Matthew Bourne’s Romeo + Juliet: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Review

Brett Morris describes Prokofiev’s ballet score for Romeo and Juliet as “arguably the greatest romantic ballet score of the 20th century”. Matthew Bourne, on the other hand, has chosen to emphasise the tragedy of Shakespeare’s classic love story as he supplants the tale from fair Verona into an institution in the not too distant future.Continue reading “Matthew Bourne’s Romeo + Juliet: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Review”

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Review: Heathers the Musical

If you haven’t already heard that Heathers the Musical has come to the UK then you must have spent the past few months living under a rock. This musical has become the definition of an ‘overnight’ smash hit. After bringing the cult 1988 film to the off-Broadway stage, Laurence O’Keefe’s and Kevin Murphy’s musical, originallyContinue reading “⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Review: Heathers the Musical”

Experience: Toby Olié, Make Space Studios

Everyone who knows me personally knows that I am a huge fan of puppetry in theatre. I’d go so far as to say that puppetry can very quickly become my favourite part of a show if it is done well. Therefore, a lot of my favourite shows such as War Horse and The Grinning Man are veryContinue reading “Experience: Toby Olié, Make Space Studios”

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Review: A Monster Calls

A Monster Calls is a stage production that has been just waiting to happen. Patrick Ness’ fantasy novel published in 2011 was adapted into a film which gorgeously mixed Liam Neeson’s voice with stunning CGI to create the Monster with a screenplay by Ness himself. However, after the success of The Grinning Man earlier this year, combiningContinue reading “⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Review: A Monster Calls”

Review: Love From A Stranger

Agatha Christie is the most successful female playwright of all time including the legendary The Mousetrap which is now in its 66th uninterrupted year. This year a national tour of Love From A Stranger, from Christie’s repertoire shared with Frank Vosper, is making its way around the UK and has stopped off in Cardiff’s New Theatre. LoveContinue reading “Review: Love From A Stranger”