Theatre

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 ...

Review: Swan Lake

Swan Lake by The Saint Petersburg Classical Ballet is on at Theatre Royal Bath until 25 January, followed by The Nutcracker from 26 – 28 January I can't be...

Theatre review: Pride and Prejudice

Melissa Blease reviews Pride and Prejudice, on at Theatre Royal Bath until 21 January It is a truth universally acknowledged that Jane Austen's enduring popu...

Theatre review: The Play That Goes Wrong

Melissa Blease reviews The Play That Goes Wrong, on at Theatre Royal Bath until 15 January The plot is over-contrived and cumbersome, the script is appalling...

Theatre review: Aladdin

Melissa Blease reviews this year’s pantomime at Theatre Royal Bath – Aladdin – which is on until Sunday 8 January Like many naughty little girls, I hav...

Theatre review: Trouble In Mind

Trouble in Mind is at the Ustinov Studio, Bath until Saturday 17 December Trouble in Mind is, on some levels, a play-within-a-play, writes Melissa Blease: a...