The Lavender Hill Mob | National Tour | Review

The Lavender Hill Mob Chichester Festival Theatre 10 – 14 January 2023 Writer Phil Porter(originally written for film by T E B Clarke)Directed by Jeremy Sams Once ranked by The British Film Institute as the ‘17th greatest British film of 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 …

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 …

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe | Gillian Lynne Theatre | Review

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Gillian Lynne Theatre, London THE MAGICAL WORLD OF NARNIA COMES ALIVE ON STAGE On Wednesday this week, I joined the hundreds who battled torrential rain to reach the Gillian Lynne theatre to watch Read More …

The Famous Five – A New Musical | Chichester Festival Theatre | Review

The Famous Five – a new musical Chichester Festival Theatre Chichester Festival Theatre’s 60th Anniversary Festival now draws to a close with a new British musical that is based on the books of Enid Blyton and features some of her 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 …

Woman in Mind | Chichester Festival Theatre | Review

Woman in Mind Chichester Festival Theatre 23rd September – 15th October 2022 Directed by Anna Mackmin Having a ticket or two to see an Alan Ayckbourn play has always, to me, conjured up a delicious anticipation of spending a couple Read More …

Jitney | Connaught Theatre Worthing | Review

Jitney Connaught Theatre Worthing 19 – 23 July A Headlong, Leeds Playhouse and Old Vic Co Production Written by August WilsonDirected by Tinuke Craig Tinuke Craig’s much vaunted and eagerly awaited celebrated production is one of the highlights of the Read More …

Beauty and the Beast | London Palladium | Review

Beauty and the Beast London Palladium Does Disney ever lose its magic? There is no shortage of Disney productions that have jumped from screen to the West End stage, Mary Poppins, The Lion King and Frozen all play nightly to Read More …