A terrific 'ship of dreams' to cruise away on
Touring I’d Be Lost Without It by Wet Picnic 4**** Stratford Circus Arts Centre (Short walk from Stratford Circus) 1 hour, no interval Veronica Stein, 19th March, 2018 Discomforting comfort in a wild ride
Nottingham/Touring. DR JEKYLL AND MR HYDE: David Edgar. Theatre Royal: Tkts 0115 989 5555 www.royalcentre-nottingham.co.uk. 3*** Runs: 2h 20m: one interval: till 15th October. Performance times: 7.30pm, (Matinees 2.00pm Weds and 2.30pm Sat). Review: Alan Geary: 20th March 2018. Not without its problems. But watchable.
Nottingham/Touring. THIS HOUSE: James Graham. 4Stars**** Theatre Royal: Tkts 0115 989 5555 www.royalcentre-nottingham.co.uk. Runs: 2h 50m: one interval: till 14th April. Performance times: 7.30pm, (Matinees 2.00pm Weds and 2.30pm Sat). Review: Alan Geary: 10th April 2018. A brilliant production.
EXETER & TOURING THE NORTHCOTT THEATRE – TILL 12 MAY A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM by William Shakespeare 4**** RUNNING TIME – 2HOURS 10 MINUTES – NO INTERVAL Northcott Box Office – 01392 726363 www.exeternorthcott.co.uk REVIEW: CORMAC RICHARDS – 8 MAY 2018 MIDSUMMER MADNESS – ONE CRAZY NIGHT!
London LIE OF GALILEO By Bertolt Brecht Translated by John Willett 4 stars**** Young Vic until July 1 Three Hours, with one interval. Review: Tom Aitken, 19 May 2017 I really enjoyed this.
Nottingham/Touring. WAR HORSE: Adapted by Nick Stafford. 4Stars**** Royal Concert Hall: Tkts 0115 989 5555 www.royalcentre-nottingham.co.uk. Runs: 2h 45m: one interval: till 7th April. Performance times: 7.30pm, matinees Week 1 – Thurs 2.00pm, Sat 2.30pm; Week 2 – Wed 2.00pm, Sat 2.30pm. Review: Alan Geary: 14th March 2018. Continues to live up to its well-deserved reputation.
Nottingham/Touring. SHIRLEY VALENTINE: Willy Russell. 4Stars**** Theatre Royal: Tkts 0115 989 5555 www.royalcentre-nottingham.co.uk. Runs: 2h: one interval: till 27th May. Performance times: 7.30pm, matinees 2.00pm Wed and 2.30pm Sat. Review: Alan Geary: 22nd May 2017.
London SAND IN THE SANBDWICHES by Hugh Whitemore. 4 Stars **** Theatre Royal Haymarket 7.30pm until 3 Jun 2017 and then on tour. Tour dates – Cambridge Arts theatre 6-10 June; Malvern Theatre 13-15 June; New Victoria, Woking 16-17 June; Theatre Royal, Brighton 27 June 1 July; Theatre Royal Bath 11 – 15 July. Runs 2 hr One interval. TICKETS: 020 7930 8800 www.trh.co.uk Tour tickets: www.sandinthesandwiches.com Review: William Russell 31 May. An evening of pleasures, poems and memories
London. IL MASTRIMONIO SEGRETO composed by Domenico Cimarosa libretto by Giovanni Bertati based on The Clandestine Marriage by George Colman & David Garrick, 4 Stars **** The Brunel Shaft, Railway Avenue, Rotherhithe, London SE16 4LF on 6 July and subsequently on tour to 30 July 2017. Performances 7.30pm Runs 2hr 30 mins One interval. TICKETS: www.popupopera.co.uk Review: William Russell 6 July. A scintillating and tuneful evening
Touring THE ADAMS FAMILY, THE MUSICAL. Marshall Brickmn, Rick Elice, Andrew Lippa 4 Star**** Touring till 4 November 2017 Runs: 2h 35m, one interval Tour Dates and Tickets: ww.theaddamsfamily.co.uk/tour/ Review Rod Dungate Birmingham Hippodrome, 10 June 2017 @Rod_Dungate @ReviewsGate Feel god Gothic
Birmingham and Touring Stadium (Credits below) 2 Stars The Main house, Birmingham Repertory Theatre to 17th June 2017. Tour Runs: 1 hour 50 minutes, with a 20-minute interval. Tickets: Birmingham Repertory Theatre: 0121 236 4455 Info: https://www.birmingham-rep.co.uk/about-us/how-to-book.html Review: Samuel James Crawford, 12th June 2017 One hour fifteen minutes with no interval. Review: Samuel James Crawford, @SamuelJamesC23 @ReviewsGate A play that leaves you anticipating the final whistle.
Birmingham & Tour THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG: ; Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer, Henry Shields Birmingham Rep: The House, and Touring to 12 August 2017 4**** Runs 2h, on interval Bham Rep BO: 0121 236 4455 www.birmingham-rep.co.uk Information, tickets: www.theplaythatgoeswrong.com/uk-tour/tickets Review: Rod Dungate, 19 June 2017 @Rod_Dungate @ReviewsGate A whopping romp, a whopping tonic for our times
Nottingham/Touring. THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG: Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields. 4Stars**** Theatre Royal: Tkts 0115 9895555 www.royalcentre-nottingham.co.uk. Full information: Mischief Theatre Runs: 2h 5m: one interval: till 8th July. Review: Alan Geary: 3rd July 2017. Enormously funny – but the basic joke starts to wear a bit thin.