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Thursday, November 16, 2017

REVIEW: Picasso, Playground Theatre ✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves If you think Picasso might be your sort of thing, then do go. However, you might want to think twice. This post REVIEW: Picasso, Playground Theatre ✭✭ first appeared on …

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Monday, October 30, 2017

REVIEW: Lord Dismiss Us, Above The Stag ✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Lord Dismiss Us is packed choc-full of nifty one-liners and often lovely double-entendres, the occasional song or prayer, a spot of amateur dramatics, and laced it with a sma…

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REVIEW: Young Marx, Bridge Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Bean and Coleman don't put a foot wrong. Briskly plotted, dizzily paced with doors flying shut and open with split-second timing, revealing and concealing the players with al…

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Wednesday, October 25, 2017

REVIEW: When Midnight Strikes, Drayton Arms Pub Theatre ✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves When Midnight Strikes The Drayton Arms Pub Theatre 24th October 2017 Book Tickets Charles Miller and Kevin Hammonds are one of this country's most prolific and inventive musi…

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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

REVIEW: Much Ado About Hero, Theatre N16 ✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves This was a memorable debut and I count myself very fortunate to have been present at it. I shall watch out – with great interest – for more work coming from the i…

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

UPCOMING: The Break – a new musical by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves The Break Arts Theatre, Friday 6th October 2017 Seen in a rehearsed reading on the set of the current main house production, ‘The Toxic Avenger', Katy Lipson's Aria Ent…

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Saturday, October 14, 2017

REVIEW: Metropolis, Ye Olde Rose And Crowne ✭✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Metroplis is the kind of show that makes you want to go and see it again, and again. Rush to get tickets to what will be one of the fastest selling shows of the year. This po…

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Sunday, October 8, 2017

REVIEW: Graeme Of Thrones, Charing Cross Theatre ✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Graeme Of Thrones  Charing Cross Theatre 6th October 2017 2 Stars Book Tickets Parodies and spoofs are great fun, but they fall into two very distinct categories: the ones t…

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Tuesday, October 3, 2017

REVIEW: The Toxic Avenger, Arts Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves There´s enough to enjoy here to merit the price of the ticket. So, go on, you deserve it. Indulge yourself! This post REVIEW: The Toxic Avenger, Arts Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭…

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Sunday, October 1, 2017

REVIEW: Lucky Stiff, Union Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Lucky Stiff is a fun night out, beautifully realised with an original take on a well-worn concept, and with much to bring a smile to the lips. This post REVIEW: Lucky Stiff, …

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REVIEW: Mack and Mabel in Concert, Hackney Empire ✭✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves an LMTO show is – ultimately – all about the orchestra. Here we got the full 32-pieces of the publishers´ dreams, and this was – we were reliably informed …

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Monday, September 25, 2017

REVIEW: 35MM A Musical Exhibition, The Other Palace ✭✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves The score does not just reflects them, however, but much more ingeniously it also reflects the conventional tropes and gestures of musical theatre This post REVIEW: 35MM A Mu…

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Sunday, September 17, 2017

REVIEW: Eyes Closed Ears Covered, Bunker Theatre ✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves It's fascinating to see and clearly points towards interesting and thought-provoking new talents. Quite what it all might mean is, possibly, something that only individual au…

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Friday, September 15, 2017

REVIEW: The State Of Things, Brockley Jack Studio Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves It's been a long time since I welcomed a score with such eagerness and pleasure, one that has such immediate widespread appeal, and which also instantly creates a powerful se…

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Monday, September 11, 2017

REVIEW: Tenderly Rosemary Clooney Musical, New Wimbledon Theatre ✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Tenderly The Rosemary Clooney Musical New Wimbledon Time and Leisure Studio, 6th September 2017 3 Stars Book Tenderly Tickets Rosemary Clooney is an unusual choice of singer …

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REVIEW: Follies, National Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Follies National Theatre, 8th September 2017 5 Stars Book Follies Tickets Folly is an interesting concept: it has fascinated the western mind all the way from Erasmus of Rott…

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Sunday, August 27, 2017

REVIEW: Windows, Finborough Theatre ✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Overall, however, Windows is a worthy but rather torpid outing for a family who have been ignored professionally for 85 years This post REVIEW: Windows, Finborough Theatre …

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Thursday, August 24, 2017

REVIEW: Against, Almeida Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves This is a magnificent, epic, intellectual and heart-felt play in a superb production, full of insight and truth, written with a masterful sense of theatrical balance and econ…

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Monday, August 21, 2017

REVIEW: Sunday In The Park With George, The Other Palace ✭✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves For those who didn't see Sunday In The Park With George, then all I can say is, please – if you can – try and find time to see the productions of this astonishing…

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Saturday, August 19, 2017

REVIEW: Salad Days, Union Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves When the stage is abuzz with all 14 of the cast, it fairly bristles with an often astonishingly high level of Fifties glamour, making it far and away the most spectacular pro…

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Friday, July 28, 2017

REVIEW: Girl From The North Country, Old Vic Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Not for nothing does the audience rise to its feet at the end of the performance. Because, it knows, it has not met any strangers during the performance. It has met itself. T…

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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

REVIEW: I Loved Lucy, Arts Theatre ✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Dickinson is superb in I Loved Lucy. She gives a masterclass in how to fascinate and compel an audience's avid attention. This post REVIEW: I Loved Lucy, Arts Theatre ✭✭ …

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Sunday, July 23, 2017

REVIEW: The Hired Man, Union Theatre ✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Meanwhile, there's a fair rendition of the text available here, and one that will do, particularly if you haven't seen anything better. This post REVIEW: The Hired Man, Union…

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Saturday, July 22, 2017

REVIEW: Briefs Close Encounters, London Wonderground July 2017 ✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves If you like things of the ilk of ‘Cirque du Soleil', and other such vacuous circus-type divertissements, you will most assuredly delight in this. This post REVIEW: Brie…

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Friday, July 21, 2017

REVIEW: Tim Gilvin and Friends, Crazy Coqs ✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves This was a welcome opportunity to get better acquainted with the repertoire of one of the country's brightest and most interesting new songwriters This post REVIEW: Tim Gilvi…

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Saturday, July 15, 2017

UPCOMING: Mary and Kiki – Two new musicals by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves This week Julian Eaves took a look at two new musicals in development Mary Stuart and Kiki, Queen of Montparnasse. MARY STUART, Karamel Café, Mountview Academy A lot of dram…

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REVIEW: Boys In The Buff, Stockwell Playhouse ✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves A lot of impressive creative talent has been thrown at Boys In The Buff, and one can but marvel at the standard of the quality of work lavished upon it. This post REVIEW: Boy…

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Thursday, July 13, 2017

REVIEW: Committee the musical, DonmarWarehouse ✭✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Committee is without a doubt one of the most exciting new musicals you’re going to see this year. This post REVIEW: Committee the musical, DonmarWarehouse ✭✭✭✭✭ …

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Saturday, July 8, 2017

REVIEW: He Shoots He Scores, Above The Stag Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves We have come to rely on Above The Stag to supply to us, it is high-quality homoerotic titillation with a chaser of moral uplift and this show is no exception This post REVIEW…

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Thursday, July 6, 2017

REVIEW: King Kong – A Comedy, The Vaults ✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves There are moments when we believe we are in fact watching The Marx Brothers at work, or following an off-cut from ‘Hellzapoppin’. This post REVIEW: King Kong – A Co…

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Monday, July 3, 2017

REVIEW: Cream, Canal Café Theatre ✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Yes, this whole show – hastily put together in barely a week – might well shine a bit more with a little more rehearsal and polish, but the ending is full of optimist…

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