Category: Plays

The Reviews of the many plays I have seen.

‘Do You Believe in Ghosts?…’ Peter James’ The House on Cold Hill, Orchard Theatre, Dartford. 24.01.2019

It was back to the Orchard once again, for the opening night of the new Peter James’ play adaption of The House on Cold Hill. Having seen some of his previous plays, I was intrigued to what take this one would be! When the Harcourt family move into the house of their dreams, it quickly turns into the stuff of nightmares… Read more →

‘Lets Talk About Brexit…’ – Little England, Museum of Comedy, London. 14.11.2018

Ian Dixon Potter always amazes me with the many stories he creates and directs, having seen three of his past productions tonight I will be viewing my fourth. What I love is all productions are different from one another, but all display a strong meaning – this one a little close to home! Based in the future in Stoke-on-Trent 2024,… Read more →

‘I am Yours Master…’ Bram Stoker’s Dracula, Churchill Theatre, Bromley.

Second night on the trot, I was back at the theatre. Tonight, I would be returning the Churchill Theatre, Bromley for a very different production from the night before! With Halloween close approaching, it was a perfect viewing to get you in the chilling mood! Currently touring the UK, Touring Consortium Theatre Company have recreated and reimagined Bram Stokers Dracula… Read more →

‘What Are We Fighting For?…’ Birdsong, The Churchill Theatre, Bromley. 01.05.2018

I was back at the Churchill Theatre for tonight’s opening night of this weeks performance of Sebastian Faulks’s Birdsong, adapted for the stage by Rachel Wagstaff. I for one have not had the chance to read the well known novel, but I was looking forward to seeing it live. This year marks 100th Anniversary of the end of World War One, Birdsong is… Read more →

‘A Haaandbag?!?’ – The Importance of Being Earnest, Churchill Theatre, Bromley 03.04.2018

Having been parted for quite some time, I was returning to the Churchill for the Press Night of the classic Oscar Wilde comedy play The Importance of Being Earnest. I had never seen this play before, always intrigued me to see what made it such a classic. I wasn’t disappointed. I took my seat in Row M seat 37, stage right to… Read more →

‘Don’t Tickle Teddy in the Forest…’ Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, Orchard Theatre, Dartford. 13.03.2018

I was back at the Orchard Theatre a week later, again to see a thriller and new to me. I was very interested to see if this one would take my attention! Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde is a play adaption of Robert Louis Stevenson’s Gothic Thriller Classic, telling the story of respectable Dr Jekyll who takes on a secret experiment… Read more →

‘Kidnap Can be a Murderous Game…’ Gallowglass, Orchard Theatre, Dartford. 06.03.2018

I was back to the Orchard Theatre for tonight’s viewing. My first play of 2018 was another Ruth Rendell’s Thriller Gallowglass, having seen A Judgement in Stone last year I was interested to see how this one panned out. Middle ground Theatre Company LTD takes on this play adaptation of Ruth Rendell’s Novel (Written under the name of Barbara Vine), Gallowglass focuses on Sandor who… Read more →