Mates blogger: Anne Cox

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Anne Cox
Anne Cox is a journalist and blogger with more than 35 years’ experience and a passion for the theatre. Over the years, she has covered am-dram, regional and national theatre. As a critic for her own site Stage Review, she now reviews professional productions within about a two-hour drive of her home patch of Bedfordshire - from the RSC in Stratford, through the Home Counties and London to Chichester. She now runs her independent theatre website Stage Review and tweets @stage_review.
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The latest from Anne's site

Woman In Mind Review 29th September 2022
Classic drama lined up for Royal & Derngate’s Made In Northampton season 14th September 2022
Ian Hislop & Nick Newman celebrate anarchic Goon hero Spike in new comedy 13th September 2022
Doctor Faustus Review 10th September 2022
Saturday Night Fever Review 8th September 2022
Persephone Review 2nd September 2022
Saturday Night Fever opens new UK tour at Milton Keynes Theatre 2nd September 2022
Can you hear those dancing feet? The spectacular 42nd Street stages a revival 25th July 2022
Crazy For You – Review 21st July 2022
Shall we dance? The King and I announces 2023 UK tour 18th July 2022
Peter James continues stage success with Wish You Were Dead UK Tour 6th July 2022
Fisherman’s Friends cast their net across UK for musical tour this autumn 20th June 2022
The Southbury Child Review 20th June 2022
Bat Out of Hell – Review 15th June 2022
Award-winning smash hit musical The Bodyguard to tour the UK & Ireland 14th June 2022
A hard habit to break. Death Drop returns for divine murder-mystery tour 13th June 2022
Bat Out of Hell – one hell of a tribute to Meat Loaf & Jim Steinman says its stars 12th June 2022
Tunnelling to freedom. New Vic Theatre announces Marvellous autumn season 12th June 2022
Classical comedy as Austentatious improv books a novel UK tour 31st May 2022
The Unfriend – Review 27th May 2022
Watermill Theatre’s Ian Hislop & Nick Newman Spike homage in autumn tour 21st May 2022
Michelle Collins is game for a killer Cluedo stage spoof 9th May 2022
We Will Rock You – Review 3rd May 2022
The Taxidermist’s Daughter – Review 20th April 2022
Singin’ In The Rain – Review 13th April 2022
Charlie and The Chocolate Factory musical to tour UK 13th April 2022
Jon Culshaw is Flying High in Les Dawson homage at Edinburgh Festival 11th April 2022
Catch Me If You Can – Review 5th April 2022
Catch Me If You Can says thriller star Patrick Duffy 30th March 2022
Fatal Attraction – Review 30th March 2022
Bedknobs and Broomsticks – Review 3rd March 2022
So Austentatious. Costume capers at Leicester Square Theatre 3rd March 2022
Chichester Festival Theatre’s sparkling diamond Festival 2022 3rd March 2022
Neil Baldwin’s fantastical life told in Marvellous at New Vic 12th February 2022
School of Rock – Review 9th February 2022
Doubt: A Parable – Review 30th January 2022
Groan Ups – Review 25th January 2022
Wartime’s Tom, Dick & Harry stage their great escape for tour adventure 24th January 2022
Magical Bedknobs and Broomsticks flies off for remaining UK tour dates 24th January 2022
Piot Theatre tours Zana Fraillon’s moving refuge drama The Bone Sparrow 19th January 2022
Dreamgirls bring musical magic to Milton Keynes Theatre 19th January 2022
Waitress – Review 11th January 2022
Childhood revisited in Mischief Theatre’s smash-hit Groan Ups comedy 10th January 2022
Hairspray the Musical – Review 30th November 2021
The Play That Goes Wrong – Review 25th November 2021
Ben Elton directs 2022 We Will Rock You anniversary UK Tour 23rd November 2021
Heathers the Musical – Review 18th November 2021
Smash hit Anything Goes in spring tour and Barbican return 18th November 2021
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe – Review 17th November 2021
Sam Womack makes magic in The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe tour 15th November 2021
Chichester’s Festival 2022 launches with South Pacific transfer news 11th November 2021
London Palladium Joseph to tour in 2022 31st October 2021
Dial M For Murder – Review 27th October 2021
Making Mischief in The Play That Goes Wrong 26th October 2021
Thrilling return for Dial M For Murder 26th October 2021
Jersey Boys cast for 2022 UK tour 25th October 2021
Joe Penhall’s Blue/Orange in incendiary revival at Royal & Derngate 24th October 2021
The Long Song 8th October 2021
The Beauty Queen of Leenane 12th September 2021
Sing Yer Heart Out for the Lads – Review 11th October 2019
Ambitious Tabard Theatre in name-change to Chiswick Playhouse 9th October 2019
European Arts Company stages charity Christmas Carol UK tour 7th October 2019
Olivia Olsen’s Stray Dogs to premiere at Park Theatre 7th October 2019
Trading places. Proteus Theatre’s Macbeth London success leads to UK tour 6th October 2019
Broadway phenomenon, Be More Chill, to open at The Other Palace 6th October 2019
Blood soaked Macbeth leads Lazarus’s third season at Greenwich Theatre 4th October 2019
David Mitchell stars in stage adaptation of Upstart Crow at the Gielgud 2nd October 2019
Cult sci-fi hit Solaris sets course for Lyric Hammersmith 1st October 2019
Macbeth – Review 30th September 2019
Stop the clock! Bridge House Theatre stages Jon Larson musical Tick..Tick..Boom! 25th September 2019
Toby Jones & Richard Armitage star in Conor McPherson’s Vanya adaptation at Harold Pinter 25th September 2019
Kay Mellor reveals secrets of making Band of Gold into a killer stage play 24th September 2019
Sean Mathias directs A Prayer for Wings revival at King’s Head Theatre 24th September 2019
National Theatre’s A Taste of Honey in West End Transfer 24th September 2019
Jennifer Saunders in West End transfer & UK tour of Blithe Spirit. 23rd September 2019
Midlife Cowboy – Review 20th September 2019
Big The Musical – Review 18th September 2019
Prepare for a downpour. The Mill at Sonning stages Singin’ In The Rain 18th September 2019
Alan Bennett’s The Habit of Art in the frame for new UK tour 18th September 2019
Juliet Forster’s View from the Bridge at York Theatre Royal 16th September 2019
The Strange Case of Jekyll & Hyde – Review 11th September 2019
Pretty Woman musical sets London date at Piccadilly Theatre 9th September 2019
Wicked of Tunbridge Wells. Louise Jameson & Aaron Sidwell head The Shakespeare Project’s Macbeth 9th September 2019
Two Trains Running – Review 6th September 2019
The Entertainer – Review 4th September 2019
Jekyll & Hyde gets presidential reboot from Arrows & Traps 2nd September 2019
Director Paul Miller talks about the isolation & power in Macbeth at Chichester Festival Theatre. 2nd September 2019
Sam Shepard’s Ages of The Moon UK premiere heads to The Vaults 29th August 2019
The Weatherman – Review 22nd August 2019
Valued Friends revival set for The Rose Theatre 19th August 2019
Patrick Hamilton’s revamped Gaslight for London’s Playground Theatre 19th August 2019
Black Chiffon in London transfer to Park Theatre 19th August 2019
Art imitates life for Song & Dance man Shane Richie in The Entertainer 12th August 2019
Eleanor Rhode gives RSC’s King John a ’60s twist 12th August 2019
Liza Goddard & Roy Hudd star in A Woman of No Importance tour 12th August 2019
8 Hotels – Review 7th August 2019
Jamie Lloyd Co. opens Playhouse Theatre season with Cyrano de Bergerac 31st July 2019
Ahoy there! Moby Dick makes waves at Jack Studio Theatre 30th July 2019
Tyger Drew-Honey to star in Riot Club satire, Posh 30th July 2019
Alan Ayckbourn marks 80th with new Birthdays Past, Birthdays Present play 30th July 2019
The Actor’s Nightmare – Review 22nd July 2019
Toby Stephens and Claire Skinner star in A Day in the Death of Joe Egg revival 19th July 2019
The Night of the Iguana – Review 17th July 2019
Equus – Review 17th July 2019
Captain Corelli’s Mandolin 11th July 2019
Hallelujah! Sister Act returns for new UK Tour & London Season 10th July 2019
One Giant Leap – Review 7th July 2019
Measure for Measure – Review 5th July 2019
Revival of Sharon Byrne’s Irish black comedy, Gutted, set for UK tour 3rd July 2019
Noises Off – Review 3rd July 2019
Joe Pasquale stars in new Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em UK tour 2nd July 2019
New Phantom of the Opera UK tour to open at Curve Leicester 30th June 2019
Present Laughter – Review 28th June 2019
Warheads bring the trauma of war to London’s Park Theatre 28th June 2019
Jake Gyllenhaal to star in Sunday In the Park with George at Savoy Theatre 24th June 2019
Democracy tested in An Enemy of the People adaptation at The Playground Theatre 24th June 2019
Barney Norris’s retelling of Lorca’s Blood Wedding to premiere at Salisbury Playhouse 24th June 2019
Blithe Spirit – Review 20th June 2019
Napoli, Brooklyn – Review 19th June 2019
Beyond Therapy UK tour for Tracy Shaw and Matt Lapinskas 17th June 2019
Guy meets Girl… West End hit musical, Once, in major UK Tour 17th June 2019
Plenty – Review 14th June 2019
The Pope – Review 13th June 2019
Sherlock Holmes and the Invisible Thing revival set for Rudolf Steiner Theatre 10th June 2019
Racial identity explored in Kwame Kwei-Armah’s Fix Up at the Tower Theatre 7th June 2019
Radical reimagining for Patrick Hamilton Gaslight thriller at Watford Palace Theatre 4th June 2019
Beneath The Blue Rinse – Review 4th June 2019
Rutherford and Son – Review 30th May 2019

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