One of the most photographed landmarks in England, the romantic ruins of Corfe Castle are a truly unmissable sight for any visitor to the Isle of Purbeck.
Graham Watts, director and producer of this “lost” play by prolific playwright Sophie Treadwell – credited with writing more plays than Shakespeare, including her most famous work “Machinal” – cites in the programme his admirable ambition to produce plays through the ages by eminent female writers whose works have been ignored Continue Reading
Watching Splitlip’s “Operation Mincemeat” a musical comedy interpretation of a factual, yet improbable, wartime event that ostensibly helped the allies win the war, was exhilarating and felt like an absolute privilege. It is the first time that I have been in the audience of a new piece of writing like this, Continue Reading
It is worth noting that “The Last Temptation of Boris Johnson” was co-funded by Arts50, a scheme commissioned by Sky Arts to explore the notion of what it means to be British in the wake of Brexit. Of almost 1,000 entries, this was one of a shortlist of only 50 to receive funding. With achingly Continue Reading
“The Little Death” or “La Petite Mort” is a colloquial term for the post-coital feeling of bliss; and how apt is the title of this high-octane, thrilling and unique hour of cabaret, with its orgasmic smorgasbord of spectacular spectaculars. At just the right length and with no weak link, we are Continue Reading
Staged for the first time in the rather lovely Adelphi Theatre, West End Eurovision has raised hundreds of thousands of pounds for the MAD Trust – and it’s ninth event did not disappoint. The Make A Difference Trust works tirelessly to support HIV and AIDS related projects in both the UK Continue Reading
This is not a drill! It’s finally here! Check out our review of the long-awaited Mamma Mia sequel. Ten years on, the juggernaut of commercial success that is Mamma Mia continues to assault our senses with feel good codswallop, schmaltz and cheesy singing for singing’s sake but with an unexpected complexity of emotion Continue Reading