Category: Theatre Reviews – Archive

June 17, 2019 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Playhouse, June 6 6/10 One could become an outsider at school just by not watching the must-see soapie of the time. Now the whole world seems split into two camps: those obsessed with Game of Thrones, and those who can’t tell their Lannisters from their Starks. The latter, presumably, are…

June 2, 2019 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Hayes Theatre, May 16 8.5/10 Were the dog-eat-dog world of Wall Street a mathematical series, its logical conclusion would be American Psycho. Bret Easton Ellis’s 1991 novel – among the most misunderstood in history – prophetically suggested that if greed, sexism, hedonism and narcissism go unchecked, they will spawn mutants…

May 22, 2019 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Ensemble Theatre, May 9 5/10 Playwright Tom Wells said that he set out to write a play “that felt a bit like a folk song”. What he ended up with is more LA pop anthem than East Yorkshire ballad: you know those wretched songs where the verse, chorus and bridge…