From the same dynamic duo behind Tougher than the Train, here we have an interactive comedy show for adults with Valhalla Calling.
So you think you know Dylan Thomas? Maybe for his work and his volatile mindset through drinking, but have you ever wondered what his wife Caitlin really thought of him? We find ou…
When Marisha Wallace, who plays Ado Annie, sings “I’m just a girl who cain’t say no” we are left in no doubt as to what she means and it gets the ovation it richly deserves…
Rain didn't dampen our spirits as we found ourselves transported to the Ibizan club scene for an hour during Guru Dudu's Silent Disco Walking Tour, dancing away the weekend…
In Rachel and Billy’s life, rats scratch at drywall and run across kitchen countertops.
Julie Atherton’s production of Ordinary Days at the Cockpit is a work of art.
As the audience entered the Bosco Theatre, we were enchanted by a solo guitar player (Tim Carp) on stage.
'Hello! What time do you call this?' A friendly voice called out to the audience as we entered the Rotunda performance space.
Punchdrunk‘s new production, The Burnt City, directed by Felix Barrettand Maxine Doyle, taking place in one of the buildings at the Woolwich Arsenal.
Sometimes all the elements of a production combine to form something that is stunning and deeply moving.
How It Is (Part 2) being Part 2 of a three-part novel of which Part 1 comes before it and Part 3 follows it after which there is no more being a novel it is not a play yet here at …
Considering how much Anyone Can Whistle flopped in 1964, it is a bold, brave (and some may say hubristic) move on the part of Grey Area Theatre Company to revive the show at the So…
From the glittering heights of Hollywood to the roaring sound of the West End, Jinkx Monsoon delivers a spectacular insight into their kooky (yet incredible) brain and reminds us a…
The Old Market atmosphere was vibrant as we walked in to find a stage that had a set made up entirely of cans, pots, pans, traffic signs and more that one might see on a busy city …
I’ll settle for the company’s own description of Under Electric Candlelight as an ‘existential tragicomedy’, but dont worry about interpreting that.
After years of turmoil caused by politics and pandemic, nostalgia is exactly what Doc ordered.
There’s something truly life-affirming about theatre that entertains and makes you think.
It feels like a lifetime since I was seated front of stage; looking up at the house lights, almost as nervous as the performers waiting behind the curtain.
A love triangle, passion, jealousy, the colour of red roses and bull-fighter capes: just what you would expect in this stunning contemporary dance version of Bizet’s Carmen, re-i…
If you’re looking for magical theatre this Christmas, but aren’t keen on booking a pantomime, then Blu & The Magic Web is a musical adventure that is sure to please the who…
When Mark Twain said the only two certainties in life were death and taxes, he clearly hadn’t accounted for Andrew Pollard and the Greenwich team knocking out a cracking panto.
Reversed, deconstructed and re-imagined to create a truly remarkable piece of theatre, Juliet & Romeo is the inaugural long-run production at The Chelsea Theatre, following its…
Banksy’s works pop up in all sorts of places, but seeing them is often a challenge.
Welcome to the Jungle! The appropriately named fictional pub that is set within the walls of the Arts Theatre.
“There’s nothing quite like the magic of theatre…” A commonly heard, if somewhat meaningless assertion.
To enjoy the full experience of Carte Blanche, it’s wise to arrive early.
Glitz and glamour, fun and frolics, Scottish Ballet’s Starstruck is a delight, just what we need after 18 months of closed theatres.
It doesn’t take long to appreciate why Foxes, at Theatre 503, was shortlisted for the Alfred Fagon Award.
These neat little monologues are a sort of fan fiction inspired by various works of Shakespeare (The Tempest, Romeo & Juliet, Midsummer Night’s Dream, Hamlet, Macbeth, Twelf…
Music-theatre with solo cello plus dance, Iconnotations is extraordinary: surreal, wry, expressionistic, at times baffling, profoundly sad but at the end joyous.
Hoo Hah House's production Brave Face is by far the bravest and powerful production I have seen at the Fringe this year.
SKANK is about a woman in crisis.
Press sets its satirical sights on Hollywood.
Fringe roulette is part of what keeps us coming back year after year.
It’s Not Rocket Science at [email protected]’ Hall is presented by Nottingham New Theatre, England’s only fully student-run theatre venue.
Tom Greenwald and Andrew Lippa’s John and Jen is a true masterpiece on what it means to be a family.
How do we interpret the world through our senses, particularly through sight? A mesmerically beautiful triptych of two solos and one duet, choreographed by Finnish Johanna Nuutinen…
In 1902 Hibs won the Scottish Cup.
Say hello to Adam, Arthur and Pete.
A charming, funny and touching interactive video installation, Family Portrait by Natasha Gilmore’s Barrowland Ballet features Natasha herself as mother and single parent and her…
In 1968 East and West Germany were far from united.
Dandelion, by Creative Electric, takes place in the garden opposite the [email protected] building.
Come forth for a cautionary tale venturing through ancient history to modern masculinity; welcome to Mediocre White Male.
How good is your memory? The night begins with a little laughter and audience participation as we are asked to remember the age old story of Orpheus.
A ninety-minute monologue about a homeless person? Embrace it.
There is an incredible sense of comfort that I feel upon entering the Dining Room at Gilded Balloon to see Jay Lafferty’s Blether.
A tale of the songs that lead us into the future and the ones that call us home; this show is a masterpiece in storytelling and soul.
Ai~sa~sa meaning ‘Get over yourself’ is brilliant.
Close your eyes and let Darkfield radio lead you into the surreal, suggestive and truly suspenseful.
Hayley May Muirhead and Molly Dooner under the company name of Pink Mango Comedy, bring a show that is zany, bizzare, upbeat and sexually empowering for any females watching.
I had very little idea of what this show was about, except that it had a bit of a cult following after its run on (and off) Broadway.
Have you ever wanted to be in an Oscar Wilde play? Even if it's just for a few minutes? With The Importance of Being.
St Ann's Well Gardens in Hove was the perfect idyllic setting for Drama Impact's version of William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night.
The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is one of Robert Louis Stevenson's most popular novels.
Having studied Dylan Thomas at university, fallen in love with Richard Burton's classic interpretation of Under Milk Wood and having a strong Welsh family connection, I was exc…
Zany, spooky, fun! That is the way to describe Vampire's Ball Ultimate Halloween Party Live! Although it was on Zoom, and they were up against time lags on the extremely odd oc…
Running through different eras of history, Clean - The Musical wiped the floor with its heartfelt, touching overlapping of stories of seven women who lived in Roundhill, Brighton.
Antonio is a very interesting character in Shakespeare's Twelfth Night.
Blood Glorious Blood was not just your normal one woman show.
The Scottish Play is a solo performance written by Victoria Gartner, founder and artistic director of Will & Co which produces plays about Shakespear, under the umbrella title …
The burst of applause did not mark the end of the performance.
Whenever we hear the term 'Yes Queen', these days what automatically pops into our heads is the popular association with RuPaul's Drag Race.
Oh no, Agent November is captured and held prisoner by the evil mastermind Marty Orri.
What a relief to be sitting in an actual theatre watching something where no one mentions the 'C word', unless it's Cornwall that is.
On February 9th 1964 four young men were on their way to perform their first major concert as ‘Forever Plaid’.
Notflix was a musical experience with a twist.
Everything about A Red Square is different.
Char Brockes and Jack O'Neill (Ava Cardo) brought the Rialto Theatre to life with their unique styles of drag and slapstick comedy, in order to explore the theme of Romantic Co…
Despite some technical issues with the Brighton Fringe website, this Greek Mythology Creative Writing Workshop run by Amanda Potter (from the Open University) was a good way to get…
During both lockdowns, everyone experienced something being taken away that we possibly have taken a lot for granted.
We all have secrets to keep.
On the 27th May something remarkable happened.
The Brighton Open Air Theatre was full of joy, not just because of theatre starting again after recent uncertain times, but due to The Lady in the Van being the opening show of the…
The greater mouse-eared bat belongs to the family Vespertilionidae of the genus Myotis.
When thrust into the circus, it can never be easy to tame the lions.
When I first heard that TrueStory Theatre would be back with a one man production of A Christmas Carol I felt in parts excited and uneasy.
Lying not too far beneath the CV19 surface of 2020 lie a series of news events that seem to epitomise our times.
The lockdown goes on and theatre will likely not return anytime soon.
Tonight I figured out how to beam a Facebook video to my TV so I could watch – amongst other things – a burlesque performer do a striptease on a unicycle.
Annabelszki took to the stage to give a thought provoking, challenging and uplifting insight into the role of women and feminism from a lesbian point of view.
In 1996, Robert Lepage's initial production of The Seven Streams was far from critic-pleasing.
If you go down to the woods today, you’re in for a BIG surprise.
An enchanting stage show based on the 2010 book by Julia Donaldson, Zog follows a young dragon of the same name who only wants one thing: a gold star.
The Gielgud Theatre hosts Ben Elton's stage version of his acclaimed TV show, Upstart Crow.
Every year the Royal Albert Hall plays host to Cirque du Soleil, whose cast of exceptional performers come from across the globe.
Watching Super Sunday makes you think you really ought to get the gym more.
In Midnight Movie, Eve Leigh presents a universe of bedrooms where disabled people are unable to sleep due to the pain of having a body which is, right now, ‘glitching’.
Full of good cheer, fun and jokes, carols under falling snow, spooky ghosts and glitter, what better way to get into the Christmas spirit than go to An Edinburgh Christmas Carol, D…
The predictably brilliant writer/director/dame Andrew Pollard returns to Greenwich Theatre again for another triumphant Panto season, marking the 50th anniversary of the theatre’…
Almost inevitably, doing a show at Christmas draws comparisons to Panto – that staple of British theatre that keeps the house funded for the rest of the year; but stood next to L…
Finding myself once again at the Bridewell Theatre, home of amateur theatre group SEDOS, I know I am in for a treat.
After thoroughly impressing with their adaptation of Dracula, TRUESTORY return with another legendary gothic tale as they find all the right parts for an excellent take on Mary She…
Making a show with your ex must be awkward, right? Maybe.
A brilliant Scandi noir of the psyche, spoken in gibberish in a surreal world, Norwegian Jo Strømgren Kompani’s The Hospital, is gripping; moving from bizarre, black humour to d…
The Edinburgh Fringe exists as a kind of suspended adolescence allowing creatives to live the experience of their art being the most important thing in the world.
The word ‘legend’ is bandied about a bit too much these days.
Steven Berkoff’s irresistible EAST makes an inevitable return to the Festival Fringe, this time in a vibrant and energetic production by HiveMCR.
Introducing Carol Ann Duffy to the stage with a trumpet call, indicating a rally of the troops, seems befitting for the hour with the world-renowned poet.
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