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Sunday, October 22, 2017

Review: B, Royal Court Theatre by Alice Devoy

Terrorism, a word that needs no introduction. Guillermo Calderon, the Chilean playwright, has tackled this topic with a unique angle in his new drama, B. Directed by Sam Pritchard, B is a fa…

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Review: Boudica, Shakespeare’s Globe by Alice Devoy

All eyes are on Emma Rice, the Artistic Director of Shakespeare’s Globe, who is stepping down in the new year, and the new play under her management, Boudica, is nothing short of pure brav…

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Review: The March on Russia, Orange Tree Theatre by Alice Devoy

The March on Russia is the story of an old couple and their three middle-aged children on their 60th Wedding Anniversary. Set in the playwright’s (David Storey) hometown in Yorkshire, a de…

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Sunday, August 20, 2017

Review: Olympilads, Theatre N16 by Alice Devoy

Anyone who was around in 2012 (or indeed most of 2011) will remember the HYPE that surrounded the London Olympic games. Stepping through the doors at Theatre N16 and seeing copious amounts o…

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Friday, August 18, 2017

Review: Opera in the City Double Bill, Bridewell Theatre by Alice Devoy

If you have ever read The Wasteland by T.S. Eliot you probably have a good idea of how it felt to watch the first piece in this double bill. Certain lines, such as ‘Here is water and only …

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Review: Consumables, King’s Head Theatre by Alice Devoy

‘Sex is the loneliest thing you can do.’ These words, spoken poignantly by young porn star, Blaize (Michael Hanratty), drill right into the heart of this fantastic play by Matthew Kyne B…

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Review: Run, The Place by Alice Devoy

Run by the 2faced Dance Company is, in fact, a collection of three different pieces: all emotive, potent and wholly individual. The opening piece, which is also the longest, is entitled ‘F…

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Monday, April 10, 2017

Review: Run, The Place by Alice Devoy

Run by the 2faced Dance Company is, in fact, a collection of three different pieces: all emotive, potent and wholly individual. The opening piece, which is also the longest, is entitled ‘F…

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Monday, March 13, 2017

Review: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, Old Vic by Alice Devoy

‘Almost everybody thinks of himself as a nobody. A cipher, not a cog.’ These are the nullifying, yet somewhat pertinent, words of playwright Tom Stoppard when discussing the mentality be…

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Saturday, March 11, 2017

Review: Tosca, Hackney Empire by Alice Devoy

The visceral austerity of the English Touring Opera’s (ETO) set, with its sharp lines, captures the murky undertones of a Rome in 1800 at the centre of a European power struggle in this pr…

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Thursday, March 9, 2017

Review: Heart of Darkness, OMNIBUS by Alice Devoy

Although they set themselves on a task as brave, and almost as challenging, as that of our exploring protagonist, Marlow, this arresting production Heart of Darkness by Scandal and Gallows T…

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Review: All of Me, VAULT Festival by Alice Devoy

If you ever thought isolation and addiction were the wrong topics for a comedy then, please, think again. All of Me depicts pain and suffering with high levels of panache, black humour, and …

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Friday, February 17, 2017

Review: Killing Time, Park Theatre by Alice Devoy

Tackling a topic like death, or perhaps the topic of death, it would have be easy for this production to slip into whimsical comments on wasted youth, dusty wrinkles, and morbid clichés. Bu…

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Review: Three Unrelated Short Plays, Theatre N16 by Alice Devoy

If you are looking for spiritual enlightenment from your cultural excursions then please do look a little further; Three Unrelated Short Plays is light hearted and fun, but not a lot else &#…

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