Category: Theatre Reviews – Archive

May 12, 2019 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

New Theatre, April 25 5.5/10 Bernard Shaw, often a wanton provocateur in matters of religion, politics and spelling, was certainly a forthright champion of equality, whether of gender, race or class, and his gift for comedy was blessed with a rare timelessness. Pygmalion is now 107 years old, yet the…

Old Fitz Theatre, April 21 5.5/10 You know you’ve entered a parallel theatrical universe when the teddy bear steals the show. Yes, Alice in Slasherland features Edgar, a talking teddy bear, who’s actually a demon from hell. And I now know that in hell’s grand pantheon, Edgar’s one of the…

Kings Cross Theatre, April 17 6.5/10 How many plays dare to deal with death – or more precisely, with the relationship between the dead and those they’ve left behind? The title refers to the cremated remains of Lily, Jedda’s mother. Just because she’s dead doesn’t mean she intends abandoning the…