The Shawshank Redemption | National Tour | Review

The Shawshank Redemption Theatre Royal Brighton 23rd – 28th January 2023 Adapted by Owen O’Neill and Dave JohnsBased on the novella by Stephen King Director: David EsbjornsonA Bill Kenwright production ‘Fear can hold you prisoner. Hope can set you free’. Read More …

Death Drop: Back in the Habit | National Tour | Review

Death Drop: Back in the Habit Theatre Royal Brighton 13/12/2022 What kind of crazy madcap show is this? I had read the interview with Chris Clegg and Jesse Jones and trusted that an evening at the Theatre Royal Brighton watching Read More …

Othello | Frantic Assembly | Tour | Review

Othello Frantic Assembly Connaught Theatre, Worthing Frantic Assembly is a young, creative and innovative set of performers in the ever shifting world of experimental theatre. They work closely with educators and are currently studied as a ‘leading contemporary theatre practitioner Read More …

Come From Away | Phoenix Theatre | Review

Come From Away Phoenix Theatre On Monday 28th November I was invited along to the 1,000th performance of the masterful musical Come From Away. Come From Away is a beautiful musical about how a little town in Newfoundland dealt with Read More …

The Lavender Hill Mob | Theatre Royal Brighton | Review

The Lavender Hill Mob Theatre Royal Brighton The Lavender Hill Mob is a 1951 comedy film made by Ealing Studios, directed by Charles Crichton and starring a stellar cast that includes Alec Guinness, Stanley Holloway, Sid James and Alfie Bass. Read More …

Interview with George Rowlands and Evlyne Oyedokun | An Inspector Calls

Photos: Rehearsal images by Mark Douet George Rowlands & Evlyne Oyedokun An Inspector Calls Theatre Royal Brighton 15 – 19 November 2022 In the 30-years since its first performance at the National Theatre in 1992, Stephen Daldry’s production of An Read More …

The Mousetrap | National Tour | Review

The Mousetrap Theatre Royal Brighton until Saturday 29th October Directors: Ian Talbot and Denise Silvey How do you begin to review the longest running play in the world? Spanning a staggering 70 years of continuous production until Covid struck in Read More …

Local Hero | Chichester Festival Theatre | Review

Local Hero Chichester Festival Theatre After six years as Chichester Festival Theatre, Artistic Director Daniel Evans is stepping down in the spring of 2023 to lead the Royal Shakespeare Company as co Artistic Director alongside Tamara Harvey (Clwyd Theatre).  His Read More …