Monday, July 22, 2019

Theatre Reviews

Is this the best show to Rock the Wyvern?

Audiences at the Wyvern Theatre have this week been taken back in time to 1987-ish with the sounds of...

Review: FUSE Festival Night 2, The Shoebox Theatre, Swindon – 6th July

And so to the second night of the FUSE Festival in the kiln-like embrace of the Shoebox Theatre.  On...

Review: FUSE Festival Night 1, The Shoebox Theatre, Swindon – 5th July

This weekend the Shoebox Theatre present their second annual FUSE Festival.  No, I'm not shouting for the benefit of...

Review: Fools of the Apocalypse – the Shoebox Theatre, Swindon – 15th June

I went to see 'Fools of the Apocalypse' at the Shoebox Theatre last night.  If I'd taken a wrong...

Clowning around at the end of the world

Following the success of their debut show Whimsy, Scram Collective is returning to the Shoebox Theatre on the 15th of June...

Clowning around at the end of the world

Following the success of their debut show Whimsy, Scram Collective is returning to the Shoebox Theatre on the 15th of June...

Imaginative family show shines a light on our oceans

Join the Makeshift Ensemble at the Shoebox Theatre for a magical and memorable dive into the deep blue sea,...

Review: Anyone’s Guess How We Got Here – The Postmodern, Swindon – Friday 10th...

This is a play determined not to let its audience settle.  A work determined - calculated - to keep...

Magical Pinky Ponk airship takes flight in the Wyvern Auditorium

There’s more than excitement in the air at the Wyvern Theatre as they prepare to welcome CBeebies favourites Igglepiggle,...

Stage D’Or brings 5-star performance ‘After Today’ to the revamped Shoebox Theatre

After relocating to the Health Hydro in January, the Shoebox Theatre will be opening its doors to audiences and...

Swindon Fringe Review – Death – A Romantic Comedy & Everything Wrong With You...

The Swindon Fringe finished last night with two welcome returnees from previous Festivals.  Two poets and performers replete with a...

Swindon Fringe Review – Harvey Greenfield is Running Late and Bedsitland – Wednesday 11th...

At Artsite, on Wednesday night, I sat down to witness a double bill of original plays that paired together...

Swindon Fringe Review – Taxidermicon and Andrew White: Retirement Tour – Tuesday 9th April

The Swindon Fringe Festival is in full swing.  Or should that be full "Swinge"?

No, not that.  Not "full Swinge". ...

Review: Do You Think That’s Wise? The Life and Times of John Le...

Picture John Le Mesurier and you're likely to conjure up the image of him in the uniform of the...

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A touch of Genie-us with the baby shark as Wyvern’s Aladdin pantomime dazzles

When you go to see a panto you expect all of the predictable bases to be covered; a soap...