Reviews


Cool Hand Luke Aldwych Theatre Review

I had never heard of the story of Cool Hand Luke but when I heard Marc Warren would be playing a bad boy I couldn’t resist. Emma Reeves adapted the play from the novel ‘Cool Hand Luke’ by Donn Pearce. The play focuses on the true story of Lloyd ‘Luke’ Jackson, a former solider turned convict. Known as a legend in prison for his daring escapes and famous for destroying parking meters. Nicknamed as Cool Hand …

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Review of Broken Glass: Vaudeville Theatre

Broken Glass for me tonight was an exceptional piece of theatre. An evening I will remember for a long time to come. Set in New York in 1938 and written in 1994, Arthur Miller’s play takes us on the journey of Mr and Mrs Gellburg’s 25 year long marriage in meltdown. Sylvia Gellburg unexplainably has become paralyzed, unable to walk and medical tests are inconclusive, all those close to her are baffled by this sudden …

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Rock of Ages Review Shaftesbury Theatre

It’s not very often I go to see a show where I have absolutely no idea of the plot, or the songs or anything for that matter. For Rock Of Ages I did just this, I entered the theatre blissfully unaware of what to expect, apart from, as the title suggests, rock music. Upon entering the Shaftesbury Theatre, music is the first thing that hits you, not the gentile, delicate kind usually heard in theatre …

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We Will Rock You Review Dominion Theatre

We went along to see We Will Rock You recently, on the evening when Alex Gaumond was opening as Galileo, a role he had previously played in We Will Rock You on tour. We Will Rock You is a musical based on the songs of the rock band Queen and named after their hit single of the same name. It is set in the future, on a place once called Earth. Globalisation is complete. Everyone …

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Chicago The Musical Cambridge Theatre London review

We went along to see Chicago The Musical last night and although having written a review only a few weeks ago, this time we saw different cast in four of the leading roles. For a show that is closing on 27th August it was pleasing to see that the Cambridge Theatre was buzzing with excitement before the show and with a packed house it makes you wonder why is the show closing? On with the …

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