The Valkyrie | WASO
I was delighted, especially during the two Wagner pieces, because for the first time I was able to hear loud and clear WASO close to its full potential.

The York Crucifixion | Happy Dagger Theatre
Don’t expect to understand The York Crucifixion. Directed by Andrew Hale this production misses the theme entirely. On purpose.

Jacques Brel Is Alive And Well And Living In Paris | yellow glass theatre
In a return to small scale works, yellow glass theatre has produced an agreeable version of Jacques Brel is Alive and Well in Paris

Ben Lee with WASO
Despite his big success, Ben's lyrics and music are still a matter of taste, but it is impossible not to appreciate his charismatic and funny performance.

The Caucasian Chalk Circle | Black Swan Theatre Company
Created by Hotbed, the emerging artists ensemble associated with Black Swan Theatre Company, the show is dark, gothic, and absorbing

Oh What a Lovely War | WhipLash Theatre
Oh What a Lovely War, created in the 1960’s, is a stunning powerful play about the First World War

As You like It | deckchair theatre
As You Like It is one of Shakespeare’s funniest plays, and arguably one of the easiest to understand.

Dirty Pretty Nails | D Productions
After ten minutes, I realized I was trapped in a small room at times full of unlikely characters and their sometimes inaudible speeches and, at others, shouted outbursts of rage, all buried under an unbearable storyline

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