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Monday, April 3, 2017

Review: Don Juan in Soho, Wyndham’s Theatre by Annie Starkey

Soho serves once more as the backdrop for this new version of Patrick Marber’s previous ‘loose adaptation’ of Moliere’s tragicomedy Don Juan. Not much has changed since 2006’s vers…

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Sunday, January 8, 2017

Review: Glockenspiel, Tristan Bates Theatre by Annie Starkey

There are few redeeming features to be found in Steven Dykes’ new play Glockenspiel. It is lacking in the subtle nuance, witty dialogue and/or exciting spectacle which, in my mind at least…

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Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Review: Living With the Lights On, Young Vic by Annie Starkey

There is no need for an elaborate set, complicated lighting design or gimmicky sound effects, as Mark Lockyer stands on a threadbare rug to relive vividly and emotionally his astonishing jou…

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Review: Hamlet, Trafalgar Studios by Annie Starkey

The events of Shakespeare’s classic Hamlet take the rather novel form of being played out over the course of Claudius and Gertrude’s wedding night in Kelly Hunter’s new adaptation.…

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Monday, November 7, 2016

Review: Fool for Love, Found111 by Annie Starkey

One of the reasons we go to the theatre is to see creatives try new ways of doing things; to witness innovation through experimentation. Setting Sam Shepard’s Fool for Love, then, in a non…

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Friday, October 14, 2016

Lunch and the Bow of Ulysses, Trafalgar Studios by Annie Starkey

In a Berkoff double-bill special, a bench on a pier within Trafalgar Studios’ flexible and intimate Studio 2 plays host to starkly vivid scenes depicting the beginning, and ending, of a li…

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Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Review: Torn, Royal Court by Annie Starkey

The intimate and inclusive in-the-round set up of the Royal Court’s Jerwood Theatre Upstairs was a fitting choice to play host to Nathaniel Martello-White’s new play Torn, which serves t…

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Monday, September 12, 2016

Review: The Fatal Friendship, The Rose Playhouse by Annie Starkey

Although this staged reading of seventeenth-century playwright Catherine Trotter’s The Fatal Friendship is a work in progress, with an eye on a full production as part of a festival to coi…

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Thursday, September 8, 2016

Review: The Wawel Dragon, The Scoop by Annie Starkey

Any high hopes for a pleasurable experience are dashed right at the start of Gods and Monsters’ adaptation of the Polish folk story The Wawel Dragon as it begins with a period of jaunty, m…

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Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Review: Crime and Punishment: The Rock Musical, The Scoop by Annie Starkey

A rock musical version of Dostoevsky’s famous novel ‘Crime and Punishment’ seems (aptly) a rather novel enough idea already, but Gods and Monsters Theatre have certainly surpassed expe…

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Monday, August 15, 2016

Review: The Calm, Waterloo East Theatre by Annie Starkey

With the makings of a strong and novel concept for the basis of a piece of theatre, Who Said Theatre‘s The Calm sees war spark the cementing of one relationship and the destruction of …

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