People, Places & Things ★★★★★

Duncan Macmillan’s People, Places & Things has returned to the London stage, bringing with it a whirlwind of critical acclaim and leaving audiences exhilarated and emotionally drained. Let’s start with the basics. Our protagonist, Emma (played by the incomparable Denise Gough), is an actress whose relationship with substances is far more committed than her relationship […]

Starlight Express ★★★★☆

Starlight Express appears to have long occupied a curious place in the Andrew Lloyd Webber canon. It’s undoubtedly one of the composer’s most successful musicals – the original London production ran for 18 years (over four times as long as the original Sunset Boulevard) – while a German staging has been running continuously in a […]

The Choir of Man ★★★☆☆

The Choir of Man may just be the world’s most cheerful public house performance. The smell of beer, the banter between mates, and everyone’s sudden inclination to burst into song—what’s not to love? Conceived by Andrew Kay and helmed by the canny direction of Nic Doodson, The Choir of Man takes us into the heart […]