Read more about the article REVIEW: Anything Goes, Barbican Theatre (2021)
Sutton Foster and Company in Anything Goes (Photo: Tristram Kenton)

REVIEW: Anything Goes, Barbican Theatre (2021)

Every so often in London we get a treat which is the essence of a Broadway big musical and this is the case with Cole Porter's musical Anything Goes at the Barbican Theatre.  This is essentially the production that wowed New York in 2011 at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre, directed and choreographed by Kathleen Marshall and winning Tonys. 

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Read more about the article REVIEW: Wonderville,  Magic and Illusion at The Palace Theatre (2021)
The cast of Wonderville (Photo: Pamela Raith)

REVIEW: Wonderville, Magic and Illusion at The Palace Theatre (2021)

What better tonic to bring us out of lockdown than Wonderville a variety show of magic, illusions and mind reading.  This show is suitable for the whole family providing you haven't get children with a circular saw who want to practise sawing mummy in half on the kitchen table!  This show has to come with a Don't Try This At Home warning.

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Read more about the article REVIEW: The Two Character Play, Hampstead Theatre (2021)
Kate O'Flynn as Clare and Zubin Varla as Felice (Photo: Marc Brenner)

REVIEW: The Two Character Play, Hampstead Theatre (2021)

Tennessee Williams described this play as, "My most beautiful play since Streetcar, the very heart of my life."  That quote has since been criticised as raising expectations of the more modern play which was special to Tennessee Williams because it is about his sister Rose, but likening it to one of the greatest plays of the twentieth century. 

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