Latest Reviews

Margo & Mr Whatsit

Margo & Mr Whatsit

Exciting, emotional and, most importantly, entertaining, Margo and Mr Whatsit is the tale of eight-and-a-half-year-old Sophia and her imaginary friend Mr Whatsit, an inseparable duo until the time comes for Sophia to grow up and take on a new, more mature imaginary friend – Margo... 

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Yen
Yen

Gritty Theatre is living up to its name with their current performance of Anna Jordan’s Yen. If you want a dark play that weaves classic tragic love stories with modern themes – Yen is the perfect piece to choose to bring to life... 

Julie
Julie

A face and its value. A book and its cover. A gifthorse and its mouth. Sit any of these ‘couples’ together in the audience at The National and you’re risking a repeat of the fight that took place during a preview for this modernised version of Strindberg’s Julie - missing the ‘Miss’ must mean modern... 

Two by Jim Cartwright
Two by Jim Cartwright

Clueless Theatre makes a remarkable company debut with a production of Jim Cartwright’s Two. As they point out, this is a minimalist production: “No scenery, no props, no sound effects – just the cast, the audience and the script”... 

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Features

Timely Production of Rhinoceros Tops 2018 CATS

Timely Production of Rhinoceros Tops 2018 CATS

The play is a powerful warning about the dangers of conformity, of a mass succumbing to a social miasma that robs us of our culture, our freedom and, ultimately, our humanity.  

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Victorious Victorious at Brighton Fringe Awards
Victorious Victorious at Brighton Fringe Awards

And so we reach the end of Brighton Fringe 2018 and the Broadway Bobby Award to the Outstanding Show of the Fringe... 

Madagascar Musical to tour UK with X Factor winner Matt Terry
Madagascar Musical to tour UK with X Factor winner Matt Terry

Go wild as Matt Terry – winner of 2016's X-Factor is announced to play Alex The Lion in the brand-new stage adaptation of Madagascar - The Musical opening at New Wimbledon Theatre on 16 July prior to a UK Tour. 

Something For The Weekend: Brighton Fringe Final Weekend
Something For The Weekend: Brighton Fringe Final Weekend

Just like that, we approach the final weekend of Brighton Fringe. We’ve been dazzled, bemused and wowed, but there’s still time for more... 

Interviews

Onstage Nudity, 99 Problems And Donald Trump: The Ugly Girls Club Reveal All

Onstage Nudity, 99 Problems And Donald Trump: The Ugly Girls Club Reveal All

Hillary Rock-Archer from the Ugly Girls Club talks about the collective’s first stage production, Love Letters to Rappers, and reveals her thoughts about activism, bad haircuts, onstage nudity and what she would do if Donald Trump walked in.  

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Prune Might Be A Bouffon But She's Not Afraid To Make Fun Of Her Own Heartbreak
Prune Might Be A Bouffon But She's Not Afraid To Make Fun Of Her Own Heartbreak

Serena Flynn might only reveal her darkest secrets after lots of gin, but her on-stage alter ego Prune is grotesque, fragile and ready to bear all... 

Do Animals Have Chins? Songwriter John Hinton Reveals The Surprising Truth
Do Animals Have Chins? Songwriter John Hinton Reveals The Surprising Truth

Do you ever find yourself singing The Bare Necessities? Or breathily repeating David Attenborough’s iconic narration? If so, the Ensonglopedia of Animals is the show for you... 

Christine Kempell thinks Caitlin Thomas needs her story to be told. We found out why.
Christine Kempell thinks Caitlin Thomas needs her story to be told. We found out why.

Caitlin is a one-woman play by Mike Kenny about Dylan Thomas and his wife's tempestuous life together, written entirely from her point of view... 

Latest Listings

Out Of Leftfield

Out Of Leftfield

What is going on in the small town of Leftfield? Are haunted houses, possibly fake but definitely walking Egyptian Mummies and a small localised Zombie Apocalypse proof of the paranormal? Or are they just normal? Investigative reporter Stuart Doublehorn is about to learn answers comes at a price... 

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The Last One
The Last One

The Last One is the end of all things, and still needing more. A physical, visual and metaphysical battle for total beauty... 

Trans Pennine
Trans Pennine

Trans Pennine is a funny, fast-paced, and emotional play about family disagreements, gender-identity, and caravan holidays... 

We'll Do It Live!
We'll Do It Live!

Fringe madness has descended once again with the weird and wonderful from all over the globe in our bonnie wee city...