Peter Pan at the Polka Theatre – 2 Stars

This classic children’s show has all the trademark touches of a Polka production; imaginative staging, wonderful puppetry, excellent casting, but the episodic nature of the piece makes it feel fragmentary, and therefore below the usually high Polka standards. This is an innovative adaptation, with the Darlings home set […]

New Shoes for RSC this Christmas

Following his acclaimed RSC debut, The Merry Wives of Windsor (2012), Phillip Breen returns to direct Dekker’s glorious city comedy of class, conflict and cobblers in love. What’s it about? Rowland Lacy loves Rose Oatley but it’s not going to work out. An aristocrat and a middle class […]