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Saturday, April 14, 2018

REVIEW: Twang!, Union Theatre ✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves As a work in its own right, if you ever wanted to know why it was such a colossal and damaging failure the first time around, then this version of Twang! provides abundant cl…

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REVIEW: And The World Goes Round, Stockwell Playhouse ✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves And The World Goes Round is a show that makes you not only want to hear more of these performers – and, please, let us! – but also directs right back to where all…

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REVIEW: Island Song, Nursery Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves One of the more exciting developments this month is surely the arrival on our shores of this splendid new revue-like song-cycle Island Song by the brilliantly talented Americ…

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Thursday, April 12, 2018

REVIEW: I Wish My Life Were Like A Musical, Crazy Coqs ✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves These really are the most wonderfully written and excitingly conceived songs. Few people today – in this country, at least – can master the intricacies of rhyme i…

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Monday, April 9, 2018

REVIEW: Love Bites, White Bear Theatre ✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Love Bites at the White Bear Theatre is a well managed and pleasant debut for this enterprising new company, who have made so many right choices with this production that one…

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Sunday, March 25, 2018

REVIEW: Banana, Crabtree, Simon, Drayton Arms Theatre ✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves The auditorium was virtually empty when I attended, and it is quite plain that they are struggling to find an audience for this dry and lifeless text. This post REVIEW: Banan…

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Saturday, March 24, 2018

REVIEW: Soldier On, Playground Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Julian Eaves reviews Soldier On at the Playground Theatre. This post REVIEW: Soldier On, Playground Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭ first appeared on British Theatre. Hurrah!

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UPCOMING: Crazytown: The World Of Ryan Scott Oliver by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Julian Eaves takes a look at Crazytown : The World of Ryan Scott Oliver which is being presented at The Other Palace Studio on Monday 26 March 2018. There’s a welcome r…

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Monday, March 19, 2018

REVIEW: Between Us, Jermyn Street Theatre ✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Between Us Jermyn Street Theatre 11th March 2018 3 Stars This theatre has done a great deal to discover new musical theatre talent and bring it before the eyes and ears of th…

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REVIEW: Lock and Key, The Vaults ✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves As graduates of Stratford East Barlow and Smith have much to celebrate and we have much to look forward to from them. They are going places. This post REVIEW: Lock and Key, T…

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REVIEW: Tori Scott – Thirsty, Vaults Festival ✭✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Tori Scott, began as she meant to go on. And go on she did! No prisoners were taken in her relentless display of charisma, strength, beauty of voice and expression, all inter…

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Saturday, March 17, 2018

REVIEW: Brief Encounter, Empire Cinema Haymarket ✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Brief Encounter is a lovely, Mills and Boon’ish fantasy. It will certainly please the punters as it settles in for another long run, taking us through to December this …

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Saturday, March 10, 2018

REVIEW: Miss Hope Springs – Vegas to Weimar The Two Brewers ✭✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Hope Springs is the Rolls-Royce of drag acts, not least for her ability to confect all her material, especially the exquisitely crafted and appealingly catchy songs, but also…

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Thursday, March 1, 2018

REVIEW: I Have A Bad Feeling About This, Vault Festival ✭✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves What a joy it is to discover such a pleasant, pretty and pertinent pair of talents as those of Mr Harry Blake and Ms Alice Keedwell, especially when showcased in such a beaut…

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REVIEW: I Have A Bad Feeling About This, Vault Festival ✭✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves What a joy it is to discover such a pleasant, pretty and pertinent pair of talents as those of Mr Harry Blake and Ms Alice Keedwell, especially when showcased in such a beaut…

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Tuesday, February 27, 2018

REVIEW: If We Had Some More Cocaine…, Vault Festival ✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves If we had some more cocaine, then maybe the play would have seemed a whole lot better. But we didn't. Cue Carole King…. ‘Up on the roof'. This post REVIEW: If We …

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REVIEW: If We Had Some More Cocaine…, Vault Festival ✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves If we had some more cocaine, then maybe the play would have seemed a whole lot better. But we didn't. Cue Carole King…. ‘Up on the roof'. This post REVIEW: If We …

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Friday, February 23, 2018

REVIEW: Frau Luna, Tipi-am-Kanzleramt, Berlin ✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves This extraordinary, iconic, intoxicating work is a remarkable phenomenon and should be approached very much in the manner in which it is intended to be understood. This post …

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

REVIEW: The Pearls Of Cleopatra, Komische Oper, Berlin ✭✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves I could go on talking about the delights of The Pearls Of Cleopatra for ages, but that might unnecessarily detain you from booking a flight to Berlin to see it for yourself. …

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Monday, February 12, 2018

UPCOMING: I Have A Bad Feeling About This, Vaults Festival by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves I Have A Bad Feeling About This House of Blakewell, Vaults Festival 21 – 25 February 2018 Book Now For those of us who are HOB virgins, the prospect of finally being ab…

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Saturday, February 10, 2018

REVIEW: The Boring Room, Vault Festival ✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves The Boring Room is hardly worth all that effort. And, if you're thinking of going, think long and hard before you do. This post REVIEW: The Boring Room, Vault Festival ✭ f…

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Monday, February 5, 2018

REVIEW: What Would Julie Do?, The Pheasantry ✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Sopher Linder-Lee is quite a find. Her powerfully flexible and wonderfully accurate voice, as well as her attractive stage presence virtually monopolised the stage after the …

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Thursday, January 25, 2018

REVIEW: Hot Gay Time Machine, Crazy Coqs ✭✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves As a tasty confection, what they have to offer is hard to beat. You get to the end of it longing for more and are secretly delighted to have discovered a new addiction. I can…

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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

REVIEW: Bitches Down Under, Above The Stag ✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Bitches Down Under! Above The Stag 17th January 2018 3 Stars Book Now Fans of light, frothy, gay-flava’ed serials will welcome this third instalment in the continuing s…

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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

REVIEW: SIX The Musical, Arts Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves You come out of the theatre longing to grab a cast album at the merchandise desk – but that’s yet to come! If you can get a ticket for this run, grab one now. You…

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Monday, January 15, 2018

REVIEW: Wine, Tristan Bates Theatre ✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves It’s not yet completely clear where West’s heart lies, but he is a relative newcomer to this craft and surely will take time in experimenting with different voice…

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REVIEW: Doodle the musical, Waterloo East Theatre ✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Doodle The Musical Waterloo East Theatre 12th January 2018 2 Stars Book Now Well, here’s yet another musical that concerns itself with WWII nostalgia: uniforms; hummabl…

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Friday, January 12, 2018

REVIEW: Heartbreak House, Union Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Shaw doesn’t exactly give us hope, but he paints a picture we can recognise as speaking to us today. It’s a bit of a wait to get there, but more than worth persev…

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Monday, January 8, 2018

REVIEW: Bananaman, Southwark Playhouse ✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves The kids will be somewhat amused by it, and you may enjoy the quips, but Bananaman probably won't be a holiday show to remember for long. This post REVIEW: Bananaman, Southwa…

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Sunday, January 7, 2018

REVIEW: The Night, Live at Zedel ✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves The Night Crazy Coqs at Brasserie Zedel 2nd January 2017 4 Stars Fast becoming one of the most significant events in the cabaret calendar, this entertaining monthly gathering…

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Thursday, December 28, 2017

REVIEW: Alles Schwindel, Maxim Gorki Theater Berlin ✭✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves It was all huge fun and I can't wait to discover more of the work of this lovely maker of musical comedies, who became one of our very own, the inestimable Herr Spoliansky. T…

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