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 [...]

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 [...]

Our Ladies Of Perpetual Succour Review

The Plot Six rebellious convent schoolgirls take advantage of a trip to Edinburgh to compete in a choir competition by instead embarking on a series of increasingly wild misadventures shamelessly fuelled by booze and sex. The Good All-female productions and genuine originality are sadly both rare commodities even in the West End. Our ladies delivers [...]

An American In Paris Review

The Plot In Paris during the immediate aftermath of World War 2 an artist, a singer and a composer each find themselves falling for the same mysterious and beautiful young dancer. The three friends purse the object of their affection in very different ways while she in turn wrestles with the conflict between true love [...]

Olivier Awards 2017 Full Nominations List

Best actor in a supporting role in a musical Ian Bartholomew for Half A Sixpence at the Noël Coward Theatre Adam J Bernard for Dreamgirls at the Savoy Theatre Ben Hunter for The Girls at the Phoenix Theatre Andrew Langtree for Groundhog Day at the Old Vic Best actress in a supporting role in a [...]