Four Minutes Twelve Seconds

The Oldham Coliseum has made a bold choice in Four Minutes Twelve Seconds which tackles a number of very sensitive subjects but the team have done a great job in creating a haunting and atmospheric production.  James Fritz’s Four Minutes Twelve Seconds was originally written and performed in 2014 and whilst the themes of the... Continue Reading →

Wuthering Heights – A Trip to the Moorland

Before I begin, I have a confession to make. Despite having convinced myself that I MUST have seen Wuthering Heights at some point in my life it has quickly conspired that I definitely haven’t. Therefore, The Royal Exchange Theatre’s production of the Emily Brontë novel was, in fact, my first visit to the moorland. As such, I... Continue Reading →

Gypsy – The Royal Exchange

If there is one thing that I didn’t expect from an in the round production of Gypsy, it’s a proscenium arch but walking into the main space of the Royal Exchange Theatre, there it is, a great hulking proscenium arch hanging across the stage. It’s an ingenious move by designer Francis O’Connor that allows the... Continue Reading →

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