Category: Plays

The Reviews of the many plays I have seen.

Lady Chatterley’s Lover – Orchard Theatre, Dartford. 20.02.2020

Another week, another lucky viewing and tonight’s would by my second play of the year. Along with this also, it would be the first viewing of a new Tilted Wig production, Lady Chatterley’s Lover. Lady Constance Chatterley has found herself trapped in a loveless marriage. Her husband Clifford Chatterley injured in battle, is unable to satisfy the sexual desires of… Read more →

‘The Perfect Crime…’ Dial M for Murder, Orchard Theatre. 27.01.2020

After a week without a theatre trip, it was back to the Orchard Theatre for tonight’s viewing. The first play production of 2020 goes to Frederick Knott’s Dial M for Murder. The Thriller is set in the 60s, based in the living room of former professional tennis player Tony and his wife Margot. On discovering that his wife has been… Read more →

‘He’s a Fine, Fine Horse…” – War Horse, Troubadour Theatre, Wembley, London 10.11.2019

On Remembrance Sunday, the day we remember those who had fallen in their fight for their country I was delighted to have been invited to collect on behalf of the Royal British Legion at the matinee performance of the lastest production of the National Theatre’s War Horse at the Troubadour Theatre, Wembley. It was a perfect way to celebrate a… Read more →

‘It’s my Duty to Ask Questions…’ – An Inspector Calls, Churchill Theatre, Bromley. 11.09.2019

A well welcomed two show week, with my second viewing being back at the Churchill Theatre for tonight’s opening night of the multi-award winning  National Theatre’s Landmark production of An Inspector Calls.  The play takes on a single night in April 1912, focusing on a prosperous upper middle-class family the Birling’s, who live in a fancy home in the town… Read more →

‘Baby, its You! You’re the One I Need!’ A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Bridge Theatre, London 27.07.2019.

A girls day out was planned and when planning things we could do, I was delighted to find that my suggestion was accepted! Having had my eye on this performance and being a favourite Shakespeare play of mine, I was very excited to finally be seeing A Midsummer Nights Dream at the Bridge Theatre! Along with seeing it live, I would also… Read more →

‘Fantastic…’ Abigail’s Party, Orchard Theatre, Dartford 01.04.2019

It was back to the Orchard Theatre, Darford for another press night, tonight was Mike Leigh’s play Abigail’s Party. Beverly Moss invites her new neighbours, Angela and Tony, who moved into the road just two weeks ago, over for drinks. She has also invited her neighbour Susan (Sue), divorced for three years, whose fifteen-year-old daughter Abigail is holding a party… Read more →

‘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 →