Tour. THE SEAGULL by Anton Chekhov in a new version by John Donnelly. Tour to 22 June 2013. Runs 2hr 30min One interval. Review: Timothy Ramsden 24 April at Watford Palace. A Seagull that’s no common tern.
Tour. INSPECTOR NORSE by Maggie Fox and Sue Ryding. Tour to 6 April 2013. Runs: 1hr 55min One interval. Review: Alan Geary 28 November 2012 at Lakeside Arts Centre Nottingham. Too touchy-feely to be up to their usual standard. A disappointment.
Tour. NOISES OFF by Michael Frayn. Tour to 27 July 2013. Runs 2hr 20min One interval. Review: Alan Geary 29 April at Theatre Royal Nottingham. A splendid production of a stage classic.
Oxford. WHAT THE DICKENS? by Abigail Anderson, Mark Conway, Neil Haigh, Emily Murphy. Pegasus Theatre Magdalen Road OX4 1RE To 30 December 2012. 10am 12, 13 Dec 1pm 12, 13, 18-20, 24 Dec. 2.30pm 14, 15, 21-23, 27-30 Dec. 7pm 14, 15, 1823, 26-30 Dec. Runs 2hr One interval. TICKETS: 01865 812150. www.pegasustheatre.org.uk Review: Timothy Ramsden 1 December. then Tour to 13 April 2013. A huddled city, it’s life crowded with incidents. Theatre company Gonzo Moose operate in that indeterminate …
9 TO 5: Music and Lyrics, Dolly Parton; Book Patricia Resnick Touring to 17 07 13 New Alexandra, Birmingham, till 05 01 13 Runs: 2h 30m, one interval Information: www.9to5themusical.co.uk Review: Alexander Ray Edser, 19 12 12, New Alexandra High spirits, something to say, great songs. Give yourself a treat.
London. DOGS DON’T DO BALLET adapted by David Duffy and Andrea Sadler from the book by Anna Kemp illustrated by Sara Ogilvie. Little Angel Theatre Tour to 21 April 2013. Runs 45min No interval. Review: Timothy Ramsden 16 January at Little Angel Theatre. It’s all tutu splendid.
London/Tour. MONEY: THE GAME SHOW by Clare Duffy. Bush Theatre 7 Uxbridge Road W12 8LJ To 2 March. Mon-Sat 7.30pm Mat Sat 2.30pm. then Tour to 13 April 2013. Runs 1hr 45min No interval. TICKETS: 020 8743 5050. www.bushtheatre.co.uk (London performances). Review: Timothy Ramsden 9 February. Glittering show as money makes the world go round and stops people up short.
Tour. GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS OFFICIALLY AMAZING SCIENCE LIVE! by Mark Thompson. Tour to 13 April 2013. Runs 2hr 25min One interval. Review: Timothy Ramsden 24 January at The Alban Arena. Science and fun tenuously linked.
Tour. THE NIGHTINGALE by Alison Duddle based on the story by Hans Christian Andersen. Tour to 13 April 2013. Runs 50min No interval. Review: Timothy Ramsden 7 March at Little Angel Theatre London. Finely-judged piece that relates Andersen to modern childhood.
Tour. CURIOSITY SHOP adapted by Daniel Jamieson from Charles Dickens. Theatre Alibi Tour to 27 April 21013. Runs 2hr 40min One interval. Review: Timothy Ramsden 21 March at Oxford Playhouse. Dickens impressive as a matter of record.
Tour/London. FENCES by August Wilson. Tour to 14 September 2013. Runs 2hr 45min One interval. Review: Timothy Ramsden 25 March at Oxford Playhouse. A Black Death of a Salesman? Or is Arthur Miller’s play a White Fences?
Nottingham/Touring. THE LADYKILLERS: Adapted by Graham Linehan. Theatre Royal: Tkts 0115 989 5555 www.royalcentre-nottingham.co.uk. Runs: 2h 10m: one interval: till 3rd November. Performance times: 7.30pm, matinees 2.00pm Wed and 2.30pm Sat. Review: Alan Geary: 29th October 2012. A worthy adaptation of the great Ealing comedy.
Tour. THE COMING STORM by Tim Etchells and Forced Entertainment. Tour to 16 November. Runs 1hr 55min No interval. Review: Timothy Ramsden 21 June at bac (Ballroom) London. Tall story building where the story becomes its own story.
Tour. RADIO TIMES Tour to 8 December 2012. Runs 2hr 35min One interval. Review: Timothy Ramsden 7 November at Richmond Theatre. Morale-raising material from then in musical to cheer up now.
Tour. BORGES AND I by Idle Motion. Tour to 30 October 2012, Runs 1hr 5min No interval. Review: Timothy Ramsden 23 June at New Diorama Theatre London. Theatre on a plane of its own.
Tour. A GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR by Nikolai Gogol adapted by Deborah McAndrew. Tour to 1 December 2012. Runs 2hr 45min One interval. Review: Timothy Ramsden 10 November at New Vic Theatre Newcastle-under-Lyme. Meets all the targets, ticks all the boxes.