REVIEW: Silver Lining, Rose Theatre Kingston

Sandi Toksvig’s play about five elderly women in a care home is witty and filled with plenty of fantastic lines, but it lacks substance and direction to make much of an impact.  Set in a care home which is in danger of flooding, five elderly residents examine their lives  and their regrets, tinged with humour… Read More

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REVIEW: Beryl, Rose Theatre Kingston

Maxine Peake brings this little known story of Beryl Burton to life that leaves you feeling amazed that she isn’t as well known as she deserves to be.  What do you think of when you hear the name Beryl Burton? Don’t be surprised if you have never heard of her as her story has been… Read More

PREVIEW: Beryl @Rose Theatre, Kingston

Maxine Peake’s stage writing debut arrives at the Rose Theatre in Kingston from the 8th March to make its London premiere.  Directed by Rebecca Gatward, Maxine Peake’s play looks at the life and career of Beryl Burton – the greatest female cyclist, who became five times world pursuit champion, 13 times national champion and twice road-racing… Read More