Review – Phantom of The Opera Online

Phantom Of The Opera – Andrew Lloyd Webber – streaming Whether you are a fan of musicals or not I think you have to admit that Andrew Lloyd Webber is up there with the greats – and ‘Phantom of The Opera’ is probably one of his best. This screening is a recording of the 25th Anniversary show staged at the Royal Albert Hall with no … Continue reading Review – Phantom of The Opera Online

Review – a little space

a little space – Geko & Mind The Gap – New Wolsey Theatre last night and touring Geko have a deserved reputation as a leading, cutting edge physical theatre company whose production design and execution are honed to the enth degree and whose last production, The Institute, was toured round the world. Mind the Gap are a leading company working with learning disabled performers – … Continue reading Review – a little space

Student Review – My Mother Said I Never Should

My Mother Said I Never Should by Charlotte Keatley – fingersmith – New Wolsey Theatre  My Mother Said I Should Never Should is a story about a family of women experiencing different stages of their lives. Together these women are shown throughout the decades growing up and facing challenges. It focuses on mother/ daughter relationships and how strong a family’s bond is. All of the … Continue reading Student Review – My Mother Said I Never Should

Review – My Mother Said I Never Should

My Mother Said I Never Should by Charlotte Keatley – fingersmiths – The New Wolsey Theatre till Friday 14th Feb then touring This particular show has done the rounds before – and is also a favourite of am dram groups – and so I was interested to see if anything new could be brought out of this oft repeated classic. fingersmiths describe themselves as ‘a … Continue reading Review – My Mother Said I Never Should

Review – The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde

The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde – adapted and performed by James Hyland – Brother Wolf Productions – Sudbury Quay Theatre and touring Based on the well known novella by Robert Louis Stevenson – this is a one man tour-de-force that will leave you breathless, stirred and shaken – but at the same time probably feeling like you have witnessed one of … Continue reading Review – The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde

Review – The Famous Four And A Half Go Wild In Thetford Forest

The Famous Four and a Half Go Wild In Thetford Forest – written by Harry Long – Eastern Angles at  Sir John Mills and touring to 25/1/20 Eastern Angles alternative Christmas show can be a bit hit and miss. This one gets off to a slow start but once it picks up it’s a lot of fun with the usual quirky humour and bonkers characters … Continue reading Review – The Famous Four And A Half Go Wild In Thetford Forest

Review – Aladdin The Rock & Roll Panto

Aladdin The Rock & Roll Panto by Peter Rowe – New Wolsey Theatre till Feb 1st Its December so it must be panto time ( oh yes it is, oh no it isn’t). And at The New Wolsey Theatre there is another high standard offering of their actor / musician version of the well known genre. Unusually this year it’s not directed by Artistic Director … Continue reading Review – Aladdin The Rock & Roll Panto

Student Review – The Season

The Season by Jim Barne and Kit Buchan presented by the New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich, showing Tue 5th – Sat 16th November. The Season is a heart-warming, delightfully humorous Christmas musical to get you into the holiday swing. It follows the journey of Dougal, a young man, full of festivity from Ipswich, England, and Robin, a young American woman is who is far from fond … Continue reading Student Review – The Season

Review – Edith – In The Beginning

Edith – In The Beginning by Karen Forbes – Stuff of Dreams Theatre Company – Sat 8th at Sir John Mills The story of Edith Pretty, Basil Brown and the ground breaking archaeological discoveries at Sutton Hoo near Woodbridge in the 1930’s has been the subject of quite a few productions – notably one by Eastern Angles few years ago. There is also a film … Continue reading Review – Edith – In The Beginning