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Thursday, June 25, 2020

‘Perhaps something genuinely new in theatre:’ THE TIME MACHINE – Creation Theatre (Online review) by Darren Ross

So bizarre and unlikely is the story behind the creation of this play that one wonders whether writer Jonathan Holloway has time-travelled himself!

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Saturday, May 30, 2020

Recalling Tom Hiddleston in CORIOLANUS: ‘One of the best nights of theatre of my life’ by Darren Ross

It is not often that one reviews a play one saw six years ago, but with the forthcoming National Theatre At Home streaming of the Donmar Warehouse production of Coriolanus, right now seems a…

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Thursday, February 13, 2020

‘You leave the theatre being pro-Cherie’: CHERIE – MY STRUGGLE – White Bear Theatre ★★★★ by Darren Ross

Cherie - My Struggle is thoroughly enjoyable and one can imagine Cherie Blair seeing it and not feeling at all hard done by. The play is not a hagiography, but you leave the theatre being pr…

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Saturday, November 2, 2019

‘Find honour & truth in being yourself’: DIFFERENT FROM THE OTHERS – White Bear Theatre ★★★★ by Darren Ross

The past often offers a convenient intellectual space which we can all look down upon and feel smug about how far we have come in moral terms. Different From The Others gleefully kicks us of…

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Saturday, October 12, 2019

‘Glenn Chandler is a master mason, expertly layering themes into story & character’: THE GOOD SCOUT – Above The Stag Theatre ★★★★ by Darren Ross

The Good Scout achieves the impossible - finding an original, untold story from World War Two. In the 1930s, boys from the Nazi Hitlerjugend visit British Rover Scouts for a cycling holiday …

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Monday, August 12, 2019

‘Burlesques on absurdism’: OUR WALK THROUGH THE WORLD – The Water Rats by Darren Ross

Ross Howard's six short plays are set in worlds that are burlesques on absurdism. Relationships don't so much fail to work as unnervingly malfunction.

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