Stage Review – LA STRADA at The Rep, Birmingham UK

Director Sally Cookson, Composer Benji Bower and Writer Mike Akers, presents a winning example of theatrical excellence. This brand-new adaptation for stage of Fellini’s 1957 Oscar-winning film made its UK premiere at Coventry’s Belgrade Theatre and is now halfway through a national tour. In an act of desperation from her mother, young Gelsomina is passed … More Stage Review – LA STRADA at The Rep, Birmingham UK

Stage Review : To Sir, With Love at Birmingham’s Repertory Theatre, UK

The book To Sir, With Love was set not long after the end of WWII in London’s East End. This powerful, autobiographical story by novelist E R Brathwaite is about education, schooling, social divide, and narrow minded attitudes that were entrenched in people both in-school and on the outside. The main theme however, is the … More Stage Review : To Sir, With Love at Birmingham’s Repertory Theatre, UK

Belgrade Theatre announces 11 Million Reasons to Dance for International Dance Day

To celebrate International Dance Day, tomorrow, Saturday 29 April, the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry has announced its photography exhibition 11 Million Reasons to Dance which is currently on display at the theatre. 11 Million Reasons to Dance is an exhibition inspired by iconic dance scenes from film, all reimagined by deaf and disabled people who dance. … More Belgrade Theatre announces 11 Million Reasons to Dance for International Dance Day

Stage Review of Amédée By Eugene Ionesco. Freely adapted by Sean Foley

I saw and heard everything but I’m none the wiser of what the play is meant to represent or any closer to making any sense of it, and this, evidently, is the thinking space conclusion that playwright, Eugene Ionesco first intended. I overheard someone say when asked if they liked it ‘yes, it was good…’ … More Stage Review of Amédée By Eugene Ionesco. Freely adapted by Sean Foley

A Night at the Circus – Stage Review of CIRQUE BERSERK

Cirque Berserk is an extremely reputable version of a circus troupe touring theatre land and there is much more than just a tipping of the hat to the traditional in their work. Gymnastic, acrobatic, and agility talent is evident in all performances, as well expert timing and the sharp minded actions of trained minds. Much … More A Night at the Circus – Stage Review of CIRQUE BERSERK

An Interview with Actor, Writer and Producer, Daniel Taylor

About Daniel Taylor Daniel Taylor is known for playing Sammy in Blood Brothers (West End and national tour). Read our previously published review of that tour date in Coventry here. Also Mickey in Alan Bleasdale’s production of Down the Dock Road (Royal Court, Liverpool). In Autumn 2016, Taylor toured the UK, US and Canada in … More An Interview with Actor, Writer and Producer, Daniel Taylor

An Interview with playwright Satinder Chohan

Interview with Satinder Chohan, Writer of Made in India,  a new play which explores the issue of commercial surrogacy through the eyes of three different women. Currently in rehearsal with an all-female cast, Made in India is set to make its world premiere at the Belgrade Theatre this January. Made in India runs at the … More An Interview with playwright Satinder Chohan