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Thursday, June 6, 2019

Review: Kalakuta Republik, Barbican by Gus Mitchell

Review: Kalakuta Republik, Barbican 4.0stars Taking inspiration from the life and work of Fela Kuti, magnetic musician, Afrobeat pioneer and unwavering political activist, Kalakuta Republik …

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Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Kill Climate Deniers: “Screw all this, I just want to go mental on the page” by Gus Mitchell

Gus Mitchell talks about the environmental, political fuck-ups and drum n’ bass concept albums with one of the performers currently in the Pleasance Theatre’s Kill Climate Deniers. A mil…

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Friday, May 31, 2019

Review: Dead Dog in a Suitcase (and Other Love Songs), Lyric Hammersmith by Gus Mitchell

Review: Dead Dog in a Suitcase (and Other Love Songs), Lyric Hammersmith2.0Overall ScoreJohn Gay’s bawdy opera/proto-musical was a revelation and a shock when it first hit London in 1728. …

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019

This Island’s Mine: “It’s hardly a play where we watch young gay people die of AIDS” by Gus Mitchell

As it returns for a major revival at the King’s Head Theatre, Gus Mitchell talks to two actors from This Island’s Mine about the enduring legacy of Gay Sweatshop, Section 28 and the impo…

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Review: Dark Matter / Don’t You Dare, Tristan Bates Theatre by Gus Mitchell

Review: Dark Matter / Don't You Dare, Tristan Bates Theatre 3.0stars A Piece of the Continent is the Tristan Bates Theatre’s festival of theatre in response to Brexit, bringing together sh…

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Wednesday, January 30, 2019

I sometimes feel that audiences are in a post-exhaust period of jadedness by Gus Mitchell

Gus Mitchell writes about the notion of ‘experimental’ theatre: Where this idea stands in 2019 and how looking back to 1960s Off-Off Broadway definitely explains a lot. It seems …

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Friday, January 25, 2019

Ad Infinitum: “It’s a serious problem we have and we’re not really facing it” by Gus Mitchell

The team behind Chloe and the Colour Catcher, return with a very personal project about themselves – a same-sex couple and how and if they should have kids. The co-artistic directors o…

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Sunday, November 25, 2018

Review: Yerma, Cervantes Theatre by Gus Mitchell

Federico Garcia Lorca’s Yerma, first performed in 1934, is a deeply strange and dark play, full of rural ghosts, poetry and ritual. It’s the final part, as the Cervantes team remind us, …

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Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Review: Pressure Points, White Bear Theatre by Gus Mitchell

Pressure Points, written by Jack Stanley and presented in the stripped-back space at the White Bear, asks us what being a political young person today might look like. Following the fortunes…

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Monday, November 12, 2018

Review: Don Quixote, Garrick Theatre by Gus Mitchell

The RSC’s Don Quixote, originally staged at The Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon in 2016, emerged from the company’s 400th anniversary celebration of Shakespeare’s death. Spain’s fa…

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Thursday, October 4, 2018

Review: Mrs Dalloway, Arcola Theatre by Gus Mitchell

Review: Mrs Dalloway, Arcola Theatre4.0StarsVirginia Woolf’s Mrs Dalloway is, like much of her work, more interested in the complexities of the human individual than in the intricacies of …

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