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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Unexploded Ordnances (UXO) review at Barbican Pit, London – ‘thought-provoking’ by Francesca Peschier

In 2014, the ground-breaking lesbian feminist performance group Split Britches was touring Governor’s Island. They were told not to do any digging.

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Sunday, May 13, 2018

Review: Rattle Snake at the Soho Theatre by Francesca Peschier

One very dangerous man: Catrina McHugh's two-hander explores the issues of coercive control within relationships. The post Review: Rattle Snake at the Soho Theatre appeared first on Exeunt M…

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Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Nightclubbing review at Camden People’s Theatre, London – ‘fiercely political’ by Francesca Peschier

Rachel Young’s Nightclubbing takes its audience on a journey from the 1980s Black Girl Magic of Grace Jones to shivering in a 2015 nightclub

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Monday, May 7, 2018

Review: Suicide Notes at Shoreditch Town Hall by Francesca Peschier

Tongued into submission: Francesca Peschier tries to put the joy of Chris Brett Bailey's solo set into words. The post Review: Suicide Notes at Shoreditch Town Hall appeared first on Exeunt …

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Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Review: Chess at the Coliseum by Francesca Peschier

Checkmate: Benny and Bjorn's classic eighties musical is completely ridiculous The post Review: Chess at the Coliseum appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Review: One Green Bottle at the Soho Theatre by Francesca Peschier

Francesca Peschier reviews Hideki Noda's "utterly bizarre gender-bending kaleidoscopic piece of work". The post Review: One Green Bottle at the Soho Theatre appeared first on Exeunt Magazin…

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Monday, April 30, 2018

We Can Time Travel review at Shoreditch Town Hall, London – ‘imaginative gig theatre’ by Francesca Peschier

We Can Time Travel is the latest piece of gig theatre from Dom Coyote, who created genre frontrunner Songs for the End

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Friday, April 27, 2018

Review: Strictly Ballroom at the Piccadilly Theatre by Francesca Peschier

A Will Young concert with a bit of story: the musical adaptation of Baz Luhrmann's 1992 doesn't sparkle as bright as its sequins. The post Review: Strictly Ballroom at the Piccadilly Theatre…

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Monday, April 23, 2018

Dames review at Pleasance Theatre, London – ‘toilet humour’ by Francesca Peschier

Dames looks incredible. The music’s pounding, the alcopops are flowing and designer April Dalton’s interpretation of the nightclub toilet setting is all

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Review: The Bekkrell Effect at Roundhouse by Francesca Peschier

If Pixar did electrons... Francesca Peschier reviews a piece of circus based on the discovery of radioactivity The post Review: The Bekkrell Effect at Roundhouse appeared first on Exeunt Mag…

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Roundtable: Working Conditions and Pay in Theatre Design by Francesca Peschier

Ahead of an open meeting called by the Society of British Theatre Designers, eight designers at all career levels discuss the struggle for fair working conditions The post Roundtable: Worki…

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Monday, April 9, 2018

Review: Devil with the Blue Dress at the Bunker Theatre by Francesca Peschier

No shoes: Francesca Peschier reviews a play inspired by the Monica Lewinsky scandal through its costumes The post Review: Devil with the Blue Dress at the Bunker Theatre appeared first on E…

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Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Random Selfies review at Ovalhouse, London – ‘charming, if lightweight’ by Francesca Peschier

Social media has changed the way we live. It’s also brought with it new insecurities. Random Selfies, produced by Ovalhouse as part

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Theatre’s missing accents by Francesca Peschier

Francesca Peschier explores how regional and working class accents are both underused and misused by theatre. The post Theatre’s missing accents appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Review: Ruthless! The Musical at the Arts Theatre by Francesca Peschier

Who on earth is this for? Joel Paley and Marvin Laird's inane Off-Broadway cult hit punches down not up, and that's the least of its problems. The post Review: Ruthless! The Musical at the A…

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Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Three Sisters review at Jack Studio Theatre, London – ‘exquisite visuals’ by Francesca Peschier

Ross McGregor’s new adaption of Three Sisters for Arrows and Traps is witty and accessible. Beautifully presented and elegantly design by Odin

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Monday, March 26, 2018

Review: Miss Nightingale at London Hippodrome by Francesca Peschier

A good night out: Francesca Peschier on Matthew Bugg's bawdy wartime musical. The post Review: Miss Nightingale at London Hippodrome appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Review: Follow Suit at Vault Festival 2018 by Francesca Peschier

You won’t look at dry cleaning bags with such ease ever again: Francesca Peschier reviews Silent Faces' office-based comedy. The post Review: Follow Suit at Vault Festival 2018 appeared f…

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Monday, March 12, 2018

Review: The Dog Beneath the Skin at Jermyn Street Theatre by Francesca Peschier

The bizarre and the nastiness in the everyday: Francesca Peschier reviews a forgotten play by Auden and Isherwood The post Review: The Dog Beneath the Skin at Jermyn Street Theatre appeared …

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Friday, March 9, 2018

After the Ball review at Upstairs at the Gatehouse, London – ‘stilted and jarring’ by Francesca Peschier

Ian Grant’s After the Ball explores how war breaks down the things that people consider integral to their sense of self. Despite opening

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Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Review: The Strongbox at Vault Festival 2018 by Francesca Peschier

Stephanie Jacob's new play about modern slavery is 'menacingly volatile'. The post Review: The Strongbox at Vault Festival 2018 appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Review: An Evening with Jonathan Blazer at Vault Festival by Francesca Peschier

Francesca Peschier has a long, hard think about why she didn't like this. The post Review: An Evening with Jonathan Blazer at Vault Festival appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Monday, March 5, 2018

Review: Electra at The Bunker Theatre by Francesca Peschier

Sophocles...but make it punk: Francesca Peschier reviews DumbWise Theatre's take on a classic. The post Review: Electra at The Bunker Theatre appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Friday, February 23, 2018

Review: Ken at The Bunker by Francesca Peschier

If in doubt, get naked and jump on the table: Terry Johnson's tribute to Ken Campbell has lessons for life as well as theatre. The post Review: Ken at The Bunker appeared first on Exeunt Mag…

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Saturday, February 17, 2018

Review: If We Got Some More Cocaine I Could Show You How I Love You at Vault Festival 2018 by Francesca Peschier

Francesca Peschier reviews John O'Donovan's "envy-inducing" debut play, in all its "butterfly brilliance". The post Review: If We Got Some More Cocaine I Could Show You How I Love You at Vau…

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Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Review: JOY at VAULT Festival by Francesca Peschier

You don't get it, but you listen: all good artists are dead's second show is an incomprehensible rave. The post Review: JOY at VAULT Festival appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Monday, February 12, 2018

Review: Mad as Hell at Jermyn Street Theatre by Francesca Peschier

Don’t try and tell us it’s his jive dancing: Francesca Peschier reviews Cassie McFarlane & Adrian Hope's play about Eletha Barrett and Peter Finch The post Review: Mad as Hell at Je…

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Friday, February 9, 2018

A Girl in School Uniform (Walks into a Bar) review at New Diorama, London – ‘unnerving and resonant’ by Francesca Peschier

In an alternate reality, that feels uncomfortably close to ours, women are dying. Every time the lights go out they disappear from

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Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Review: The Lifeboat at VAULT Festival by Francesca Peschier

Thanks, Miranda: our intrepid space explorer dies a horrific death in this escape room experience. The post Review: The Lifeboat at VAULT Festival appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Review: Lolo Brow: Attention Seeker at VAULT Festival by Francesca Peschier

A kiss that might just turn into a bite: Lolo Brow is at her sexy, seditious best at The Vaults. The post Review: Lolo Brow: Attention Seeker at VAULT Festival appeared first on Exeunt Magaz…

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Monday, February 5, 2018

300 el x 50 el x 30 el review at Barbican, London – ‘bold, biblical, bizarre’ by Francesca Peschier

Belgian collective FC Bergman took the title of its mime-meets-cinema spectacular, 300 el x 50 el x 30 el, from the dimensions

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