Confidence Southwark Playhouse Review

The Plot The scheming young inhabitants of a rundown British seaside resort in the 1990s plot increasingly ill-advised pathways to quick cash and eventual escape. A heady mix of boredom, betrayal and bad behaviour combining to create frequently hilarious consequences. The Good Confidence perfectly captures the spirit of a young generation trapped between delusional self-confidence [...]

Red Review

The Plot Iconic contemporary artist Mark Rothko and his young assistant Ken work together over the course of several years on a series of iconic paintings that would prove to be one of Rothko’s defining artistic achievements and tragically significant. Along the way the pair exchange fiercely passionate ideas about the true power and purpose [...]

Strictly Ballroom The Musical Review

The Plot A talented but arrogant ballroom dancer finds himself without a partner and shunned by the stifling rule makers when he dares to dance his own imaginative new steps while competing. Forming an unlikely team with a left footed amateur dancer, the mismatched pair set out to change the sequin clad world of ballroom [...]

Bat Out Of Hell The Musical Review

The Plot In a dystopian future wild teens wander the apocalyptic streets, mysteriously never aging past 18 years old. The tyrannical Falco rules high above them with his wife and rebellious daughter Raven trapped in a luxurious skyscraper. Until a forbidden romance between Raven and Strat, the rock and roll leader of the Lost youth, [...]

Quiz Review

The Plot Based on the most infamous scandal in gameshow history, Quiz re-examines the case of Charles Ingram, an army major who won a million pounds on gameshow Who wants to be a Millionaire?, only to be subsequently accused of an elaborate conspiracy involving his wife and another contestant on the show to cheat their [...]

Good Girl Review Trafalgar Studios

The Plot Titular hero GG aka ‘Good Girl’ narrates her own life story from early childhood, through painfully awkward adolescence and into even more uncertain adulthood. The Good Set against an expertly chosen backdrop of 1990s pop culture references and catchy pop tunes this sensational one woman show deservedly graduates to the West End, having [...]

Critics’ Circle Theatre Awards Winners 2018

The Critics’s Circle Theatre Awards 2018 announced winners in London yesterday with stars including Bryan Cranston, Andrew Scott and Victoria Hamilton among those collection top honours. The full list of winners in included below along with winners interview and photocall videos. Most promising newcomer Sheila Atim for Girl from the North Country Old Vic and Noel Coward [...]

What’s On Stage Awards 2018 Nominations

Nominations have been announced for the 18th annual What’s On Stage Awards Ceremony taking place at the start of 2018. Uniquely voted for by theatre audiences the awards sees the best in live theatre from across the country competing  for honours, with household names and emerging talents celebrated together. Bat Out of Hell and 42nd Street each lead [...]

Bat Out Of Hell The Musical Review

The Plot In a dystopian future wild teens wander the apocalyptic streets, mysteriously never aging past 18 years old. The tyrannical Falco rules high above them with his wife and rebellious daughter Raven trapped in a luxurious skyscraper. Until a forbidden romance between Raven and Strat, the rock and roll leader of the Lost youth, [...]

Love In Idleness Review

The Plot As World War 2 draws to a close the domestic bliss between a millionaire Cabinet Minister and a widowed housewife is thrown into turmoil when her young son returns home from Canada. The situation triggers a series of fraught and witty exchanges about politics, love and the class system. The Good Though set [...]