Reviews

Rent

This is something very special. There were times I did not believe I was watching an amateur production, such was the quality of the piece. Loosely based around the characters and plot of Puccini’s La Bohème, the show explores many…
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Made in Dagenham

The rights and equality of pay for women have been very much in the national press recently, so this was a fantastic choice of musical for RMDS’s spring production. Taken from the very popular film, the Made in Dagenham musical…
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Laugh? I Nearly Went to Miami

The slightly oddball title reflects the efforts of Elvis tragic Tom Weals to get to Miami, where he and his fiancée, Alice Martin, are to be married during a Presley convention. Delayed by fog, they come home clutching their luggage,…
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Fleabag & The Nether

Arena Theatre are presenting a duo of one-act plays to celebrate their Sisters season, at the Shelley on 7 April, Bournemouth Little Theatre on 20 and 21 April, and Hanger Farm Arts Centre, Totton, on 12 May. Fleabag, in the…
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1968 Connections

‘Life is a cabaret, old chum….’ This was the opening line from the Chairperson’s welcome as he introduced Waterside Musical Society’s 1968 Connections. With 50 years behind them, this concert celebrates the society’s highlights across the years as well as…
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