Read more about the article NEWS: South Pacific to come to London and tour UK (2022)
Julian Ovenden as Emile de Becque and Gina Beck as Nellie Forbush (Photo: Johan Persson)

NEWS: South Pacific to come to London and tour UK (2022)

Daniel Evans's production of South Pacific to Manchester, Sadler's Wells and tour in 2022 Sera Maehara as Liat in South Pacific (Photo: Johan Persson) Rodgers & Hammerstein’s SOUTH PACIFIC FOR OUR…

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Read more about the article REVIEW: South Pacific, Chichester Festival Theatre (2021)
Sera Maehara as Liat in South Pacific (Photo: Johan Persson)

REVIEW: South Pacific, Chichester Festival Theatre (2021)

Daniel Evans's production is a triumph!  From the opening overture performed as a ballet by the lone figure of Liat (Sera Maehara) to the parade of the US Marines on the circular stage we know we are in an island in the South Seas, invaded by the American military. 

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Lewis Reeves as Eric, and Julian Ovenden as John (Photo: Johan Persson)

REVIEW: My Night with Reg, Donmar (2014) from our archive. Showing at the Turbine from 21st July 2021

Dan's toasts were sexually explicit and very funny, for instance "Gross Indecency" and "Sodomy". All three men are very different characters; Guy is socially awkward but anxious to please and his knitting is a running joke; John looks beautiful and seems caught up in his own thoughts and Daniel, in a flying visit, is personality plus with loads of sexual double entendre.

Continue ReadingREVIEW: My Night with Reg, Donmar (2014) from our archive. Showing at the Turbine from 21st July 2021