Review: 5***** Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty – New Wimbledon Theatre

#Tweetingit – Matthew Bourne’s chorography and storytelling abilities never cease to amaze. This is ballet like no other you will ever see (until your next MB show!) As we took our seats in New Wimbledon Theatre to watch a production of Sleeping Beauty I was a little concerned. I have seen Sleeping Beauty before andContinue reading “Review: 5***** Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty – New Wimbledon Theatre”

Don’t think you like ballet? Go to a Matthew Bourne ballet – you will soon be in love!

Tonight continues the Bourne Obsession as Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty comes to New Wimbledon Theatre I was going to write a piece on him and his incredible ballets, but I think you can get from the reviews below, how incredible I think his work is. I missed Edward Scissorhands last year so am looking forwardContinue reading “Don’t think you like ballet? Go to a Matthew Bourne ballet – you will soon be in love!”

Review – BU21, Theatre 503, @theatre503, #BU21

  #Tweetingit –  4* Terror attack aftermath, harrowing + moments of humour, soundly written and acted, scary but more chance of being hit by a London bus than a plane falling out of the sky. Let’s take a look at the odds; dying in a plane crash; around 11 million to one; dying in aContinue reading “Review – BU21, Theatre 503, @theatre503, #BU21”

REVIEW- Whiskey Tango Foxtrot – Ye Old Rose and Crown Theatre @wtftheplay

#Tweetingit – 3* – A one woman show about her time in the RAF. Not as hard hitting as it could be but an interesting tale.   This one woman performance follows the life of Rebecca Crookshank who, at 17, joined the RAF like her father and grandfather before her. Carried along by the soundtrackContinue reading “REVIEW- Whiskey Tango Foxtrot – Ye Old Rose and Crown Theatre @wtftheplay”

REVIEW – Lady Chastity’s Reserve – Peoples Tavern East London @HM_Mysteries @peoplestavern

I’ve never done an escape room before so I wasn’t too sure what to expect. Described as crystal maze on crystal meth, there was a lot for it to live up to. Our team, Endless Nightmare, wanted to prove themselves, to Gabriel (our host), to ourselves, and to previous competitors, We don’t fail, we don’tContinue reading “REVIEW – Lady Chastity’s Reserve – Peoples Tavern East London @HM_Mysteries @peoplestavern”

Rhiannon Reflects on 18 months without theatre and BEING BACK!

#Tweetingit – Rhiannon reflects in 140 characters – What on earth have I done for 18 months? Some fun things, but the theatre void was odd. Get to the theatre and enjoy everything it brings! Since 23 August 2014 The Roman Catholic Church beatified Pope Paul VI, Cuba and the US re-established diplomatic relations, endingContinue reading “Rhiannon Reflects on 18 months without theatre and BEING BACK!”

Review – Grim, Charing Cross Theatre

Grim, Charing Cross Theatre – Review #Tweetingit – review in 140 characters: 3* Grim Reaper + Cupid = Fatal attraction…it’s grim but everyone falls in love eventually. The Charing Cross Theatre is one of the West End’s hidden treasures buried as it is beneath the arches in Villiers Street. The venue made its name inContinue reading “Review – Grim, Charing Cross Theatre”

Review: Tonight’s the Night

Originally posted:http://www.thepublicreviews.com/tonights-the-night-marlowe-theatre-canterbury/ #Tweetingit – review in 140 characters – a paper-thin story which left me wanting to sell my soul to the devil to be anywhere else. Jukebox musicals…you know the deal. Option the first – a musical based around the life and times of the artist, AKA Jersey Boys. Option two, a night ofContinue reading “Review: Tonight’s the Night”

Review – Cross Purpose, the Crypt Gallery, Euston

#Tweetingit – review in 140 characters: 3* Prodigal son returns + serial killing mother and sibling fail to recognise any family likeness = seminal Albert Camus study in absurdism Upon entering the eerie, damp recesses of the Crypt, an emblazoned message screamed out…’I will rock your world with my art and poetry’. So says Eugene MackiContinue reading “Review – Cross Purpose, the Crypt Gallery, Euston”

Richard III, St Paul’s Church, Covent Garden – Review

  #Tweetingit – review in 140 characters: 4* Winter of discontent + my kingdom for a horse = Richard III alfresco style.   The Iris Theatre could not have picked a better home than St Paul’s Church for their interactive, immersive approach to Shakespeare’s work. Built by stage designer Inigo Jones, the church has aContinue reading “Richard III, St Paul’s Church, Covent Garden – Review”