Charlie Clements & Persephone Swales-Dawson chatted to us about touring the UK and starring in The House on Cold Hill, playing at the New Victoria Theatre, Woking from 23 to 27 April 2019.
Arousing and disturbing in equal measures, English Touring Theatre’s production of Equus stirs the senses as much as engages the brain.
In Dougie Blaxland’s fascinating new play, The Long Walk Back, currently on a national tour, we see former England cricket international Chris Lewis (Martin Edwards) contemplating his life from his prison cell alongside his cellmate/angel/devil on his shoulder (Scott Bayliss).
Overall, All You Need is Love might not offer any major surprises, but it is still a warm and nostalgic show that will be enjoyed by fans of The Beatles.
Following Melly Still’s moving and visually stunning production of The Lovely Bones last year, I had high hopes for her latest literary adaptation, Louis de Bernières’ Captain Corelli’s Mandolin (1994).
Amelie is a magical show; with puppets, flying lampshades, a singing gnome and terrifying figs. I couldn’t fault it, and judging from the audience reaction, they couldn’t either.
At 53, Simon Evans isn’t so different from circuit comedians half his age – a rhetorical stream of invective squirted squarely at current events, with the exception that he speaks entirely in well-honed sentences, not an er, ah or um in sight
Rock of Ages is a jukebox music which lacks any storyline but makes up for it through the use of humour and performance.
There are plenty of laughs to be had in the production of Abigail’s Party which finishes an extensive UK tour this week at the King’s.
The House on Cold Hill is a pleasant enough way to spend the evening but is rather dated and no different than dozens of other haunted house mysteries that have appeared over the years.