Home / Tag Archives: Kiruna Stamell

Tag Archives: Kiruna Stamell

NEWS: 17th Pulse Festival line-up announced

By PAUL COUCH East Anglia's Pulse Festival, now in its 17th year, has today [25 March 2017] announced its line-up for 10 days of contemporary theatre with established and emerging artists, both local and those from further afield. Building on previous Pulse Festivals, this year’s programme carries on the successes of Suitcase Prize Day and Scratch Day with new work ...

Read More »

The Government Inspector – Everyman Theatre, Liverpool

Writer: Nikolai Gogol Adapter: David Harrower Director: Roxana Silbert Reviewer: Jamie Gaskin The Government Inspector, written in 1835, is still very much a story for today.This joyous production of Gogol’s masterpiece offers a cavalcade of comic characters exuding the human frailty of self-interest at its finest.The pompous nature of the main characters is matched only by their gullibility and their ...

Read More »

The Government Inspector – The HOUSE, Birmingham REP

The Government Inspector, Image by Robert Day Rebekah Hinds (Superintendent), Jean St Clair (Lyapkin-Tyapkin) and Sophie Stone (Postmaster)

Writer: NikolaiGogol, adapted by David Harrower Director: Roxana Silbert Reviewer: James Garrington   “More clouds of grey than any Russian play could guarantee.” Lyricist Ira Gershwin pretty much summed up the popular view of Russian drama when he wrote those words: dour, grey and downright depressing. Anyone who thinks that describes Russian theatre in its entirety, though, has clearly never ...

Read More »

Pirate and Parrot – Z-Arts, Hulme, Manchester

Co-devised by A Little Commitment and Red Earth Theatre Directed by Wendy Rouse &Amanda Wilde Reviewer: Luke Walker A family arts festival has begun at Z Arts in Hulme in Manchester with two weeks of activities and shows for all ages. First up was Pirate and Parrot, made for an audience of 5+. Co-devised by A Little Commitment and Red ...

Read More »

Peter Pan – Richmond Theatre, London

Writer: JM Barrie, adapted by Eric Potts Director: Ian McFarlane Reviewer: Christopher Hong [rating:3] The first impression of this production is a little odd since the audience is initially greeted by a cinema style set of trailers and adverts projected onto a screen. Once it settles down, the show is certainly glitzy with big, loud scenery and backdrops which fill ...

Read More »