Time Out says
Posted: Wed Jun 20 2012
Often disregarded by critics as a suburban venue, Richmond Theatre holds impressive sway with audiences beyond TW9. In terms of gravitas, the gorgeous 1899 building certainly helps – Richmond’s insistence on using questionable celebrities in their pantos (Bonnie Langford as Peter Pan anyone?) does not. Christmas theatre aside, patient locals are rewarded with high-profile fare as productions are often road-tested here before hitting the West End, or stop off as part of a post-West End tour.
What's on at Richmond Theatre
Solo shows, Big-name talent, Stand-up
- Critics' choice
'QI' and 'Jonathan Creek' star Alan Davies is back on the road following his hugely successful 'Life is Pain' tour in 2012. That tour was his first foray into stand-up for 12 years, but it didn't show – he was on terrifically funny form. Now he's back...
Drama, West End
- Rating: 3/5
An accomplished three-hander about revenge and atonement, actor-writer Oliver Cotton’s West End transfer bubbles along at an admirable pace, but never quite packs the punch it ought to. ‘Daytona’ opens in the New York living room of Elli and Joe, two...
Solo shows, Things to do, Big-name talent, Storytelling, Stand-up
Having trouble with your own mind? Motormouth American Ruby Wax can help. In her latest offering, 'Sane New World', the queen of acerbic asides provides a tour of the human brain in a show that’s part comedy, part group therapy session. In her previous...
Kids' theatre, Fringe, Kids' theatre
Who could be better to play the wicked stepmother in a panto version of 'Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs' than leggy blonde model, UK celebrity adoptee and erstwhile girlfriend of Mick Jagger, Jerry Hall? Richmond Theatre pull in their patron for a stint...