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Thursday, May 2, 2019

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, Bristol Hippodrome by Kerrie Nicholson

Originally premiering in 2003, David Bintley's Beauty and the Beast may be turning sixteen this year, but this beautifully haunting and evocative adaptation of the original 18th century goth…

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Thursday, February 28, 2019

CD Review: ONLY DREAMING, Matt Croke by Kerrie Nicholson

In the sleeve for his debut album Only Dreaming Matt Croke writes 'as a small boy I always loved listening to albums - I dreamt and hoped that one day I would be lucky enough to actually mak…

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Thursday, December 6, 2018

BWW Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL, Bristol Old Vic by Kerrie Nicholson

True to their exciting form of challenging expectations with inventive adaptions, Bristol Old Vic's A Christmas Carol is a clever, witty and refreshing take on the beloved festive classic.At…

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Wednesday, November 21, 2018

BWW Interview: Rebecca Lock Talks KISS ME, KATE at Sheffield Crucible by Kerrie Nicholson

Rebecca Lock's previous work includesMamma Mia,Avenue Q,Mary Poppins andHeathers The Musical.She's currently starring as Lilli Vanessi inKiss Me, Kate, beginning at Sheffield Crucible on 7 D…

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Friday, October 26, 2018

BWW Interview: Mike Tweddle Talks BEAUTIFUL THING and Plans For Tobacco Factory Theatres by Kerrie Nicholson

Two and a half years into his appointment, Artistic Director Mike Tweddle gives us an update on life at Bristol's Tobacco Factory Theatres.

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Sunday, October 21, 2018

BWW Review: BEAUTIFUL THING, Tobacco Factory Theatres by Kerrie Nicholson

Premiering at London's Bush Theatre in 1993, and inspiring a film adaptation three years later that became a cult classic, Jonathan Harvey'sBeautiful Thing is currently playing at Bristol's …

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Friday, October 12, 2018

BWW Review: SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE, Theatre Royal Bath by Kerrie Nicholson

Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard's Oscar-winning Shakespeare in Love was first adapted for the stage in 2014, and hailed as a triumph on the West End. Four years on, a new production sets out on…

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

BWW Review: TOUCHING THE VOID, Bristol Old Vic by Kerrie Nicholson

Continuing their thrilling Year Of Change, Bristol Old Vic brings an epic tale of survival to the stage for the first time as Tom Morris directs a breathtakingly inventive adaptation of Touc…

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Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Opinion: Reviewing With My Disability by Kerrie Nicholson

Being a theatre critic is challenging, but I've noticed more and more frequently that being a theatre critic with the disability I have seems to be a more unique and difficult challenge

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

BWW Review: A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, Bristol Old Vic by Kerrie Nicholson

Tennessee Williams' 1947 classic A Streetcar Named Desire explores the visceral side of human nature violence, desire, power, loneliness and guilt. Winning the Pulitzer Prize in 1948, it's b…

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Saturday, February 3, 2018

BWW Review: A PASSAGE TO INDIA, Bristol Old Vic by Kerrie Nicholson

In a new UK tour currently playing at Bristol Old Vic, award-winning theatre company simple8 have joined forces with Northampton's Royal amp Derngate to present Simon Dormandy's adaptation o…

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Wednesday, January 10, 2018

BWW Review: SUNSET BOULEVARD, Bristol Hippodrome by Kerrie Nicholson

Having enjoyed a wildly successful 2016 revival starring Glenn Close at the London Coliseum and a Broadway engagement in 2017, it seems fitting that Sunset Boulevard has embarked on a UK tou…

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Sunday, November 19, 2017

BWW Review: TIGER BAY THE MUSICAL, Wales Millennium Centre by Kerrie Nicholson

Having also played host to The Mandela Trilogy opera and new musical Only The Brave, it seems that the Wales Millennium Centre seems to be making a name for itself when it comes to mounting …

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

BWW Review: JANE EYRE, Wales Millennium Centre by Kerrie Nicholson

Originally staged at Bristol Old Vic in 2014, Jane Eyre then transferred to London's National Theatre and toured in 2015. Now on a new UK tour, this co-production shows Bronte's beloved clas…

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Thursday, June 15, 2017

BWW Review: JULIUS CAESAR, Bristol Old Vic by Kerrie Nicholson

In this new production, Bristol Old Vic and Bristol Old Vic Theatre School demonstrate that inventive design and captivating young talent is a recipe for a bold, visceral retelling of Shakes…

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

BWW Review: PRIDE AND PREJUDICE, Theatre Royal Bath by Kerrie Nicholson

Premiering in 2013 at Regent's Park Open Air Theatreand following a revival in 2016, Simon Reade's production ofJane Austen's beloved novel directed by Deborah Bruce has headed out on a UK t…

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Friday, December 9, 2016

BWW Review: THE SNOW QUEEN, Bristol Old Vic by Kerrie Nicholson

When adapting a work as well-known as Hans Christian Andersen's The Snow Queen for the stage, it seems to follow that the challenge you are faced with is how to adapt and present the materia…

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