Dracula

broadway baby ★★★★★ 

"Cinematic in scope, an inventive set design and with original music

that will take your breath away, this is a blockbuster spectacle that will not disappoint."

GScene

"Once again TRUESTORY have produced a show which is not only in context, but well-timed and the show to go see this Halloween. 

Get your butt along to bag a seat before they all sell out."

 

FRINGE REVIEW - MUST SEE SHOW

"This really is the one-stop Dracula we need. This, like the whiff of Dracula himself, is pure theatre."

 

frankenstein

broadway baby ★★★★★

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein is a refreshingly daring and towering performance that drips with character and creativity.  the choices are artistic and bold and the story thrills as it unfolds.  get tickets while you still can.

 

FRINGE REVIEW - MUST SEE SHOW

"We get a story of depth, imagination and the very best in site-specific theatre making.

A must see."

British Period dramas

"The show was utterly gripping in its creepy, immersive church setting – and, we’re not ashamed to admit, at times surprisingly scary."

Christmas Carol

the argus ★★★★★

“This is a must-see show for anyone who loves theatre, feels in need of spiritual absolution 

or simply has a heart.”

 

FRINGE REVIEW - outstanding SHOW

 "I loved this production of A Christmas Carol and I salute the director and production team as well as the superb cast.This version of a Christmas Carol will make your Christmas. Don’t miss it."

 

GScene

"The show is truly joyous and at times heart-rending, it’s vivacious, funny, quick and full of energy. 

Don’t miss this Christmas treat – you will love it."

jolly Christmas postman

 

ox in a box

"The cast portray perfectly the identity of each and every character with such energy and excitement, keeping little ones (and big ones) fixated for the hour-long performance never wanting it to end!"

A Midsummer Night’s Dream - Royal Theatre Northampton

 

What’s On Stage ★★★★★

“This Edwardian Dream is endlessly imaginative, elegantly creative and hilarious enough to evince genuine tears of laughter, it fizzes and froths with wit, energy and an infectious sense of unadulterated joy.

 It’s a landmark production that comes highly recommended.”

 

Oxford Times ★★★★★ 

“Director Gary Sefton’s gloriously inventive productions for Northampton's Royal & Derngate of the comic novels Travels With My Aunt and Diary of a Nobody are now followed by his masterly and consistently rib-tickling take on what is widely considered to be Shakespeare’s funniest play.”

 

A Christmas Carol - Royal Theatre Northampton

 

What’s On Stage ★★★★★

“The 200th anniversary year of the author’s birth, is triumphantly on display in the Royal Theatre’s perfect Victorian auditorium. Yet again, the Royal’s creative team has raised the bar for Christmas shows. This one is, quite simply, sensational. It is everything theatre is supposed to be: thought-provoking, inspiring, heart-warming and, ultimately, life-affirming. Miss it at your peril.”

 

Northampton Chronicle And Echo

“fresh, vital and the best version of A Christmas Carol I have ever seen staged.

If theatre fans do one thing this Christmas they should definitely book themselves some tickets to see this show.”

 

Public Reviews

“At the end of this performance, the majority of the audience was on its feet for a standing ovation. Well deserved. A super family Christmas treat not to be missed.”

 

The Stage

“ This show will thrill and delight audiences of all ages.”

 

deadkidsongs - Ustinov - Theatre Royal Bath

 

Telegraph ★★★★

“Jane Shilling thinks deadkidsongs at the Ustinov Studio at Theatre Royal Bath, might have made an even better play than it did a novel.”

 

Jane Shilling

 

The Times ★★★★

“Gary Sefton’s brilliant production, which he has also adapted from Toby Litt’s 2001 novel, summons up the clamour and the callousness of boys whose games of soldiers get too real for comfort.”

 

Dominic Maxwell

 

Independent ★★★★

“this is a powerfully grim piece of theatre, with outstanding performances”

 

Kate Bassett

 

What’s On Stage ★★★★

“This is a truly thought provoking story, high voltage action tempered with flashes of childish innocence, the added graphics and projection carry the brutality with great effectiveness and it remains a chilling, stark and utterly gripping story.”

 

Petra Schofield

 

Diary Of A Nobody - Royal Theatre Northampton

 

Daily Mail ★★★★★

“Nobody could do it better”

 

Quentin Letts

 

What’s On Stage ★★★★★

“The direction of Gary Sefton is nothing short of sensational.”

 

Michael Davies

 

Telegraph ★★★★

“Gary Sefton’s gloriously funny production possesses heaps of irreverent originality”

 

Dominic Cavendish