PREVIEW: Cargo, Arcola Theatre

The world premiere of  Cargo, a new play by Tess Berry-Hart will open at the Arcola Theatre from the 6th July.  A group of exiles sit in the dark of a container ship smuggling them into another land. But where have they come from? And who are they? As they journey ever closer to their… Read More

REVIEW: 7 and a Half Visions of Love by Luke Navin

This debut album of work for the piano from composer Luke Navin, show plenty of potential but feels ultimately cautious in its approach.  Luke Navin’s album as the title suggests, looks at the different stages of love from ‘First Sight’ all the way through to ‘Grief’ and captures all the emotions that each stage brings… Read More

The Comedy About a Bank Robbery Announces Extension

Mischief Theatre’s latest show has barely been officially open at the Criterion Theatre for a week, but has already announced that it will be extending its run at the Criterion Theatre until 2017.  The show which sees a bunch of crooks attempt to steal a diamond, is now booking at the Criterion Theatre until the… Read More

Damien Molony Joins Cast for No Man’s Land

Final casting for Sean Matthias’ production of No Man’s Land has been confirmed for the UK tour and West End run.  It has been announced that Damien Molony (BBC’s Ripper Street, Being Human) will play Foster, alongside the previously announced Ian McKellen (Spooner), Patrick Stewart (Hirst) and Owen Teale (Briggs) in the production. One summer’s… Read More

REVIEW: H.M.S Pinafore, Hackney Empire

This lighthearted and entertaining version of W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan’s work delighted audiences from beginning to end. This wonderfully sharp and entertaining all-male production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s H.M.S Pinafore has plenty energy and humour to keep the audience entertained throughout – even if it goes occasionally over the top. The opera takes place… Read More

Review Round Up… Tannhäuser @Royal Opera House

The Royal Opera House are currently reviving Tim Albery’s 2010 production of Wagner’s opera – but are critics wowed by it?  The Guardian: *** Tim Ashley wrote: “it remains to some extent an awkward piece of music theatre.” The Telegraph:**** Rupert Christiansen was enthusiastic saying: “it was Christian Gerhaher whose Wolfram lifted the evening to… Read More