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Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Review: Letters, Gate Theatre by Nina Cave

Review: Letters, Gate Theatre5.0Overall ScoreA paper clock ticks down. 10 minutes to go. The backing music is upbeat and cheerful. Our two performers come on screen, Hannah Ringham and Nina …

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Thursday, September 10, 2020

Review: @iContact: MIRROR TALK, High Contact Theatre by Nina Cave

Review: @iContact: MIRROR TALK, High Contact Theatre 4.0Stars I am led into a space enveloped in white cloth. A voice comes over the speaker ‘stand on the white i’. ‘Okay’, I say, s…

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Sunday, September 6, 2020

Review: c-o-n-t-a-c-t, London Central (Monument) by Nina Cave

Review: c-o-n-t-a-c-t, London Central (Monument) 3.0Stars c-o-n-t-a-c-t was originally created by Gabrielle Jourdain and directed by Samuel Sené. Originally a French production, this vers…

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Thursday, August 20, 2020

Review: Spirit of Carnival, Enough & September Skies, The Digital Caravan Theatre by Nina Cave

Review: Spirit of Carnival, Enough & September Skies, The Digital Caravan Theatre 4.0Stars Spirit of Carnival by Emma Dennis-Edwards and starring Danielle Vitalis is a spoken word pi…

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Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Review: Soup Song, Scenes for Survival, National Theatre of Scotland by Nina Cave

Review: Soup Song, Scenes for Survival, National Theatre of Scotland5.0StarsActor Annie Louise Ross sits at her kitchen table in a cosy kitchen with photos, mementos and cooking paraphernali…

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Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Review: Notflix: The Improvised Musical, The New Normal Festival by Nina Cave

Review: Notflix: The Improvised Musical, The New Normal Festival 3.0Stars Notflix: The Improvised Musical is the first live performance I’ve seen since March. It is so welcome to be in the…

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Saturday, August 8, 2020

Review: The Stove, Electric Dreams Festival, Emma Brand by Nina Cave

Review: The Stove, Electric Dreams Festival, Emma Brand4.0StarsThe Stove was created by Emma Brand to bring people together. Through the intense lockdown of March-June, around once a week a …

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Thursday, July 2, 2020

Review: Rush, Trafalgar Studios, BBC arts by Nina Cave

Review: Rush, Trafalgar Studios, BBC arts4.0StarsRush, written by Willi Richards, was meant to premiere at Trafalgar Studios this summer. The creative team managed to cast Omari Douglas and …

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Friday, June 26, 2020

Review: Select a Quest, Pins and Needles Productions by Nina Cave

Review: Select a Quest, Pins and Needles Productions 2.0Stars Pins and Needles, Olivier Award Winning Theatre Company, have created Select a Quest over 72 hours in lockdown. Aimed at childre…

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Friday, May 29, 2020

Review: The Understudy: Part 2, Lawrence Batley Theatre Huddersfield with support from Anthology Theatre by Nina Cave

Review: The Understudy: Part 2, Lawrence Batley Theatre Huddersfield with support from Anthology Theatre 4.0Stars The Understudy: Part 2 begins with an incredibly useful replay of the key mo…

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Friday, May 22, 2020

Review: The Understudy: Part 1, Lawrence Batley Theatre Huddersfield with support from Anthology Theatre. by Nina Cave

Review: The Understudy: Part 1, Lawrence Batley Theatre Huddersfield with support from Anthology Theatre.4.0StarsThe Understudy explores the life of an underdog in the theatre. Stephen McQue…

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Thursday, May 21, 2020

Review: The Way Out, Battersea Arts Centre in collaboration with BBC Arts and Arts Council England by Nina Cave

Review: The Way Out, Battersea Arts Centre in collaboration with BBC Arts and Arts Council England4.0StarsThe Outsider (Bláithín Mac Gabhann) shelters from the pouring rain within the hall…

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Thursday, May 14, 2020

Review: Radio Local, Hunt and Darton by Nina Cave

Review: Radio Local, Hunt and Darton4.0StarsJenny Hunt and Holly Darton, known as Live Art collaborators Hunt and Darton, were due to record their radio show at Norfolk and Norwich festival.…

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Monday, April 13, 2020

Review: Twelfth Night, RSC (via MarqueeTV) by Nina Cave

Review: Twelfth Night, RSC (via MarqueeTV)3.0starsOur play is set in 1890s England amongst the rural countryside full of beautiful statues, glasshouses and fountains.  In this 2017 RSC prod…

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Thursday, March 19, 2020

Review: One Jewish Boy, Trafalgar Studios by Nina Cave

Review: One Jewish Boy, Trafalgar Studios4.0starsOne Jewish Boy follows Alex and Jesse whose marriage is struggling as a result of Jesse’s trauma from an anti-Semitic attack a few years pr…

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Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Review: She Is A Place Called Home, VAULT Festival by Nina Cave

Review: She Is A Place Called Home, VAULT Festival 4.0stars She Is A Place Called Home is an exploration of two sisters dealing with the fact that their dad is taking a second wife (in addit…

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Sunday, March 8, 2020

Review: Drip Drip Drip, Pleasance Theatre by Nina Cave

Review: Drip Drip Drip, Pleasance Theatre5.0starsDrip Drip Drip is set in a typical British hospital run by enthusiastic and hard-working members of all the UK’s communities, most importan…

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Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Review: Belly Up, VAULT Festival by Nina Cave

Review: Belly Up, VAULT Festival3.0starsBelly Up follows Liberty Whitley (Julia Grogan) who is charged with the murder of her master’s son after he attempts to rape her. In a time where ev…

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Sunday, February 23, 2020

Review: After You, Soho Theatre by Nina Cave

Review: After You, Soho Theatre4.0starsHannah and her mum both wear tie-dye t-shirts with a scrunchie in their hair.  A fluffy string of fairy lights with glittering glass beads dangles fro…

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Review: Flights, Omnibus Theatre by Nina Cave

Review: Flights, Omnibus Theatre 4.0Stars John O’Donovan’s new play takes us to rural Ireland where every year Barry, Cusack, and Pa(trick) meet up on the anniversary of their school fri…

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Friday, February 14, 2020

Review: People Show 137: God Knows How Many, Southwark Playhouse by Nina Cave

Review: People Show 137: God Knows How Many, Southwark Playhouse4.0starsA café stands stage left with a puppet sitting on one of its bar stools. The café is rustic and full of copper colou…

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Thursday, February 6, 2020

Review: Sadler’s Wells Sampled, Sadler’s Wells Theatre by Nina Cave

Review: Sadler's Wells Sampled, Sadler's Wells Theatre4.0starsThere has never been such a day for this celebration of diversity as today, the 31st January, just 3.5 hours before Britain leav…

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Monday, January 27, 2020

Twelfth Night, Greenwich Theatre Studio by Nina Cave

Twelfth Night, Greenwich Theatre Studio 1.0stars It is a crowded auditorium buzzing with noise and expectation. The small space is intimate, however, the seats aren’t in any way tiered and…

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Saturday, January 25, 2020

Review: Us Two, The Space by Nina Cave

Review: Us Two, The Space3.0starsTwo women sit in a cafe gazing at the menu, their nails, anything but each other.  Lizzy (Karina Cornwell) and Beth (Kara Stanley) have been friends since t…

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Thursday, January 23, 2020

Review: Smoke Weed Eat Pussy Everyday, Camden People’s Theatre by Nina Cave

Review: Smoke Weed Eat Pussy Everyday, Camden People's Theatre 5.0stars There she lies on the mattress, snuggled in a thin blanket, holding herself tight. It’s silent and dark and through …

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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Review: Magic Goes Wrong, Vaudeville Theatre by Nina Cave

Review: Magic Goes Wrong, Vaudeville Theatre3.0starsI’m ashamed to say that until Magic Goes Wrong I hadn’t seen any of Mischief Theatre Company’s work, despite following their plethor…

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Monday, January 20, 2020

Review: Jew… ish, King’s Head Theatre by Nina Cave

Review: Jew... ish, King's Head Theatre4.0starsOn he runs, singing “I’m a Jew… one of God’s chosen few” and we realise what we’ve let ourselves in for – an hour of a ludicrous,…

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Sunday, January 12, 2020

Review: Scrounger, Finborough Theatre by Nina Cave

Review: Scrounger, Finborough Theatre4.0starsAthena Stevens as Scrounger sits in an armchair in the middle of the stage; a simple white wall is behind her with two doors and two windows surr…

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Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Review: Lexicon, Roundhouse by Nina Cave

Review: Lexicon, Roundhouse4.0starsEntering into the large arena I look up and take in the frames, wires and rings which fill the space. TOOT. An out of tune trumpet sounds in my ear. A band…

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Review: The Little Prince, The Place by Nina Cave

Review: The Little Prince, The Place4.0starsI haven’t been to The Place since I was 17, so it’s a true pleasure to be back here seeing such a beautiful story that’s a core part of so m…

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Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Review: One Under, The Arcola by Nina Cave

Review: One Under, The Arcola3.0starsA beautifully simplistic set greets me as I walk into the performance space—a wooden frame, a paved circle on the floor and then, juxtaposed with this,…

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2019-2020 BROADWAY SEASON
Oct 06: Slave Play
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