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Source at Artsdepot | Theatre review

Source at Artsdepot
THEATRE REVIEW

“What are they doing?” came the whisper from a young boy to his father while watching Source, a free outdoor performance showcasing circus skills, dance, music and theatre. We were 20 minutes into the hour-long street show, [read more]

Autobahn at The King’s Head | Theatre review

Autobahn at The King’s Head
THEATRE REVIEW

The King’s Head Theatre is another boxed-in, stuffy one – the perfect accompaniment to the concentrated intimacy of Neil LaBute’s Autobahn. Set entirely within the confined privacy of a car’s two front seats, the play presents [read more]

Toast at the Park | Theatre review

Toast at the Park
THEATRE REVIEW

Richard Bean may have given up on any dreams of becoming a professional occupational therapist but the newly revived production of Toast, Bean’s fifteen-year-old play, has shown that the use of the stage instead of a chaise longue to [read more]

Eye of a Needle at Southwark Playhouse | Theatre review

Eye of a Needle at Southwark Playhouse
THEATRE REVIEW

In a busy immigration office, the work pace has increased: phones are ringing, emails are arriving and meetings are being held. New employee Laurence has to quickly adapt to the harsh tactics of judging who is to stay and who is to go. In [read more]

Anna Weiss at the Space | Theatre review

Anna Weiss at the Space
THEATRE REVIEW

Operation Yewtree is surely to blame for the disproportionately large number of plays on paedophilia that this reviewer has seen of late. This one has a twist, however. How real are our memories it asks. Those fearsomely implicating and [read more]

Madame X at the Arcola | Opera review

Madame X at the Arcola
OPERA REVIEW

Arcola Theatre’s Grimeborn series sees Tim Benjamin’s new opera Madame X take to the stage for a performance wracked with power, money and obsession. Inspired by Jacobean drama with overtones of vengeance, possession and artistic [read more]

Avenue Q at New Wimbledon | Theatre review

Avenue Q at New Wimbledon
THEATRE REVIEW

The musical Avenue Q debuted at New Wimbledon Theatre last night after sell-out success in tours across the world since March 2003. People and puppets take to the stage to share this creative, innovative, controversial and iconic wonder by [read more]

I Believe in Unicorns at Vaudeville | Theatre review

I Believe in Unicorns at Vaudeville
THEATRE REVIEW

The stage dressing at the Vaudeville Theatre is pretty unassuming: books litter the boards in disorganised piles, and except for a few pieces of simple wooden furniture and a carved model of a unicorn, there is little else in view. Even [read more]

Little Stitches at Theatre503 | Theatre review

Little Stitches at Theatre503
THEATRE REVIEW

Little Stitches deals with the frankly harrowing topic of female genital mutation (FGM). The production is split into four distinct plays that are united in their easy conversational tone and by an overall structure pushing the show [read more]

Revolution Farm at Newham City Farm | Theatre review

Revolution Farm at Newham City Farm
THEATRE REVIEW

Community Links presents Revolution Farm, written by James Kenworth, inspired by George Orwell’s Animal Farm and directed by James Martin Charlton. Debuting at Newham City Farm for the best part of this month, both the cast and the [read more]

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