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McQueen at St James | Theatre review

McQueen at St James
THEATRE REVIEW

Based around the dark and mystical world that was portrayed in his fashion shows and collections, McQueen looks into the tortured mind of a fashion legend, looking for inspiration, hope and ideas during his last years. As the play starts, [read more]

Rock Paper Scissors at Brockley Jack Studio | Theatre review

Rock Paper Scissors at Brockley Jack Studio
THEATRE REVIEW

How do you cope when your girlfriend is pregnant and your selfish, lazy brother won’t leave your no-bedroom flat? You also can’t get a good job because, despite the fact you’ve been living in London for ten years and have read [read more]

As You Like It – Shakespeare’s Globe

As You Like It – Shakespeare’s Globe

“How are designers, directors and actors to cope with a play at once so fanciful, earnest and inconsistent?”, asks Michael Dobson, director of the Shakespeare Institute in Stratford-Upon-Avon, about As You Like It. Director [read more]

Hurling Rubble at the Park | Theatre review

Hurling Rubble at the Park
THEATRE REVIEW

Avaes Mohammad’s two-part play Hurling Rubble at the Sun/Moon has an aura of bedroom theatre about it. Sofas and tables are piled up to create a multifunctional set, wallpaper peels in the background, and the sound effects and video [read more]

High Society at the Old Vic | Theatre review

High Society at the Old Vic
THEATRE REVIEW

Directed by Maria Friedman and starring Kate Fleetwood, High Society is Kevin Spacey’s final production after 11 years as Artistic Director of the Old Vic. The tale of a socialite’s wedding plans thrown awry by her ex-husband and [read more]

Back Down at the Roundhouse Studio | Theatre review

Back Down at the Roundhouse Studio
THEATRE REVIEW

Before witnessing Steven Camden’s Back Down, you would be forgiven for anticipating a cringe-worthy and laddish tale suffering from delusions of grandeur. Certainly the theatrical website encourages such a preconception, with comparisons [read more]

Jerry’s Girls at Jermyn Street Theatre | Theatre review

Jerry’s Girls at Jermyn Street Theatre
THEATRE REVIEW

Jerry Herman’s name is synonymous with theatre royalty. He is a multi-award composer/lyricist and a man who has delighted audiences for years with timeless songs such as Hello Dolly, It’s Today, I Am What I Am: songs that [read more]

Sense of an Ending at Theatre503 | Theatre review

Sense of an Ending at Theatre503
THEATRE REVIEW

Delivering news from war zones is not only problematic because of the dangers and logistics involved; when conflicts are underway, the search for the truth becomes a highly sensitive task. This is because of the added difficulty in [read more]

Gods Are Fallen and All Safety Gone at Camden People’s Theatre | Theatre review

Gods Are Fallen and All Safety Gone at Camden People’s Theatre
THEATRE REVIEW

Tucked away from the bustle of Euston Road is Camden People’s Theatre, a small space dedicated to supporting artists making unconventional theatre. This time it brings to London the first major run of Greyscale’s, a Newcastle-based [read more]

Death of a Salesman at Noël Coward | Theatre review

Death of a Salesman at Noël Coward
THEATRE REVIEW

In Willy Loman, Death of a Salesman gave the world an enduring tragic hero worthy of comparison to those conjured by the bard himself. It’s fitting then that it should be the RSC that brings Arthur Miller’s masterful commentary on [read more]

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