Theatre

Theatre review: Nell Gwynn

Melissa Blease reviews Olivier award-winning Nell Gwynn, on at Theatre Royal Bath until Saturday 29 April Astutely witty, intelligently silly and deliciously...

Theatre review: The Mikado

Melissa Blease reviews Sasha Regan's all male The Mikado on at Theatre Royal Bath until Saturday 22 April Some might say that Sasha Regan's all-male producti...

Theatre review: The Mentor

Melissa Blease reviews The Mentor, starring F Murray Abraham, on at Ustinov Studio, Bath until Saturday 6 May Want to know which modern writers, actors, aute...

Theatre review: Pygmalion

Melissa Blease reviews Pygmalion on at Theatre Royal Bath until Saturday 8 April One of your friends has just let it slip that a casual acquaintance recen...

Theatre review: What the Butler Saw

Melissa Blease reviews What the Butler Saw on at Theatre Royal Bath until Saturday 1 April I developed a 'thing' about Joe Orton when I was around 12 years o...

Theatre review: Abigail’s Party

Melissa Blease reviews Abigail's Party by Mike Leigh, at Theatre Royal Bath until Saturday 11 March Cheese and pineapple on sticks. “Would you like a litt...

Theatre review: Plastic

Melissa Blease reviews Plastic on at Ustinov Studio until Saturday 25 March Nothing amuses and engages the middle classes more than reading about, talking ab...

Theatre review: The Winter’s Tale

Melissa Blease reviews Shakespeare’s The Winter's Tale on at Theatre Royal Bath until 25 February Cheek by Jowl: three little words that, in theatre-world ...

Theatre review: The Miser

Melissa Blease reviews The Miser on at Theatre Royal Bath until Saturday 18 February During the late 17th century, French playwright and actor Jean-Baptiste ...