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Thursday, October 12, 2017

REVIEW: Saint George and the Dragon, National Theatre ✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies The Dragon that the National are grabbling with is to find a hit new play on the Olivier stage. On the evidence of this, they’ll be waiting a long time for a hero to charg…

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

REVIEW: Heisenberg – The Uncertainty Principle, Wyndham’s Theatre ✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies The first production from Elliot and Harper Productions, its Marianne Elliot’s first direction since her majestic Angels in America. Although the canvas is smaller, the qu…

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Thursday, October 5, 2017

REVIEW: Labour Of Love, Noel Coward Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Under Jeremy Herrin’s slick direction, Martin Freeman and Tamsin Greig are a delight, the Beatrice and Benedict of the Ballot Box. This post REVIEW: Labour Of Love, Noel C…

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Sunday, October 1, 2017

REVIEW: Judith, Mercury Theatre Colchester ✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies The actors are given little to develop and work with, and, at fifty minutes, the audience were unsure of the ending- indeed, it felt that there had been very little progress…

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Friday, September 29, 2017

REVIEW: The Fall, Royal Court Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Every molecule of the space of the Jerwood Theatre Upstairs is packed with the energy, enthusiasm, passion and commitment of the seven strong ensemble. This post REVIEW: The…

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Friday, September 15, 2017

REVIEW: The Weir, Mercury Theatre Colchester ✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies That aside, this production of The Weir will make you want to pour a Guinness, get close to the fire, and listen to these people tell their stories. This post REVIEW: The We…

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Thursday, September 14, 2017

REVIEW: The Ladykillers, New Wolsey Theatre ✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies It’s a risk to stage a production of a much loved film, and, overall, the Wolsey manages to pull it off, although the production doesn’t quite reach the comedic highs it…

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Monday, August 28, 2017

REVIEW: Not About Heroes, Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh Fringe ✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Stephen MacDonald's beautifully structured play Not About Heroes, is given a fine production by Flying Bridge Theatre at this Fringe. This post REVIEW: Not About Heroes, Ple…

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017

REVIEW: Finding Nana, Pleasance, Edinburgh Fringe ✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Although a personal piece, the play is about the shared experience of grief, and is a warm elegy to loss and love. You will not only feel that you know Jane's Nana, but leav…

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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

REVIEW: Elixir, Underbelly Circus Hub, Edinburgh Fringe ✭✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Elixir is certainly something different, a hugely enjoyable acrobatic show with a decent enough story line to fill an exhilarating hour. This post REVIEW: Elixir, Underbelly…

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Saturday, August 19, 2017

REVIEW: Prom Kween, Underbelly, Edinburgh Fringe ✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies It's a show with heart and soul, and a serious celebration of being who you are. We won't be hearing the last of this queen of a musical. This post REVIEW: Prom Kween, Under…

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Thursday, August 17, 2017

REVIEW: A Touch Of Mrs Robinson, Edinburgh Fringe ✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies There is some fun audience participation, and although the cougar could have been more strongly unleashed in places, this is a soothing gem of an hour, very well performed. …

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

REVIEW: Meet Me At Dawn, Traverse Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies It is also refreshing to see a play in which the sexuality of a same sex couple is irrelevant, love and loss are the central themes This post REVIEW: Meet Me At Dawn, Traver…

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REVIEW: Wild Bore, Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh Fringe ✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Zoe Coombs Marr, Ursula Martinez and Adrienne Truscott now own this material and have created a cathartic and anarchic show that has many laugh out loud moments. This post R…

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REVIEW: Gypsy Queen, Assembly Front Room, Edinburgh Fringe ✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Hope Theatre company have created a highly involving piece and director Adam Zane kept the action fluid and engaging. This post REVIEW: Gypsy Queen, Assembly Front Room, Edi…

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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

REVIEW: David Walliam’s The First Hippo On The Moon, Pleasance, Edinburgh Fringe ✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies There are enough fart and poo jokes to keep the children, and the child within, highly entertained, and some excellent audience participation! This post REVIEW: David Wallia…

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REVIEW: Peter Pan, Mercury Theatre Colchester ✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies You should never forget your visit to Neverland, and I promise you an unforgettable trip with this talented company. This post REVIEW: Peter Pan, Mercury Theatre Colchester …

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REVIEW: The Soft Subject, Assembly Hall, Edinburgh Fringe ✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Woodley is a warm and engaging actor, and shares his experience of love openly, with symbolic props and subtext conveyed to us, the class. Never patronizing, the show is hon…

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Monday, August 14, 2017

REVIEW: Black Mountain, Roundabout @ Summerhall ✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Black Mountain is another strong production from Paines Plough. The dialogue whips along in this well acted production. This post REVIEW: Black Mountain, Roundabout @ Summer…

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Thursday, August 10, 2017

REVIEW: Letters to Morrissey, Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh Festival ✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies It's not important to like Morrissey, anyone who has been disaffected or angst ridden will associate with the story teller. This post REVIEW: Letters to Morrissey, Traverse …

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Saturday, July 29, 2017

REVIEW: Road, Royal Court Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies But there was one thing I had forgotten. It was always there, I had just forgotten it. And that’s how brilliant a writer Cartwright is. This post REVIEW: Road, Royal Court…

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Thursday, July 27, 2017

REVIEW: Cat On A Hot Tin Roof, Apollo Theatre ✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies If the first half problems could be sorted out, this could be one of the best productions on the West End. As it is, it is saved from the jaws of disaster by a mighty Big Da…

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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

REVIEW: Disco Pigs, Trafalgar Studios ✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies   Disco Pigs Trafalgar Studios 18 July 2017 4 Stars Book Now The twentieth anniversary of Enda Walsh’s unique, hugely enjoyable and energetic play is given a high oct…

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Thursday, June 15, 2017

REVIEW: Boris and Sergey’s Preposterous Improvisation Experiment, Pulse Festival ✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Boris and Sergey’s Preposterous Improvisation Experiment. Pulse Festival, New Wolsey Theatre. 10 June 2017 4 Stars And here is a great way to close the Pulse Festival, Fla…

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Monday, June 12, 2017

REVIEW: Golem, New Wolsey Theatre, Pulse Festival ✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Golem Pulse Festival, New Wolsey Theatre 10 June 2017 4 Stars Very much thought of as the jewel in the crown of this year’s Pulse Festival, 1927’s Golem is a show that h…

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REVIEW: Nuclear Family, New Wolsey Theatre, Pulse Festival ✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Nuclear Family Pulse Festival, New Wolsey Theatre. 10 June 2017 3 Stars Presented as an inquiry into the meltdown of Ashtown Nuclear Plant, this interactive piece by Sunday…

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Saturday, June 10, 2017

REVIEW: Kiss Me, Trafalgar Studios ✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Paul T Davies reviews Kiss Me at Trafalgar Studios “this small, yet powerful play, is well worth catching.” Book Now! This post REVIEW: Kiss Me, Trafalgar Studio…

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Friday, June 9, 2017

REVIEW: The Events, Mercury Theatre Colchester ✭✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies The Events Mercury Theatre Colchester. 6 June 2017 5 Stars BOOK TICKETS The Events is playwright David Greig’s response to the terrorist attack in Norway in 2011, when a f…

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Saturday, June 3, 2017

REVIEW: Tell Me Anything, New Wolsey Theatre, Pulse Festival ✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Tell Me Anything New Wolsey Theatre (Pulse Festival) 2 June 2017 3 Stars Pulse Festival Information One of the unique features of the Wolsey’s Pulse Festival is the Suitca…

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Thursday, June 1, 2017

REVIEW: Killology, The Royal Court ✭✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Outstanding writing, beautiful acting and strong direction- it feels like it shouldn’t be as simple as that to create theatrical magic. But here the company of Killology h…

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Monday, May 29, 2017

REVIEW: A View From The Bridge, St Martin’s Church Colchester ✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Paul T Davies reviews A View From The Bridge at St Martin’s Church Colchester “this is a true and gripping rendition of Miller’s play, and bodes well for futur…

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