Bonnie & Clyde

“Nothing rhymes with ‘Clyde & Bonnie’.” Everyone’s favourite criminal gang returns, as Bonnie & Clyde moves home to the Garrick Theatre for a limited engagement, following on from its run at the Arts Theatre last year. Many of that original cast have returned for some more hell-raising – including stars Frances Mayli McCann & Jordan […]

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Mind Full

What do you do if you can’t sleep? In pre-smartphone days, you had to make do with counting imaginary sheep, but now you have a whole host of apps designed to help you get over your insomnia. But what if your voiceover artist ex just so happens to be the narrator? In the latest play […]

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Why should you see Bonnie & Clyde?

London’s “Most Wanted” musical is back for a new run – this time, Bonnie & Clyde are holding up the Garrick Theatre for a limited 11-week season. I was recently fortunate enough to be invited along to the rehearsal room to see how things were coming along (unsurprisingly it all sounded fantastic), as well as have […]

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From neurodiverse production company ASYLUM, comes SURFACING: a new play that combines theatre and technology to present the reality of mental health crises, but in a different light. It follows therapist Luc, as an appointment with potential new “service user” Owen doesn’t go according to plan; overwhelmed by feelings of guilt at letting him down, she […]



Since 2015’s Suffragette film, and the many events in 2018 marking 100 years since partial female suffrage was granted (such as Suffragette City, Artichoke’s PROCESSIONS marches and the commissioning of a statue of Millicent Garrett Fawcett in Parliament Square), there has been a renewed interest in the UK’s suffrage movement. Kate Prince’s Sylvia has now finally opened at […]

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The Shawshank Redemption

“I guess it comes down to a simple choice, really. Get busy living, or get busy dying.” Based on the Stephen King novella Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption, but probably better known from the 1994 film starring Morgan Freeman and Tim Robbins, the stage adaptation of The Shawshank Redemption (written by Owen O’Neill and Dave Johns, […]

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Rebus: A Game Called Malice

DI John Rebus has retired, but his mind is never far from the job – even when he’s been invited as a plus one to a swanky dinner party. Rebus: A Game Called Malice takes the detective off the streets of Edinburgh and into the realms of Agatha Christie’s famous sleuths; this new play (currently […]

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Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons

No, despite its title, Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons is not some kind of stage adaptation of that Ewan McGregor-narrated Expedia ad. It is, in fact, the story of a relationship through the lens of language – with a dash of social commentary on the side. Sam Steiner’s two-hander premièred in 2015 at Warwick Arts […]

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