Sally Jack

Midlands reviewer

Sally is a Leicester-based writer, poet and editor, writing in a variety of genres. She co-founded Upstairs at the Western, Leicester's first pub theatre in 2012 and was media manager there until December 2016. She is currently media manager of Off the Fence Theatre Company. 

Latest reviews

Jasper Britton (Scrooge), Karen Mann (Marley), Pamela Raith

Scrooge The Musical

Book, music and lyrics by Leslie Bricusse (Made at Curve in association with Michael Harrison and David Ian at Curve Theatre, Leicester).
Reviewer: Sally Jack

Angela Clerkin (The Good Daughter), Sheila Burnett

The Secret Keeper

Angela Clerkin (ClerkinWorks and Ovalhouse at Curve Theatre, Leicester).
Reviewer: Sally Jack

The Leftovers, Supplied by Curve Theatre, Leicester

The Leftovers

Book by Nic Harvey, music and lyrics by Nic Harvey and Rob Green (Sheep Soup at Curve Theatre, Leicester).
Reviewer: Sally Jack

Last Resort, 2Magpies Theatre

Last Resort

Tom Barnes and Eve Parmiter (2Magpies Theatre at Curve Theatre, Leicester).
Reviewer: Sally Jack

Lizzy Watts (Hedda Gabler), Adam Best (Brack), Brinkhoff/Mögenburg

Hedda Gabler

Henrik Ibsen, new version by Patrick Marber (National Theatre at Curve Theatre, Leicester).
Reviewer: Sally Jack

Patrice Naiambana (Davies), Iona Firouzabadi

The Caretaker

Harold Pinter (Royal and Derngate and Bristol Old Vic at Royal and Derngate, Northampton).
Reviewer: Sally Jack

Rebecca Mendoza (Tracy Turnblad), Darren Bell

Hairspray, The Broadway Musical

Book by Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan, music by Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Scott Whittman and Marc Shaiman, based on the film by John Waters (Mark Goucher, Matthew Gale, and Laurence Myers at Curve Theatre, Leicester).
Reviewer: Sally Jack

Cate Hamer (Fran), John McArdle (Bob), Kirsty Oswald (Rosie), Manuel Harlan

Things I Know to be True

Andrew Bovell (Frantic Assembly and State Theatre Company South Australia at Curve Theatre, Leicester).
Reviewer: Sally Jack

Female cast of Pink Sari Revolution, Pamela Raith Photography

Pink Sari Revolution

Based on the book by Amana Fontanella-Khan, adapted by Purva Naresh (Curve, Belgrade Theatre Coventry and West Yorkshire Playhouse in association with English Touring Theatre at Curve Theatre, Leicester).
Reviewer: Sally Jack