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Michelle Bonnard Tartuffe at the RSC

INTERVIEW | Michelle Bonnard on Returning to her Roots in the RSC’s Tartuffe

The RSC are bringing Moliére’s classic Tartuffe right into 21stcentury Birmingham with this brand new version by BAFTA and Emmy-Award winning writers Anil Gupta and Richard Pinto. After writing hit TV shows such as The Office, Goodness Gracious Me, and The Kumars, this farcical play is set right in the heart of Birmingham’s Asian community….

Giovanni Ravelo The Trocks Dance Consortium

INTERVIEW | Giovanni Ravelo Talks Tutus, Tiaras and Pointe Shoes in all-male Ballet Company The Trocks

The world’s foremost all-male comic ballet company Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo (The Trocks) combine ballet and drag to create a real spectacle. The male ballet dancers explore pointework as they take on numerous roles, both male and female to create a company that boasts high-quality technique, beautiful presentation and hilarious characterisation. Based in…

Sparks Review at Edinburgh Fringe

REVIEW | Sparks | Edinburgh Fringe

Sparks is a beautifully poignant show telling the story of a woman searching for love amidst grief. Performed by Jessica Butcher and Anoushka Lucas, they tell her story through both music and monologue. After seeing Flipping the Bird Theatre’s 2016 Edinburgh Fringe production of Torch, a show that I still think about today, it was…

Loop Review Edinburgh Fringe 2018

REVIEW | Loop | Edinburgh Fringe

Crossing three generations, five decades and multiple popular music styles, Boxless Theatre’s Loop tells the story of a family’s dynamic across the ages through music. Opening in 1965, a young woman from London decides enough is enough and packs her life into a small brown suitcase to take the train to Manchester embarking on a…

Gemma Sutton and the cast of Sweet Charity at the Watermill Theatre

REVIEW | Sweet Charity | Watermill Theatre

Paul Hart’s latest production at the Watermill Theatre is an innovative and charming revival of Sweet Charity starring the incomparable Gemma Sutton who leads the production with striking wit and sensational character. Transferring the classic musical from the swinging sixties to modern New York, this thrilling actor muso production brings heart and flair to the…

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