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First created in 2009 and closing out its fifth UK tour at Peacock Theatre, Motionhouse's high-octane dance circus, Scattered, is a visual delight which does not disappoint. Performed on a “vertiginous sloping wall" Kevin Finnan's chromatic journey traverses the globe from pole to pole via a changing visual palate, exploring our relationship with water.

Unreserved seating. It's fairly uncommon, but it does crop up now and then and it always leaves me feeling a bit unsettled. So here are some pros and cons, and why I think that unreserved seating is more chaotic than it is refreshing.

This is one new show I had been particularly excited for, although predominantly due to the fact my favourite leading lady Dianne Pilkington was starring. Though bias aside, something about Whisper House had me highly intrigued.

I may have said spring has sprung last month, that was a lie. May is all about the lambs, the daffodils and, to be honest, the start of the summer theatre season. It is a busy month so I will narrow the best of May’s offerings.

Now in its ninth year, the Musical Comedy Award finals took place at The Lyric Theatre on 10th April, where ten finalists battled it out for the ultimate comedy crown.

Such was the resonance of this 90-minute piece that I found myself awake at 3 am the morning after, playing and hearing the eerie lighthouse, with its gentle waves and of course the whispers themselves, over and over in mind. Much must be made of the effect that a thrillingly, hauntingly good piece of work has. The plot of Whisper House is not extraordinary by any stretch of the imagination, but what makes this play what it is, is the voices. Indeed, when you can't see a ghost but can hear it, how do you portray it? Ask Simon Bailey et al. to do a turn.

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