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”

Review: Gallowglass

Ruth Rendell is undoubtedly an intriguing author and the stories she crafts are signs of an intuitive imagination concerning the murder-mystery genre. However, the theatrical adaptions of her novels on stage add yet another level of intrigue and craft which is always interesting to watch. This is what drew me to Gallowglass from Middle GroupContinue reading “Review: Gallowglass”

Legally Blonde: The Musical Review

Legally Blonde has returned to the UK. I remember this show as one of the first musicals that I saw all the way through, years ago when I was really getting into them by searching for anything that I could on YouTube, thanks to the MTV screening of the original cast. I really love thatContinue reading “Legally Blonde: The Musical Review”

Review: West Side Story

To this day, I have no idea how I’ve managed to not see West Side Story all the way through. I own the 1961 film adaptation but I’ve just never sat down to watch it and when the last UK Tour came around in 2013 I just wasn’t looking out for it. So, when OrbitContinue reading “Review: West Side Story”

Review: Deathtrap

Cardiff’s New Theatre, to me, will always be my hub of experimentation and exploration as it allows me to see plays and musicals that I might not have tried otherwise. The latest thriller to grace the stage, Deathtrap, is no exception. Ira Levin presents a play that is proud of its thriller genre and heritage,Continue reading “Review: Deathtrap”