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Theatre 2006 Archives - Page 11 of 12 - One4Review

Frankenstein

August 8, 2006 |

Guildbury are a non-professional theatre company based in Surrey, founded in 1963, they appear regularly in Gildford, Woking and have an annual open-air production in front of the Norman keep at Farnham Castle. They present ‘Frankenstein’ at this years … Read More

The It Girls

August 8, 2006 |

This play is a translation of Moliere.s Les Preieuses Ridicules and is actively staged by Slingshot Theatre. Wannabe aristocrats, cousins Magdelon and Cathos are being wooed by various suitors, while being ‘aided’ by parents trying to get them to … Read More

Meeting Joe Strummer

August 8, 2006 |

Punk was never my choice of music, but anyone who was alive and over 10 in the late 70’s will have been aware of his music the song ‘London’s Calling’ became a sort of anthem for a generation. Written … Read More

The Regina Monologues

August 8, 2006 |

As a student I never really got to grips with the wives of Henry VIII. ‘Divorced, beheaded, died, divorced beheaded, survived’ meant absolutely nothing to me.  Unfortunately ‘The Regina Monologues’ presented by Tidemark Theatre wasn’t around when it mattered, … Read More

Think No Evil of Us : My Life with Kenneth Williams

August 8, 2006 |

David Benson’s performance as Kenneth Williams is much more than an impersonation. Yes, his re-creation brings out the voice, looks and mannerisms but he really gets into Williams’ eccentric and tortured character in the opening and final sections of … Read More

Black Comedy

August 8, 2006 |

Dreamwalk Productions are a young company and are performing this excellent play by Peter Shaeffer at the Fringe this year. I must admit it was a new play to me, but has all the elements of a Whitehall farce, … Read More

Desperate Improvisations

August 8, 2006 |

In this play by Jan Hendrik Verstraten, John, played by Tim Metcalfe-Wood is hosting a writers brainstorming session with cross-dresser Vera, Frederic D’Amore, Greg, Kevin Sherwani and Maurice, Charles Delaney as the others involved. There are tensions from the … Read More

Frank’s Life

August 8, 2006 |

Rattlesnake Theatre Company have been regular Fringe attendees for a while and I have nearly always enjoyed their productions, as their choice of material and the standard of acting is of a high quality. In this production however, I … Read More

It’s A Girl

August 8, 2006 |

This interesting piece written by John Burrows is given an airing by Wonderland Theatre at Fringe 2006 The five actors, Maragaret-Ann Bain, Marie Blount, Joanna Doyle, Sarah Armstrong and Avril Poole primarily play five pregnant women living in the … Read More

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

August 8, 2006 |

The Royal Holloway Theatre continually brings quality productions to the Fringe ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ is yet another to add to the impressive history. Set in The Woods ,a 20’s jazz club, and punctuated with short snippets of songs … Read More