Author Archives: Isabel Carmichael-Davis

Review: Ooook! Productions’ ‘The Magistrate’

‘The Magistrate’ is a Victorian comedy, written by the playwright Arthur Wing Pinero in 1892. This is an unusual choice and the play was most famously turned into a silent film in the 1920s, which speaks volumes for its physical and slapstick style of humour. As the Director’s note correctly identifies, it has the feel […]

Review: TDTC Presents ‘Ordinary Days’

The ‘Tone Deaf Theatre Company’ certainly delivers with their energetic new production of ‘Ordinary Days’, which expresses the everyday anxieties of modern life and the isolation which comes from living in a big city but in an engaging and heart-warming way. I wasn’t previously familiar with this musical, but this production definitely won me over. […]