Review of Love Down the Line

Love Down the Line - Credit Lucas Smith Photography.

While the pandemic has decimated theatres and the theatre careers of many, it has also prompted new thinking about storytelling. With Love Down the Line, the innovative East Midlands company New Perspectives () offer… well… new perspectives. In the past, the company has produced serial stories told by WhatsApp and postcards and they have now … Read more

Up Pompeii – An Audio Revival at the Shaw Theatre

Up Pompeii! Cast

A forerunner of Blackadder, Up Pompeii! was a BBC television series, broadcast between 1969 and 1970. The writers were Talbot Rothwell of Carry On fame and his less well-known partner Sid Colin. Written for its star, Frankie Howerd, and packed with his trademark camp innuendo and double entendres as well as what would once have been … Read more

The Psychic Project at the Vaults Theatre – Review

Announced as “a mind-reading show based on the true story of the Cold War’s psychic spies”, The Psychic Project at the Vaults Theatre draws on the genuine story of Stargate, a secret unit established by the American Government’s Defense Intelligence Agency and a private contractor. Stargate was created to investigate and exploit the use of psychic phenomena in military and … Read more