Comets – Review

https://youtu.be/TqNaurZL6Xg Directed by Tamar Shavgulidze Georgia / 2019 / 71 mins ★★★ What could have been, what might have been and all of the things we’ll never know; reflection and regrets are the final killers in life, looking back at the way we squandered moments and now come to realise their significance – perhaps no … Continue reading Comets – Review

Romeo & Juliet – Creation Theatre/Watford Palace Theatre

Written by William Shakespeare Adapted and Directed by Natasha Rickman ★★★ Reinvention maintains the dignity and commercial viability of countless age-old tales, perhaps none more so than the works of William Shakespeare. After numerous retellings, adaptations, castings, and rejuvenation, it’s tremendously complex to reinvigorate the bard’s world beyond his original brilliance. Not for Creation Theatre, … Continue reading Romeo & Juliet – Creation Theatre/Watford Palace Theatre

Talawa Stories: Pretty Little Thing – BBC Radio 4

Written by Roberta Livingston Directed by Anastasia Osei-Kuffour ★★★★ What’s a thief’s worst nightmare? Dogs, police, alarms, Macaulay Culkin? Or is it running into another thief whilst in the middle of a break-in? Willow and Nicole find themselves in the garden of No. 92, both with quite different intentions for this evening’s activities. They decide … Continue reading Talawa Stories: Pretty Little Thing – BBC Radio 4

The Showstoppers’ Alternative Eurovision – Review

https://youtu.be/En5x5VlX4UM Directed by Andrew Pugsley ★★★ Not all heroes wear capes. Sometimes they wear spandex or glitterati bangles. Often, they wear trench coats and sunglasses. But truthfully, they wear scrubs, PPE, and uniform. In aid of the Care Workers Charity, The Showstoppers’ Alternative Eurovision returns to provide the comradery and camp entertainment we all so missed over … Continue reading The Showstoppers’ Alternative Eurovision – Review

Preludes in Concert – Southwark Playhouse

Music and Lyrics by Dave Malloy Directed by Alex Sutton ★★★★ No matter the talent, the fame or influence, there is one thing we all share in common: fear. Even Russian composer Sergei Rachmaninoff, a composer so synonymous with his craft that even those who couldn’t hum an arrangement of his will still recognise the … Continue reading Preludes in Concert – Southwark Playhouse