Review Roundup… How the Other Half Loves @Theatre Royal Haymarket

Alan Ayckbourn’s tale of matrimonial mishaps is back in London for its first major West End revival. But what have the critics made of it?  The Stage:****Mark Shenton wrote: “Strachan directs with precision and his exemplary cast respond with perfect nuance and comic nous.” The Guardian: ****Michael Billington found that: “Theatrical snobs still patronise Alan… Read More

PREVIEW:Yayoi Kusama @Victoria Miro

The Victoria Miro Gallery  will present a new exhibition featuring the work of Yayoi Kusama from the 25th May to the 30th July.  Taking place across all the gallery’s locations and waterside garden, this new exhibition of the artist’s work will feature new paintings, pumpkin sculptures and mirror rooms – all made especially for this… Read More

REVIEW: The Play That Goes Wrong @Duchess Theatre

The original production from the Mischief Theatre company has certainly come along way from its first performance at the Old Red Lion Theatre.  Who knew a murder mystery could provide so many laughs? Well thank goodness for Mischief Theatre and Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society, audiences can take real pleasure in seeing everything go wrong at… Read More

PREVIEW: Tannhäuser @Royal Opera House

The Royal Opera House will present the first UK revival of Tim Albery’s production of Wagner’s Tannhäuser, running from the 26th April to the 15th May.  Wagner’s opera follows the great singer Tannhäuser,who is now the lover of the Goddess Venus, but is now tired of life in the Venusberg. When he returns home he participates in… Read More

REVIEW: The Monogram Murders by Sophie Hannah

Best known for her psychological thrillers, Sophie Hannah has created a murder mystery involving Hercule Poirot that would go down well with Agatha Christie herself.  Hercule Poirot is given a fresh new outing that involves plenty of twists and although written by a contemporary author, still remains faithful to Agatha Christies original style. The story… Read More