Tag Archives: Upstairs at the Western

Fly Half – review

This review first appeared in British Theatre Guide  Fly Half written and performed by Gary Lagden Music composed and performed by Gareth Moulton Directed by Geoff Bullen Upstairs at the Western, 25 October 2018 Don’t let the simplicity and minimalism … Continue reading

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The Fall of Byron Montrose. Poet. Gentleman. Lover – review

This review first appeared in Sabotage Reviews The Fall of Byron Montrose. Poet. Gentleman. Lover written and performed by Ben Macpherson Upstairs at the Western, Leicester After the recent UK Pun Championships, Leicester’s long-running comedy festival features another dip into wordplay, … 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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Find the Right Words – review

This review first appeared in Sabotage Reviews Find the Right Words Upstairs at the Western, Leicester 15 November 2017 A review of one of Leicester’s regular spoken word events, Find the Right Words (FTRW), is long overdue*, having appeared on the Sabotage … 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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Jane Eyre – review

This review also appeared in Western Park Gazette Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë is a classic of English literature. Set in 19th century Yorkshire, the titular character is a strong, spirited young woman who, although fictional, still inspires fierce devotion from … Continue reading

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West End, Best End

This article first appeared in the programme for Upstairs at the Western’s Autumn season, 2013.  Upstairs at the Western’s next season begins 8th February 2014 – hopefully see you there! Leicester oozes history and events of the past twelve months … Continue reading

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