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Review: Napoleon Disrobed @ Plymouth Theatre Royal

What would have happened if Napoleon had escaped from exile in St Helena and attempted to get back to France to reclaim his former...

Review: The Importance of Being Earnest @ Theatre Royal Plymouth

Despite it being 123 years, almost to the day, since the debut performance of Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest, his works continue...

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...