The Fellowship by Roy Williams at Hampstead Theatre | Review

The Fellowship by Roy Williams at Hampstead Theatre | Review

Roy Williams is not shy about his intent to write a ‘huge family epic’. The play is indeed sprawling and teeming with important ideas across three generations featuring a mother who travelled to the UK on HMT Empire Windrush and her daughters and grandchildren. At the centre of the play (and literally centred on stage…

Mad House at the Ambassador Theatre, London | Review

Mad House at the Ambassador Theatre, London | Review

That American playwright Theresa Rebeck’s new play, set in Pennsylvania, makes its global debut in London is indeed a treat. Featuring the mighty US star Bill Pullman, as Daniel, an insufferable patriarch on his deathbed, elevates the specialness of this production. But it is the sheer genius of David Harbour, particularly well-known for his role…

A Letter to Harvey Milk – The Musical at Waterloo East Theatre

A Letter to Harvey Milk – The Musical at Waterloo East Theatre

In November 1978, an ex-policeman took up his gun and shot the mayor and a member of the Board of Supervisors in San Francisco. Nothing too exciting you may think. Such things happen all the time. Maybe so, but the reason we remember these murders is that Supervisor Milk, was the first openly gay man…