Theatre

  • Muddy reviews: Wonderland

    Apparently, Wonderland is “an enchanting musical adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass. You might think this is just the ticket for an Easter holiday outing with the kids. There’s even a bunny! Or is it? Sure, the bonkers characters are all there. And the magical underland. But gone is the 10-year-old Alice. She’s has […]

  • Muddy meets Mr and Mrs Twit

    Squeals of excitement when we heard The Twits were coming to The Rose Theatre in Kingston. Roald Dahl’s funny story of this spiteful and vindictive couple has long been a favourite in the Muddy Surrey house.

    So when I was lucky enough to get down and dirty with Robert Pickavance and Jo Mousley – aka Mr and Mrs Twit – I couldn’t help but hurl a few quick-fire questions at them. And they didn’t disappoint.

    • Muddy reviews: My Brilliant Friend at the Rose Theatre

      Have you read Elena Ferrante’s novels? Oh but you must.

      The Italian writer, who keeps her identity a mystery, is the author of several brilliant novels, all vivid and austerely honest accounts of the lives, relationships and inner conflicts of intelligent women. Her writing is intimate, immersive and intense. Last year the writer was named one of the 100 most influential people on the planet by Time magazine, and her most recent work – four novels that make up the Neapolitan series – has just been adapted for the stage by April de Angelis into two shows of two-and-half-hours.

      It’s showing at the Rose Theatre, Kingston and my good friend and long-time Fleet Street journalist John Clarke (The Independent, The Times, the i paper – check out the iQuiz) was there to review it on Saturday.

    • Muddy reviews: Ghost the Musical

      The musical version of Ghost, the classic story of love overcoming the ultimate barrier, is on at the New Victoria Theatre in Woking from tonight. Muddy’s Sussex sister, Debbie, caught the show a couple of weeks ago when it rolled into Crawley. Here’s what she made of it.

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