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

Nicky Swift as Shirley Valentine,

Shirley Valentine

Willy Russell (The Lyric, Theatre Royal Plymouth).
Reviewer: Karen Bussell

Yvette Boakye,  Heather Agyepong, Yasmin Mwanza, Pamela Raith Photography

Girls

Theresa Ikoko (Talawa Theatre Company, Hightide and Martha Rose Wilson at The Drum, Theatre Royal Plymouth).
Reviewer: Karen Bussell

Derek Griffiths (Hoke Colburn) driving Siân Phillips (Miss Daisy), Nobby Clark, Bath Theatre Royal

Driving Miss Daisy

Alfred Uhry (Theatre Royal Bath at Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham).
Reviewer: Colin Davison

Adam Best (Brack) & Lizzy Watts (Hedda Gabler) in Hedda Gabler, BrinkhoffMögenburg

Hedda Gabler

Patrick Marber from the original by Henrik Ibsen (National Theatre at The Lyric, Theatre Royal Plymouth).
Reviewer: Karen Bussell

Richard Derrington as the actor Svetlovidov, Bridge Theatre Company

Comedy Chekhov

Anton Chekhov (Bridge Theatre Company at Everyman, Cheltenham).
Reviewer: Colin Davison

Sean Murray, John O'Dowd, Sam O'Mahony, Natalie Radmall-Quirke and Louis Dempsey, Marc Brenner

The Weir

Conor McPherson (English Touring Theatre and Mercury Theatre, Colchester at Everyman, Cheltenham).
Reviewer: Colin Davison

Me & Robin Hood, Jamie Gramston

Me & Robin Hood

Shôn Dale-Jones in collaboration with Hamish Pirie (Hoipolloi & Royal Court at The Drum, Theatre Royal Plymouth).
Reviewer: Karen Bussell

Frogman

Jack Lowe and Russell Woodhead (curious directive at The Drum, Theatre Royal Plymouth).
Reviewer: Karen Bussell

Jules Verne's Around The World In 80 Days,

Jules Verne's Around The World In 80 Days

Jules Verne, adapted by Laura Eason (The New Vic Theatre Production In association with Royal Exchange Theatre at Theatre Royal Plymouth).
Reviewer: Karen Bussell

Patricia Rodriguez and Merce Ribot,

Derailed

Created by the Company and Thomas Abela (Little Soldier Productions at The Drum, Theatre Royal Plymouth).
Reviewer: Karen Bussell

Kirsty Besterman and Robert Hands, Helen Murray

Betrayal

Harold Pinter (Salisbury Playhouse at Salisbury Playhouse).
Reviewer: Anne Hill