Reviews

Oh Happy Day!

This type of concert show is a staple of the amateur musical society, its chief role being to put money in the bank to be able to splurge on the next big, expensive production. There are also opportunities for society…
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The Picture of Dorian Gray

This is superb entertainment from start to finish. Directors Olivia Krauze and Natalia May have produced something very special, all the more so for the limitations of the Annex stage/lecture theatre. The stage design and lighting are so atmospheric that…
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The Ladykillers

We theatre snobs like to say that the stage has virtues to which the cinema can never aspire, but the truth is also that film can do lots of things that theatre cannot do. Quite apart from being able to…
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Look Back in Anger

I’m not too proud to admit that, as I don’t know everything about everything in theatre, I had a quick squizz at Wikipedia before venturing out to see this play, to give me a sense of what to expect. On…
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Sweet Charity

Sweet Charity is well loved within the amdram community, particularly due to the well-known musical numbers, the broad range of minor roles and the large number of female parts available. This makes it an ideal choice when your company is…
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Murder in Play

When the lights fall dark at the end of a rehearsal (or during!) how different are the actors in real life? What are their relationships? How do actors interact with each other and the director? What would push you into…
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