A Murder is Announced – King’s Theatre

https://youtu.be/frrYqBbwcz0 Written by Agatha Christie  Adapted by Leslie Darbon Directed by Michael Lunney ★★★ Not quite reaching the monumental feat of Christie’s juggernaut of the Westend, The Mousetrap, A Murder is Announced continues its tour originating from 2015 by Middle Ground Theatre – still an impressive feat for the production, and an evident cry at the nation’s continued … Continue reading A Murder is Announced – King’s Theatre

Johannes Radebe: Freedom – King’s Theatre

https://youtu.be/tLSsOekBBKk ★★★★ “Ladies, gentlemen and my friends beyond the binary" - as Johannes Radebe (or JoJo as we are affectionately to call him) begins the initial hosting piece of Freedom, it becomes evident that the instant likeability and demonstration of talent the show possess is categorically for everyone. While it certainly caters to BBC Strictly fans, Freedom is a … Continue reading Johannes Radebe: Freedom – King’s Theatre

Round the Horne – King’s Theatre

Written by Barry Took & Marty Feldman Directed by Tim Astley ★★★★ And now it’s time for Round The Horne. Recrafted for the stage by director Tim Astley, the revived production follows the original programme of Barry Took & Marty Feldman, a loving recreation of the inspirational and revolutionary satirical radio show. Provisionally a two-act structure, … Continue reading Round the Horne – King’s Theatre

The Play That Goes Wrong – King’s Theatre

Written by Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer & Henry Shields Tour Direction by Sean Turner ★★★★★ Repulsive. Absolutely repulsive. Nearly eight years since debuting, the Cornley Drama Society still finds it difficult to achieve even the basics of civility. Dangerous, ill-mannered and a death trap, how any self-respecting production company can run a production like this … Continue reading The Play That Goes Wrong – King’s Theatre

Gary Meikle: Surreal – King’s Theatre

Support Act by Robin Grainger ★★★ Forty-four, back on the road and trailing a legion of fans around the country, Gary Meikle performs for the ladies (and some gents) of Edinburgh as part of his current tour - Surreal. Anecdotal, Meikle once again draws on the familiar settings of his previous performances, though skirts away … Continue reading Gary Meikle: Surreal – King’s Theatre