Theatre South East’s 2021 Favourites

Considering for much of 2021 theatre’s have been dark, it is so glad to see them bouncing back and enjoying packed houses once again. Our reviewers have been very busy and have enjoyed getting back into the theatre and have Read More …

Aladdin | Harlequin Theatre, Redhill | Review

AladdinHarlequin Theatre, Redhill 10th December – 2nd January 2021 The wicked Abanazar is seeking the magic lamp that contains the all-powerful Genie, so he can rule the world, and is just steps away from succeeding! Is all hope lost? No! Read More …

Groan Ups | Mischief Theatre | Tour | Review

Groan Ups Theatre Royal BrightonMischief Theatre Mischief Theatre return to Brighton with their latest offering and this time nothing goes wrong. Groan Ups is an observational comedy which follows the progress of five children at three stages of their development, Read More …

Private Lives | Chichester Festival Theatre | Review

Private LivesChichester Festival Theatre 16-20 November 2021 This is a very difficult review to write because I want to encourage as many people as possible to go to the theatre especially after the last 20 months so I will try Read More …

East is East | Tour | Review

East is EastChichester Festival Theatre Salford, 1971. George Khan wants to raise his family in the traditional Pakistani way, but his children have other ideas. Abdul and Tariq aren’t ready to be married off, Saleem is pushing artistic boundaries, Meenah’s Read More …

The Hound of the Baskervilles | Tour | Review

The Hound of the BaskervillesDevonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne A year after the successful Patrick Barlow adaptation of The 39 Steps opened at the Tricycle, this Peepolykus version of the novel that brought Sherlock Holmes back from the dead adopts the same Read More …

Home | Minerva Theatre, Chichester | Review

HomeMinerva Theatre, Chichester Home premiered at the Royal Court Theatre in London on 17 June 1970, directed by Lindsay Anderson with the extraordinary cast of John Gielgud as Harry, Ralph Richardson as Jack, Dandy Nichols as Marjorie and Mona Washbourne as Kathleen. Jessica Tandy replaced Nichols later in the Broadway run. David Storey also adapted his Read More …

Phantom of the Opera | Her Majesty’s Theatre | Review

Phantom of the OperaHer Majesty’s Theatre In July 2020, Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber took to Twitter to respond to Cameron Mackintosh‘s recently published Evening Standard article, in which he declared that The Phantom of the Opera would be permanently shutting down. Lloyd Webber tweeted, “As far as I’m concerned, Phantom will re-open as soon Read More …

Back to the Future | Adelphi Theatre | Review

Back to the Future | Adelphi Theatre | Review Robert Zemeckis’ film of Back to the Future was certainly popular when it was first released in 1985, topping the box office for almost three months and drawing good reviews. However Read More …