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RAPSCALLION MAGAZINE – RESTAURANT REVIEW: sherry, tapas and a mercifully short wait for our food at Pintxo in Bath – for a lunchtime pre theatre meal (but what about the toilets?) 

RAPSCALLION MAGAZINE – RESTAURANT REVIEW: sherry, tapas and a mercifully short wait for our food at Pintxo in Bath – for a lunchtime pre theatre meal (but what about the toilets?) 

Pintxo. Tapas and Sherry Bar. Barton Street, Bath We had originally sat down in The Garrick’s Head by the Theatre Royal Bath on Saturday lunch time but with no sign of service and curtain up fast approaching next door for the play God of Carnage we left thinking a packet of crisps and sandwich from […]

By September 16, 2018 Read More →
RAPSCALLION MAGAZINE – THEATRE REVIEW: vomit, violence and how to bring up your children in a lively production of Yasmina Reza’s black comedy God of Carnage at the Theatre Royal Bath

RAPSCALLION MAGAZINE – THEATRE REVIEW: vomit, violence and how to bring up your children in a lively production of Yasmina Reza’s black comedy God of Carnage at the Theatre Royal Bath

God of Carnage, Theatre Royal Bath The knives (or rather the sharpened spears) are out in Yasmina Reza’s savage black comedy which sets two sets of parents at each other’s throats. An assembly of spears hangs above the stylish round lounge designed by Peter McKintosh in Lindsay Posner’s production of Reza’s God of Carnage. The […]

By September 16, 2018 Read More →
RAPSCALLION MAGAZINE – THEATRE REVIEW: from frightfully posh to terribly common in the swish of a mop – a glorious send up of the island whodunnit in Crimes Under The Sun with New Old Friends

RAPSCALLION MAGAZINE – THEATRE REVIEW: from frightfully posh to terribly common in the swish of a mop – a glorious send up of the island whodunnit in Crimes Under The Sun with New Old Friends

Crimes Under The Sun. The Ustinov, Bath A dramatic start as the show is delayed after a member of the audience is taken ill – or were they bumped off? Looking around at some of those packed into the intimate seating of the Ustinov Theatre in Bath it’s hard not to conclude that certain individuals […]

By February 21, 2018 Read More →
RAPSCALLION MAGAZINE THEATRE – PREVIEW: Agatha Christie spoof with New Old Friends at Bath’s Ustinov Theatre

RAPSCALLION MAGAZINE THEATRE – PREVIEW: Agatha Christie spoof with New Old Friends at Bath’s Ustinov Theatre

  A secluded island hotel just off the English coast becomes a crime scene, as a scandal-inducing femme-fatale is felled. All the guests on the island are suspects, but are they alone and is this the first crime this idyllic island has witnessed? The Bath based theatre company New Old Friends returns with this comedy thriller […]

By February 16, 2018 Read More →
CHILDREN’S THEATRE MAGAZINE: REVIEW – Enter a magical world of light and sound, of night and day, and of the sun and moon in a room at the top of the egg Theatre in Bath and see the night sky light up

CHILDREN’S THEATRE MAGAZINE: REVIEW – Enter a magical world of light and sound, of night and day, and of the sun and moon in a room at the top of the egg Theatre in Bath and see the night sky light up

Aurora. The egg, Bath. There’s a sense of wonder as you enter the room at the top of the egg Theatre in Bath. Dimly lit there sits a studious young man in his pyjamas sitting and writing in an eye shaped snow scape that runs the length of the space with a triangular white tent […]

By December 19, 2017 Read More →
Children’s Theatre Magazine: PREVIEW: Snow White and her seven ‘accomplished short actors’ bring a traditional panto to Bath

Children’s Theatre Magazine: PREVIEW: Snow White and her seven ‘accomplished short actors’ bring a traditional panto to Bath

Artistic director Michael Gattrell returns to the Theatre Royal Bath to direct a traditional pantomime at the city’s main space with a production of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Along with Danielle Drayton engineering choreography and Oliver Rew as musical director it is the same trio who staged last year’s pantomime version of Aladdin. […]

By December 1, 2017 Read More →
RAPSCALLION MAGAZINE Theatre Review: it’s all about to go wrong as the writers fall out in Daniel Kelmann’s comedy drama The Mentor in an evening of marital bust ups, jealousy and a pond dunking

RAPSCALLION MAGAZINE Theatre Review: it’s all about to go wrong as the writers fall out in Daniel Kelmann’s comedy drama The Mentor in an evening of marital bust ups, jealousy and a pond dunking

The Mentor. Ustinov Studio, Bath Four frustrated arty types battled it out for the title of the most arty type of the year award in a leafy courtyard. They were: held-back Gina, ambitious Martin, has-been Rubin and arts administrator Erwin. And it was the arts administrator (officially the least arty person there) Erwin Rudicek (Jonathan […]

By April 15, 2017 Read More →
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