TABARD

Not every Cameron Mackintosh show can be a success. And it’s only natural that some of his shows will misfire and be considered stinkers...

Italy. La Dolce Vita. The country that gave us such greats as Michelangelo, Verdi, Pavarotti, Cornetto. It is arguably the most culturally historic country on earth,...

Even more festive cheer this week comes in the form of disabled dog Pig, who has been given a starring role in classic ballet...

’Tis the season to be jolly and all that, so Tabard will resist any temptation to be too scathing about this one. But one couldn’t...

It’s like Mischief Theatre’s Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society has become a reality right before our eyes. Just when you thought the mishaps in the...

Do you ever get the feeling that playwrights are having you on? Tabard has, many a time. Sitting through the latest Caryl Churchill, desperately...

Ladies (and indeed, gentlemen), how would you like your boyfriend to pop the question? Many theatrical types, I imagine, would like it to be...

Let it be known, Tabard has nothing against Elaine Paige. Indeed, Tabard likes to tune into her radio show. The break-a-leg segment from the...

Tabard’s heart goes out to Ron Cook, who he saw perform in The Children last week. It was the opening night, and theatre’s glitterati...

And the award for most shameless publicity stunt this week goes to TodayTix. The ticketing app, hearing that Imelda Staunton had suggested food should...

Had Cameron Mackintosh been enjoying the free-flowing wine at the interval of Half a Sixpence just a little too much last week? The producer of the...

While Tabard doubts many in the theatre world was thrilled at the election of professional tweeter and part-time businessman Donald Trump as president of...
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