THEATRE REVIEWS

A Rod Stewart extravaganza in Sheffield

A Rod Stewart extravaganza in Sheffield

TONIGHT’S THE NIGHT SHEFFIELD LYCEUM It’s unlikely Ben Elton scratched his head many minutes before coming up with the flimsy storyline that serves to showcase a couple of dozen Rod Stewar ...
Brotherly love in Hampstead

Brotherly love in Hampstead

Robert Tanitch reviews In the Vale of Health at Hampstead Theatre, London NW3. In the Vale of Health is the collective title for four plays by Simon Gray about two brothers, whose home is in the Hamps ...
Johnny didn’t come marching home

Johnny didn’t come marching home

Robert Tanitch reviews Johnny Got His Gun at Southwark Playhouse, London SE1 Dalton Trumbo took the title of his novel from the recruiting advert, Johnny Get Your Gun, a call to arms, dating from the ...
Is it fake or is it genuine?

Is it fake or is it genuine?

Robert Tanitch reviews Bakersfield Mist at Duchess Theatre, London WC2 Stephen Sachs’s two-hand play premiered in Los Angeles in 2011 at the Fountain Theatre, where Sachs is the artistic director. Bak ...