REVIEW: ‘Uncle Vanya’, Theatre Royal Bath

Rupert Everett makes his directorial debut in Anton Chekhov’s masterpiece, ‘Uncle Vanya’, in a new version commissioned by Theatre Royal Bath, adapted by David Hare. At the close of the nineteenth century, in the heart of the Russian countryside, a household bemoans its tedious existence.  Uncle Vanya and his niece Sonya have worked tirelessly over … Continue reading REVIEW: ‘Uncle Vanya’, Theatre Royal Bath

REVIEW: ‘Present Laughter’, Old Vic

Matthew Warchus directs Andrew Scott in a new adaptation of Noel Coward’s ‘Present Laughter’ for the Old Vic Theatre. Scott plays renowned actor Garry Essendine who, whilst preparing to embark on an overseas tour to Africa, finds himself in the throes of an existential crisis, as he struggles to come to terms with the loneliness … Continue reading REVIEW: ‘Present Laughter’, Old Vic

REVIEW: ‘Amélie’, Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Based on the five-time Oscar nominated film, ‘Amélie’ the Musical follows the story of an extraordinary young french woman who lives firmly in her own imagination. As a child, Amélie is subject to the blunt and hopeless realism of her neurotic mother, and her germophobe father. The only physical interaction Amélie receives from her parents … Continue reading REVIEW: ‘Amélie’, Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

REVIEW: ‘Annie’, Birmingham Hippodrome

  Smash-hit musical 'Annie' comes to the Birmingham Hippodrome for 3 weeks direct from London’s West End.   The beloved musical follows the story of young orphan Annie, who spends her life scrubbing floors and sewing dresses at Miss Hannigan’s questionably-run orphanage, until she is chosen to spend Christmas at the residence of famous billionaire … Continue reading REVIEW: ‘Annie’, Birmingham Hippodrome