Reviews

Ulysses Poster

  • November 14th, 2013
  • Posted in Reviews

Opera Now Magazine – Ulysses Review

OPERA NOW MAGAZINE

World Premiere – Ulysses
Laurence Roman
St John’s Church, Waterloo
London

Reviewed By Richard Fawkes

Composer Laurence Roman first thought of turning The Odyssey into an opera when he was a schoolboy. Thirty-five years later, Ulysses – A Musical Odyssey received its premiere as a community opera thanks to the Walled City Performing Arts Foundation, a major new charity set up to support young artists in the north west of Ireland. It opened at Thornhill College, Derry, played in Co Donegal and then in London. …Read-more

  • November 14th, 2013
  • Posted in Reviews

Falling in Love Again – Exeter Herald Review

  • November 13th, 2013
  • Posted in Reviews

Falling in Love Again – Bill McMillan Review

  • November 13th, 2013
  • Posted in Reviews

Falling in Love Again – The Guardian Review

  • November 13th, 2013
  • Posted in Reviews

Mates Reviews

  • November 12th, 2013
  • Posted in Reviews

Indie London Theatre Magazine – Mates Review

INDIE LONDON THEATRE MAGAZINE

Mates has found a friend in this critic

Review by Paul Nelson

NOW for something completely different, and if you think that is a hackneyed phrase think again, I strive not to use them.

What I am writing about is the most refreshing and original musical play I have seen in years.

With a tight book, lyrics that could send Tim Rice into a retreat in a monastery to think again, and staging that leaves nothing else to be desired, or so one would easily believe, Mates at the Landor Theatre is an evening that is not wasted. Or rather, it is a brilliant half of an evening.

It is in one act lasting seventy-five minutes, and packed into that short time is one of the most intriguing tales, with lovely songs and at least one great performance. Show me a new and current production in London that can boast two out of those three criteria.

Never maudlin, never cloying, the story is that of a judo champion struck down in a road accident and almost overnight becoming a paraplegic in a wheelchair.

What can he do for his beautiful wife, who uncomplainingly looks …Read-more

  • November 12th, 2013
  • Posted in Reviews

Mates Poster

  • November 12th, 2013
  • Posted in Reviews