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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

What To Watch Out For in 2018 – Paul T Davies by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies To talk about every show I’m looking forward to in 2018 would extend this column beyond your patience, so I thought I would focus on three different aspects-and throw in a…

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Saturday, January 13, 2018

REVIEW: Strangers In Between, Trafalgar Studios 2 ✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies What shines through in strangers In Between is tenderness, and this coming of age tale is steadfast in its honesty about life’s complications and how we struggle to escape…

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Wednesday, December 27, 2017

My 2017 Theatre Highlights – Paul T Davies by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies We asked our review team to nominate their 2017 theatre highlights. Paul T Davies nominated his favourites and a few productions for a special end of year ovation. Angels In…

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Wednesday, December 20, 2017

REVIEW: The Grinning Man, Trafalgar Studios 1 ✭✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Bristol Old Vic’s production will probably always stand in the shadow of the world conquering, barricade storming Les Misrables, but The Grinning Man is a macabre, melodra…

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Monday, December 18, 2017

REVIEW: Bellville, Donmar Warehouse ✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies The Donmar is the perfect venue for a tense thriller like Bellville, a claustrophobic chamber piece of a thriller that delivers on so many levels. This post REVIEW: Bellvill…

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

REVIEW: Cell Mates, Hampstead Theatre ✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Cell Mates. Hampstead Theatre. 12 December 2017 3 Stars Book Now Cell Mates has become a curio over time mainly to the troubles surrounding its West End production in 1995. …

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

REVIEW: La Boheme, Trafalgar Studios ✭✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies If you have ever yearned to be a starving artist in a garret, this could well be the production to convince you it’s a good idea. Unmissable! This post REVIEW: La Boheme, …

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Saturday, December 2, 2017

REVIEW: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Mercury Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at the Mercury Theatre Colchester will lift your spirits and send you out into the cold air feeling like a summer’s day! This post REVIEW: …

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Friday, December 1, 2017

REVIEW: Red Riding Hood, New Wolsey Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies if you weren’t in a festive mood before you entered the theatre, I guarantee you will be when you leave! A howling success! This post REVIEW: Red Riding Hood, New Wolsey T…

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Thursday, November 23, 2017

Mercury Theatre Colchester by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Just an hour from London and highly accessible, the Mercury Theatre Colchester has stood proudly on its current site since 1972, with the main house and studio theatre offer…

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

REVIEW: Network, Lyttelton, National Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Paul T Davies reviews Lee Hall's adaptation of Network starring Bryan Cranston, Douglas Henshall and Michelle Dockery at the National Theatre. This post REVIEW: Network, Lyt…

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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

REVIEW: The Exorcist, Phoenix Theatre ✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies If you go prepared to be scared, like the audience members who got their feet at the curtain call, you will be, and if, like the woman being helped out of the theatre becaus…

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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

REVIEW: Insignificance, Arcola Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Thirty five years on, Johnson’s play Insignificance still dazzles in its wit, intelligence and word play. This post REVIEW: Insignificance, Arcola Theatre ✭✭✭✭ fi…

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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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