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More Play Reviews: Fox and his Drum

... Fox and his Drum UNICORN THE AUTUMN SEASON opened with a new play billed for the five to eight age range though, judging from the mummy I don't understand mutters around me, director Nicholas Barter ...

Published: Thursday 09 October 1980
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 235 | Page: Page 28 | Tags: review 

More Play Reviews: Funny Turns

... Funny Turns KING'S HEAD IT IS cabaret time again at the King's Head, Islington, with Funny Turns, in which the Great Soprendo does the first part and Victoria Wood finishes the show after an interva ...

Published: Thursday 09 October 1980
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 286 | Page: Page 28 | Tags: review 

More Play Reviews: Sus

... Sus ELEPHANT THEATRE BEING ON polytechnic premises pre sumably exempts this venue from the usual penalty of running an 80- minute play at lunchtime; namely the discreet (or otherwise) disappearance of ...

Published: Thursday 09 October 1980
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 188 | Page: Page 28 | Tags: review 

More Play Reviews: The Winter's Tale

... The Winter's Tale ST GEORGE'S ANGUISH seems to flood everywhere in Adrian Brown's production of The Winter's Tale, at St George's, Tufnell Park. There is Leontes, accusing his wife Hermione, with no ...

Published: Thursday 09 October 1980
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 290 | Page: Page 28 | Tags: review 

More Play Reviews: The History of the Devil

... The History of the Devil DOG COMPANY m WHEN BETTER DEITIES have been denied the consolation of justice, .it makes one to wonder that the devil, already in possession of all the best tunes, should be a ...

Published: Thursday 09 October 1980
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 197 | Page: Page 28 | Tags: review 

More Play Reviews: Correspondence

... Correspondence BRIGHTON DESPITE a certain complication of construction, Michelene Wandor's new play Correspondence proved a nicely rounded little composition when premiered by Brighton Actors' Works ...

Published: Thursday 09 October 1980
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 238 | Page: Page 28 | Tags: review 

LIGHT ENTERTAINMENT NEWS: Blackpool cabaret

... Blackpool cabaret THE CHANGING face of Blackpool's night life continues with the recent opening of Stix. General manager is Harry Hargreaves, a former local compere and one time private hotelier. It ...

Published: Thursday 24 November 1983
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 94 | Page: Page 4 | Tags: review 

Regional Reviews: Cabaret

... Cabaret LEICESTER IN TERMS of the ten all-time great musicals, I've always rated Cabaret as an also-ran. Stage versions of the musical don't really stick in the mind and for most people Cabaret means ...

Published: Thursday 04 January 1990
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 395 | Page: Page 19 | Tags: review 

Regional Reviews: Invisible Friends

... Invisible Friends SCARBOROUGH MASTER playwright Alan Ayckbourn proves he is as much at home writing a modern style of pantomime as he is penning award winning adult comedies, with his latest play whic ...

Published: Thursday 04 January 1990
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 321 | Page: Page 19 | Tags: review 

Regional Reviews: Party Piece

... Party Piece MARGATE PARTY Piece seems an apt title on which to conclude the first year of the re-opened Georgian Theatre Royal at Margate. Yet one can only hope that any celebrations by owner Jolyon J ...

Published: Thursday 04 January 1990
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 337 | Page: Page 19 | Tags: review 

Regional Reviews: A mighty struggle

... A mighty struggle ANN FITZGERALD on a fight that misses the mark STRATFORD ON AVON Coriolanus AS ITS name implies, Coriolanus is the centre and focus of Shakespeare's play, and its action hinges on th ...

Published: Thursday 04 January 1990
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 454 | Page: Page 19 | Tags: review 

Regional Reviews: Just what the doctor ordered

... Just what the doctor ordered BILL McCOID welcomes a traditional approach to a classic MANCHESTER She Stoops To Conquer 'The ingenious Dr Goldsmith has devised a plot exceedingly probable and fertile' ...

Published: Thursday 04 January 1990
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 318 | Page: Page 21 | Tags: review