REVIEW: Frankenstein, Richmond Theatre

Rona Munro’s adaptation of Mary Shelley’s classic horror story puts the author at the centre but at what cost to the story itself? In her programme foreword, writer Rona Munro states that above all else she hopes that this play terrifies the audience. Well, it might not terrify the audience as such it does offer… Read More

Review Round Up: Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, Harold Pinter Theatre

Discover what the critics made of the stage adaptaion of Louis de Bernières’s novel. Time Out: *** “Still, as efforts go this is beyond valiant and if doesn’t have the weight of the book, it’s still a rich and ambitious piece of theatre.” London ** “But there’s an over-arching earnestness to the storytelling that… Read More

REVIEW: Rebus: Long Shadows, Rose Theatre

Ian Rankin brings his famous detective to the stage in this atmospheric if slightly thin play adaptation. It is always a difficult task to take a beloved book character and place them on stage – fans of the book or character will want to see plenty of faithful representations of situations and details while newcomers… Read More