Rachel 2094

Glasgow | 25-34 | Female
About:  Writer / publishing assistant / theatre fan based in Glasgow and seeing shows mostly in London. I like the 19th and 20th century classics, new writing, musicals and ballet!
Reviews (21)
83
Dated, Hilarious, Great staging, Great acting, Clever
October 6th, 2022

See it if You're a Shakespeare fan, you love 40s and 50s costume and set design, and you want a fun adaptation of a Shakespeare company

Don't see it if You are annoyed by the misogyny in Shakespeare's plays - I thought it was a fantastic adaptation but the worst thing about it was the play!

93
Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting, Exquisite, Clever
October 6th, 2022

See it if You love Jodie Comer, you want to see an actress at the top of her game, and you like thought-provoking, intelligent drama

Don't see it if You are triggered by anything related to sexual assault

73
Funny, Relevant, Resonant, Ambitious, Intelligent
October 6th, 2022

See it if You like watching theatre about women's agency and their place in society

Don't see it if You want plays to be quite subtle

78
Funny, Entertaining, Absorbing, Great staging, Clever
October 6th, 2022

See it if You loved the book or the film, you like literary adaptations or you like quite dark subject matter

Don't see it if You're not a fan of Roald Dahl and you don't want any themes of child abuse (it's grimmer than I remember!)

90
Raunchy, Riveting, Must see, Great singing, Great staging
October 6th, 2022

See it if You love the film, you love amazing staging and production design, and you enjoy musicals that have a lot of action.

Don't see it if You didn't like the film or you like musicals that are quieter and more thoughtful

85
Great staging, Great singing, Ambitious, Entertaining, Clever
October 6th, 2022

See it if You like Romeo & Juliet, you love pop music, you like musicals that are a lot of fun, and you want a really good show!

Don't see it if You're not a fan of pop music - there's a lot of it!

72
Absorbing, Cliched, Relevant, Great singing, Entertaining
October 6th, 2022

See it if You like drag queens and coming of age stories

Don't see it if You want something a bit less predictable

63
Oleanna
West End
Thought-provoking, Entertaining, Great acting, Disappointing, Overrated
April 4th, 2022

See it if You like plays with lots of dialogue focusing on important, thought-provoking issues

Don't see it if You're someone who notices plot holes very easily

95
Present Laughter
Southwark
Quirky, Entertaining, Great acting, Funny, Absorbing
April 4th, 2022

See it if You love comedy, great writing and great acting

Don't see it if You're not a fan of sitcoms

76
Riveting, Hilarious, Clever, Absorbing, Ambitious
April 4th, 2022

See it if You love physical comedy and interesting adaptations of Shakespeare plays

Don't see it if You don't like physically moving around during a play and missing big chunks of the action (speaking from experience here)

75
Absorbing, Slow, Epic, Great singing, Entertaining
April 4th, 2022

See it if You've only ever seen the film; you like classic musicals; you enjoy family dramas and great songs

Don't see it if You aren't a fan of long musicals

83
Rosmersholm
West End
Great writing, Great acting, Intelligent, Clever, Absorbing
April 4th, 2022

See it if You like classic, traditional theatre; you're a fan of tight family dramas; you want to be absorbed and immersed

Don't see it if You dislike melodrama (there are tinges of it) or you don't like historical plays

89
For a previous production
Little Scratch
Fitzrovia
Intelligent, Great writing, Clever, Absorbing, Ambitious
April 4th, 2022

See it if You loved the book; you like new, experimental theatre; you like plays that make you think

Don't see it if You're triggered by sexual assault, or you prefer more conventional theatre

95
Must see, Riveting, Hilarious, Delightful, Absorbing
April 4th, 2022

See it if You love Jane Austen, you love humour, you love incredibly inventive adaptations of the classics

Don't see it if You're a purist when it comes to Jane Austen

87
Intelligent, Funny, Great staging, Great writing, Absorbing
April 4th, 2022

See it if You like new and brilliant writing, absorbing characters, and international settings

Don't see it if You like a smaller, more focused cast - there's lots of characters in this!

95
Raunchy, Riveting, Resonant, Delightful, Absorbing
April 4th, 2022

See it if You like heart-warming and highly engaging musicals with great songs

Don't see it if You don't like seeing sex portrayed on stage

85
Relevant, Intense, Great acting, Clever, Ambitious
April 4th, 2022

See it if You think James McAvoy's brilliant and you like witty, clever retellings with lots of wordplay.

Don't see it if You hate poetry or plays about 18th century France

91
Relevant, Great writing, Entertaining, Absorbing, Ambitious
April 4th, 2022

See it if You were a fan of the book, you love intricate and absorbing storytelling and you're interested in the Windrush generation

Don't see it if To be honest I can't think of a reason why someone wouldn't like this!

90
Hilarious, Intelligent, Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing
April 4th, 2022

See it if You like provocative and hilarious musicals, you're a fan of programmes like South Park and you don't mind things being a bit risque.

Don't see it if You think the material might be offensive because... it probably will be

80
Six (West End)
West End
Hilarious, Refreshing, Great singing, Entertaining, Clever
April 4th, 2022

See it if You love the Tudors, history, great songwriting, and fresh, fun new musicals.

Don't see it if You want something that's historically accurate... Anne Boleyn was very misrepresented

90
Entertaining, Riveting, Resonant, Profound, Absorbing
April 4th, 2022

See it if You love intelligent musicals that tell a compelling story.

Don't see it if You'd rather avoid musicals that are associated with such a traumatic event as 9/11