Tom Stoppard’s A Separate Peace Live-Streamed Play Reading

Tom Stoppard’s A Separate Peace Live-Streamed Play Reading

Theatres may be closed at the moment but that doesn’t mean that theatrical experiences are just something we remember fondly. Thanks to modern technology, there is a wealth of shows, plays and musicals available to the locked-down public, and last night I was lucky enough to see one in the shape of Tom Stoppard’s play,…

Review of The Phantom of the Opera at The Royal Albert Hall

Review of The Phantom of the Opera at The Royal Albert Hall

A twenty-fifth anniversary is something to be celebrated. For most couples, it might be a candlelit dinner in a romantic restaurant. But, if you are Andrew Lloyd Webber and Cameron Mackintosh, and the twenty-fifth anniversary being celebrated is of one of your most successful musicals, then something a little bit bigger is called for. So,…

Incognito Theatre Company: All Quiet on the Western Front | Review

Incognito Theatre Company: All Quiet on the Western Front | Review

“The First World War was a horror of gas, industrialized slaughter fear and appalling human suffering.” wrote Nick Harkaway in 2012, and they were correct in every respect. Millions dead, empires lost, and the groundwork laid for the rise of fascism less than twenty years later. And for what? Why did this ‘war to end…

Lazarus Theatre Company’s Macbeth at Greenwich Theatre | Review

Lazarus Theatre Company’s Macbeth at Greenwich Theatre | Review

There are times when I wonder if Shakespeare hasn’t been done, rather like many of his characters, done to death. For example, I was in two minds about going all the way to the Greenwich Theatre for my fifth or sixth Macbeth. But, as it was the Lazarus Theatre Company producing the show, and I’ve…