Club Tropicana is an explosion of 80s camperie that does, superbly, exactly what it says on the tin. I have to admit that I was dancing in front of my seat by the end, and I am someone who curls her lip, and rolls her eyes, when invited to anything billed as "feel-good" or "uplifting."
Theatre News and Reviews
Review: CLUB TROPICANA at The New Wimbledon Theatre
By Marian Pashley Thursday, April 25 2019, 10:48
Review: THE CRUCIBLE by Arthur Miller at The Yard Theatre
By Max Lewendel Thursday, April 25 2019, 09:36
If you’re looking for a postmodern, energetic tale of America’s dark past, Jay Miller’s production of The Crucible may be just for you, though some staging does detract from the tremendous power of the piece.
Producer Mark Sands tells us why his forthcoming production of THIS ISLAND'S MINE at The Kings Head Theatre means so much to him
By Phil Willmott Tuesday, April 23 2019, 14:35
In 1988, Gay Sweatshop Theatre Company toured their production of Philip Osment’s THIS ISLAND’S MINE to the Hornpipe Arts Centre in my hometown of Portsmouth. I was 19 and it was the first time I had ever seen a piece of ‘gay theatre’.
Discover Theatre 503 and the Company Putting Women’s Voices “Centre Stage”
By Phil Willmott Monday, April 22 2019, 10:19
If you love London Theatre in all its variety, size, shape and form there’s always plenty explore beyond the bright lights of the West End.
One venue you might like to check out is Theatre 503 in Battersea, South London, particularly if you’re interested in new writing.
The Greenwich+Docklands International Festival Announce an Extraordinary line up of Free Summer Theatre
By Phil Willmott Monday, April 22 2019, 10:06
The Greenwich+Docklands International Festival (GDIF) announced a full season of work providing Londoners with a feast of outdoor theatre and performing arts, performed across a multitude of sites, in two of the capital’s poorest boroughs which none-the-less are also home to individuals and corporations with enormous wealth. And for the first time it will also include the mighty City of London itself.
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