Review of Seth Lakeman Word of Mouth Tour at Southampton Guildhall added.



New article on the Toppermost site with my ten “Toppermost” Cher selections. An article I really enjoyed doing.

Gypsy review

Review of Gypsy, (LINKED)  starring Imelda Staunton at Chichester Festival Theatre is linked. The first major UK production in forty years, this wonderful version is hoovering up five star reviews.


Review of The Hypochondriac, Theatre Royal, Bath linked. One of the negative reviews I’m afraid. It starred Tony Robinson, who we felt miscast.


Loves Labour lost1

The 2014 RSC productions linked Love’s Labour’s Lost with “Love’s Labour’s Won” which is actually a speculative alternative title for Much Ado About Nothing. Love’s Labour’s Lost was set in Summer 1914, just before World War One, and Love’s Labour’s Won was set at Christmas 1918 after the end. Long illustrated reviews of two first-rate RSC productions:

For the review of LOVE’S LABOUR’S LOST, follow this link.

For the review of LOVE’S LABOUR’S WON (or Much Ado About Nothing) follow the link.

Review of the NT-Live broadcast to cinemas of A Streetcar Named Desire (LINKED)  by Tennessee Williams.


James Taylor

Review of James Taylor and His Legendary Band, Bournemouth International Centre, 5th October 2014. See link.
I’ll be surprised if this isn’t the best concert this year.


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