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One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest (Lost Theatre)

March 29, 2012


After 60 years Ken Kesey‘s novel ‘One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest‘ is still a great read with starkly intense characters and a great sense of power & control and the revival of Dale Wasserman‘s stage adaptation at Lost Theatre has a lot going for it. David Shield’s design is beautiful and clinical at the […]

Hay Fever (Noel Coward Theatre)

March 20, 2012


I love watching productions take risks and seemingly odd left turns when reviving older pieces. We’re quite used to outrageously updated versions of Shakespeare, and while director Howard Davies hasn’t been quite so radical with Noel Coward‘s ‘Hay Fever‘ he has bust the piece open and I for one approve. The interior of a country cottage […]

Les Miserables (Queen’s Theatre)

March 11, 2012


I have a bit of a ‘thing’ about long running shows. I’ve seen too many get sloppy, and cheap – once great casts are replaced by mediocre celebrities or casts that are just not up to scratch (don’t get me wrong, I think it’s very hard for any performer to inherit a role in which […]