As a youngster, I once experienced the sheer delight of catching a rare television screening of Charles Laughton‘s turn as Sir Wilfred Robarts - the wily, over-confident defence barrister - in Billy Wilder’s definitive 1958 film version.
Theatre News and Reviews
Review: WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION at County Hall
By Stuart King Thursday, May 16 2019, 11:48
Review: GEORGE at the Eventim Apollo
By Marian Pashley Thursday, May 16 2019, 11:36
As it is billed as a celebration of the songs and music of George Michael, featuring Rob Lamberti singing "as" George, but most significantly, with original members of the George Michael Band, one immediately assumes this is a cut above the generic performance of this type. I would definitely assert that that is an accurate assumption to make. Rob Lamberti has a great soaring voice, the moves of the late George, and both the band and orchestra appear to be having an absolute ball. Such bubbling creative energy cannot fail to bathe an already eager crowd in absolute joy.
Review: IN THE WILLOWS at The New Wimbledon Theatre
By Isabella James Thursday, May 16 2019, 09:40
Metta Theatre has teamed up with The National Deaf Children’s Society to bring Kenneth Grahame’s classic Wind in the Willows into the modern day in the form of a brand-new musical.
Review: DEATH OF A SALESMAN at The Young Vic
By Nastazja Domaradzka Wednesday, May 15 2019, 10:43
Following the huge success of the gender reversed Sondheim's COMPANY, Marianne Elliott, together with Miranda Cromwell directs Arthur Miller's 1949 classic DEATH OF A SALESMAN. This co-production between the Young Vic and Elliot’s company Elliott & Harper Productions offers a fresh interpretation of a well-known text, as it sets out to put 1940's African American experience centre stage.
Review: 10 THINGS I HATE ABOUT TAMING OF THE SHREW at Wandsworth Fringe
By Justin Murray Wednesday, May 15 2019, 09:32
Gillian English’s latest one-woman show 10 Things I Hate About Taming of the Shrew (previous instalments have included Giant & Angry and Drag Queens Stole My Dress) is a hilarious, acerbic romp through Shakespeare, gender politics, and the worst evils of ‘90s Hollywood ethics.
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