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Jonah and Otto at the Park | Theatre review

Jonah and Otto at the Park
THEATRE REVIEW

Jonah and Otto is a new play by established playwright Robert Holman,. It’s an exploration of loneliness, loss and masculinity. Park Theatre creates a sparse landscape with bare concrete walls and framed skies forming the backdrop [read more]

The Play That Goes Wrong at the Duchess | Theatre review

The Play That Goes Wrong at the Duchess
THEATRE REVIEW

The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society have, due to a clerical error, taken over the Duchess Theatre for their production of “Murder at Haversham Manor”. Unfortunately for them, almost everything that possibly could go wrong, [read more]

Sunny Afternoon at the Harold Pinter | Theatre review

Sunny Afternoon at the Harold Pinter
THEATRE REVIEW

“They seek him here, they seek him there, in Regent Street, and Leicester Square”; as a Londoner, sat in the West End, you’re sure to feel warmth glowing in your chest when listening to songs about the city. Never more so than [read more]

Notes from Underground at The Print Room | Theatre review

Notes from Underground at The Print Room
THEATRE REVIEW

Imagine old musty philosophical musings written and performed with a kind of introverted g-force that winds its narrator tighter and tighter into himself and you will have Notes from Underground. The collaborative creation of Gerald [read more]

Diary of a Madman at Omnibus | Theatre review

Diary of a Madman at Omnibus
THEATRE REVIEW

The low-ranking civil servant at the beginning of Diary of a Madman is a very different person to the cautious and hunched – yet somehow regal – man at its end. The one-hour stage show, directed by Scott Le Crass and adapted for the [read more]

‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore at Sam Wanamaker Playhouse | Theatre review

‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore at Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
THEATRE REVIEW

Sam Wannamaker Playhouse provides a suitably ambient stage for John Ford’s ‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore. The heavily wooden theatre, lit solely by candlelight, and the proximity to both actors and theatregoers allows you to immerse [read more]

Grand Guignol at Southwark Playhouse | Theatre review

Grand Guignol at Southwark Playhouse
THEATRE REVIEW

Heads flung back with laughter, tears rolling down cheeks and hands gripping the edge of almost every occupied chair in the room, Grand Guignol is a play of extreme measures. Extreme gruesomeness, extreme comedy: you might think, how [read more]

The Curing Room at the Pleasance | Theatre review

The Curing Room at the Pleasance
THEATRE REVIEW

David Ian Lee’s grim play builds on an incident recalled in George Steiner’s The Death of Tragedy, where a group of Soviet soldiers are left naked and abandoned for 60 days in the basement of a monastery, ultimately resorting to [read more]

Spine at the Soho | Theatre review

Spine at the Soho
THEATRE REVIEW

Spine is the acclaimed creation of playwright Clara Brennan – it chronicles the explosive friendship between a rebellious teenager and an elderly East End widow. Known as a “politically conscious new work”, Spine may [read more]

The Hunters Grimm at The Albany | Theatre review

The Hunters Grimm at The Albany
THEATRE REVIEW

The prospect of spending an evening on the streets of Deptford, led by enthusiastic theatre folk in character as princes and witches, might not seem like the brightest of ideas. But there’s something freeing in the way the The Hunters [read more]

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