Easing back in gently? I don’t think so…

#Tweetingit – A week back and 20 shows booked in to review. I don’t like to make my life easy. WOW – it has been a busy week – not seeing shows but booking them in.  I have 20 shows booked between now and the middle of June – most of which are in theContinue reading “Easing back in gently? I don’t think so…”

Brian Blogs – The Lost 18 months: What Rhiannon missed….

  #Tweetingit – What no theatre for 18 months?! Culturally bereft, not natural is it? Let’s fix it then; lowdown on the highlights is a good place to start…. Eighteen months is a long time in the theatre, particularly when shows come and go in the blink of an eye and the only constants areContinue reading “Brian Blogs – The Lost 18 months: What Rhiannon missed….”

Review – Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – Theatre Royal Drury Lane

#Tweetingit – review in 140 characters: Roald Dahl, Oompa-Loompas + cool cat in a top hat and chequered trousers!? = irresistible chocolate fantasy. 5* Roald Dahl once said ‘watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don’t believe in magicContinue reading “Review – Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – Theatre Royal Drury Lane”

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!”

A Steady Rain-Arcola Theatre

  #Tweeting it – review in 140 characters – 4* A captivating, gritty, thought provoking 90 minutes which will keep you on the edge of your seat and your heart in your mouth. Now, everyone loves a big production; loads of scenery, exciting costumes, masses of people in the cast, sensory overload, but I haveContinue reading “A Steady Rain-Arcola Theatre”

Review: Revolution Farm – Newham Farm

Revolution Farm Newham Farm #Tweetingit – review in 140 characters – 3* A brutal modernised version of a classic set on a working farm which packs the punches Despite its age, the themes of Animal farm still resonate with us. Orwell took his inspiration from the Soviet Union but he could easily have done theContinue reading “Review: Revolution Farm – Newham Farm”

Bathhouse! The Musical extended by popular demand

Good news folks! The extremely popular Bathhouse! The Musical has had its time at Above the Stag, Vauxhall extended until the 9th August 2014. Tickets will be on sale shortly. Playhouse Pickings’ review can be found at https://playhousepickings1.wordpress.com/2014/06/22/review-bathhouse-the-musical/ Tickets can be found at : http://www.abovethestag.com/