BEN BLYTH gets off on technicality. The first review from a publication not thanked in the programme.
Kenneth Tynan said “The Western critic… still finds it very hard to go into print and say: ‘I recommend you to go and see this because it gave me an erection.'” BEN BLYTH has reviewed Cherry & Blossom.
BEN BLYTH finds a production that betters the play, and tells Cambridge theatre to up its game. Ian McKellen does not comment.
BEN BLYTH highly recommends a mixed but ‘well-rehearsed, well executed, and well directed piece of student theatre’. There is also a bit about youporn.
BEN BLYTH has to conclude that despite this show’s merits, ‘charm only goes so far’.
BEN BLYTH thinks ‘We don’t have to look far to find the seeds of a more hopeful theatrical future’.
BEN BLYTH is pleasantly surprised by ‘the very worst first night any director could have envisioned’.
BEN BLYTH recommends the brand new Howard Theatre’s first play.
BEN BLYTH feels reviewing a mediocre sell-out Smoker is a futile undertaking.
BEN BLYTH was bored to the point of anger. He urges you not to read this review. Click if you must though.
Clockwork, 12th â€“ 16th January at the ADC Theatre. BEN BLYTH is impressed by this inventive show.
BEN MIDDLETON is impressed by the level stage but very little else in this under-rehearsed production.