Entirely unpromising: Eleanor Turney reviews a revival of the musical based on Billy Wilder’s The Apartment.
Dazzles in every sense: Eleanor Turney reviews the West End premiere of Dreamgirls.
“It’s hard not to be won over.” Eleanor Turney reviews Half A Sixpence at the Noel Coward Theatre.
The gradual erosion from longing: Eleanor Turney reviews Billie Piper’s “blindingly good performance” at the Young Vic.
Mary, Mary, quite contrary…Eleanor Turney reviews a truncated and sentimental musical version of The Secret Garden.
Incoming Festival 2016 opens tonight. Here’s our guide on what to see – from the young companies performing at the fest.
Eleanor Turney reviews Selina Thompson’s unapologetic and searching show about her Transatlantic journey retracing the Slave Triangle.
Another day, another meta-theatrical experience for Eleanor Turney at Mayfest 2016 with Stuart Bowden’s “lovely, if strange, show”.
Eleanor Turney reviews Tim Crouch and Spymonkey’s Shakespearian death countdown at Mayfest 2016.
“Heart-warming mix of sincerity and self-mockery”: Eleanor Turney reviews Jamie Wood’s show involving a bag load of audience participation.
“Very, very clever”: Eleanor Turney reviews Dead Centre’s picking apart and rebuilding of Chekhov (with added Miley Cyrus).
Eleanor Turney reviews Lost Dog’s show about “a very human God” at Mayfest 2016.
Matthew Austin, co-director of Bristol performance festival Mayfest, is filling the city with work from artists including Bryony Kimmings, Action Hero, Tim Crouch, Selina Thompson and Sh!t Theatre. Here, he talks to Eleanor Turney about the “creative endeavour” of crafting a festival.
“It’s a deeply uncomfortable play to watch, and one that makes us confront, head-on, our own assumptions.”
A lack of subtlety disrupts Mongiwekhaya’s play at the Royal Court.