REVIEW: ‘Kunene and the King’, Swan Theatre, RSC

  South Africa, 2019.   White South African actor Jack Morris is in the final stage of liver cancer when African nurse Lunga Kunene is appointed his live-in carer. What follows is a searing portrait of politics, prejudice, inequality and mortality in this deft two-hander which explores the legacy of the apartheid, as together, these … Continue reading REVIEW: ‘Kunene and the King’, Swan Theatre, RSC

REVIEW: ‘Pepperland’, Birmingham Hippodrome

  It’s time to cast off those lonely hearts with carefree abandon, and get lost in the colourful world of Mark Morris’ ‘Pepperland’.   Celebrating the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ groundbreaking album, this is a production guaranteed to raise a smile.   Featuring a score by long-time Morris collaborator Ethan Iverson, the piece features … Continue reading REVIEW: ‘Pepperland’, Birmingham Hippodrome

REVIEW: ‘Edmond de Bergerac’, Birmingham Repertory Theatre

  Ooh, la la!   What nose around comes around as five-time Molière Award-winning play ‘Edmond de Bergerac’ makes its UK premiere at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre.   Written by Alexis Michalik, the play, which continues to sell out to audiences in Paris, has been translated by Jeremy Sans for its UK audiences, and is … Continue reading REVIEW: ‘Edmond de Bergerac’, Birmingham Repertory Theatre