Coram Boy | Chichester Festival Theatre | Review

Coram Boy Chichester Festival Theatre Following on from the Tudor period, Chichester Festival Theatre’s 2024 Festival has now reached the Eighteenth century with Helen Edmundson’s adaptation of Jamila Gavin’s award-winning novel Coram Boy.  Anna Ledwich returns to Chichester to direct Read More …

The Circle | Chichester Festival Theatre | Review

The Circle Chichester Festival Theatre until 3rd Feb Tickets Currently playing at the Chichester Festival Theatre is Somerset Maugham’s 1921 play The Circle.  A romantic comedy of manners peppered with his trademark insights into human frailty, containing a large slice Read More …

The Three Billy Goats Gruff | Minerva Theatre Chichester | Review

The Three Billy Goats Gruff Minerva Theatre Chichester What a great way to start the build-up to Christmas, and potentially a life long love of live theatre, than with the joyful hit musical The Three Billy Goats Gruff aimed at Read More …

A Voyage Round My Father | Chichester Festival Theatre | Review

A Voyage Round My Father Chichester Festival Theatre Chichester Festival Theatre’s winter touring season opens with the celebrated autobiographical play written by Sir John Mortimer, and directed by Richard Eyre.  This is a wonderful snapshot of their father/son relationship and Read More …

The Inquiry | Minerva Theatre, Chichester | Review

The Inquiry Minerva Theatre, Chichester The final production of Festival 23, currently playing in the intimate Minerva Theatre, is a new drama by Harry Davies.  Harry is an investigative journalist at The Guardian but he has a background in theatre Read More …

A View from the Bridge | Chichester Festival Theatre | Review

A View from the Bridge Chichester Festival Theatre A View from the Bridge written by Arthur Miller A co-production from Headlong Productions, the Octagon Theatre and the Rose Theatre Director: Holly Race Roughan Chichester Festival Theatre This masterpiece from Arthur Read More …

Never Have I Ever | Minerva Theatre, Chichester | Review

Never Have I Ever Minerva Theatre, Chichester Friday 1st – Saturday 30th September 2023 A world premiere currently playing at the intimate Minerva Theatre Chichester is Never Have I Ever.  A first play, written in a matter of days, by Read More …

4000 Miles | Minerva Theatre Chichester | Review

4000 Miles Minerva Theatre, Chichester May 2023 The Minerva opener for Festival 2023 is Amy Herzog’s award-winning play 4000 Miles.  A compassionate, inter-generational snapshot of the unfolding relationship that develops between a grandmother and her grandson.  Directed by Sir Richard Read More …

The Vortex | Chichester Festival Theatre | Review

The Vortex Chichester Festival Theatre May 2023 Opening Chichester Festival Theatre’s 2023 summer festival is a fairly neglected early work from Noel Coward.  It is now 50 years since his death, and The Vortex was the playwright’s first major success, Read More …