London

5 Stars, London, Musical, West End

Les Misérables

Performance: 22/04/17 For those unfamiliar with the story of Les Misérables, some spoilers may lie below. '...so long as ignorance and misery remain on earth, books like this cannot be useless.' Victor Hugo, 1862. So begins Les Misérables, the epic novel by equally epic French author, Victor Hugo. Now in its 32nd year, the musical adaptation of Les Misérables is still attracting millions of…read more
4 Stars, Comedy, London, Off West End, Play

The Three Lions

David Cameron, Prince William and David Beckham stuck in a Swiss hotel room: if there was any premise ripe for comedy, it would be this. The Three Lions offers an hilarious insight into England’s bid to host the 2018 FIFA World Cup, following the high flying personalities as they fumble their way through meetings, botched hotel bookings and political negotiations.…read more
4 Stars, London, Off West End, Play

Milked

Milked is an impressive two-man show featuring the very talented Oliver Mott and Adam Redmore. The play follows two friends, Paul and Snowy, as they grapple with the quickly dawning reality of having to find a direction in life. And then there’s the very unfortunate Sandy, a poorly cow the friends stumble upon after a walk, who suffers every manner…read more
4 Stars, Comedy, London, Off West End

The Diary of a Nobody

The Diary of a Nobody was first published in 1892 by brothers George and Weedon Grossmith, with the premise that even a self-declared nobody’s day to day life could be compiled to make an entertaining, enlightening and enjoyable read. The play is structured around Charles Pooter’s diary entries, recounting the trials of his wife, son, and the array of his…read more
5 Stars, London, Off West End, Play

The Corruption of Dorian Gray

The Corruption of Dorian Gray proves to be an extremely strong addition to the many reproductions of Oscar Wilde’s work exploring the beauty and ugliness of human nature and desire. The play recounts Gray’s descent into evil in the irresistibly debauched backstreets of London while also shining more light on the homoerotic undercurrents that were only hinted at in the…read more
3 Stars, Comedy, London, Off West End, Play

The Final Revelation of Sherlock Holmes

The famous Sherlock Holmes and John Watson have had a great deal of screen time in recent years, and this small scale play, featuring just two cast members – Nico Lennon and James McGregor as Sherlock and John respectively – is a very nice addition to the plethora of current adaptations of Conan Doyle’s most enduring detective couple. Now in…read more