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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Review: Boxman, The Albany by Daniel Perks

In arguably the most challenging production seen at the festival so far, Boxman is a one-man show. The 45 minutes focussed on Ringo (Reice Weathers), a homeless man who fled from his war-str…

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Review: The Open Couple, The Albany by Daniel Perks

Here we have a squabbling couple, going through marital difficulties. The premise for Dario Fo’s The Open Couple may seem fairly typical for a play, but the solution in this case is somewh…

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Review: After Liverpool, The Albany by Daniel Perks

After Liverpool has nothing to do with the city in North West England – it’s best to reveal that detail straightaway so there are no misconceptions of scousers with their hair in rollers…

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Review: Captain Amazing, The Albany by Daniel Perks

Captain Amazing is the story of a superhero and a puppet. Like all good stories, it needs a good guy and a bad guy, a villain hellbent on destroying the world with his nuclear missile. Mark …

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Review: Passing By, The Albany by Daniel Perks

Nowadays, no festival programme is complete without a LGBTQ production, so engrained as they are in modern day society. It’s a wonderful thing. Highlighting and debating previously taboo i…

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INTERVIEW: Oli Forsyth from Smoke & Oakum Theatre by Daniel Perks

"I originally trained at East 15 to be an actor. Within two weeks of graduating I already knew I didn’t want to pursue it – I was good at being proactive at getting an agent, but the stu…

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Who emerged from this year’s Stomping Ground festival? by Daniel Perks

The individuals were given full rein, not only pitching, casting and directing, but in producing, marketing, fundraising and ultimately organising the festival itself.

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E15 – Battersea Arts Centre by Daniel Perks

This is not the beginning of the end of the housing crisis, despite what LUNG Productions would have us believe. This is a campaign that has been raging for four years with the simple hope o…

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Monday, March 20, 2017

Review: Counting Stars, The Albany by Daniel Perks

Sophie (Rebecca Omogbehin) and Abiodun (Joseph Rowe) never directly interact, confined as they are to their separate nightclub toilets. But there is a natural partnership between them, a dee…

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Review: The Shawl, The Albany by Daniel Perks

John (Alec Gray) is a charlatan, a sham. Convincing in his craft, but swindling Miss A (Nicola Peluso) out of her fortune nevertheless. Stricken with grief over the passing of her mother, sh…

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Review: The End of All Miracles, The Albany by Daniel Perks

They enter in high spirits, partying through life to their wheelchairs. As the music fades, only the remnants of the celebration remain, the leftovers of two lives as they reflect in their t…

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Network of Independent Critics return to Edinburgh Fringe by Daniel Perks

Applications opened today for participants to join the Network of Independent Critics (NIC) for their second season at Edinburgh Festival Fringe, from 4th – 28th August 2017.

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BOXMAN – The Albany by Daniel Perks

Edwina Strobl directs Daniel Keene’s Boxman as part of the Stomping Ground Festival, a Young Director’s training programme set up by StoneCrabs Theatre Company. Weathers establishes his …

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Sunday, March 19, 2017

PASSING BY – The Albany by Daniel Perks

Chris Davis directs Martin Sherman’s Passing By as part of the Stomping Ground Festival, a Young Director’s training programme set up by StoneCrabs Theatre Company. Simon (Adrian Quinton…

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WASTED – The Albany by Daniel Perks

Kapila directs Kate Tempest’s Wasted as part of the Stomping Ground Festival, a Young Director’s training programme set up by StoneCrabs Theatre Company. Charlotte (Chioma Anyanwu), Ted …

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THE END OF ALL MIRACLES – The Albany by Daniel Perks

Fernanda Mandagará directs Paulo Santoro’s The End Of All Miracles as part of the Stomping Ground Festival, a Young Director’s training programme set up by StoneCrabs Theatre Company. S…

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Saturday, March 18, 2017

COUNTING STARS – The Albany by Daniel Perks

Emily Marshall directs Atiha Sen Gupta’s Counting Stars as part of the Stomping Ground Festival, a Young Director’s training programme set up by StoneCrabs Theatre Company. The central c…

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AN AMERICAN IN PARIS – West End by Daniel Perks

One of Wheeldon’s finest moments that captures the romantic essence of its Parisian roots and brings it into the present day. Experience a cast and creative team working its peak in a fitt…

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THE SHAWL – The Albany by Daniel Perks

John (Alec Gray) is a charlatan, a sham. Convincing in his craft, but swindling Miss A (Nicola Peluso) out of her fortune nevertheless. Stricken with grief over the passing of her mother, sh…

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Tuesday, March 14, 2017

2017 VAULT Festival Round-Up by Daniel Perks

You know 2017 theatre has officially kicked off when the Awards season is in full swing and VAULT Festival has served up some excellent fringe theatre.

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Sunday, March 12, 2017

PANDORA – The Pleasance by Daniel Perks

Helen (Grace Chilton) exhibits all the signs of a pregnancy borne out of desperation – the relationship with Aaron is swiftly going downhill, but don’t worry because an impending baby wi…

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Thursday, March 9, 2017

THE DIARY OF A TEENAGE GIRL – Southwark Playhouse by Daniel Perks

Nina Dunn, Andrew Riley and David Howe combine forces to create a vibrant set, lighting and video design for The Diary Of A Teenage Girl – a show where kitsch is the perfect one-word descr…

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Monday, March 6, 2017

Review: Chigger Foot Boys, Tara Arts by Daniel Perks

The British Empire feels like an octopus, its tentacles stretching out across the globe and touching all continents, everything feeding back into the main body at the centre. Porcelain from …

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THE GRAN SHOW – Vaults by Daniel Perks

Viki Browne devotes a show to the memory of her grandmother – people grieve in different ways and for Browne this is her way of processing. The Gran Show is a work in progress and Browne i…

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THE EPISODE – Vaults by Daniel Perks

It may be Kate (Nesba Crenshaw) sat at the head of the runway on a platform, studying us, judging us, undressing us, but we know that Tom Brennan’s inspiration for this character is Anna W…

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LABELS – Vaults by Daniel Perks

Joe Sellman-Leava opens Labels with quotes from Nigel Farage, Katie Hopkins, Nick Griffin, Idi Amin and Donald Trump, to name but a few. In the first 2 minutes the audience are hit with a ba…

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PUPPY – Vaults by Daniel Perks

Two women meet and fall in love whilst engaging in a spot of dogging, the start to every classic fairytale. Well, it is in Puppy at least, a work in progress by Naomi Westerman.

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KINGS – Vaults by Daniel Perks

Kings is my pick of The Vaults Festival 2017. There, I said it. A bold opening statement, but sometimes it’s easier just to blurt these things out straight away, no messing about.

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Sunday, March 5, 2017

ALL OF ME – Vaults by Daniel Perks

The stage is ramshackle, full of cardboard boxes stacked haphazardly around that provide an insight into Gareth’s unorganised, potentially unhinged mind. But he hangs onto the things that …

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HISTORY HISTORY HISTORY – Yard Theatre by Daniel Perks

Deborah Pearson sits behind a desk, with a black and white 1950s foreign film playing in the background, reminding us that this film could easily be amongst the series of choices that result…

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Saturday, March 4, 2017

THE FOLEY EXPLOSION – Yard Theatre by Daniel Perks

A random collection of props surround a sacred circle of light, the protective performance space for Julie Rose Bower. In here, she can recreate sound, loop it round and round with a dulling…

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