Review: TOAST at the Other Palace
By Tim Winter Monday, April 15 2019, 17:02
Once dubbed 'the Alan Bennett' of cooking, Nigel Slater has become, over the past few years, a similarly un-pretentious, endearing National Treasure. Warm and down to earth, talented, hard-working but humble, he has charmed his way into our lives and kitchens with his cookery books, TV shows and autobiographies.
Lizzy Muncey as Mum, Jake Ferretti as Josh, Marie Lawrence as Joan (c) Simon Annand
Review: PIRATES OF PENZANCE at Wilton's Music Hall
By Tim Winter Friday, March 1 2019, 19:46
With 'Can-Can' raising the roof at the Union Theatre, ENO's acclaimed production of The Merry Widow returning to the Coliseum next month and this wonderful Gilbert and Sullivan revival at Wilton's Music Hall, it's a good time for operetta on all kinds of London stages at the moment.
Second Look: COMPANY at the Gielgud Theatre
By Tim Winter Monday, February 11 2019, 08:55
Walking along West End's Shaftesbury Avenue, it's easy to get blinded by the number of four and five star reviews on the billboards outside the theatres for all the shows. Can they ALL be that good?
Rosalie Craig, Richard Henders and Jennifer Saayeng in Company at the Gielgud Theatre.
Review: GHOST GIRL // GWEI MUI 鬼妹 at The Camden People's Theatre
By Tim Winter Monday, January 28 2019, 10:58
Presented as part of the inaugural Chinese Arts Now (CAN) festival but extending its run for Camden People's Theatre's Spring season, Jennifer Tang's excellent Ghost Girl // Gwei Mui 鬼妹 deserves as large an audience it can get.
Review: ORIGINAL DEATH RABBIT at Jermyn Street Theatre
By Tim Winter Friday, January 18 2019, 21:58
Originally written as a play for Radio 4, Rose Heiney has adapted her often disturbing monologue for the stage and the intimacy of the tiny Jermyn Street Theatre is the perfect space to experience it.