Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Theatre Reviews

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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...

Review: A Christmas Carol – The Art Centre, Swindon – 3rd & 4th December

"Marley was dead to begin with... This must be distinctly understood, or nothing wonderful can come of the story I...

An Awfully good evening with Auntie!!

David Walliams brings another of his bestselling children’s books to the Wyvern Theatre stage with the adaptation of Awful...

Fallen Angels –  The Arts Centre, Swindon (TS Theatre Productions)

Times change and with them the morals of society too. And as those change some aspects of playwriting often...

Review: “Hymns for Robots” at the Shoebox Theatre, Swindon – 9th & 10th November

Delia Derbyshire is probably the most influential and pioneering British figures in early electronic music that you've never heard...

Review: “Hymns for Robots” at the Shoebox Theatre, Swindon – 9th & 10th November

Delia Derbyshire is probably the most influential and pioneering British figures in early electronic music that you've never heard...

The Full Monty – a very revealing comedy (by Neil Lee)

And so after much anticipation “ The Full Monty,” a production which has won the UK Theatre Award for...

The Best of Wham! at The Wyvern

Sweeney Entertainments brings a fantastic new show to venues across the UK, featuring the very best of George, Andrew,...

Living a Wild Life Tour comes to the Arts Centre

Irish wildlife cameraman and television presenter Colin Stafford-Johnson is one of the world’s most acclaimed and internationally awarded filmmakers....

SYP present Oliver! at the Wyvern Theatre

The Summer Youth Project had us all reminiscing with its 2018 production of the old classic Oliver! based on...

Review: “After Today – A Bill Grundy Story” – at the Victoria, Swindon –...

(Quick caveat: the play had to start early due to technical considerations so I missed the beginning.  In the...

Review: Spur of the Moment – The Shoebox Theatre, Swindon – Thursday 19th July

Another night of the longest, hottest summer of living memory.  On the walk to Theatre Square last night I...

Review: FUSE Festival Night 2 – The Shoebox, Swindon – Saturday 7th July

It was another warm day, leading into another warm night through which I walked to the Shoebox Theatre for...

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Review: Fred, Ted, Jack & Harold – The Art Centre, Swindon – Friday 6th...

It was quite warm in the Art Centre last night.  Very warm, in fact.  I could hear my kidneys...

Review: The Play That Goes Wrong at Wyvern Theatre

The hit West End comedy, The Play That Goes Wrong, is currently in town and if you are yet to get...