Top Reviews

    July 14, 2024

    & Juliet – Manchester Opera House

    Music & Lyrics: Max Martin & Friends Book: David West Read Director: Luke Sheppard Following its original outing at the…
    July 13, 2024

    Paranormal Activity: A New Haunting Live On Stage – Leeds Playhouse

    Writer: Levi Holloway Director: Felix Barrett Based on the Paranormal Activity Films Leeds Playhouse’s website simply states “We can’t say…
    July 12, 2024

    Visit from an Unknown Woman – Hampstead Theatre, London

    Writer: Christopher Hampton Director: Chelsea Walker Vienna in 1934 was not a welcoming place for a Jewish writer such as…
    July 12, 2024

    Chariots of Fire – Crucible Theatre, Sheffield

    Adaptor: Mike Bartlett Director: Robert Hastie This is a stunning, spectacular adaptation of the iconic film of 1981 that tells…
    July 11, 2024

    Fireflies at Dawn – CAPA College, Wakefield

    Director: Sandrine Monin Choreographer: Sandrine Monin in collaboration with the performers Composer: Roberto D. Rusconi Fireflies at Dawn is a new…
    July 11, 2024

    Madagascar the Musical – Theatre Royal Newcastle

    Book: Kevin Del Aguila Music and Lyrics: George Noriega and Joel Someillan The highly acclaimed musical Madagascar moves into town…
    July 11, 2024

    To Watch A Man Eat – Shakespeare North Playhouse, Prescot

    Written by: Sadie Pearson Director: Sadie Pearson/Hen Ryan Tuck into this highly engaging and satisfyingly uncomfortable take on searching for…
    July 10, 2024

    Come From Away – Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield

    Writers: Irene Sankoff and David Hein Director: Christopher Ashley The musical Come From Away is based on real events in…
    July 10, 2024

    The School for Scandal – Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford upon Avon

    Writer: Richard Brinsley Sheridan Director: Tinuke Craig Who doesn’t like a good bit of gossip? The sort of snippet of…
    July 9, 2024

    London Clown Festival’s Opening Cabaret – Soho Theatre, London

    As one coach load of clowns is bussed out of Westminster, another lot has just arrived in Soho from all…

    Features

      July 10, 2024

      Making Moves – Sadler’s Wells, London

      Choreographic Toolkits: Alesandra Seutin, Dannielle ‘Rhimes’ Lacointe, Jordan Douglas and Oona Doherty Like the National Theatre Connections programme, Sadler’s Wells’…
      July 10, 2024

      British Youth Musical Theatre: 20 Years on Stage – The Other Palace, London

      Founded in 2003 by Jon Bromwich, British Youth Musical Theatre (BYMT) is a company which allows young participants to create…
      July 1, 2024

      BLOG: When it’s not the playwright’s dad who’s the toolmaker, it’s the playwright himself.

      We’ve all heard Keir Starmer bang on about his dad being a toolmaker for months now, so much so that…
      June 21, 2024

      What Comes Next for Next to Normal

      At first sight, a Broadway musical dealing with mental illness and bereavement is far from normal. Yet, as director Michael…
      June 10, 2024

      Stephen Sondheim Student Performer of the Year 2024 – Sondheim Theatre, London

      Stephen Sondheim Student Performer of the Year took place at the Sondheim Theatre this year hosted by Bonnie Langford with…
      May 13, 2024

      Unrestricted View 25th Anniversary – Hen & Chickens Theatre, London

      Taking up residency in 1999, Unrestricted View gathered at its Islington venue the Hen & Chickens Theatre to celebrate its…

      Film

        July 12, 2024

        Carbon & Water

        Writer: Christopher Bourne Director: Christopher Clarke The district nurse in Christopher Bourne and Christopher Clarke’s new film puts himself in…
        July 8, 2024

        Problemista

        Writer and Director: Julio Torres Getting the job you want when you weren’t born in a country is increasingly difficult…
        July 5, 2024

        What Remains

        Writers: Megan Everett-Skarsgård and Ran Huang Director: Ran Huang Megan Everett-Skarsgård and Ran Huang’s psychological police procedural staring Andrea Riseborough,…
        July 5, 2024

        Something About You

        Writer and Director: Alastair Coughlan Something About You is a shortish feature written, directed and produced by Alastair Coughlan. Coughlan…
        June 28, 2024

        National Anthem – Raindance Film Festival 2024

        Writer: David Largman Murray Director: Luke Gilford Closing this year’s Raindance Festival is the bittersweet coming-of-age National Anthem about 21-year-old…
        June 28, 2024

        Sisterhood – Raindance Film Festival 2024

        Writers: Nora El Hourch, Éléonore Gurrey and Sara Wikler Director: Nora El Hourch Believing and supporting women becomes complicated for…
        June 27, 2024

        The Click Trap – Raindance Film Festival 2024

        Director: Peter Porta To the list of things that ‘everybody knows’ Leonard Cohen might have adde : advertisers have your…
        June 27, 2024

        Avant-Drag! – Raindance Film Festival 2024

        Writer: Fil Ieropoulos Director: Foivos Dousos You never know what might happen in Athens. You could be sitting in traffic,…
        June 27, 2024

        Sting Like a Bee – Raindance Film Festival 2024

        Writers: Leone Balduzzi, Giorgia Pedini and Nicole Salotti Director: Leone Balduzzi Sting Like a Bee presents itself as a documentary…
        June 26, 2024

        Dance Revolutionaries

        Choreographers: Robert Cohan and Kenneth MacMillan Director: David Stewart Bringing together two of the biggest names in choreography, the film…