Mini theatre reviews index

Below are the mini reviews which appear in the blog – click on titles

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Can I Help You? Philip Osment Omnibus Theatre
Once Upon A Mattress Mary Rogers, Marshall Barer, Jay Thompson & Dean Fuller Upstairs At the Gatehouse
Sweat Lynn Nottage Tower Theatre
Beckett Triple Bill Samuel Beckett Jack Studio Theatre
Tryst Karoline Leach Chiswick Playhouse
Netflix and Chill Tom Stocks Drayton Arms theatre
Scrounger Athena Stevens Finborough Theatre


The Signalman Charles Dickens (adapted by Martin Malcolm) Old Red Lion
Blood Orange Tania Amsel Old Red Lion
The Beauty Queen of Leenane Martin McDonagh Tower Theatre
Hansard Simon Woods NT screening
Blithe Spirit Noel Coward Tower Theatre
Gasping Ben Elton The Space
Until The Flood Dael Orlandersmith Arcola
Once On This Island Lynn Ahrens & Stephen Flaherty Southwark Playhouse
The Lehman Trilogy Stefano Massini (adapted by Ben Power) NT at the Picadilly
Noises Off Michael Frayn Lyric, Hammersmith
The Canterbury Tales Geoffrey Chaucer Tower Theatre
Fix Up Kwame Kwei-Armah Tower Theatre
To Charlie Emilia Hitching Bancrofts School
The Censor Anthony neilson Hope Theatre
Napoli, Brooklyn Meghan Kennedy Park Theatre
Cuttings Ollie George Clark Hope Theatre
Gainsborough’s Girls Cecil Beaton Tower Theatre
Toast Henry Filloux-Bennett The Other Palace
Happy Days Samuel Beckett Tower Theatre
Thrill Me Stephen Dolginoff Hope Theatre
The Conductor Mark Wallington & Jared McNeill The Space
Trainspotting Irvine Welsh (adapted by Harry Gibson) Tower Theatre
Crown Dual Daniel Clarkson Kings Head Theatre
Berberian Sound Studios Joel Horwood Donmar Warehouse
In Basildon David Eldridge Queens Theatre
Strike Up the Band George & Ira Gershwin & George S Kaufman Upstairs At The Gatehouse
Three Ayckbourn Plays Alan Ayckbourn OSO Community Arts Centre
Boots Sacha Voit with Jessica Butcher Bunker Theatre
Kiss Me Quickstep Amanda Whittington Queens Theatre
The Thrill Of Love Amanda Whittington Tower Theatre
Gently Down The Stream Martin Sherman Park Theatre
The Wider Earth David Morton Natural History Museum
The Lady From The Sea Henrik Ibsen The Print Room
Cuzco Víctor Sánchez Rodríguez Theatre 503
Violet Jeanine Tesori & Brian Crawley Charing Cross Theatre
Rosenbaum’s Rescue Bodin Saphir Park Theatre
In Conversation with Graham Norton Simon Perrott Hope Theatre
The Cane Mark Ravenhill Royal Court
The Tell Tale Heart Anthony Neilson National Theatre



The Merry Wives of Windsor William Shakespeare Barbican
Company Stephen Sondheim Gielgud Theatre