Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris – Charing Cross Theatre – 2 Stars

Okay, I’ll venir nettoyer : asked to name a French singer, I’m likely to go Edith Piaf…er..er and that will be it. Asked to name a singer in French, however, and I’ll easily get twice as many marks. Oh yes – Jacques Brel: Belgian he might have been, as Belgian as Hergé, waffles and Hercules Poirot, but French was the language for […]

Top 5 Christmas Shows

The MiddlePeg Top 5 Christmas Family Shows

Top 5 Christmas ShowsNumber 1: Mr Tiger Goes Wild at The Chelsea Theatre Adapted from the acclaimed international bestseller by Peter Brown, Mr Tiger Goes Wild is a story about being yourself and features rocking live music, original songs and lots of imagination. Mr. Tiger lived a perfectly […]

November Theatre Round-up

Here’s five shows that we recommend seeing this November. Number 1: Action Hero: Hoke’s Bluff at Shoreditch Town Hall The end of the American Dream. Award-winning performance company Action Hero’s present Hoke’s Bluff. It’s a contemporary theatre piece inspired by American teen sports movies, looking at how the […]

Gatecrash at Artsdepot

Gatecrash at Artsdepot – 3 Stars

Teenage house parties; loud music, cheap booze, angst-ridden love triangles. Who’d have one? Well, Zest Theatre have just finished touring the country with theirs, and they’ve received nothing but praise. The concept is fresh. Recreate the living room space of an average family home and invite the audience […]