Author's details

Name: Peter Maddern
Date registered: August 20, 2010

Latest posts

  1. THEATRE – Rocky Horror Show – Festival Theatre – 4.5K — January 1, 2018
  2. Club Swizzle – The Space – 4.5K — December 15, 2017
  3. THEATRE – Vale – State Theatre Company – Playhouse – 4K — November 22, 2017
  4. THEATRE – Brideshead Revisited – Independent Theatre – Goodwood Institute – 3.5K — November 20, 2017
  5. THEATRE – Spring Awakening – Stirling Community Theatre – 3.5K — November 12, 2017

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  1. FRINGE – Comedy – Sam Simmons – The Garden – 3.5K — 5 comments
  2. RAW: As Port Teeters, So Does Adelaide Oval. Here’s Why. — 4 comments
  3. RAW: Socceroos Crowd Farce — 4 comments
  4. FRINGE – The Three Minute Project – Genevieve Brandenburg – Mercury – 5K — 4 comments
  5. RAW: ABBA World – Melbourne – To End Oct — 3 comments

Author's posts listings

Oct 05

THEATRE – Lettice and Lovage – UATG – Little Theatre – 4K

Tracey Walker and Sharon Malujlo

This is great fun for lovers of a good laugh as well as those who revel in the wonders of language – 4K

Sep 03

THEATRE – Marathon – Bakehouse Theatre – 3.5K

It maybe exhausting watching them but this is no marathon for audiences who can also enjoy Adam Cirillo’s fine performance. 3.5K

Sep 03



The highlight of the film is the non-linear plot. However, once cottoned onto, most of the fun disappears. 2.5K

Jun 16

CABARET FESTIVAL – Pajama Men – 3.5K


This is just stand up comedy, very good stand up to be sure but stand up, pure and simple and not cabaret. 3.5K

Jun 10



Lady Beatle is a stirring walk down memory lane that ends in ostensible displays of audience pleasure that highlight the spread of ages that both this show and the music comfortably traverses. 4K

May 17

THEATRE – 1984 – Her Majesty’s – 4.5K


This new adaptation is a visually stunning assault on the senses with the video design perhaps the highlight of the staging. 4.5K

May 05

THEATRE – Private Peaceful – Bakehouse – 5K

It is hard to overstate the quality of Francis’ performance. His is a performance worth cancelling all prior engagements for. A stunning one man debut! 5K

Apr 28

THEATRE – Mr Burns: A Post Electric Play – State Theatre and Belvoir – The Space – 4K


Bold and ambitious and not for anything but a skilled cast and crew Mr Burns poses useful questions about the impact of current pop culture. The more one is in in tune with such shows and referencing the more this will delight. 4K

Apr 28

THEATRE – M. Butterfly – St Jude’s Players – 3K

When a show like this clicks over into its fourth hour, this reviewer at least reckons some pruning of the script would have been in order. 3K

Apr 24

THEATRE – Before The Party – Independent Theatre – 3.5K

While full of the warmly received IT gloss for which Rob Croser and David Roach have long been renowned, Before The Party is not exactly their most challenging production of recent years with its messages less poignant than others. But a good night’s entertainment is assured.

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