Review Round Up: The Chairs, Almeida Theatre

we round up the reviews for Omar Elerian‘s production of Eugène Ionesco‘s play. The Guardian: **** ” It’s still a hugely exciting revival, exciting to watch, with two spine-shiveringly good central performances.” WhatsOnStage: **** “Magni and Hunter weave pure magic. Like Sedgwick, they are masters of physical theatre, but part of the wonder of The Chairs is… Read More

Review Round Up: The Music Man, Winter Garden Theatre

Following numerous delays, this revival of the musical starring Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster has now officially opened on Broadway – but what have critics had to say about it? The Guardian: *** “It’s tempting to say that for the rest of this production director Jerry Zaks can’t match the star power at its center,… Read More

REVIEW: Instructions for a Teenage Armageddon, Southwark Playhouse

Rosie Day’s play highlights not only the confusion and pain of growing up but also the struggle of dealing with grief as a young person in a tight and engaging way. Running at just 75 minutes long, it is extremely impressive with just how much ground that Rosie Day covers in Instructions for a Teenage… Read More

Interview With…Eileen Browne

We chatted to the author about her book Handa’s Surprise which has been transformed into a stage production, currently playing at the Little Angel Theatre. For those who don’t know, what is Handa’s Surprise about? In the book, Handa is carrying seven delicious fruits in a basket on top of her head. One by one,… Read More

Interview With…Sasha Frost

We chatted to Sasha about starring in the new production of Jane Austen’s Persuasion. Hi Sasha, could you explain what Persuasion is about? Persuasion is about class, rituals, love and freedom. But this isn’t your typical adaptation is it? Can you tell me more about what audiences can expect? No, it definitely is not your… Read More

Review Round Up: Death on the Nile

Kenneth Branagh reprises his role as Agatha Christie’s famous detective – but has it won over the critics? The Guardian: ** “Branagh brings something spirited and good-humoured to the role of Poirot, but the film’s attempt to create some romantic stirrings to go with the activities of those little grey cells is not very convincing.”… Read More