Category Archives: Theatre Reviews

Oliver Reed Wild Thing – at St James Studio

Rob Crouch gives a blistering portrayal of wild and fascinating actor Oliver Reed at St James Studio

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Joan Shepard – “Confessions of Old Lady #2”

Joan Shepard, veteran English born New York based actress returns to London, this time in St James Studio, with her acclaimed show “Confessions of Old Lady #2”

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Lunchtime Theatre at St James Theatre

Following a sellout run of lunchtime theatre in June, Butterly Theatre Company have launched a two-week season of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at St James Theatre.

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Githa

Hannah Davies in her self-penned one-woman show on Githa Sowerby, author of the extraordinary drama ‘Rutherford and Son’, currently playing at St James Theatre.

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Austen’s Women

‘Austen’s Women’ – Rebecca Vaughan brings to life no less than 14 female characters from Jane Austen‘s novels in her delightful one-woman show at St James Theatre Studio

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Rutherford and Son

Gritty and totally compelling: a rare work from 1912 woman playwright Githa Sowerby enthrals at St James Theatre. Read my review of Rutherford and Son

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“Hutch” Riverside Studios

Musical theatre review of new work by Joe Evans and Linnie Readman on Leslie ‘Hutch’ Hutchinson – once a huge cabaret star in the UK. But that was before he had an affair with Edwina Mountbatten, wife of the Queen’s … Continue reading

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London Wall

Review of revival of John Van Druten’s play ‘London Wall’ at St James Theatre, London. A very interesting play, written in 1931, examining the situation of unmarried working women in the 1920s and 30’s

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The World’s Wife

Linda Marlowe opened the new season of plays at St James Theatre Studio with Poet Laureate Carol Duffy’s anthology ‘The World’s Wife’, giving an alternative look at history and mythology through the imagined viewpoints of the wives of famous figures.

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