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Review: ‘Everything I Know About Love’ by Dolly Alderton

The best advice to deal with public embarrassment is definitely the reassurance that ‘the worst experiences are the best anecdotes’. At those times when...

Review: The Wind in the Willows @ Cygnet Theatre

The classic children’s tale of The Wind in The Willows is brought to life in this engaging and lively performance by The Pocketwatch Theatre...

Review: Cinderella @ Theatre Royal Plymouth

Cinderella, set in the Blitz? What seems like an initially challenging concept to imagine is proven to not just work, but enchant. Matthew Bourne...

‘I show up, with all these opinions’: Review: Katherine Ryan @...

The Glitter Room. Katherine Ryan’s tour certainly was aptly named. Striding onstage, shoes clicking to the rhythm of Barns Courtney’s Glitter and Gold, Ryan’s...

Review: Son of a Preacher Man @ Theatre Royal Plymouth

In all honesty, before I got my tickets for this show, I knew very little about the song and even less about Dusty Springfield...

Review: Footlights’ ‘Singin’ in the Rain’

The curtain rises to reveal a red carpet, a hoard of journalists and enthusiasts gather, and the brassy voice of Dora Bailey announces the...

Review: Shotgun Theatre’s Little Shop of Horrors

Everyone loves a potted plant. They're a great way to brighten up a room, bring a bit of life into your home; in fact,...

‘This is America, baby!’ Review: ‘Hairspray’ @ Plymouth Theatre Royal

Hairspray has always been a musical drenched in intentional theatrics and profound socio-political meaning. It exhibits, underneath the glitter and vivid polyester suit-jackets, what it means...

Uncommon tripe: a review of Tom Hanks’ ‘Uncommon Type’

There’s a moment in ‘The Past is Important to Us’, a short story in 'Uncommon Type' about a billionaire businessman so in love with...
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Review: EUTCo’s “And Then There Were None.”

There is something deeply chilling about a performance which starts with more actors than the tiny stage can comfortably accommodate and ends with one...