Jokes And Their Relation To The Unconscious

Jokes And Their Relation To The Unconscious

Taken on a whirlwind of what it means to have desires, unconscious and conscious thoughts, Alex Sergeant performed an entertainingly educational stand-up show. 

Jacob Hatton: True Brit

Jacob Hatton: True Brit

Amidst all the current political debates surrounding nationalism, I was curious as to the sort of person that would put on a show called Jacob Hatton: True Brit. 

The Maydays present: Happily Never After

The Maydays present: Happily Never After

Being inspired by fairy tales, Gothic themes and the warped imagination of Tim Burton was all-too-clear in the wide and undeniably impressive range of sketches, theatre troupe The … 

Frankenstein: Man or Monster

Frankenstein: Man or Monster

A refreshingly innovative take on Mary Shelley’s 19th century novel, Augustus Stephens’ one-man performance effortlessly portrayed mental illnesses through the depiction of Vi… 

Tracey Tracey

Tracey Tracey

With pronounced teeth and wide eyes, eponymous protagonist Tracey Tracey’s entrance onto the stage paved the way for a larger-than-life, one-woman show from character comedian, N… 

Woof Woof Meow Meow

Woof Woof Meow Meow

Described as ‘a stand-up comedy brought to you by pet-loving funny guys Simone Belshaw and James Sarek’ in the Caroline of Brunswick’s 2017 Summer Comedy Guide, this performa… 

Results Will Vary

Results Will Vary

The quartet of performers who make up Pop Heart Productions brought to life a piece of improvisational theatre with several compelling aspects and showed promise for the future. 

The Girl Who Fell In Love With The Moon

The Girl Who Fell In Love With The Moon

Puppetry, poetry, dance and live music are interwoven in this splendid succession of stories from five zany friends. 

Blues and Burlesque

Blues and Burlesque

This clever infusion of comedy and burlesque from Dexys’ former piano man Pete Saunders proved to be a treat. 

Queer Side Story

Queer Side Story

As he shimmied onto stage, Gregoire Aubert’s performance of Queer Side Story could be nothing other than entertaining. 

The Treason Show

The Treason Show

Composed of a succession of satirical sketches, this festival special of The Treason Show ridicules all the supposedly powerful members of this planet. 

Desert Bloom

Desert Bloom

Decked out in her Nevada-based caravan, it is initially unclear in what direction Rosa Rita’s tale will take. 

carMen

carMen

If visual stimulation is what you’re after, there was no shortage of it in this homosexualised production of Georges Bizet’s opera, though its’ emphasis did result in a lack of p… 

The Communist Threat

The Communist Threat

It’s 1950 Vienna and two British spies are sent to kill a traitor. 

No More Miss America!

No More Miss America!

I originally held out much hope for this production from How to Deal with Rude and Unruly Women, however being there was like serving a prison sentence. 

Gran Consiglio (Mussolini)

Gran Consiglio (Mussolini)

Opening in 1943 Rome, Gran Consiglio is set with The Grand Council of Fascism meeting to discuss the deposition of Benito Mussolini. 

Piaf: Love Conquers All

Piaf: Love Conquers All

This character-driven play from Moving On Theatre had something for everyone. 

Thorn

Thorn

Detailing the many instances of one finding a metaphorical thorn in their side, Tom Jordan’s first came when he was five. 

Mixed Doubles

Mixed Doubles

Centring around the lives of four individuals within a fictional village, the fact that the premise of the show was built around a made-up comedy charity festival instantly made th… 

The History of Everything in 60 Mins (more or less)

The History of Everything in 60 Mins (more or less)

Ben Watson’s meet and greet as we entered the theatre made his audience immediately warm to him. 

Glengarry Glen Ross

Glengarry Glen Ross

Directed by Roger Kay, Glengarry Glen Ross depicts two days in the lives of four real estate salesmen who have been supplied with the names and phone numbers of some new leads. 

Notflix

Notflix

Theatre Company Waiting For The Call wasted no time in making us feel included within the show. 

Not Yet Suffragette

Not Yet Suffragette

Time is of the essence in this absolutely faultless performance from EntreprenHER Productions. 

My Paper Girlfriend

My Paper Girlfriend

Animation, mime and speech come together in this neat one-man show about love at first-sight going wrong. 

Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar

Inspired by popular Roman-esque style fetish wear, designer Kelli des Jarlais alongside writer Ellen Carr brings the Shakespearean play into the modern day setting of a feti… 

32

32

Shebang’s 32 follows the lives of lifelong friends Becky and Maisie, from their birth in Staines General Car Park, to the present day and subsequently, the age at whic… 

A Talent for Lying

A Talent for Lying

Set in a cafe, this helping from Octopus Soup Theatre initially provides nothing that an audience wouldn’t have seen before. 

Owl Time

Owl Time

Inspired by a phrase from Virginia Woolf to describe dusk, Owl Time is a gentle production that provides political punch. 

My Dear Miss Terry

My Dear Miss Terry

The word ‘Dear’ within the title of this production from Jean Rogers is exactly the right word for the intimate relationship that is evoked from the love letters sent between Ir… 

The Theatre Workshop Presents...Monologue Jam!

The Theatre Workshop Presents...Monologue Jam!

Tragedy and Comedy blend seamlessly together for this series of monologues performed byThe Theatre Workshop. 

The 3 Dancers

The 3 Dancers

Charity Rambert’s efforts across England, Scotland and Wales have successfully showcased their professionalism in the three thirty-minute performances of interpretative theatre … 

Lysistrata

Lysistrata

Set against the backdrop of modern day, debt-ridden Greece, this modern adaptation of Aristophanes’ Greek comedy Lysistrata, first performed back in 411 B. 

Rosie Wilby: The Science of Sex

Rosie Wilby: The Science of Sex

Brighton’s Science Festival continues to attract packed-out audiences of all ages and this time round it’s the amazingly eccentric Rosie Wilby with her theatrical exploration of … 

Grandma! The Musical

Grandma! The Musical

Felix Zschieschow and Megan Clifton return to the stage as comedy duo ‘Grandma’, and given the evening of continuously bizarre situations that the pair find themselves in, i… 

Mystery at Frankenstein Castle

Mystery at Frankenstein Castle

Time is of the essence as you and your newly formed team are transported to the authentically and adorned castle laboratory from which Victor Frankenstein has mysteriously disap… 

Private Lives

Private Lives

Regarded by many as Noel Coward at his best, this production is Director Tom Attenborough’s valiant attempt at Coward’s classic Private Lives and reignites the tempestuous r… 

Golem

Golem

Brightness infuses the evening from the off in 1927’s theatrical delight, Golem. 

The Grouch Who Couldn't Steal Christmas

The Grouch Who Couldn't Steal Christmas

The lean, green, Christmas-hating machine runs wild in this year’s holiday season production from The Fertile Theatre Company.