Holly Reaney

REVIEW: Jane Eyre at the REP

Culture critic Holly Reaney's skepticism of the show is put to bed with a "perfect adaptation" of the classic Brontë novel

Posted on 8th September 2017

Review: The Winter’s Tale at the Shakespeare Institute

Culture Critic Holly Reaney reviews an enjoyable production of Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale at the Shakespeare Institute

Posted on 5th August 2017

Review: ‘Fantastic Mr Fox’

Roald Dahl's storytelling prowess works its magic on the stage of the Belgrade Theatre, with this production of a much-loved childhood classic

Posted on 28th April 2017

Review: Watch This presents a 48 Hour ‘Back to the Future’

Holly Reaney throws herself into the madness, mayhem and hilarity of Watch This Society's well-renowned 48 Hour show, based on the much loved film 'Back to the Future'

Posted on 14th March 2017

Review: ‘Snow in Midsummer’ at the RSC

Holly Reaney is mesmerised by this fast paced and fantastic play, telling a dramatic reinvention of a Chinese folk tale

Posted on 6th March 2017

Book Review: ‘Criticism – Ideas in Profile’ by Catherine Belsey

Catherine Belsey gives a fresh and interesting perspective on the often difficult field of literary criticism, according to Culture critic Holly Reaney

Posted on 15th February 2017

Review: ‘Aladdin’ at the Wolverhampton Grand

The infectious joy and enthusiasm of 'Aladdin' gets under Holly Reaney's skin

Posted on 17th December 2016

Book to the Future presents: All in The Line of Duty – an audience with Jed Mercurio

Book to the Future hosted alumni and screen writer Jed Mercurio at UoB's annual literary festival

Posted on 29th October 2016

Book to the Future presents: ‘Oh Brave New World’

Holly Reaney attends a talk, hosted by Uob's Book to the Future, discussing the place of Shakespeare in the digital world

Posted on 29th October 2016

Review: ‘Cymbeline’ at the RSC.

Culture Critic Holly Reaney reflects on a powerful and emotional production of Shakespeare's 'Cymbeline' at the RSC in Stratford upon Avon.

Posted on 31st July 2016

REVIEW: Hamlet at the RSC

Culture critics Ruth Horsburgh and Holly Reaney join in the current celebrations of Shakespeare's life in the audience of the RSC's latest production of Hamlet.

Posted on 16th April 2016

Review: Article 19’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

Article 19's production of 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' is daring and thoroughly enjoyable, according to critics Holly Reaney and Ruth Horsburgh.

Posted on 25th March 2016