Devilishly good

Faust Queen’s Chapel Thurs – Sun 8pm Tickets: £5 – £6 Most productions of Faust run, I’m told, for just over five hours. You’ll be happy to know this one doesn’t, but after just a few minutes I’m convinced I could sit through almost as much. Max Gallien explains his interest in a play which […]

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A ROCKING SHOW

Spring Awakening Keble O’Reilly Weds – Sat 7:30pm Tickets: £6.50 – £8 5 stars In Spring Awakening, even the production team are leading role material. The team that brought us the five-star Rent last year are set to sell out their new show every night. The focus of this production has been the singing. These […]

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BATMAN

Batman: A Pantomime Moser Theatre Tues – Thurs 7:30pm Tickets: £4 – £5 5 STARS Only the most phlegmatic could resist raising an eyebrow at the idea of bringing Batman and pantomime together. Especially in February. However the Light Entertainers apparently thought this was something the world needed, and it turns out that they were […]

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Seneca’s Medea

Medea BT Studio Tues-Sat 9:30pm Tickets: £5- £6 “An assault” is how director Helen Slaney chose to describe her play, and, as is the case throughout this new translation of the Roman classic, the choice of words is apt. It begins softly with the churning of chanting, five women whispering like witches as I take […]

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Restrictions May Apply

Restrictions May Apply Keble O Reilly Theatre 4th week 7:30pm 4 stars Restrictions May Apply by Richard O’Brien (writer of Turn Again Lane and Instead of Beauty; 2010 winner of the OUDS’ New Writing Festival) is the hilarious story of squabbling couple who decide to take a somewhat unorthodox romantic weekend break. In order to […]

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