Theatre

Deathtrap @ Noel Coward Theatre, London

by Natasha Tripney

cast list Simon Russell Beale, Jonathan Groff, Estelle Parsons, Claire Skinner, Terry Beaver directed by Matthew Warchus In order to generate publicity for his 1959…



Love on the Dole @ Finborough Theatre, London


cast list Emily Dobbs, Fiona Whitelaw, Carl Prekopp, Jack Monaghan, William Maxwell, Colette Kelly, Liz Bagley, Janie Booth, Joe Evans, Matthew Randell, Sadie Pickering, Ben...

How to Be an Other Woman @ Gate Theatre, London


cast list Faye Castelow, Samantha Pearl, Ony Uhiara, Cath Whitefield directed by Natalie Abrahami Based on a short story from Lorrie Moores collection, Self Help,...

Punk Rock @ Lyric Hammersmith, London


cast list Rupert Simonian, Laura Pyper, Edward Franklin, Ruth Milne, Katie West, Nicholas Banks, Mike Noble, Juliet York, Simon Wolfe directed by Sarah Frankcom Simon...

Five Guys Named Moe @ Theatre Royal Stratford East, London


cast list Clarke Peters, Ashley Campbell, Chris Colquhoun, Carlton Connell, Paul Hazel, Horace Oliver directed by Paulette Randall Best known now for his role as...

Relish @ Tramshed, London


cast includes James Walker, Hannah Morrish, Joe Cole directed by Paul Roseby The trajectory is not an unfamiliar one. A talented young chef rises to...

Pieces of Vincent @ Arcola Theatre, London


cast list Robin Soans, Sian Clifford, Adam Best, Kevin McMonagle, Dearbhla Molloy, Joseph Rowe, Shane Zaza, Charles Mnene, Tricia Kelly directed by Clare Lizzimore The...

The Remains Of The Day @ Union Theatre, London


cast includes Stephen Rashbrook, Lucy Bradshaw directed by Chris Loveless The Union theatres awkward repose under a Southwark railway arch, with its stage a horizontal...

John Cooper Clarke @ Udderbelly’s Pasture, Edinburgh


Its half past eleven on a Friday night and it has just started to rain (admittedly not uncommon in Edinburgh). Bristo Sqaure is steaming and...

The New York International Fringe Festival: Part 6


The Fringe offerings I encountered on Tuesday the 24th both provided unique displays of their authors’ developments and accomplishments as writers. First up was Wanton...

The New York International Fringe Festival: Part 7


My three next offerings at the Fringe were each vastly different in both style and subject matter, some more satisfying than others. While Menny and...

Le Cirque Invisble @ Queen Elizabeth Hall, London


Ayear on, Jean-Baptiste Thierre and Victoria Chaplin return to the South Bank with their marvellous, family-friendly show Le Cirque Invisible. The couple pioneered nouveau cirque...

The Merry Wives of Windsor @ Globe Theatre, London


Cast List:Christopher Benjamin, Edward Holtom, Richard Linnell, Paul Woodson, Gregory Gudgeon, Michael Garner, Serena Evans, Ceri-Lyn Cissone, Alfie Keenan, Jack Martyn, Andrew Havill, Sarah Woodward,...

The New York International Fringe Festival: Part 8


On Friday, I decided to spend the day at La Mama taking in three Fringe musicals I’d been hankering to catch. The Ellen Stewart Theatre,...

Le Cirque Invisible @ Queen Elizabeth Hall, London


A year on, Jean-Baptiste Thierre and Victoria Chaplin return to the South Bank with their marvellous, family-friendly show Le Cirque Invisible. The couple pioneered nouveau...

Earthquakes in London @ National Theatre, London


cast list Gary Carr, Bill Paterson, Anna Lacey, Tom Godwin, Tom Goodman-Hill, Anna Madeley, Jessica Raine, Bryony Hannah, Lia Williams, Geoffrey Streatfield directed by Rupert...

Six and a Half Loves @ Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh


written and performed by Terry Saunders‘Sweet’ and ‘charming’ arent the most charged of adjectives but theyre the two most fitting descriptors of Terry Saunders low-key...

The New York International Fringe Festival: Part 9


My final weekend of Fringe fare consisted of one musical, POPE!, and one play, Hearts Full of Blood. While neither was perfect, both had merit...

Speechless @ Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh


cast list Natasha Gordon, Demi Oyediran, Alex Waldmann, Anita Reynolds, Emma Handy directed by Polly Teale Shared Experience is a company probably best known for...

Frisky and Mannish: The College Years @ Underbelly, Edinburgh


Sequels are tricky things. Stick too faithfully to the original formula and risk accusations of a lack of originality, veer too wildly away from what...

Sub Rosa @ Hill Street Theatre, Edinburgh


cast list Adam McNamara, Angela Darcy, Isabelle Joss, Benny young, Isabella Jarrett, Claire Dargo directed by David Leddy Edinburgh is a city where the ghosts...