One Million Tiny Plays About Britain by Craig Taylor | Review

One Million Tiny Plays About Britain by Craig Taylor - Alec Nicholls and Emma Barclay at Jermyn Street Theatre. Credit to Robert Workman.

There was definitely something a bit strange about two of the ushers on duty this evening; the same strange pudding bowl haircuts and both looking rather overdressed and lumpy. So, maybe I shouldn’t have been too surprised when they (Emma Barclay and Alec Nicholls) took to the stage as the lights went down! The lumpiness … Read moreOne Million Tiny Plays About Britain by Craig Taylor | Review

The Canterville Ghost by Oscar Wilde at the Unicorn Theatre

The company. Oscar Wilde's The Canterville Ghost. Unicorn Theatre. Photo Manuel Harlan.

Whilst Dickens has pretty much cornered the spooky-meets-heart-warming Christmas theatre tradition, Oscar Wilde’s The Canterville Ghost (written only some 40 years after A Christmas Carol) makes an interesting festive family alternative without any explicit yuletide subject matter. The work is as droll and arch as you’d expect from the legendary 19th century wit plus offers … Read moreThe Canterville Ghost by Oscar Wilde at the Unicorn Theatre