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THE WITCHES – Touring

In Children's theatre, Manchester, Opinion, Plays, Regional theatre, Reviews, Touring by Kristy StottLeave a Comment

Roald Dahl’s wonderful and vibrant stories have captured the imaginations of millions of children (and adults) across the world. Translated into 58 different languages, Dahl’s rich and impressive portfolio has been successfully adapted for stage and screen over the years. The Witches has always been a favourite in our house, fascinating, terrifying and always prompting curious questions, and it translates perfectly to the stage in this adaptation by David Wood.

SEE WHAT I WANNA SEE – Jermyn Street Theatre

In London theatre, Musicals, Reviews by Caroline Hanks-FarmerLeave a Comment

This was my first visit to the Jermyn Street Theatre and what a lovely, unusual and intimate space to perform an exciting new show in.

A set of three pieces written by Ryunosuke Akutagawa and all created to challenge and thought provoke fundamental issues. Michael John LaChiusa has used these stories, writing words and music for this production. The show has been produced in the UK by Katy Lipson for Aria Entertainment.

Review: Sweeney Todd (Harrington’s Pie and Mash Shop)

In Musicals, Reviews by Johnny FoxLeave a Comment

  We love us a bit of site-specific theatre.  We’re also almost indecently partial to a pie.  So the opportunity to sample both in a staging of Sondheim’s enduring Sweeney Todd in a 100-year-old London pie and mash shop was right up our street.  Even if that street was in Tooting. Not that Tooting is to be […]

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