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Ahnen at Sadler’s Wells | Dance review

Ahnen at Sadler’s Wells
DANCE REVIEW

Premiering in the UK almost 30 years since it was first produced, Ahnen is a fine display of the wonders of the imagination, devised by choreographer and creative director Pina Bausch. A sterile landscape of tall cacti provides a backdrop [read more]

Katye Coe: Preparation at Lilian Baylis Studio | Dance review

Katye Coe: Preparation at Lilian Baylis Studio
DANCE REVIEW

When looking at dance from a philosophical perspective, improvisation is arguably one of the most exciting aspects to be explored. Far from being random, the dance movements that the body performs instinctively stem directly from an [read more]

Light Shining on Buckinghamshire at the National | Theatre review

Light Shining on Buckinghamshire at the National
THEATRE REVIEW

Written in the 1970s during fierce and unrelenting protest by the Unions in the wake of conservative austerity, Light Shining on Buckinghamshire captures the uprising of far-left minority the Ranters, so called because of their outspoken [read more]

Romeo et Juliette at the London Coliseum | Theatre review

Romeo et Juliette at the London Coliseum
THEATRE REVIEW

The story of Romeo and Juliet has been told hundreds, if not thousands of times: now it is the turn of Jean-Christophe Maillot to tell it. Maillot was a notable ballet soloist until an unfortunate accident prevented him from dancing [read more]

The Lady’s Not for Walking like an Egyptian at The Albany | Theatre review

The Lady’s Not for Walking like an Egyptian at The Albany
THEATRE REVIEW

Rachel Mars and nat tarrab (sic), collectively Mars.tarrab, return to the stage once more with a revised version of their fourth show, The Lady’s not for Walking Like an Egyptian. Originally commissioned to celebrate 50 years of the [read more]

I Wish to Die Singing: Voices From the Armenian Genocide at the Finborough | Theatre review

I Wish to Die Singing: Voices From the Armenian Genocide at the Finborough
THEATRE REVIEW

The Armenian genocide is an often overlooked historical event, notwithstanding the widely known fact that the design to destroy the Armenians and its brutal implementation is what inspired Hitler to organise the Jewish Holocaust. The [read more]

Clarion at the Arcola | Theatre review

Clarion at the Arcola
THEATRE REVIEW

Playwright Mark Jagasia is a former UK journalist with the inside scoop on the industry’s icky underbelly. In his current play at East London’s hip Arcola Theatre, Greg Hicks stars as Morris Honeymoon, the tyrannical overlord editor of [read more]

The Generation of Z at Dept W | Theatre review

The Generation of Z at Dept W
THEATRE REVIEW

Set in 2015, the Z virus is infecting the population of London and turning them into murderous zombies. A group of uninfected civilians have managed to find shelter in an unused building in Whitechapel, with only a handful of soldiers to [read more]

The Pirates of Penzance at the Richmond | Theatre review

The Pirates of Penzance at the Richmond
THEATRE REVIEW

Sasha Regan has brought her all-male cast in The Pirates of Penzance to the delightful Richmond Theatre. Largely unchanged from the 2012 run at the Hackney Empire, it still captures the essence that Gilbert and Sullivan intended, but [read more]

Auf dem Gebirge hat man ein Geschrei gehört at Sadler’s Wells | Dance review

Auf dem Gebirge hat man ein Geschrei gehört at Sadler’s Wells
DANCE REVIEW

Pina Bausch’s Auf dem Gebirge hat man ein Geschrei gehört explores the cruelty of human relationships through highly dramatised and recognisably everyday movement, set to music from scratchy Billie Holiday to Felix Mendelssohn. The [read more]

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