Lauren Haughey reviews Birmingham Repertory Theatre’s production of The Lovely Bones at Exeter’s Northcott Theatre.
“There is a beast. Because I saw it”. I saw the beast of a show that is EUTCO’s latest Northcott offering, a contemporary retelling of William Golding’s ‘Lord of The Flies’. Casting aside any harrowing memories of GCSE English Literature, the production charges into the 21st century. It’ll make you laugh, it’ll make you cry, […]
“All animals are equal. But some animals are more equal than others.” I have been lucky enough to attend a preview of EUTCo’s adaptation of George Orwell’s Animal Farm, and I must say that I was extremely impressed with the result. Four months of hard work have truly paid off, culminating in a visually impressive […]
The enormous energy which pulsates through the entire company is truly an awe-inspiring force of nature; sitting in the Northcott waiting for the touring players to emerge, the whole audience seemed aware of the space, almost trembling in anticipation of the riotous performance about to ensue. The company’s choice of mellow 60’s soft rock to knead […]
When Imogen Knott, Choreographer for Princess Ida, asked me to review their upcoming production, I immediately launched into an enthusiastic yes. Having never seen a G&S production before, I thought it perfect that I should go into a review blind to what G&S provide. Perhaps somewhat harshly, I attended their opening night. Yet I shouldn’t […]
The series called “On Stage”, narrated by Maureen Lipman with contributions from other theatre stars, aims to highlight the importance of local theatres as well as demonstrate how the Northcott has changed after Paul Jepson, its new artistic and executive director, took over earlier this year. “On Stage” follows Paul in the first half a […]