Posts Tagged ‘dance’

Review – Shoes, Sadler’s Wells

Wednesday 8 September 2010

Here’s a tantalising insight into Phil’s idiosyncratic life:

When he returned from seeing the “song and dance revue” Shoes at Sadler’s Wells his newly-arrived house guest waved a copy of Beryl Reid‘s blithely titled autobiography So Much Love in his face, reminding him of her famous remark that she needed to find the right shoes in order to discover a character.

Now, if you ever meet a Whinger you need only look below their well-turned ankles to realise that footwear is not such a pressing concern to either of them. Andrew is rarely out of his housecoat and fluffy mules. Phil has rarely been seen in anything other than flats since the 1970s put paid to his pelvis and his chances of giving birth. Read the rest of this entry »

Zero Stars Hall of Fame update: Flamen’ka

Wednesday 24 September 2008

Exciting news. A zero stars review for Flamen’ka at the Apollo by Sarah Frater of whom we have never heard but we like her already.

Ms Frater is actually a dance critic for the Evening Standard so it’s debatable whether or not she should be inducted into the WEW Zero Stars Hall of Fame, but we’ll let it pass as it’s on at the Apollo.

Here’s a snippet:

“The acting was universally woeful, and the two brothers looked more like EastEnders’ Grant and Phil Mitchell than the erotic heroes they wanted to be. Worse still was Karen Ruimy, who devised the show. She mooches around narrating the action and wishing she looked like Penelope Cruz (she doesn’t). What she does do is sing very, very badly.”

Full review here.