Category Archives: Theatre Review

Love Labour! Lost.

I do like a bit of alliteration. It reminds me of a story that Pete Parsons told me a while ago. When he was in little school, his teacher would call all the boys by just their surnames apart from … Continue reading

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Don’t let the gin do the driving

It’s very rare that we go up to the West End and see something truly terrible. When it happens it feels like time and money has been wasted on something that really should have a stamp of quality on it. … Continue reading

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A handbag?

A few months ago, Mirinda sent me a link to an ad for a production of The Importance of Being Earnest with David Suchet playing Lady Bracknell. This was an opportunity too good to miss. I bought a couple of … Continue reading

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Live theatre, rocks

Tonight I was referred to as both an old fart and terribly negative and so, to combat these comments, I present the following: The things I loved about Jesus Christ Superstar at the O2 Arena Tim Minchin as Judas. He … Continue reading

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All good Company…well, almost

Many years ago, I saw an amateur production of Stephen Sondheim’s musical Company. Tonight I did the same. I remember very little about the version from my past, except that it was very good; of a “highly professional standard”, as … Continue reading

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Wicked is WICKED!

Adele, Dave, Hamish and Molly are visiting Scotland at the moment. About six months ago, Adele booked four tickets to see Wicked in London. It is Molly’s favourite show. I found out today she has now seen it four times! … Continue reading

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