Category Archives: Reviews

The Secret Rapture

Kelvin Players Theatre Company deliver a highly emotional play, and with great depth of character exploring themes of estranged family relationships, morals and social pressures. Although not as overtly political as other work by playwright David Hare this piece, first … Continue reading

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Oh Whistle

Oh Whistle is an exceptional one man show by Nunkie Theatre performed at the Tobacco Factory Theatre on Sunday. Robert Lloyd Parry brought to life two ghost stories by M R James, and indeed James seemed resurrected also in this … Continue reading

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Happy Hour

Happy Hour, currently on at Tobacco Factory Theatre┬áBristol, is like a scene from a soap opera. From the off we know there are tensions in Kay’s life, an unanswered phone call, hurried gasps from an inhaler between large gulps of … Continue reading

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Doubt: A Parable

Doubt: A Parable, currently on at The Alma Tavern Theatre in Bristol, is an extremely clever play which leads you to question, and even doubt, each of the four characters in turn. This performance was well pitched, subtly undulating between … Continue reading

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And Then Come the Nightjars

Bea Roberts’ award winning play And The Come the Nightjars is an incredible, but delicate piece of theatre set during the outbreak of foot and mouth disease in rural Devon. It centres on two characters; a dairy farmer and a … Continue reading

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The Stick House

The Stick House by Raucous is an incredible assault on your senses; from the moment I stepped into the dark cavern under Temple Meads I could smell a damp earthy forest.  Walking slowly and crunching over an uneaven surface of … Continue reading

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Glory Dazed

The Kelvin Players like to challenge themselves, and Glory Dazed is an excellent choice.  Directed by Alex Needham, the play keeps pace, and takes you on a real roller coaster. Up laughing at a joke one minute, and down the next … Continue reading

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