There are some references sprinkled here and there to Dame Julie Andrews in What Would Julie Do?, but not, at the risk of pedantry, a huge amount of consideration for what Dame Julie might feasibly do when faced with the challenges of everyday living, and particularly those faced by carers. Still, … [Read more...]
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As an Aussie, there’s a mixture of trepidation and homesickness when you’re welcomed into a production with a Croc Dundee worthy ‘G-Day’, but that was just the start of the emotional rollercoaster that is Holding The Man which is a production that is as captivating as it is heartbreaking. Holding … [Read more...]
On reading the synopsis of the play, one might wonder whether Gate is going to be inspiring or depressing. It turns out to be generally uplifting, but with some harsher truths thrown in. Written by Artemis Fitzalan Howard and directed by Sadie Spencer, this superb play at The Cockpit brings … [Read more...]
The Knowledge is currently playing to audiences in Charing Cross Theatre London. Some of you may recognise the title of the play and you'd be right to, the piece was originally a feature film penned by the multiple BAFTA award-winner writer Jack Rosenthal CBE. The original starred Maureen … [Read more...]
I usually try and start my reviews with a brief synopsis of the plot but in the case of Five Guys Named Moe that will be difficult because it’s pretty flimsy, to say the least. Shambolic Nomax (played by Edward Baruwa) comes home all dishevelled after a heavy drinking session as he bemoans the … [Read more...]
"It's about one moment..." One moment is all it takes to change your life. One moment, one second, one decision and life can change for good. Jason Robert Brown's beautiful score and lyrics epitomise this perfectly in his collection of Songs For A New World. From the decision to have a baby … [Read more...]
I dislike multi-storey car parks with a passion. I’ve broken down in them, lost tickets, misplaced my car (temporarily) and even been accused of causing an accident in one at the exact time I was in a theatre miles away! So, when I was asked to review a play being performed on the sixth floor of a … [Read more...]