• Hal Cruttendon: Denser or Mensa @ Glee Club

    Entering ‘The Glee Club’ for the first time, I immediately knew that I was in for an enjoyable evening: the softly glowing pink lights creating a warm and inviting atmosphere, making me ready to see the great Hal Cruttendon perform live only 10 feet away from my table. With...
  • Citizens of Nowhere? @ Lakeside Arts

    Written by Ming Ho and directed by David Jiang, Citizens of Nowhere? makes a powerful statement on contemporary racial issues whilst disguising itself as a fly-on-the-wall domestic comedy. The play came to the Nottingham Lakeside Arts for one night only on the eve of Chinese New Year as part...
  • Sandi Toksvig @ Theatre Royal

    The grandiosity of the architecture at the Royal Theatre in Nottingham parallels the middle-class pomposity Sandi Toksvig embodies throughout her ‘National Trevor’ show. The two-hour long performance, or ‘conversation’ as Toksvig defines it, is inundated with references to pinnacles of middle class existence from golf lessons to discussions of...
  • Behind the Scenes @ NNT: ‘Super-Hero Inc.’ by NNT Unscripted

    Rehearsals for UnScripted’s first 2019 production, Super-Hero Inc. have been underway at Nottingham New Theatre. In between rehearsals, I chatted to one of the actors and writers, Ellie Eagleton. Superhero Inc debuts on Monday 11th February. What is Super-Hero Inc. about?  Where did the idea for superheroes come from?...
  • Hard Truths @ NNT

    I had high expectations for Hard Truths, as I had previously seen a show by UoN Improv Society and thoroughly enjoyed it, and I was not disappointed. UoN Improv Society do what the name suggests – create an entirely improvised performance on the spot – no pressure! There were...
  • Preview – Hal Cruttenden ‘Chubster’

    With review headlines such “believe me, this is as good as it gets” to describe this upcoming performance, there is no doubt that Hal Cruttenden’s career as a stand-up comic has soared over the years. Coming to Nottingham’s The Glee Club on 13th March 2019, this is bound to...
  • Murder For Two @ Theatre Royal

    With plenty of energy to keep you on their toes, this comedy duo didn’t fail to keep a smile on their audience’s faces from start to finish. The “hysterical blend of music, mayhem and murder” of a musical follows two actors who play 13 characters between the two of them,...