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Sunday, July 28, 2019

Review: Anything with a Pulse, Hen and Chickens Theatre by Aidan Bracebridge

Review: Anything with a Pulse, Hen and Chickens Theatre 4.0stars Playful, lively and wonderfully funny, Anything with a Pulse by Eliana Ostro (who is both writer and director) depicts a tend…

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Thursday, July 4, 2019

Review: Europe, Donmar Warehouse by Aidan Bracebridge

stars5.0Overall ScoreHegel’s famous quote that the “only thing we learn from history is that we learn nothing from history” seems to ring truer every day at the moment. Despite all the…

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Acknowledging the Elephant on the Stage: Can theatre ever just be theatre? by Aidan Bracebridge

Can we watch and create theatre without any political intention? Is apoliticism an insidious tool? After watching two very different shows, Aidan Bracebridge is left wondering. A few months …

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Review: Three Sisters, Vaudeville Theatre by Aidan Bracebridge

Review: Three Sisters, Vaudeville Theatre4.0starsMaly Drama Theatre of St. Petersburg’s production of Three Sisters, Anton Chekhov’s poignant exploration of human hearts in rebellion aga…

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Saturday, May 25, 2019

Review: Beats on Pointe, Peacock Theatre by Aidan Bracebridge

Review: Beats on Pointe, Peacock Theatre5.0Overall ScoreAs Beats on Pointe whirls into London, scattering its magical blend of ballet and street dance, I arrive at the Peacock Theatre excite…

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Monday, April 29, 2019

Review: Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, Rose Theatre Kingston by Aidan Bracebridge

Review: Captain Corelli's Mandolin, Rose Theatre Kingston4.0Overall ScoreThe people of war-time Cephalonia fearfully await the entrance of their Italian occupiers. After a hurried hour of fa…

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Thursday, March 28, 2019

Review: Wolfie, Theatre 503 by Aidan Bracebridge

Review: Wolfie, Theatre 5033.0Overall ScoreWith its long-lost twins, its wolf-mother, its tree-chorus and its woodpecker-arbiter, you would be forgiven for thinking Wolfie is a regular fairy…

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Thursday, March 21, 2019

Review: Never Trust a Man Bun, Stockwell Playhouse by Aidan Bracebridge

Review: Never Trust a Man Bun, Stockwell Playhouse 1.0Overall Score “Brush your hair, pluck your eyebrows and put on something pretty”, Rachel (Natasha Grace Hutt) says to Lucy (Katherin…

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Saturday, March 9, 2019

Review: Medea, The Barbican by Aidan Bracebridge

Review: Medea, The Barbican4.0starsSimon Stone’s taut, modern adaptation of Medea pulls no punches so I’m not going to either: this is a brutally unflinching journey exposing many of the…

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Saturday, March 2, 2019

Review: The Importance of Being Earnest, Tara Theatre by Aidan Bracebridge

Review: The Importance of Being Earnest, Tara Theatre3.0Overall ScoreI wonder what Oscar Wilde would have thought of seeing his iconic comedy of aristocratic Victorian society, The Importan…

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Review: Bring Them Home, VAULT Festival by Aidan Bracebridge

Review: Bring Them Home, VAULT Festival3.0starsPart immersive theatre, part interactive board game, Treehouse Games’ Bring Them Home provides an inventive, manic evening of 1970s Space Rac…

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Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Review: And The Rest of Me Floats, Bush Theatre by Aidan Bracebridge

Review: And The Rest of Me Floats, Bush Theatre 4.0stars is a beautiful, brave exploration of gender identity and fluidity / burns with the constellations of possibilities shining between th…

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Monday, February 18, 2019

Review: The D Word, VAULT Festival by Aidan Bracebridge

Review: The D Word, VAULT Festival5.0Overall ScoreDeftly dovetailing a deliciously droll disposition with a daringly dramatised dialogue on domestic difference and dynastic diversity, Jordan…

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Thursday, February 7, 2019

Review: The Cult of K*nzo, Camden People’s Theatre by Aidan Bracebridge

Review: The Cult of K*nzo, Camden People's Theatre3.0Overall ScoreDebonair fashion icon that I am, I probably ought to say that I was previously so oblivious to Kenzo that I didn’t even kn…

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Thursday, January 31, 2019

Review: Leave to Remain, Lyric Hammersmith by Aidan Bracebridge

Review: Leave to Remain, Lyric Hammersmith4.0starsImagine a joyful, precarious, tender love story between two young gay men in London; one a black British second-generation immigrant, the ot…

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Saturday, January 19, 2019

Review: A Modest Little Man, Bread and Roses Theatre by Aidan Bracebridge

Review: A Modest Little Man, Bread and Roses Theatre 2.0Overall Score Following Clement Attlee from his unexpectedly successful election campaign in 1945, to his creation of the welfare stat…

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Friday, January 18, 2019

Review: 24 Italian Songs and Arias / Diana Is Dead! The Yard Theatre by Aidan Bracebridge

Review: 24 Italian Songs and Arias / Diana Is Dead! The Yard Theatre2.0starsAs I approach Hackney Wick for an improbable Tuesday night double-bill of 24 Italian Songs and Arias and Diana Is …

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Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Review: Aisha, Tristan Bates Theatre by Aidan Bracebridge

Review: Aisha, Tristan Bates Theatre5.0Overall ScoreAisha is a devastatingly powerful one-woman play about what it really means to be a victim of child marriage in the UK, not as an imperson…

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