Articles by Chris Bridges

Not Your Normal Funeral: Nine Night At Trafalgar Studios

Not Your Normal Funeral: Nine Night At Trafalgar Studios

A traditional Jamaican wake with original drama. | By Chris Bridges ★★★★★
Eye For Ear At Royal Court Theatre Is An Illuminating Play That Prods And Provokes

Eye For Ear At Royal Court Theatre Is An Illuminating Play That Prods And Provokes

Shocking, furious, and occasionally hilarious. | By Chris Bridges ★★★★☆
Maisie Williams Is Mesmerising In I And You At Hampstead Theatre

Maisie Williams Is Mesmerising In I And You At Hampstead Theatre

An oddly formulaic play that somehow works. | By Chris Bridges ★★★☆☆
London, But Probably Not As You Know It: Sketching At Wilton's Music Hall

London, But Probably Not As You Know It: Sketching At Wilton's Music Hall

Dickens it isn't. | By Chris Bridges ★★★☆☆
Fantastic Writing Shines Through In Drip Feed At Soho Theatre

Fantastic Writing Shines Through In Drip Feed At Soho Theatre

Sucks you in and grips you tight. | By Chris Bridges ★★★★☆
Underground Railroad Game At Soho Theatre: Theatre Review

Underground Railroad Game At Soho Theatre: Theatre Review

This play makes its point, with tongue firmly in cheek. | By Chris Bridges ★★★★☆
Home, I'm Darling Will Have You Longing For A Vintage Lifestyle

Home, I'm Darling Will Have You Longing For A Vintage Lifestyle

Formica, jiving and quiffs. | By Chris Bridges ★★★★★
A Monster Calls Is So Much Better Than It Has Any Right To Be

A Monster Calls Is So Much Better Than It Has Any Right To Be

Masterpiece of physical theatre. | By Chris Bridges ★★★★★
Be Born Is Clumsy And Amateurish Theatre

Be Born Is Clumsy And Amateurish Theatre

A play that's more swings than roundabouts. | By Chris Bridges ★☆☆☆☆
Theatre Review: In The Shadow Of The Mountain Tackles Personality Disorders

Theatre Review: In The Shadow Of The Mountain Tackles Personality Disorders

Unfortunately, it doesn't quite work. | By Chris Bridges ★★☆☆☆
One Woman Show Yvette, Mixes Garage Music With Street Poetry

One Woman Show Yvette, Mixes Garage Music With Street Poetry

A story about how sexual abuse doesn't have to define a person. | By Chris Bridges ★★★★☆
The Writer Is Meta-Theatre At Its Most Meta

The Writer Is Meta-Theatre At Its Most Meta

"A bewildering and discombobulating 2 hours of theatre" | By Chris Bridges ★★★★☆
Have You Got The Stamina For Tonight At 8.30?

Have You Got The Stamina For Tonight At 8.30?

Probably best left for Noel Coward superfans. | By Chris Bridges ★★★☆☆
Tina The Musical Is A Thoroughly Joyous Experience

Tina The Musical Is A Thoroughly Joyous Experience

Not your average jukebox musical. | By Chris Bridges ★★★★☆
The Devil With The Blue Dress Is A Witty Take On The Lewinsky Scandal

The Devil With The Blue Dress Is A Witty Take On The Lewinsky Scandal

Still relevant, 20 years on. | By Chris Bridges ★★★★★
National Theatre's Macbeth Is A Bit Of A Bloody Mess

National Theatre's Macbeth Is A Bit Of A Bloody Mess

Even Rory Kinnear can't save this. | By Chris Bridges ★☆☆☆☆
Fanny And Alexander: An Eloquent And Moving Swedish Feast

Fanny And Alexander: An Eloquent And Moving Swedish Feast

Swedish art-house hits the London stage. | By Chris Bridges ★★★★☆
Dust Takes A Masterful Look At Life From The Other Side

Dust Takes A Masterful Look At Life From The Other Side

Incredibly relatable. | By Chris Bridges ★★★★★