South West

The latest news, features and reviews from theatre, opera and dance in Bristol, Cornwall, Bath, Devon and throughout the south west of England.

Reviews

Thomas Mitchells (Big Bopper) Alex Fobbester (Buddy Holly) Jordan Cunningham (Ritchie Valens), Image library

Buddy

Alan Janes (Buddy Worldwide Ltd by arrangement with Maria Elena Holly at Theatre Royal Plymouth).
Reviewer: Karen Bussell

Gruffudd Glyn (Mole), Raphael Bushay (Badger), Greg Barnett (Mr Fox), Sandy Foster (Rabbit) and Kelly Jackson (Mouse), Manuel Harlan

Fantastic Mr Fox

Adapted by Sam Holcroft from the Roald Dahl original (Nuffield Southampton Theatres and Curve in association with Lyric Hammersmith at Theatre Royal Plymouth).
Reviewer: Karen Bussell

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£¥€$ (Lies)

Joeri Smet, Angelo Tijssens, Karolien De Bleser, Alexander Devriendt (Ontroerend Goed at Theatre Royal Plymouth).
Reviewer: Karen Bussell

Gemma Atkins, Laura Whitmore, Bill Ward & Michael Quartey, Mark Douet

Not Dead Enough

Peter James (Joshua Andrews and Peter James in association with Paul Tyrer & Jamie Clark for TBO Productions at Theatre Royal Plymouth).
Reviewer: Karen Bussell

Ravi and Asha Jain, Erin Brubacher

Brimful of Asha

Ravi and Asha Jain (Owais Lightwala (Why Not Theatre) at The Drum, Plymouth).
Reviewer: Karen Bussell

Liz Crowther with Oona, Dan Tsantilis

Running Wild

Michael Morpurgo, adapted by Samuel Adamson (Children's Touring Partnership at Theatre Royal Plymouth).
Reviewer: Karen Bussell

Ready or Not

Naylah Ahmed (Kali Theatre Company at The Drum, Plymouth).
Reviewer: Karen Bussell

Golem,

Golem

Suzanne Andrade (1927 at The Drum, Plymouth Theatre Royal).
Reviewer: Karen Bussell

Bathsheba Piepe and Matthew Romain, Robert Workman

Before the Party

Rodney Ackland based on a short story by W Somerset Maugham (Salisbury Playhouse at Salisbury Playhouse).
Reviewer: Anne Hill

Jane Eyre

Charlotte Brontë (National Theatre - Bristol Old Vic at Plymouth Theatre Royal).
Reviewer: Karen Bussell