National Theatre’s Jane Eyre

National Theatre’s touring production of Jane Eyre coincides with the 170th anniversary of the first publication of Charlotte Brontë’s classic novel, and whether it’s a coincidence or not, it is the perfect way to mark the occasion. I’ve seen National Theatre productions before and have not been disappointed, and I was equally impressed by this … Continue reading National Theatre’s Jane Eyre

Theatre review: The Little Match Girl

I had no idea what to expect when I booked a last minute ticket to see The Little Match Girl at The Lowry, but it turned out that a snowy Saturday was the perfect day to watch it. This short one hour show created by Arthur Pita is based on the Hans Christian Andersen story … Continue reading Theatre review: The Little Match Girl

Reviewed: Top Hat, the musical

Top Hat is the stage musical version of the classic Hollywood musical featuring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. It’s a film I’ve seen, but didn’t particularly love, because honestly I find the plot really dull. Of course it has some lovely songs and some memorable moments, such as Fred and Ginger dancing the glorious iconic … Continue reading Reviewed: Top Hat, the musical

Theatre review – The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

At the weekend I enjoyed a theatrical treat at the Lowry in Salford –The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, which is the newly-touring version of the National Theatre play based on the award-winning book by Mark Haddon. I’ve read the book in the past, and although I had forgotten most of the … Continue reading Theatre review – The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time