Home / Tag Archives: Kim Wall

Tag Archives: Kim Wall

Deathtrap – Salisbury Playhouse, Salisbury

Man with hands held up while having gun pointed at him by another man

Writer: Ira Levin Director: Adam Penford Reviewer: Sharon MacDonald-Armitage   There is nothing more exciting than the anticipation of a good old-fashioned thriller and Deathtrap at Salisbury Playhouse lives up to expectations. The plot is surprisingly simple; slightly past his creative best Broadway playwright Sidney Bruhl (Kim Wall) has thoughts of murder in order to take credit for a first ...

Read More »

Arrivals & Departures – Arts Theatre, Cambridge

Arrivals and departures

Writer & Director: Alan Ayckbourn. Reviewer: Jack Trott Think you know Alan Ayckbourn’s plays? Then think again. Arrivals & Departures is no Ayckbourn middle of the road farce, everyday characters on a gentle romp, this is as gritty, contemporary and heartfelt as it gets. This is Britain’s most prolific playwright at his best, a roller coaster ride of discovery, a ...

Read More »

Farcicals – Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry

Farcicals - Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry Tony Bartholomew

Writer and Director: Alan Ayckbourn Reviewer: Selwyn Knight On tour this year is The Ayckbourn Ensemble, consisting of three separate shows with interlocking casts. Two are full length plays – a revival of his 1992 play, Time Of My Life, and a new play, Arrivals & Departures, - and the third consists of two one act farces to be presented ...

Read More »

Sleeping Beauty – Royal & Derngate Theatre, Northampton

Sleeping Beauty Royal & Derngate Robert Day

Writer: Jon Conway Director: Sam Kane Reviewer: Sue Dixon The ingredients of a traditional pantomime have surely got to include a recognisable plot, songs to lift the spirits, jokes to groan at and a sense of involvement - i.e. audience participation of the rowdy kind. Husband and wife team Linda Lusardi and Sam Kane along with a talented cast bring ...

Read More »