Category Archives: Theatre Reviews

Reviews of theatre performances

An Officer and a Gentleman the Musical – review

This review first appeared in British Theatre Guide Jamie Wilson with Galvin Kalin, Jason Haigh-Ellery, Anthony Clare and Broadway Baby Productions with Curve present An Officer and a Gentleman the Musical Book by Douglas Day Stewart and Sharleen Cooper Cohen … Continue reading

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Handlooms – review

This review first appeared in British Theatre Guide Rasa and Contact Theatre present Handlooms by Rani Moorthy directed by Alan Lane at Anokhi House of Sarees (via Curve Theatre, Leicester) “A chaos of colour” is how writer Rani Moorthy describes … Continue reading

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Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical – review

This review first appeared in British Theatre Guide Royal Shakespeare Company presents Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical book by Dennis Kelly Music and lyrics by Tim Minchin directed by Matthew Warchus Curve Theatre, Leicester Despite what her deeply unpleasant parents … Continue reading

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The Troth – review

This review first appeared in British Theatre Guide Akademi presents The Troth based on a short story by Chandradhar Sharma Guleri Directed and choreographed by Gary Clarke Curve Theatre, Leicester Spanning continents and timeframes, Akademi’s powerful production The Troth begins a UK … Continue reading

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A Passage to India – review

This review first appeared in British Theatre Guide Royal and Derogate and Simple8 Production A Passage to India based on the novel by E M Forster adapted by Simon Dormandy directed by Simon  Dormandy and Sebastian Armesto Royal and Derogate … Continue reading

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Above the Mealy-mouthed Sea – review

This review first appeared in Sabotage Reviews Unholy Mess and Omnibus Theatre present Above the Mealy-mouthed Sea by Jemima Foxtrot and Lucy Allan directed by Lucy Allan designed by Mayou Trikerioti at Upstairs at the Western (part of Find the … Continue reading

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Roald Dahl’s George’s Marvellous Medicine – review

This review first appeared in British Theatre Guide Curve and Rose Theatre Kingston present Roald Dahl’s George’s Marvellous Medicine adapted by David Wood directed by Julia Thomas Continuing what is becoming something of a Christmas tradition, Curve serves up another … Continue reading

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