Category Archives: Theatre Reviews

Reviews of theatre performances

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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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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Barber Shop Chronicles – review

This review first appeared in British Theatre Guide Fuel, National Theatre and Leeds Playhouse present Barber Shop Chronicles by Inua Ellams  directed by Bijan Sheibani Curve Theatre, Leicester  2 to 6 April 2019 In one of the most enjoyable pre-sets I’ve ever … Continue reading

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Victoria – review

This review first appeared in British Theatre Guide Northern Ballet with The National Ballet of Canada present Victoria Choreography, direction and scenario Cathy Marston, music Philip Feeney  Curve Theatre, Leicester  2 to 6 April 2019 Never a company to shy away from … Continue reading

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Kunene and the King – review

Royal Shakespeare Company with The Fugard Theatre in association with Eric Abraham present Kunene and the King By John Kani Directed by Janice Honeyman The Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon 21 March – 23 April 2019 Even in the worst of times, … Continue reading

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