The Book of Mormon Review Prince of Wales Theatre
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The Book of Mormon Review Prince of Wales Theatre

The Book of Mormon Review Prince of Wales Theatre Critics seem to have been rather divided over this show, which has just spectacularly crash landed in the West End from a contentious but incredibly successful run across the pond. The public however have voted with their feet; the box office took £2.1 million on its…

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Review
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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Review

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Mark Haddon has always said the he regrets the fact that the phrase “Asperger Syndrome” appeared on the cover of his 2003 novel, because he didn’t want the protagonist, Christopher Boone to be labelled, or pigeonholed in any way. Rather, he explained, he cherry picked various…

Burn The Floor Review Shaftesbury Theatre London
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Burn The Floor Review Shaftesbury Theatre London

Burn The Floor Review I must admit that I had no great hopes for Burn The Floor at the Shaftesbury Theatre. As someone with two left feet, who doesn’t know their Cha Cha from their Foxtrot, the prospect of an evening of watching people dance was uninspiring to say the least. So when I found…

Old Times Review Harold Pinter Theatre
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Old Times Review Harold Pinter Theatre

Old Times is the first Pinter play to be performed at the Harold Pinter Theatre since it was re-named after the great man a year ago, and I’m happy to say that it truly does him justice. Great staging, tight direction, superlative performances and of course the wonderfully witty script mean eighty minutes of gripping,…

Review of Viva Forever! Piccadilly Theatre January 2013
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Review of Viva Forever! Piccadilly Theatre January 2013

When you think of the Spice Girls, you do not necessarily think of powerful musical oeuvres. What you do think of is bounce, spirit, irreverence, originality, and most of all fun; all things which were conspicuously absent from Viva Forever!. Written by Jennifer Saunders and directed by Judy Craymer, of Mamma Mia fame, it should…

Uncle Vanya Review Vaudeville Theatre
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Uncle Vanya Review Vaudeville Theatre

When it comes to a production like Uncle Vanya at the Vaudeville Theatre, hopes are naturally high. The brilliance of Anton Chekhov’s script, the vast experience of director Lindsay Posner, the combined talent of the starry cast, all combine to render the potential of this play stratospheric. It very nearly fulfilled expectations, too. But not…