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3 STARS: The “magical experience” your child will love more

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4 STARS, July 13-21. Richard Davies is impressed by the rising talent on show at this year’s Orange Tree Theatre Directors’ Festival more

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2 STARS, July 17-19. Black Mountain fails to thrill Richard Davies at the OSO Arts Centre, Barnes more

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3 STARS, June 5-9. While there are plenty of enjoyable moments in the PPA’s amateur production of The Producers, Richard Davies finds it a strange choice of show for a graduation performance more

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3 STARS, May 16-19. Merrily We Roll Along is one for the Sondheim diehards, says Sondheim novice Richard Davies more

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5 STARS, March 28-29. Richard Davies enjoys a world class performance of dance by the Rambert company at the New Victoria Theatre, Woking as part of their UK tour more

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5 STARS, March 13-17. Richard Davies is thrilled by Cats – The Musical at Guildford’s Yvonne Arnaud Theatre more

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4 STARS, Jan 29 – Feb 3. Richard Davies is highly impressed by Teddington Theatre Company’s production of A View from the Bridge, but hasn’t changed his opinion of the play itself more

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4 STARS, January 17-20. Richard Davies enjoys a Noel Coward classic at the Yvonne Arnaud theatre in Guildford more

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4 STARS, December 7 - January 7. 'Simply frabjous!' says Richard Davies who saw the Rose's Christmas show with his 15-year-old daughter. more

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2 STARS, December 1 – January 7. Richard Davies is disappointed by this season’s children’s show at the Puppet Theatre Barge in Little Venice more

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Panayiotis Sinnos

4 STARS. The BalletBoyz's latest production contains the usual whirlwind of innovation and athleticism we've come to expect from the talented dance troupe, says Richard Davies more

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Robert Workman

5 STARS. Legally Blonde the Musical is on at the New Wimbledon Theatre from Monday June 18-Saturday June 23. Richard Davies loved every minute of it more

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3 STARS. From Wagner’s Twilight of the Gods to Mozart’s Abduction from the Seraglio, Richard Davies finds much to praise at the Opera Foundry’s one off evening of German opera more

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2 STARS, June 23 – July 15. Richard Davies votes for an early exit from Terror at the Lyric Hammersmith, the play where the audience gets to choose the ending. Booking until 15 July more

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5 STARS, May 18 – June 24. "If you want to be reminded why you love theatre and you’re OK with stroboscopes, the ‘f’ word and a bit of violence, go and see this play!", says Richard Davies more

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3 STARS, Apr 12-15. "The current production at Richmond Theatre may not be its greatest ever staging, but on balance is still worth seeing" says Richard Davies more

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4 STARS, March 29 – April 1. Riddled with some wonderfully bawdy songs and quick witted humour, it is unsurprising that Nell Gwynn won Best New Comedy at the 2016 Olivier Awards, says Richard Davies more

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4 STARS, showing until Apr 8. Seventeen is a touching and poignant drama about a group of school kids on the cusp of adulthood, all played by adult actors. Richard Davies remained enthralled throughout more

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5 STARS. "The play grabs your attention and does not let go until the lights go out again" says Richard Davies. Showing at the Orange Tree Theatre until March 25 more

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