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Dead Sheep, Churchill Theatre

A touring revival of Park Theatre’s 2015 production is a story that resonates as deeply with Britain’s current affairs.

Dead Sheep is the story of one of British politics most tumultuous pairings; Margaret Thatcher (PM) and her Foreign Secretary Geoffrey Howe, a man seen as so weak that Denis Healey once described debating with him as  371 more words


Luv at Christmas: Comedy at Park Theatre

Top Christmas Theatre: Recommendation #1

Theatre at Christmas doesn’t have to mean pantomime. Here’s the first of our recommendations for shows that will rouse some festive cheer. 106 more words


REVIEW: Saving Jason, Park Theatre

Peter Quilter’s new comedy looks at what it means to have an addiction in a very intimate production. 

What lengths would you go to try and prevent your child going down a dangerous path? 531 more words

Review: Deny, Deny, Deny

The rule of an addict that refuses to admit their problem – deny, deny, deny. Whether a legal substance or not, all of the addiction programmes say that the will to change has to come from within, from that additional admission, “I have a problem.” But all too often in sport, the desire to win overrules the professional responsibility to play fair. 578 more words


Boys in The Band at The Park Theatre

Sadly the last night is tonight (Sunday 30th October) and it is another play I did not get around to blogging about.  The play has been criticised for being dated; it was a ground breaking play about gay men back in 1968.  85 more words


The Boys in the Band

This play takes you on a surprising journey. It starts as a light comedy, turns bitchy and bitter and ends up positively vicious. Set amongst gay friends at a birthday party in New York City in 1968, it does feel like a bit of a museum piece now, but it does have a lot to say about the societal pressure and personal insecurities that underpinned the behaviours on show.  229 more words


THEATRE REVIEW: The Boys In The Band starring Mark Gatiss & Daniel Boys

WORTH A LOOK?: *****

WHERE?: Park Theatre

WHEN: 9/10 (matinee), runs to 30/10

We’d read quite a lot about this Mart Crowley classic before we decided to give it a go. 280 more words