THEATRE REVIEW: A Christmas Carol-ish by Mr Swallow starring Nick Mohammed & Sarah Hadland

By Neil Durham

WORTH A LOOK?: ****1/2 RUNTIME: 80 minutes (no interval)

WHEN?: Saturday 10 December (matinee), runs to 23 December 2022

We’re in the front row here because Mohammed (2nd from left above) is very funny as part of the ensemble in Apple TV’s hilarious Ted Lasso and stars here while also writing the book and lyrics.

  • Read on for reasons including how Hadland from TV’s Miranda gets to perform the giblets out of the hit of the night I Love My Turkey
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THEATRE REVIEW: Admissions starring Alex Kingston at Trafalgar Studios


WHERE? Trafalgar Studios RUNTIME: 100 minutes (without interval)

WHEN? 23/3, runs to 25/5 and then tours UK until 22/6/19

A scorecard encouraging the audience to ‘Check your privilege’ is handed out by theatre staff at the show’s close.

  • Read on for reasons including when Kingston last appeared on stage in the West End

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THEATRE REVIEW: The Way Of The World starring Haydn Gwynne, Geoffrey Streatfeild & Fisayo Akinade


WHERE: Donmar

WHEN: 30/3, press night 3/4, runs to 26/5/18

We’re here for the casting of Linda Bassett, reviewed on this site in Escaped Alone at the Royal Court, as matriarch Lady Wishfort but she is replaced before previews begin.

  • Read on for reasons including how Bassett’s replacement Haydn Gwynne shapes up

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