Review of I Loved Lucy at the Jermyn Street Theatre

I Loved Lucy

I Loved Lucy, at the Jermyn Street Theatre until 23rd April, is a personal tale of a fan’s relationship with America’s sweetheart Lucille Ball. Lee is very distantly related to his idol and is delighted when a friendship develops between the pair. Written by Lee Tannen the play is based on Tannen’s 2001 memoir of his friendship with … Read more

Review of The First Hamlet at The Cockpit Theatre

Hamlet

This is a rare and fascinating opportunity to see the first known text edition of the tragedy, the one published in 1603, a year before the more familiar, rather different and much expanded version of Hamlet, known as the Second Quarto. Debate rages over whether this First Quarto version of Hamlet, was an early draft written by Shakespeare … Read more