THEATRE REVIEW: Bagdad Cafe starring Sandra Marvin & Le Gateau Chocolat at the Old Vic

WORTH A LOOK?: ***

RUNTIME: 90 minutes (no interval)

WHEN?: Thursday 29 July, booking to 21 August 2021

We’re here because director Emma Rice has given us so many memorable theatrical moments and deep-voiced star Le Gateau Chocolat is a performer we’ve loved in cabaret but never on a West End stage like this one.

  • Read on for reasons including why the Old Vic is the most Covid-cautious of all the theatre venues we’ve visited recently
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THEATRE REVIEW: Brief Encounter

WORTH A LOOK?: ****

WHERE: Empire Cinema Haymarket

WHEN: 1/4 (matinee) runs to 2/9/18

The setting is England in 1938 and members of the cast dressed as ushers and usherettes meet us in the foyer of this cinema venue to serenade us to our seats.

  • Read on for reasons including why Rice was right to return to this after the Globe

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