STATIC at The Wardrobe Theatre, Bristol


Static is a one-act play which attempts to understand the present from a rolling past.  It presents a romp through salient parts of recent history through the eyes of a sensitive and socially disengaged youth-becoming-young-man who is addicted to the window on the world provided…

THIS MAY HURT A BIT at the Everyman Cheltenham


“…manages to be a political rant and an hilarious comedy at the same time … This is an amazing, beautifully conceived and executed play. Perhaps its publicity and presentation let it down a bit, but do not be put off. This is good theatre on all levels and deserves to be seen.

BLOOD BROTHERS at Bristol Hippodrome


Willy Russell seems to be a playwright particularly attracted to music. One of his early plays John, Paul, George, Ringo & Bert displayed a strong affinity with his subject so I think it was no coincidence that the group of which Russell was a part…

FALLEN WOMEN – WNO at Bristol Hippodrome


If there was one word that would sum up Welsh National Opera it would be progressive. They do not rest on their, or opera’s, laurels. They often choose fairly obscure, rarely performed pieces and present them in a new and original way. Their previous season,…



I know it’s only the beginning of April but a lot of the theatres in our region have just announced their pantomime plans for next Christmas. The Bristol Old Vic will be reprising the popular Swallows and Amazons created by Helen Edmundson, Neil Hannon and…

THE MOUSETRAP at the Everyman, Cheltenham

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“…I must say I really enjoyed it, I went with the flow. The set was magnificent and a very far cry from the wobbly ones we used to see years ago in rep . The costumes, props and feel of the thing really placed us back in the decade of Bovril, ITMA and powdered milk. All the performances were excellent…On its own terms it’s great and difficult to fault…Highly recommended – if you can get a ticket”


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