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Sunday, November 17, 2019

Review: A Haunted Existence, Battersea Arts Centre by Blue Huseyin

Review: A Haunted Existence, Battersea Arts Centre4.0stars  “You may find these things morally wrong. I do not.” That is the ringing clarion call extending from the Somerset town of Tau…

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Saturday, November 9, 2019

Review: Dirty Crusty, The Yard Theatre by Blue Huseyin

Review: Dirty Crusty, The Yard Theatre 3.0stars In the time it takes me to throw my coat over my shoulders, walk the short distance from The Yard Theatre to the train station, ride the train…

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Review: Frankenstein, Southwark Playhouse by Blue Huseyin

Review: Frankenstein, Southwark Playhouse3.0stars“Soon,” Garth (Sonny Poon Tip) informs the audience, the very act of sitting together in a room to watch a show like this will seem “qu…

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Monday, November 4, 2019

Review: Gaslight, The Playground Theatre by Blue Huseyin

Review: Gaslight, The Playground Theatre4.0starsOur tale is set in a chintzy living room designed by Kate Halstead. The carpet is a striking pink that sends a rosy blush onto the walls. The …

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Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Review: Nothing Special, Camden People’s Theatre by Blue Huseyin

Review: Nothing Special, Camden People's Theatre1.0starsIt is 9pm in the heart of Camden. Two people are rolling around on the floor, wailing and sloppily jamming bananas into their mouths a…

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Review: Little Baby Jesus, Orange Tree Theatre by Blue Huseyin

Review: Little Baby Jesus, Orange Tree Theatre 5.0stars Little Baby Jesus is the miraculous sort of theatre that plucks us completely out of ourselves, pries apart our ribs and speaks so dir…

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Review: Great Expectations, Southwark Playhouse by Blue Huseyin

Review: Great Expectations, Southwark Playhouse3.0starsFrames draped with fabric stand on either end of a long catwalk. Hannah Wolfe’s set is simple but it allows greater focus on the tale…

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Saturday, October 19, 2019

Review: Last Orders, Old Red Lion Theatre by Blue Huseyin

Review: Last Orders, Old Red Lion Theatre4.0stars“When you turn out the lights tonight, be sure to check that corner of your room again… you know the one” warns Reece, one of our hosts…

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Review: Black Chiffon, Park Theatre by Blue Huseyin

Review: Black Chiffon, Park Theatre 3.0stars In an austere and extravagant green drawing room overlooking the river Thames, a family prepare for their oldest son’s upcoming wedding. On the…

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Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Review: Noises Off, Garrick Theatre by Blue Huseyin

Review: Noises Off, Garrick Theatre5.0starsAt some point during Act three, I am laughing so hard that I rifle in my bag for my inhaler – somewhere in the show between the cactus and the th…

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Review: This Is Not Right, Wilton’s Music Hall by Blue Huseyin

Review: This Is Not Right, Wilton's Music Hall 3.0stars Wilton’s Music Hall is the perfect location for This Is Not Right. It’s bare, crumbling bricks, cast-iron pillars and faded paint …

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Thursday, October 3, 2019

Review: Gastronomic, Shoreditch Town Hall by Blue Huseyin

Review: Gastronomic, Shoreditch Town Hall4.0starsGastronomic is a stunning contradiction. It sweeps us 37,000 feet into the air only to remind us that our most intimate memories and identiti…

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Review: Mother of Him, Park Theatre by Blue Huseyin

Review: Mother of Him, Park Theatre 3.0stars Brenda Kapowitz (Tracy-Ann Oberman) prepares breakfast for her petulant youngest son, answers phone calls and presses him to dress for school. Th…

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Review: Zeus on the Loose, Fire London by Blue Huseyin

Review: Zeus on the Loose, Fire London 2.0stars “If all of you haven’t left with STIs tonight, we haven’t done our job right!” cackles Apollo (Dean McCullough) our host, his glittery…

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Sunday, September 22, 2019

Review: Lit, Omnibus Theatre by Blue Huseyin

Review: Lit, Omnibus Theatre4.0starsExiting the Omnibus Theatre, the audience brims with emotion. Some do not move immediately, still under the spell. By the door, a woman says “That poor …

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Monday, September 16, 2019

Review: Torch Song, Turbine Theatre by Blue Huseyin

Review: Torch Song, Turbine Theatre5.0starsBy the end of Harvey Fierstein’s Torch Song, I am acutely aware of the fraught atmosphere, the sobbing man on my left and my own damp cheeks. Ori…

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Thursday, September 12, 2019

Review: RIFT present Midsummer Night’s Dream, Alexandra Palace by Blue Huseyin

Review: RIFT present Midsummer Night's Dream, Alexandra Palace5.0starsWe gather on the observation terrace of Alexandra Palace in the shadow of its vast transmission tower. A plaque declares…

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Saturday, August 31, 2019

The State of New Writing: Administrative Minefield or Grassroots Revolution? by Blue Huseyin

During this month, Theatre 503’s ‘Summer Takeover’ has offered us creatives advice to help further our careers. Invited to the closing event, Blue Huseyin wonders just how much help ne…

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Review: Macbeth, Temple Church by Blue Huseyin

Review: Macbeth, Temple Church 3.0stars The decision to stage Macbeth in a church is deliberate and powerful. The stage rises up in a long aisle between the facing pews. The audience are tra…

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Review: The Amygdala, Bread and Roses Theatre by Blue Huseyin

Review: The Amygdala, Bread and Roses Theatre 4.0stars The theatre above The Bread and Roses pub is small. We must edge and shuffle into one of the chairs surrounding three sides of a stage.…

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