Broken Lad by Robin Hooper at the Arcola Theatre | Review

Broken Lad by Robin Hooper at the Arcola Theatre | Review

Loyalty is an odd thing. It embraces so many concepts: ideas, people, identities, countries, the list is endless. But no matter how much someone expresses their loyalty to something, there is a breaking point, when they have to consider which is more important, their loyalty or themselves.  And this, I believe is the message that…

Review of Love and Other Acts of Violence at Donmar Warehouse

Review of Love and Other Acts of Violence at Donmar Warehouse

There had, I thought to myself, be some acts of violence to witness in a show called Love and Other Acts of Violence. With hindsight (I am not wholly convinced it is necessarily a ‘benefit’), it was quite a ridiculous thought, but then a title like this evokes all sorts of musings, at least in…

The Prince of Egypt at the Dominion Theatre Ends 8th January 2022

The Prince of Egypt at the Dominion Theatre Ends 8th January 2022

THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, the “huge popular hit” (LBC) based on the classic DreamWorks Animation film, will play its final performance at London’s Dominion Theatre on Saturday 8 January 2022, the end of its booking period. Extra shows have been added on 20, 21 and 28 December 2021 at 2.30pm. Already seen by an incredible…

The Glass Menagerie starring Amy Adams – Presale Friday 17th at 10am

The Glass Menagerie starring Amy Adams – Presale Friday 17th at 10am

‘Memory is seated predominantly in the heart’ – Tennessee Williams. Six-time Academy Award-nominated actress Amy Adams makes her West End debut in a new production of Tennessee Williams’s celebrated memory play, The Glass Menagerie directed by Jeremy Herrin (Wolf Hall Trilogy, People Places and Things, This House). Paul Hilton (The Inheritance, Lady Macbeth, A Very…

Review of The Memory of Water at Hampstead Theatre

Review of The Memory of Water at Hampstead Theatre

The bereaved homecoming is a tried-and-tested dramatic device, be it Chekhov’s Three Sisters (1901); Langford Wilson’s Burn This (1987) or Tracy Letts’ August: Osage Country (2007). Amongst heightened emotions, familial tensions and uncovered secrets, tragedy and farce have a natural opportunity to reveal themselves and intensify in the claustrophobic confines of gathering for funeral rites…

London Theatre Week for West End shows at £15, £25 and £35

London Theatre Week for West End shows at £15, £25 and £35

London Theatre Week is back and bigger than ever before with 45 shows taking part. The annual initiative, which is dedicated to bringing the best prices for the widest selection of West End shows, will run from 23rd August until 5th September. Tickets are available from £15, £25 and £35, helping to attract audiences to…