Re-Animator The Bloody Musical, The Drayton Arms
There’s a trailer for an American version of Re-Animator The Musical that features a large cast, impressive songs and a heavy dose of blood and gore that makes it look like it’s a delight, at least if you’re fond of musical parodies of daft comedy horror films. As it goes they’re one of my favourite…
To Kill a Mockingbird, Gielgud Theatre
A plea for tolerance in an age of polarised politics. Timely or naive? Read on and find out!
A Doll’s House Part II, Donmar Warehouse
Sometimes they come back.
Straight Line Crazy, Bridge Theatre
It may not be vintage David Hare but Straight Line Crazy is an important piece of social history.
The Shark is Broken, Ambassadors Theatre
Three men in a boat hasn’t looked this good since 1975.
Best of Enemies, Young Vic
James Graham finds an analogue for today’s culture war in 1968 USA. Your hosts are William F. Buckley Jr and Gore Vidal.
Back to the Future: The Musical, Adelphi Theatre
Weight has nothing to do with it – yes, it’s the Back to the Future stage musical.
Bat Out Of Hell, New Theatre Oxford
Fans will no doubt revel in recognition of their favourite songs during this rock opera based upon the epic power ballads of Meatloaf and Jim Steinman, but there is plenty to entertain those of us less au fait with the oeuvre (I recognised maybe three, much to the disgust of my Meatloaf-loving plus one). With…
Nigel Slater’s Toast, Lawrence Batley Theatre Online
My Dad liked tarts too.