REVIEW: ‘The Vicar of Dibley’ – The Apollo Players

The Apollo’s December production is, unlike most current shows, nothing to do with Christmas, but its subject matter is almost as familiar as the nativity story to those over a certain age, as the script is derived from various episodes of the hugely popular TV series of the same name, cleverly stitched together to form…

REVIEW: The Queer Bash – redTIE Youth Theatre

What does ‘The Queer Bash’ actually mean, do you think? Because to me, it seems like a deliberate double entendre – which, if you’ve ever been to a performance by RedTIE Theatre, is to be expected. My Dad always used to tell me that his favourite part of any of our RedTIE performances was the fact he was in hysterical laughter one minute, and crying his eyes out the next. The dedication, commitment, and integrity that RedTIE pour into their performances to produce this pathos has not changed in the ten years I’ve known the company, and ‘The Queer Bash’ is a prime example of that.