Comedy

The Lighthouse, Space Arts Centre - Review

Starting its 2016 season with The Lighthouse, The Space Arts Centre’s inaugural play of the year has something for everyone. Written by Rachel Claye and directed by Danielle McIlven.

Author's review: 
4

Jane Wenham: The Witch of Walkern - Theatre Review

Jane Wenham: The Witch of Walkern takes place in Herfordshire in 1712 – decades after the last ‘witchhunt fever’ plagued the nation. Its Bechdel credentials are never in doubt, as the women spend most of the time talking to each other about themselves and their experiences.

Author's review: 
4

Dóttir, Courtyard Theatre – Review

While the proportion of female to male characters in Shakespeare’s plays arguably reflects the numbers written by his peers, most of the Bard’s women are singularly distinctive, often the most memorable characters of their respective plays.

Author's review: 
4

Interview with Rosie Wilby - comedian, musician, writer and broadcaster

Rosie Wilby has toured her series of solo shows exploring the themes of sex and relationship, and her new work in progress ‘The Conscious Uncoupling’ will be showing at The Black Box Festival (Etcetera Theatre) later this month.

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0

Around the World in 80 Days – Children’s Theatre Review

Join New International Encounter and Phileas Fogg on his famous adventure around the world. The Stables always manage to offer something a little bit different at Christmas.

Author's review: 
4

Goldilock, Stock and Three Smoking Bears – Review

The actors’ enthusiasm for the show is infectious and the night is great fun. The crowded house thoroughly enjoyed the performance. If you can get a ticket, go see.

Author's review: 
4

Cinderella by Creative Youth Network- Review

Creative Youth Network’s production of Cinderella is a modern take on the classic fairy tale brought up-to-date for the social media generation.

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3

Dick Whittington at The Hexagon Theatre Reading – Panto Review

Imagine Theatre's panto 'Dick Whittington' at Reading's The Hexagon theatre, imagines gender equality.

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4

Little Red Riding Hood at Greenwich Theatre – Panto Review

RED Shoes and Socialism. Greenwich Theatre’s pantomime this year is the jewel in Greenwich’s crown of ten years’ top Christmas shows.

Author's review: 
5

Bronte by Polly Teale - Review

A fascinating play about the Bronte family, ripe with feminism and tragedy, deftly realised by Steph Weller in an amateur production by Progress Theatre.

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0

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