Feb 21, 2019 Swan
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  Review Matthew Bourne Swan Lake, Mayflower Let’s begin, if I may, at the end. A packed Mayflower auditorium and a standing ovation impeccably observed by it seemed everyone in the house. As I looked round, it was sustained, warm and universal. What had preceded this ovation was two hours’ joy for everyone in the […]

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Mar 28, 2018 cinderella
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  REVIEW: Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella – The Mayflower – Looks like it’s five stars yet again for Matthew, Ashley and company – by Beccy Conway Images: Hugo Glendinning (profiles) and Johan Persson (production) Every springtime for the past few years, Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures company has returned to The Mayflower with another production from their […]

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Mar 25, 2017 The Red Shoes - Ashley Shaw as Victoria Page
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  REVIEW: Matthew Bourne’s The Red Shoes, The Mayflower, Southampton 21 March 2017 Some of us have waited a long time to see this – one of them being Beccy Conway… who was not disappointed! (Ashley Shaw) Nominated for two Olivier awards, including Best Theatre Choreographer for Matthew Bourne, The Red Shoes is the latest production […]

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Mar 16, 2016 Sleeping Beauty
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Review: Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty – Mayflower Back at the Mayflower this week with his adaptation of Tchaikovsky’s classical ballet, Matthew Bourne brings this revival of his 2011 production of Sleeping Beauty, with his company New Adventures. Currently in the middle of a nationwide tour, this is theatre at whole new heights. Presented over four […]

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