Walking With Ghosts

Following in the footsteps of the likes of David Suchet and Ian McKellen, celebrated Irish actor Gabriel Byrne brings his memoir, Walking With Ghosts, to the stage. This brief West End run comes off the back off an engagement at Dublin’s Gaiety Theatre earlier this year, and a stint on Broadway will follow next month. […]

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Remembering the Oscars

Following the success of Remembering Fred and Remembering the Movies, Aljaž Škorjanec & Janette Manrara are now taking on the Academy Awards in their new show, Remembering the Oscars. Though the live stage show has been postponed until 2022, the pair were keen to break new ground and keep their creativity flowing – to that end, they’ve […]

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Day 4: Throwback Thursday

As it’s Thursday today, the classic Twitter hashtag #tbt is out in full force – and I’ve got a little nostalgic, I have to say. Just for a bit of a change, I thought I’d go right back down memory lane and pick out some of my favourite moments of the past four years – […]

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Favourite shows of 2017

Any number of shows could have been included in this post; frankly it’s ludicrous that I decided to stick with my whole top 12 idea… As I’ve seen about 90 more individual shows than last year, it’s almost a question of picking some of the shows out of a hat to be able to split […]

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Worst shows of 2017

Inevitably you remember the awful shows more, as they stick out in a sea of good and brilliant productions. Obviously when you see around 200 different shows you’re bound to come across a few duff ones, but I’m pleased to say that nearly all of the bad shows I saw can be found in this […]

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The Go-Between

The latest production gracing the stage at the Apollo Theatre is the musical adaptation of L. P. Hartley’s The Go-Between. It tells the story of one summer in the life of Leo Colston – in 1900 he went to stay in the country house, Brandham Hall, home to his school friend Marcus. He arrives an […]

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