Tag: Iris Roberts

Posted in Cast Recordings Music Musicals West End

Album Review: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Original London Cast Recording

“That’s my Charlie, that’s my son” At a time when big new musicals have been dropping like…

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2014 What’s On Stage Award nominations

BEST ACTRESS IN A PLAY Helen Mirren – The Audience at the Gielgud  Anne-Marie Duff – Strange Interlude at the NT…

Posted in David Greig Musicals Theatre West End

Re-review: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Theatre Royal Drury Lane

“So we’ve lost a few children along the way, we’ve all learned something though” One of the…

Posted in David Greig Musicals Theatre West End

Review: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Theatre Royal Drury Lane

“It’s the a-choc-alypse…no, it’s choc-mageddon” What to do when a golden ticket is actually thrust into one’s…

Posted in National Theatre Theatre

Review: The Captain of Köpenick, National Theatre

“Laws are like sausages, it’s better not to see them being made” ‘Released after fifteen years in…

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Review: The Duchess of Malfi, Old Vic

“I account this world a tedious theatre, for I do play a part in’t ‘gainst my will”…

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Review: The Heart of Robin Hood, Royal Shakespeare Theatre

“A forest is owned by no man” I don’t have any memory of booking The Heart of…

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Shows I am looking forward to in 2012

Though the temptation is strong, and the actuality may well prove so, I don’t think I will…

Posted in Andrew Lloyd Webber Anthony Neilson April De Angelis Barbican Theatre Bridge Project David Lindsay-Abaire Dennis Kelly Donmar Warehouse Eugene O'Neill Hampstead Theatre Jason Robert Brown Jeanine Tesori Lyric Hammersmith Mark Gatiss Menier Chocolate Factory Mike Leigh Morgan Lloyd Malcolm National Theatre Old Vic Open Air Theatre Penelope Skinner Richard Bean Royal Court RSC Shakespeare Shakespeare's Globe Southwark Playhouse Stiles + Drewe Terence Rattigan Theatre awards Union Theatre Vivienne Franzmann What's On Stage Awards

2012 What’s On Stage Award nominations

BEST ACTOR IN A PLAY James Corden – One Man, Two Guvnors at the National, Lyttelton & Adelphi  Benedict…