Ray Brown

Yorkshire reviewer

E-mail: Rawbrown@aol.com

Playwright and broadcaster.

Latest reviews

ABCs to LSD ****

(Growing Pains Theatre Company at theSpace @ Jury’s Inn).
Reviewer: Ray Brown

The ensemble, Topher McGillis

Opening Skinner's Box

Based on the book by Lauren Slater (Improbable with Northern Stage and West Yorkshire Playhouse at Courtyard Theatre, West Yorkshire Playhouse).
Reviewer: Ray Brown

The Government Inspector

Nikolai Gogl, adapted by David Harrower (Birmingham Repertory Theatre in association with Ramps On The Moon at The Quarry, West Yorkshire Playhouse).
Reviewer: Ray Brown

Jane Asher as Miss Havisham and Daniel Boyd as Pip, Idil Sukan

Great Expectations

Charles Dickens adapted by Michael Eaton (West Yorkshire Playhouse at Quarry Theatre, West Yorkshire Playhouse).
Reviewer: Ray Brown

Dale Rapley (Clarence) and Reece Dinsdale (Richard), Anthony Robling

Richard III

William Shakespeare (West Yorkshire Playhouse at Quarry Theatre, West Yorkshire Playhouse).
Reviewer: Ray Brown

The Glass Menagerie

Tenessee Williams (West Yorkshire Playhouse, Headlong and Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse at Courtyard Theatre, West Yorkshire Playhouse).
Reviewer: Ray Brown

The Rise and Fall of Little Voice

Jim Cartwright (West Yorkshire Playhouse and Birmingham Repertory Company at Quarry Theatre, West Yorkshire Playhouse).
Reviewer: Ray Brown

Anna (Ony Uhiara) and Vronsky (Robert Gilbert), Jonathan Keenan

Anna Karenina

Leo Tolstoy, adapted by Jo Clifford (West Yorkshire Playhouse and Royal Exchange Theatre at Courtyard Theatre, West Yorkshire Playhouse).
Reviewer: Ray Brown

Fiston Barek (Dembe) and Faith Omole (Wummie) in The Rolling Stone, Jonathan Keenan

The Rolling Stone

Chris Urch (West Yorkshire Playhouse and Royal Exchange Theatre at Courtyard Theatre, West Yorkshire Playhouse).
Reviewer: Ray Brown