Favourite shows of 2018

As I ended up seeing more different shows than last year (and almost as many in total, thanks to some repeat visits), I decided enough was enough – it’s finally time to branch out from the weird top 12 idea. Beginning with a short list of around 40 (admittedly this doesn’t sound very short), I […]

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Knights of the Rose

Since its announcement back in March, the Arts Theatre’s latest show has been causing quite a stir in the capital – from a multitude of posters, to performances at West End LIVE and a horseback photo shoot on Tower Bridge. It is now open and is due to have a fairly limited run over the […]

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Tomorrow Creeps

Tomorrow Creeps is GOLEM! Theatre’s third production, following on from Macbeths and I Know You Of Old. This time they’re playing the Cavern space at the VAULT Festival for a very limited run – you might remember that I previewed the show back in December (and also featured the company in a piece about innovation within […]

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Vault Festival 2018: preview

It’s that time of year again: the annual VAULT Festival is nearly upon us, and looks set to be bigger & better than ever! There’s a lot to love about what goes on at this event, with an incredible range of theatre, comedy, music & refreshments on offer every day for eight weeks. If you’ve […]

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“Oh, for a muse of fire that would ascend the brightest heaven of invention!”

You might be forgiven for thinking that only certain Shakespeare plays are allowed to be produced in any given 12-month period – for example, last year I saw five different Twelfth Nights, and this year are at least three Macbeths already on my radar… Michelle Terry couldn’t really come up with anything out of the […]

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Tomorrow Creeps: preview

Next in line for GOLEM! Theatre, following Macbeths and this summer’s I Know You Of Old, will be a new play called Tomorrow Creeps. Its name is taken from one of Macbeth’s late soliloquies, and is written by company co-founder David Fairs – with a little help from a certain William Shakespeare! “The Fallen Tyrant […]

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