Category Archives: Reviews

Reviews of live entertainment

The Red Shoes – review

This review first appeared in British Theatre Guide Matthew Bourne’s The Red Shoes A New Adventures Production Based on the film by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger and the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale Music by Bernard Herrmann Choreographed and … Continue reading

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My Country; a work in progress – review

This review first appeared in British Theatre Guide National Theatre presents My Country; a work in progress In the words of the people across the UK and Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy Directed by Rufus Norris At Curve Theatre, Leicester¬†27 … Continue reading

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The Unknown Soldier – review

This review first appeared in British Theatre Guide Grist to the Mill Productions Ltd presents The Unknown Soldier Written and performed by Ross Ericsson Directed by Michelle Yim At Upstairs at the Western, Leicester¬†¬†26 April So, it seems we have … Continue reading

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COAL – review

This review first appeared in British Theatre Guide Gary Clarke Company presents COAL Choreography by Gary Clarke and the performers Artistic Direction Gary Clarke Dramaturgy Lou Cope Costume and set design Ryan Dawson Laight Lighting Design Charles Webber Musical Director … Continue reading

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Dirty Dancing – review

This review first appeared in Western Park Gazette Karl Sydow, Joye Entertainment and Paul Elliott in association with Lionsgate and Magic Hour Productions present Dirty Dancing The Classic Story on Stage by Eleanor Bergstein Directed by Federico Bellone Dirty Dancing … Continue reading

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Fantastic Mr Fox – review

This review first appeared in British Theatre Guide A Nuffield Southampton Theatres and Curve production in association with Lyric Hammersmith present Fantastic Mr Fox by Roald Dahl, adapted for the stage by Sam Holcroft Directed by Maria Aberg Designer Tom … Continue reading

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Dr Frankenstein – review

This review first appeared in British Theatre Guide Northern Stage and Greyscale present Dr Frankenstein Based on the novel by Mark Wollstonecraft Shelley Adapted by Selma Dimitrijevic Directed by Lorne Campbell Casting against gender is currently something of a hot … Continue reading

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