Rhiannon Reflects on…immersive theatre

#Tweetingit – Rhiannon’s reflections in 140 characters Immersive theatre – however we got so immersed, give it a go, there’s something out there for everyone I blame Deirdre Rachid. What was is about that storyline that got the nation so riled up and wanting to actually get involved in the show? Over the last decadeContinue reading “Rhiannon Reflects on…immersive theatre”

Wasted – November 2013

Marlowe Theatre Studio – Canterbury Writer: Kate Tempest Originally posted: http://www.thepublicreviews.com/wasted-the-marlowe-studio-canterbury/ #Tweetingit – my verdict in 140 characters 4* – Kate Tempest is an incredible poet and writer. A poignant look at our relationship with alcohol and wasted opportunities “A play by the UK’s most exciting performance poet and rapper.” This may not sound likeContinue reading “Wasted – November 2013”

Brian Blogs – There was a time….

Brian is a friend and colleague who is a keen theatregoer and has recently started reviewing. His contributions to this blog will revolve around reminiscing on times gone by in theatre. Episode 1 #Tweeting it  – Brian blogs in 140 characters Changing theatre attitudes – people eating, sleeping, talking, turning up late. Sure you wouldn’t fancyContinue reading “Brian Blogs – There was a time….”

Rhiannon Reflects….on Miss Saigon – 4 days

#Tweetingit – Rhiannon Reflects in 140 Characters OMG I AM GOING TO SEE MISS SAIGON IN 4 DAYS I have been listening to the music from Miss Saigon, for as long as I can remember. I know the songs (and all their harmonies, much to the annoyance of everyone around me) off my heart; IContinue reading “Rhiannon Reflects….on Miss Saigon – 4 days”

New Musical comes to St James Theatre, London

It hasn’t been a great time for musicals in the last year or so; Viva Forever, I Can’t Sing, Stephen Ward, From Here to Eternity and Love Never Dies all closing but here comes a new musical for just a few short days to tease your musical taste-buds. Picture Perfect: A New Musical explores loveContinue reading “New Musical comes to St James Theatre, London”

A Spoonful of Sherman – April 2014

St James’ Theatre Studio Originally Posted: http://www.whatsonstage.com/london-theatre/reviews/04-2014/a-spoonful-of-sherman-st-james-theatre_34264.html #Tweeting it – My Verdict in 140 characters 4* This will take you back to your childhood – whatever age you are now. I defy anyone not to have a smile on their face during this show. The Sherman Brothers are two of the most famous songwriters inContinue reading “A Spoonful of Sherman – April 2014”

Translunar Paradise – November 2013

The Marlowe Studio, Canterbury Writer/Director: Music: Kim Heron Originally posted http://www.thepublicreviews.com/translunar-paradise-the-marlowe-studio-canterbury/ #Tweetingit – My Verdict in 140 characters 5* Beyond stunning – there are no other words for this show. The audience leave the theatre in silence. The women wipe away the mascara and try to blot their red eyes while the men puff outContinue reading “Translunar Paradise – November 2013”

Finding Joy Review – March 2014

The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury  Music and Sound Editor: Janie Armour Writer and Director: Rachel Savage Originally Posted: http://www.thepublicreviews.com/finding-joy-marlowe-theatre-canterbury/ #Tweetingit – My verdict in 140 Characters: 5* An emotive, stunning piece created and performed by an extremely talented writer and cast. Dialogue-less mask work at its best. A fully masked play with no dialogue about dementia?Continue reading “Finding Joy Review – March 2014”

Rhiannon reflects on……..my biggest theatrical disappointment

 #Tweetingit – Most disappointing theatrical moment. (6 year old me + Jason Donovan crush) + (“Joseph”- Jason Donovan)  = tantrums and lifelong scaring It was 1992, I was I was 6 years old and completely in love with Jason Donovan. For my brother’s birthday, our neighbours had given me an unbirthday present – a prized possession which IContinue reading “Rhiannon reflects on……..my biggest theatrical disappointment”

Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake

Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake The Marlowe Theatre Canterbury Director and choreograher: Matthew Bourne Set and Costume Designer: Lez Brotherston Lighting Design: Rock Fisher Sound Design: Ross Brown Music: Pyotr IlyichTchaikovsky Originally Posted: http://www.thepublicreviews.com/matthew-bournes-swan-lake-marlowe-theatre-canterbury/ #Tweetingit – My verdict in 140 Characters: 5* A stunning, strong and intense take on a classic. Bourne doing what he does best;Continue reading “Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake”