Tag: Simon Shepherd

Posted in Alan Ayckbourn Barbican Theatre Blanche McIntyre Chichester Festival Theatre Conor McPherson fosterIANs Hope Theatre Internationaal Theater Amsterdam Ivo van Hove LGBT+ Lin-Manuel Miranda Martin Sherman Mike Bartlett Musicals National Theatre New Diorama Old Vic Shakespeare Stiles + Drewe Theatre Tony Kushner Top moments

11 of my top moments in a theatre in 2017

As ever, the wait for the end-of-year lists of favourite plays and performances has to continue until…

Posted in Not-London Theatre Theatre review UK

Review: Glorious, Frinton Summer Theatre

“If things don’t wobble when you walk, you should eat more dinner” Between Maureen Lipman in the…

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Queer Theatre – a round-up

“There’s nowt so queer as folk” Only about a week behind schedule, I wanted to round up…

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Review: Queer Theatre – Bent, National Theatre

  #4 in the National Theatre’s Queer Theatre season of rehearsed readings   “I love you… What’s…

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Film Review: Henry V (1989)

”Customs curtsy to great kings” It is instructive to watch performances from Kenneth Branagh such as these,…

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Review: Evening at the Talk House, National Theatre

“You have to want to care what’s going to happen to these characters” There’s a sequence towards…

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Review: The Duck House, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre

“Remember when we used to trust politicians” Although outrageous and audacious in its scope, the expenses scandal…

Posted in Alexi Kaye Campbell Kiln Theatre Theatre

Review: Bracken Moor, Tricycle

“I think most of us are walking around in a sort of slumber really” With a revival…

Posted in Laura Wade Royal Court Theatre West End

Re-review: Posh, Duke of York’s Theatre

  “We’ve got some of the best sperm in the country in this room” The Royal Court…