araca and Curve present Grease The Musical by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey directed by Nikolai Foster Curve Theatre, … Continue reading

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The Entertainer – review

This review first appeared in British Theatre Guide Curve, Anthology Theatre and Simon Friend Entertainment present  The Entertainer by John Osborne  directed by Sean O’Connor Curve Theatre, Leicester 26 – 31 August 2019 Sometimes it’s not clear why a classic … Continue reading

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Reflections – review

This review first appeared in British Theatre Guide Ayikodans presents Reflections Choreographed by Jeanguy Saintus  Leicester Cathedral as part of Let’s Dance International Frontiers Festival 2019 29 April 2019 Reflections, a new commission by acclaimed Haitian choreographer Jeanguy Saintus and … Continue reading

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