The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel | Tour | Review

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Theatre Royal Brighton Tue 20 Sep – Sat 24 Sep 2022 One of my all-time favourite films has been adapted to the stage, opened in Brighton on Tuesday. I was delighted to catch ‘The Best Read More …

The Doctor | Theatre Royal Brighton | Review

The Doctor Theatre Royal Brighton 5th-12th September 2022 In a divisive time, in a divided nation, a society takes sides. Robert Icke’s The Doctor opened in August 2019 at the Almeida Theatre in London to critical acclaim, the play was Read More …

Mamma Mia! | Tour | Review

Mamma Mia The Brighton Centre 16-21st August 2022 Abba may have been at the top of their game in the 1970s but there is no better or easier time to enjoy their music. They are a key element of every Read More …

South Pacific | Sadler’s Wells | Review

South Pacific Sadler’s Wells until 28th August ‘You’ve got to be taught to be afraid,of people whose eyes are oddly made,and people whose skin is a different shade.You’ve got to be carefully taught.’ Lyrics sung by Lieu. Joe Cable in Read More …

Waitress | National Tour | Review

WaitressTheatre Royal Brighton 11th – 16th July 2022 What are the ingredients of a good musical? After a successful run in the West End, Waitress the Musical has been touring the country since pandemic restrictions were lifted. With much of 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 …

The Unfriend | Minerva Theatre, Chichester | Review

The Unfriend Minerva Theatre, Chichester After being postponed due to the pandemic in 2020, Steven Moffat’s new play ‘The Unfriend’ finally opened at the Minerva Theatre in Chichester this week.  With huge recent television successes such as ‘Dr Who’ and Read More …

The Rise and Fall of Little Voice | Tour | Review

The Rise and Fall of Little Voice Theatre Royal Brighton The Rise and Fall of Little Voice premiered at the National Theatre in 1992 before transferring to the Aldwych Theatre in the West End, winning both the Olivier award and Read More …

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 …

Sleeping Beauty | Devonshire Park Theatre | Review

Sleeping BeautyDevonshire Park Theatre 10th December – 9th January Forgoing pantomime season last year was a crushing blow for regional theatres up and down the country. Not only did they miss out on bucketloads of Christmas cheer but for many Read More …