Reviews


Lend Me A Tenor Review Gielgud Theatre

Be Yourself. This is the message that Lend Me A Tenor directs towards the audience, emerging from within the chaos and the confusions and the comedy of the production’s plot. Hapless Max, assistant to the vociferous manager of the Cleveland Opera House is thrust onto the stage to sing Otello when visiting Italian tenor Tito ‘Il Stupendo’ Merelli is waylaid; cue a series of hilarious misunderstandings and mistaken identities before each character comes to the …

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Review of Betrayal at the Comedy Theatre 2011

BETRAYAL – The Comedy Theatre By: Harold Pinter Produced: Sonia Friedman Productions Cast: Kristin Scott Thomas, Ben Miles, Douglas Henshall, John Guerrasio Director: Ian Rickson Design: Jeremy Herbert Lighting: Johanna Town   “There were three of us in this marriage.” The line first spoken by Princess Diana, but an apt reflection which perfectly summarises this play. Betrayal is hardly a stranger to the stage – from the pen of renowned playwright, Harold Pinter; it first …

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Review of Chicago Cambridge Theatre London June 2011

Visited the Cambridge Theatre last night and saw the musical Chicago. Yes I know countless reviews have been written about it, but here is mine! IF you haven’t seen the musical then you had better hurry while Chicago is still at the Cambridge Theatre, before either closing or finding a new theatre to go to, as Matilda the Musical takes residence after Chicago closes on 27th August. Synopsis: Set in the mid 1920s in Chicago, …

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Review of Pygmalion at the Garrick Theatre

Having grown up watching the musical My Fair Lady, I was so excited to see the play that influenced an all time favourite of mine. Pygmalion, written by George Bernard Shaw, explores the British class system in the 1920’s. A professor of phonetics, Henry Higgins places a bet with Colonel Pickering, a linguist of Indian dialects, that he could transform cockney flowergirl Eliza Doolittle, to pass for a duchess by teaching her respectable speech and …

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Love Never Dies Review Adelphi Theatre

Love Never Dies Review– Adelphi Theatre The Phantom – Ramin Karimloo Christine Daaé – Lucy Van Gasse (understudy) Raoul – David Thaxton If I could write a review in just one word, it’d be ‘Wow’ but then I wouldn’t be helping anyone, and I’d be a pretty bad writer! Honestly Love Never Dies is one of the best shows I’ve seen in the West End recently. I almost couldn’t write any notes because I didn’t …

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