Peter Pan (Open Air Theatre)

guest reviewer Jonathan Loudan The Open Air Theatre in Regent’s park finally has a summer pantomime they can revive with minor tweaks and cast changes for ever, if they so desire. Peter Pan is, in any...

Red (Wyndham’s Theatre)

There’s a chapel in a suburb of Houston, Texas, whose hexagonal walls each carry a black or nearly-black canvas by the painter Mark Rothko. When I went there, I thought it a lonely, eerie space which can...

3 Women (Trafalgar Studios)

How often do you see a set with fitted carpets? Walking into Trafalgar Studios and seeing such a realistically dated four-star hotel suite, I thought, ‘oh, good, Katy Brand is going to rip conventional box...

Lorna Dallas (Live at Zédel)

I grew up in a house without music.   We didn’t own a record player, and I didn’t know – apart from the signature tune to Listen With Mother – that music came out of the radio until I was about...

H R Haitch (Union Theatre)

Two groups are better impersonated on television than by theatre: the Royal Family, and East Enders.   In H R Haitch they collide awkwardly in a royal wedding spoof musical with all the elegance of a bin...