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Let’s drink to this version of La Traviata

Becca Marriott and Helena Jackson may have reduced La Traviata to a core storyline in two hours, but nothing of the emotion is missing from this revised opera. Camille Lapaix revie...

Offies 2018 Winner: Best Opera Production – Tosca

With the Olivier Awards 2018 this weekend, theatre editor Daniel Perks looks back at some of the Off West End Awards winners for 2018.

La Bohème review – compelling, powerful and relevant

It's Christmas 2017, East London for this La Bohème. In their picturesque flat, Marcello and Rodolpho - sorry, Mark (Thomas Isherwood) and Ralph (Roger Paterson) - lament. The heat...

Tosca review – Marriott pares back a classic

It’s not the threat of Napoleonic invasion of Italy in 1800; instead it’s the height of World War 2 in 1944. Becca Marriott’s reimagined libretto for Tosca gives this opera the upd...

Adam Spreadbury-Maher and Tosca – the last in a King’s Head Theatre trilogy

The King's Head Theatre enters its final weeks in the current space and has chosen Tosca for its last opera. Daniel Perks explores director Adam Spreadbury-Maher's relationship wit...