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Barbershop Chronices (Kieton's Review)

Words by Kieton Saunders-Browne

Describing the Barbershop Chronicles would be like trying to describe an emotion. Sometimes there aren’t really words to describe it. From the second you walk into the show there is an automatic feel of immersion. 504 more words


NEWS: Ben Miles and Simon Russell Beale Cast in The Lehman Trilogy

Casting for the National Theatre’s upcoming production of Stefano Massini’s The Lehman Trilogy has been confirmed. 

The National Theatre has confirmed that Adam Godley, Ben Miles and Simon Russell Beale will be taking on the roles of the Lehman brothers in Stefano Massini’s The Lehman Trilogy, playing at the theatre from July. 248 more words

Angels Crashing in: Broadway gets closer.

How many times can I fall in love with this play all over again?  And how also does it still hurt so damn much. 1,263 more words


Having never read the play (1979), watched the film (1984) nor sat and listened to classical music or opera – yes I’m a philistine – I amended my ways and got hold of two tickets for Amadeus at the National Theatre last night. 223 more words



Reviewed by Flossie Waite
A National Theatre production
Playing until April 10th
For ages 8+

Disney’s 1940 animation Pinocchio lurches from sentimental to sinister, from Jiminy Cricket’s tender… 568 more words

Children's Theatre

Network (Lyttelton Theatre - National Theatre) - Review (First Show of 2018)

Bryan Cranston is no stranger to the public eye… let’s be honest, one of the major pulls of this new play based on the 1976 Academy Award winning film by Paddy Chayefsky is Bryan Cranston as Howard Beale… however as soon as you get to your seat there is way more then Bryan Cranston on offer, this show is a technological masterpiece with a fully capable and thought-provoking cast. 440 more words


Cranston gets mad as hell at the National

I have been looking forward to seeing this one for some time at the NT and it lived up to expectations.  This play is a stage version of the film Network and is 2 hours in length without an interval, so movie length.  114 more words