REVIEW: Much Ado About Nothing, Rose Theatre

This fun if barmy production takes a while to settle down but when it does allows the audience to have a great time.  Who knew the Mafia could provide such a great context for Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing? Thanks to Simon Dormandy’s hilariously chaotic production, the play does manage to take on new meaning… Read More

First Look at…Much Ado About Nothing, Rose Theatre

Production images have been released for the Rose Theatre’s production of Much Ado About Nothing which opens at the theatre tonight… Don Pedro is victorious. The turf war in the city is won and the Mafia overlord brings his entourage to Messina, a luxury spa hotel deep in the Sicilian hills, to hide out, recover… Read More

Inside the Rehearsals of… Much Ado About Nothing, Rose Theatre

Rehearsal images have been released for the Rose Theatre’s upcoming production of Much Ado About Nothing. Here’s a glimpse of what has been happening…  Playing at the Rose Theatre in Kingston from the 13th April, Simon Dormandy’s production is set to star  Mel Giedroyc (The Great British Bake Off) as Beatrice and John Hopkins (The… Read More

REVIEW: A Passage to India, Park Theatre

‘A Passage To India’ is a very traditional reworking of E.M Forster’s classic 1924 novel. Confession, disclaimer, excuse: I haven’t read ‘A Passage To India’. Sorry. So I’ll only review this production on its own merits, not with reference to its original text. The story follows the British colonial, or ‘Anglo-Indian’ as they are referred… Read More