Local theatre productions and exhibitions.
With elaborate set designs, dozens of props (including a giant aubergine), video projection, puppetry, live music, song, dance and a cast of approximately 37 performers on stage each night, Wild Swans is an ambitious theatre production to say the least.
A theatrical tour de force, heightened by a visual spectacular conjured up by The Old Vic, which hides its weaknesses within a powerful mix of high drama and dark beauty.
Patrick Stewart gives a stellar performance as the world's most famous Bard, but this is Shakespeare as you've never seen him before.
This exaggerated take on a classic is so barely recognisable from its original form that farce has replaced tragedy.
An extremely well executed piece of experimental theatre, this production fails to realise its ambitious aims.
Despite being one of Shakespeare's least known plays, this production bursts at the seams with passion, humour and drama.
The Old Vic’s Christmas show ‘Noises Off’ brings tears of laughter to the eyes even after 30 years. Michael Frayn’s 1982 classic has been revived many times and has been seen by most theatre aficionados.
An alternative to the festive but familiar pantomimes and ballets, which all ages will appreciate as the perfect post-Christmas treat.
A commendable attempt to broaden the appeal of opera, but one that unfortunately is more likely to turn the audience off rather than on.
Michael Sheen does not disappoint in the title role as the tortured prince, but the production falls short of breathing new life into this oft-staged play.
Bound is a voyage into the heart of a dying industry, told through the souls of proud men.
Considering this dark, funny, thoroughly miserable Irish tale of deceit, villainy and disappointment was first performed at the Abbey Theatre Dublin in January 1907 it anticipates the genre of sitcom with remarkable wit.
A Broadway classic, which successfully blends operatic high-drama with all-singing, all-dancing musical comedy.
A little bit of history is required to fully appreciate The Belle's Stratagem.
Does this provocative production represent a step too far for Shakespeare's Globe, asks Alice Dickerson.