Review UK Tour: War Horse

War Horse is an iconic piece of theatre based on the 1982 hit novel of the same name by Michael Morpurgo, with the play adapted by Nick Stafford. The show celebrated its 10 year anniversary at the Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury on 3rd October 2017 where it premiers its tour; The National Theatre present this outstanding … Continue reading Review UK Tour: War Horse

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Edinburgh Festival Fringe

The last month has been an absolute whirlwind. It was fully my intention to go to the fringe to review and write while I was there. However, unfortunately I found myself too busy to make this a reality. Going to the fringe while working at the Pleasance was a dream; I had the best time, … Continue reading Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Review UK Tour: Jane Eyre

Charlotte Brontë's bildungsroman novel Jane Eyre comes to life in this production by the Bristol Old Vic and the National Theatre directed by Sally Cookson. The eponymous heroine lives and learns hardship from her childhood through to her adult life as she faces a turbulent upbringing at Lowood school, leading her to Thornfield Hall as … Continue reading Review UK Tour: Jane Eyre

Review: Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour

Based on the novel The Sopranos by Alan Warner, Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour has been adapted by Lee Hall for the stage. Beginning in Edinburgh at the Fringe Festival, the production was a sold-out hit followed by a run at the National Theatre and a UK Tour, now it transfers to the West End after … Continue reading Review: Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour

Review UK Tour: Running Wild

Michael Morpurgo's story Running Wild comes to life with an adaptation by Samuel Adamson. This dramatic children's tale is told through puppetry as young Lilly is thrown into the unknown after a holiday in Indonesia is brought to a destructive end as the tsunami hits. Lilly is left to find her way through the rainforest with … Continue reading Review UK Tour: Running Wild

Review: Catching Up

Biting Block Theatre's exciting and intense new thriller 'Catching Up' offers a fresh insight into the world of the 21st Century woman. The story follows a catch-up between university friends Becka and Flo as they learn new truths about each other and discover they're not who they thought they were. Through the unravelling of their friendship, … Continue reading Review: Catching Up

Review: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time happens to be one of my favourite plays that I have ever seen live. I first saw the production when it was on tour in 2015, as it came to my local theatre. I was in awe of how they had adapted the stage to fit … Continue reading Review: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

What’s in my theatre bag?

When going to the theatre it's important to carry certain items incase of emergency. This is especially necessary if you're waiting in a day seat queue for an extended amount of time  for tickets. So I've compiled a list of everything that is in my bag for a theatre day out! Water - stay hydrated! … Continue reading What’s in my theatre bag?

Review: The Maids

Jean Genet's sadomasochistic play is brought to life in this radical translation at Trafalgar Studios. The plot centres around sisters Solange and Claire, housemaids to the condescending and narcissistic Mistress. In the Mistress' absence, the sisters role-play the domineering master and servant dichotomy with the end result being the fantasy of the Mistress' death. This … Continue reading Review: The Maids

Review: Hand to God

Hand to God is a brilliantly funny play with award winning status. The play features themes on religion, mental health, and demonic puppets – with many obvious links to Avenue Q and The Book of Mormon. Some reviews state that the show is very shocking and not for the easily offended, which is true, but personally I did not … Continue reading Review: Hand to God