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Amy's View / Whipping It Up


The Sound of Music / Porgy and Bess / Therese Raquin


Cabaret / The Cryptogram


Spamalot / Caroline, or Change / Dirty Dancing


A Moon for the Misbegotten / The Seafarer / The 39 Steps


Piano/Forte / The Alchemist






Rock 'N' Roll / Jeffrey Bernard Is Unwell / On the Third Day

Click here to read Toby's latest theatre reviews in the Spectator. This week: 'Rock 'N' Roll', 'Jeffrey Bernard Is Unwell' and 'On the Third Day'

A Voyage Round My Father / Cruising


Jane Eyre / The Overwhelming


Donkeys' Years / Footloose / Crooked


The Royal Hunt of the Sun / The Voysey Inheritance / Hay Fever


The Crucible / A Whistle in the Dark / Smaller


The Old Country / The Best of Friends / One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest


The Winterling / Sinatra / Pete and Dud: Come Again


The Cut / The Exonerated / Steptoe & Son


Blackbird / Honour / Othello


Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? / The Soldier's Tale / Mary Poppins


The History Boys / Gem of the Ocean / Lies Have Been Told


A Man For All Seasons / The Wild Duck / Once in a Lifetime


Sunday in the Park With George / Emperor Jones / When You Cure Me


The Hypochondriac / I Am My Own Wife / Cyprus


Pillars of the Community / Otherwise Engaged / As You Desire Me


Heroes / Ducktastic / Bottle Universe


Shoot the Crow / What We Did to Weinstein


2000 Years / Playing With Fire / Romance


Harvest / A Few Good Men / Medium Rare


Mary Stuart / The Gruffalo


Talking to Terrorists / Aristocrats / The Obituary Show


President of an Empty Room / Telstar / As You Like It


Guys and Dolls


Theatre of Blood / Hedda Gabler / Some Girls


The Philadelphia Story / Billy Elliot / Death of a Salesman


The Far Pavilions / The Birthday Party / Burlesque


Julius Caesar / My Name's Rachel Corrie / Someone Who'll Watch Over Me


Tristan & Yseult / The Cosmonaut's Last Message / Mammals


Primo / A Raisin in the Sun / The Dresser


Tynan / A Dream Play / Ying Tong


Don Carlos / Man and Boy / Richard Herring

Click here to read Toby's latest theatre reviews: Don Carlos, Man and Boy and Richard Herring

Whose Life Is It Anyway? / Losing Louis / King Lear


The Producers / Mary Poppins / Sex Addict


What's My Motivation?

Read Toby's piece in the the Spectator about what he's learnt from appearing on the West End stage

Brighton Rock / How Love is Spelt / How to Lose Friends & Alienate People


Cloaca / One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest / Solid Gold Cadillac

Click here to read Toby's latest theatre column in the Spectator. This week: Cloaca, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and Solid Gold Cadillac

Embedded / Dumb Show / Stuff Happens


Twelfth Night / Faliraki--The Greek Tragedy / The Woman in Black


Sweeney Todd / The Night Season


A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum / Gauntanamo / Fully Committed


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