Category Archives: Fringe Theatre

The Other Place

The Other Place – Park Theatre  There can be few people whose lives have not been touched by the effects of a friend or family member suffering from dementia and for some that would include the impact of early onset symptoms. With that knowledge, it is also unlikely that many people would choose to put themselves through the potential trauma

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Eastern Star at Tara Theatre

Eastern Star at Tara Theatre With the desperate plight of Rohingya people and resultant tarnishing of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s reputation, the situation in Myanmar has been a feature of news broadcasts in recent months. Notwithstanding moves towards democracy and some liberalisation, many people may be vaguely aware that real power still lies in the hands of Myanmese generals.

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Pete n Keely

Pete n Keely Pete n Keely is making its European Premier at the Tristan Bates Theatre at the moment and I attended press night on the 4th May. This show is set in 1968 and tells of America’s Sweethearts, Pete Bartel and Keely Stevens. They are performing live on TV for a reunion show. The issue is that they are now

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Summer Nights in Space

Summer Nights In Space

  Summer Nights In Space Summer Nights In Space is a new musical by Henry Carpenter which opened last night (15th February) at the Vaults Festival. In its blurb it describes itself as a ‘Musical comedy about the search for love across the universe.’ It tells the story of John Spartan, our space obsessed astronaut, who finds out that space is not

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