Rogues & Vagabonds

theatre, film & tv past and present 2001-2008 & 2013…

Archive Theatre Review • THE ENTERTAINER • Liverpool Playhouse • 2004

From the Archive 25-06-2014 Liverpool Playhouse has opened its doors under the new directorship of Gemma Bodinetz with an adventurous, some would say dangerous first choice of production, John Osborne’s darkly political… … Continue reading

08/16/2017 · 4 Comments

Archive Review • THE CRUCIBLE • Birmingham Rep @ New Wimbledon Theatre [tour] • 2004

Arthur Miller’s The Crucible, which is appearing on tour at the New Wimbledon Theatre, is regarded by many as a modern classic. First performed in New York just over fifty … Continue reading

03/15/2017 · Leave a comment

Archive Review • PETER PAN • Oxford Playhouse • 2004

The last time I reviewed a John Doyle/Sarah Travis collaboration, I hated it and slated it. So it was with some trepidation that I approached their take on Peter Pan … Continue reading

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Archive Interview • WENDY CRAIG • The Importance of Being Earnest [tour] • 2004

For anyone familiar with the ‘daffy’ characters on television by which Wendy Craig is best known – Jennifer Corner in Not in Front of the Children or Ria in Butterflies, … Continue reading

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Archive Review • QUEER COUNSEL • F O D Productions @ Croydon Warehouse • 2004

We have had a plethora of coming-out plays in recent years but this is not another one, though it is about coming to terms with sexuality. Here we have a Christian … Continue reading

09/29/2014 · Leave a comment

Archive Review • THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH • Young Vic • 2004

It’s not often a theatre performance makes its audience fear for its safety, laugh and cry at the adversity of facing an ice-flow, a deluge and the ultimate horror of … Continue reading

08/19/2014 · Leave a comment

Archive Theatre Review • THE ENTERTAINER • Liverpool Playhouse • 2004

Liverpool Playhouse has opened its doors under the new directorship of Gemma Bodinetz with an adventurous, some would say dangerous first choice of production, John Osborne’s darkly political swipe at fifties Britain, The … Continue reading

06/25/2014 · Leave a comment

Archive Theatre Review • PLAYBOY OF THE WEST INDIES | • Tricycle Theatre • 2004

Playboy of the West Indies by Mustapha Matura Playwright Mustapha Matura’s reworking of the story from J M Synge’s Playboy of the Western World was first seen at this Kilburn theatre in 1984, … Continue reading

06/17/2014 · Leave a comment