Review: The Anorak, Hope Theatre,Upper Street, Islington

The Anorak #Tweetingit – review in 140 characters: 3*s – Misogynist + loner coping with rejection = compelling journey into the mind of a mass killer. Established only last year, the Hope Theatre aims to showcase emerging new writing talent, and boldly presents the disturbing tale of Mark Lepine, perpetrator of the Montreal Massacre in 1989.Continue reading “Review: The Anorak, Hope Theatre,Upper Street, Islington”

Review: Macbeth – RIFT – Secret Location, London

An in depth review of RIFT’s – Macbeth #Tweetingit – review in 140 characters – 5* An incredible, overnight, immersive experience in Borduria; a place where, once you have been, you’ll definitely want to visit again. Macbeth doth murder sleep 24 hours ago, I left the RIFT which had opened near a tower block inContinue reading “Review: Macbeth – RIFT – Secret Location, London”

Review: Thriller Live

Thriller Live, Lyric Theatre, Shaftsbury Avenue #Tweetingit – review in 140 characters: 5* Shamone + Hee Hee + Aaoowh = an incredible 2 hours of entertainment. Walking down Shaftsbury Avenue I pondered exactly what ‘Thriller Live’ would deliver? A simple jukebox musical; a biographical piece with songs thrown in for good measure or a ‘starsContinue reading “Review: Thriller Live”

Review: Cats, The Marlowe, Canterbury

Music: Andrew Lloyd Webber Choreographer: Gillian Lynne Director: Trevor Nunn Originally Posted: #Tweetingit: Review in 140 characters – A timeless classic which both adults and children alike will love There is no doubt in my mind that this is a timeless classic. Cats ran for 21 years in London and 18 years on Broadway, makingContinue reading “Review: Cats, The Marlowe, Canterbury”

Review: Bathhouse! The Musical

Bathhouse! The Musical Above the Stag Theatre, Arch 17, Miles Street, Vauxhall SW8 1RZ   #Tweetingit – review in 140 characters: 4* High-camp humour + harmonious voices + the odd gratuitous glimpse = raucous laughter all round   Down an unpromising road, underneath a busy train route in Vauxhall, is your friendly neighbourhood bathhouse.   HereContinue reading “Review: Bathhouse! The Musical”

Review: Tristram Shandy – Conception, Cock & Bull

St James Studio #Tweetingit – review in 140 characters: 5* – unmissable Thoughts of a gentleman + this is your life 18th Century Style = bawdy tales of conception, birth and romantic inclination Writing when properly managed is but a different name for conversation’…So said Laurence Sterne, creator of the legendary Tristram Shandy. Quite prophetic forContinue reading “Review: Tristram Shandy – Conception, Cock & Bull”

Review: Mugs Arrows

Old Red Lion Theatre, St John Street, the Angel #Tweetingit – review in 140 characters: 4* Best man + best friend in conversation = post wedding analysis + game of darts interrupted by beautiful bride = the darkest of black comedies. So two guys walk in to a pub and start playing darts…it sounds likeContinue reading “Review: Mugs Arrows”

Review: The Blonde Bombshells

Upstairs at the Gatehouse, Highgate Village #Tweetingit – review in 140 characters: 5* Unmissable WW2 – Blitz spirit (cross dressing draft dodging drummers) + all girl band = sisters doing for themselves. Perched atop Highgate Village, the Gatehouse presents a challenging course of undulating hills en route from the tube. However, it was well worth the effort.Continue reading “Review: The Blonde Bombshells”

Review – Limbo – London Wonderground

London Wonderground Originally posted: #Tweetingit – my review in 140 characters 5* A sexy, awe-inspiring, mind boggling (how does he bend in half like that?)performance with catchy music and seriously impressive stunts London Wondergound is another world. Situated on the Southbank, this amazing place is bustling with excitement, cocktails are flowing and there are showsContinue reading “Review – Limbo – London Wonderground”

Wasted – November 2013

Marlowe Theatre Studio – Canterbury Writer: Kate Tempest Originally posted: #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”