Lady Garden

Lady Garden

In gardens, beauty is a by-product. The main business is sex and death.[Sam Llewelyn]Me oh my!Lady Garden are quite a talented bunch, really.Presently playing at the Little Marlborough Theatre, this comedy troupe is certainly worth a dig... 

The Raymond & Mr Timpkins Revue

The Raymond & Mr Timpkins Revue

Golly.It’s a shame that this event turned as much of a damp squib as the weather. Few problems could be found with Ray and Mr. T themselves; hosts of the show and providers of situational interludes; this accomplished double act raising a titter or two with their musical clowning... 

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland The Musical!

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland The Musical!

"Alice in Wonderland," by Lewis Carroll, has the potential to be turned into a musical for all the family. And yet there is a darkness to this tale – the madness, loneliness and violence present within its surreal narrative –that would make one think twice about bringing it to the eyes and ears of a young audience... 

The Marilyn Monroe Show

The Marilyn Monroe Show

The Marilyn Monroe Show is a new musical written by Michael Dresser and directed by Michael Alvarez. Its aim appears to be that of catching glimpses of Marilyn in three different guises, the young Norma Jean (Diana Chrisman), screen icon Marilyn (Evelyn Connors) and urban disguise Zelda Zonk (Jessica Sherman)... 

Fear of Projection

Fear of Projection

Fear of Projection is the tale of Assistant Lecturer Ed, a troubled academic, who makes a hapless attempt to cover the presentation of a deceased colleague. A bemused audience witness his attempts to master a subject matter he knows nothing about, a tendency to reveal intimate details and a love affair with a very communicative er…PowerPoint Projector... 

Lady Boys of Bangkok

Lady Boys of Bangkok

What is a Ladyboy exactly? How different the founding principle of The Ladyboys of Bangkok is from any old drag show you see in Brighton. Having never been, but hearing many stories about the show, I decided to take a look on Thursday 15th May... 

The Haunted Moustache

The Haunted Moustache

I remember as a small boy having a strange dream about growing a very long and impressive moustache. I can’t say it’s become an adult priority, but if I had a lip-wig like David Bramwell’s I would be a happy, hairy-faced man... 

Nik Coppin - GSOH Upstairs at Three and Ten

Nik Coppin - GSOH Upstairs at Three and Ten

Nik Coppin, London funnyman, was not long back from his hols when we caught him at the ‘Upstairs at Three and Ten.’ Sporting a Spiderman hoodie he was determined not to let us leave without sharing some interesting Antipodean anecdotes, his fascination with Australian, arachnid wildlife and general cheerful enthusiasm... 

Songs For A New World

Songs For A New World

The artistic mode known as the musical usually rests on the foundation of a dramatic plot, with passionate music marking the profound and emotive elements of the production's story... 

The Comeback

The Comeback

The philosopher of comedy Henri Bergson once noted that it was Mankind's lack of elasticity in the face of the ominous laws of nature that prompted humour. This idea seems particularly striking when one considers the face of Alan Power, co-director and writer of The Comeback, whose earnest mug seems capable of expressing great innocence, anxiety and joy, all within the same, dappy grimace...