X – The Royal Court – 26/04/2016

Who are we when we haven't got anything left to hold on to, but the thoughts in our own heads? Without outside influence, with no data in or data out, does it decay? How,...

The Globe Shakespeare Walk – 22-23/04/2016

This weekend, in recognition of  'Shakespeare400' (400 years since Ol’ Will’s death) London was treated to not one, not two but all thirty-seven Shakespeare plays - for free! Because after all, though the bard...

BU52 – Theatre 503 – 30/03/2016

  One of the greatest thrills of seeking out new work is the topicality of it, but few playwrights would dare to be as up-to-the-minute as Stuart Slade. BU52 is set within touching distance of...

The War of the Worlds – Dominion Theatre – 08/03/16

It is testament to the power of the original story, that War of the Worlds has existed in so many different guises since it's inaugural publication as a serial in 1897. Now it's musical...

Light – Battersea Arts Centre – 04/02/16

Theatre is unique in its ability to take you to places you have never been before but 'Light', by Theatre Infinitum, takes this to extremes, conjuring times, places and scenarios beyond imagining with nothing...

Invisible Treasure – Ovalhouse – 11/11/2015

In the progressive theatre world, away (usually!) from the bright lights of the West End musicals... 'Interactive theatre' is a term that is cropping up more and more. But precicely what is it? What...

You Me Bum Bum Train

You may already have noticed it is almost impossible to find out any hard facts about this show, except that tickets are like gold dust owing to its runaway success. I am afraid that...

One Man Two Guvnors – Theatre Royal, Haymarket, December 2012

Is it a gig? Is it a play? Is it a musical..? Just one of the delight’s of the National Theatre’s  One Man Two Guvnors is that it is three nights rolled into one,...

Jane Eyre in Adaptation, A Critical Analysis

Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre is of course best known in its original form as a novel, but there have been numerous adaptations since its original publication in 1847 and it remains firmly in the...