THEATRE REVIEWS

William Blake meets Thomas Paine in Lambeth

William Blake meets Thomas Paine in Lambeth

Robert Tanitch reviews In Lambeth at Southwark Playhouse, London SE1 Jack Shepherd’s play opens with William Blake and his wife up a tree in a beautiful garden, stark naked. For a moment I thought the ...
Plenty to be discontented about in Richard III

Plenty to be discontented about in Richard III

Robert Tanitch reviews Richard III at Trafalgar Studios, London SW1 Jamie Lloyd, artistic director at Trafalgar Studios, very rightly, is keen to attract new and young audiences and what better way to ...
Rimsky-Korsakov’s cock-a-doodle-doo

Rimsky-Korsakov’s cock-a-doodle-doo

Robert Tanitch reviews Le Coq D’Or at London Coliseum. Nikolai Rimsky- Korsakov’s rarely performed opera-ballet, deliberately silly and childish, is a pantomime romp for family audiences. It premiered ...