Reviews

Christmas Spectacular

I love Christmas and it doesn’t take much for me to feel festive. But if I had needed any more festive spirit, then this show gave it to me in abundance. Arriving at the Regent Centre in Christchurch amidst lots…
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Bob and Lorna’s Christmas Party

People who traditionally go to Christmas shows seem a bit more pious and family-oriented than those who don’t. I’m not talking about those ‘adult pantomimes’, which, if performed at any other time of the year, you would have thought had…
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Christmas concert

Arriving early in the hope of a space in the car park at the back of the church, I was intrigued to see that there appeared to be an exercise class going on in the rear hall, but strangely, it…
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The Real Inspector Hound & Black Comedy

Surely it is easier to write a one-act play than a full-length piece? On the contrary: to tell a story well in one act, let alone to convey any sort of message behind that story, you need tautness in both…
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Upton Priory

Mighty oaks from little acorns grow, and if the commitment of the cast in the first production by False Perspective is anything to go by, this tiny seedling certainly deserves to develop into a majestic tree. Upton Priory is home-grown,…
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Edward II

As usual, this is a collaborative performance from a group of third-year students from the BA Acting, BA Costume and Performance Design and BA Make Up for Media and Performance courses at the Arts University. This is the last of…
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