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Friday, August 16, 2019

Review: Actually, Trafalgar Studios by Hilary Webb

Review: Actually, Trafalgar Studios5.0starsA play pitched as being about consent turns out to be about a whole lot more, in the London debut of Anna Ziegler’s Actually at the Trafalgar Stu…

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Monday, August 12, 2019

Review: River in the Sky, Hope Theatre by Hilary Webb

Review: River in the Sky, Hope Theatre 3.0stars Through a series of wild children’s adventure stories, a couple tries to come to terms with their grief in an unusual and striking play abou…

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Saturday, July 13, 2019

Review: Flirt With Reality, Peacock Theatre by Hilary Webb

Review: Flirt With Reality, Peacock Theatre3.0starsAn ensemble of eight dancers and one tabla player present a series of narrative dances enhanced by technology in Another Kind of Blue’s p…

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Saturday, June 22, 2019

Review: Laura-Doe’s Vaudeville of the Vulva, Bread and Roses Theatre by Hilary Webb

Review: Laura-Doe's Vaudeville of the Vulva, Bread and Roses Theatre2.0starsCabaret meets puppetry meets vulvae in the latest one-woman show to hit the Bread and Roses Theatre – it’s Lau…

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Monday, May 20, 2019

Review: Salomé, Greenwich Theatre by Hilary Webb

Review: Salomé, Greenwich Theatre3.0starsBiblical scandal meets Oscar Wilde meets business casual in Lazarus Theatre Company’s new production of Salomé at Greenwich Theatre this May. In …

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Saturday, May 11, 2019

Review: SHIFT, Shoreditch Town Hall by Hilary Webb

Review: SHIFT, Shoreditch Town Hall5.0Overall ScoreAt Shoreditch Town Hall this May, theatre and circus collide to produce something truly unique. Barely Methodical Troupe (BMT) bring their …

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Saturday, April 6, 2019

Review: Tony’s Last Tapes, Omnibus Theatre by Hilary Webb

Review: Tony's Last Tapes, Omnibus Theatre3.0starsI’ve often wondered what politician, writer and diarist Tony Benn would make of the UK’s current political crisis (or crises). Read betw…

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Thursday, April 4, 2019

Review: Little Miss Sunshine, Arcola Theatre by Hilary Webb

Review: Little Miss Sunshine, Arcola Theatre4.0starsAs a big fan of the film Little Miss Sunshine, I was curious to see how James Lapine and William Finn would adapt the story not only into …

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Monday, March 25, 2019

Review: Mary’s Babies, Jermyn Street Theatre by Hilary Webb

Review: Mary’s Babies, Jermyn Street Theatre 4.0stars Just two actresses play an astounding 41 characters in a provoking play by Maud Dromgoole at Jermyn Street Theatre this spring. Mary…

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Sunday, March 17, 2019

Review: Lucy Light, VAULT Festival by Hilary Webb

Review: Lucy Light, VAULT Festival 4.0Overall Score Sarah Milton’s latest play Lucy Light deals with some serious stuff. It follows two teenage girls, Lucy (Emmy Rose) and Jess (Amy Clark)…

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Sunday, February 3, 2019

Review: WOMANS, VAULT Festival by Hilary Webb

Review: WOMANS, VAULT Festival4.0starsTravel back in time to discover the truth, or at least a potential truth, about women in Rome with Scratchworks Theatre Company’s musical comedy WOMAN…

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Thursday, January 31, 2019

Review: Sacha Guitry, Ma Fille et Moi, Playground Theatre by Hilary Webb

Review: Sacha Guitry, Ma Fille et Moi, Playground Theatre4.0starsOpening with immediate intrigue, Sacha Guitry, Ma Fille et Moi captivates audiences with an enthralling opening sequence. A w…

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Friday, January 25, 2019

Review: I Stopped… .When. VAULT Festival by Hilary Webb

Review: I Stopped… .When. VAULT Festival3.0starsWritten by and starring Nicole Acquah, a new piece of slam theatre is now playing at the VAULT festival. Directed by Darcas A. Stevens, I St…

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Sunday, January 13, 2019

Review: Original Death Rabbit, Jermyn Street Theatre by Hilary Webb

stars4.0Overall ScoreOriginal Death Rabbit, currently running at the Jermyn Street Theatre, sounds like it has something to do with the film Donnie Darko. It doesn’t, although they have mo…

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Sunday, December 2, 2018

Review: Jeannie, Finborough Theatre by Hilary Webb

This December, Nicolette Kay revives Aimée Stuart’s quick-witted play for its first run since 1940. Jeannie, currently underway at the Finborough Theatre, tells the story of a fiery and f…

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Sunday, November 25, 2018

Review: Pity Laughs: A Tale of Two Gays, The Bill Murray by Hilary Webb

It’s fair to say I caught Pity Laughs: A Tale of Two Gays on a bad night, but if that’s their worst, then they’re still pretty good. Mark Bittlestone and Will Dalrymple’s two-man sho…

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Saturday, November 17, 2018

Review: Thirteen Cycles, Rosemary Branch Theatre by Hilary Webb

A unique piece of improv theatre is currently underway at the Rosemary Branch Theatre as Erin McGathy directs Thirteen Cycles, a science fiction adventure. The audience is taken on an interg…

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Saturday, November 10, 2018

Review: Guilt Trip, St Saviour’s Church by Hilary Webb

Every now and then, you need a reminder of how and why Shakespeare is still relevant. Enter Guilt Trip, which does exactly that and then some. Intermission Youth Theatre’s loose adaptation…

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Sunday, October 7, 2018

Review: A Funny Thing Happened on the way to the Gynecologic Oncology Unit at Memorial Hospital Sloan Kettering Cancer Center of New York City, Finbor by Hilary Webb

The European debut of Halley Feiffer’s play A Funny Thing Happened on the way to the Gynecologic Oncology Unit at Memorial Hospital Sloan Kettering Cancer Center of New York City is curren…

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Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Review: Love Is A Work In Progress, The Space by Hilary Webb

“Welcome to my heart,” Tara Rankine greets you as you arrive at The Space for her one-woman cabaret show Love Is A Work In Progress. At first, it’s a very chilled environment; cookies …

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Friday, September 28, 2018

Review: SYLVIA, Old Vic Theatre by Hilary Webb

The battle to get Kate Prince’s musical SYLVIA out of previews continues to be almost as painful as the fight for women’s suffrage itself, but when it eventually does open, it’s set to…

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Friday, September 7, 2018

Review: Scandale, Sadler’s Wells by Hilary Webb

What was it that first made humans dance, was it music or movement? This is the predominant question asked in The post Review: Scandale, Sadler’s Wells appeared first on A Younger Theatre.

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Monday, August 27, 2018

Review: Camden Fringe, Gone, The Lion and Unicorn by Hilary Webb

In Original Impact’s production of Megan Jenkins’ Gone, different narratives from different times in history appear to centre around one The post Review: Camden Fringe, Gone, The Lion an…

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Friday, July 20, 2018

Review: Femme Fatale, Wilton’s Music Hall by Hilary Webb

It’s 1968 at the Chelsea Hotel in New York, not that it’s obvious given that the set consists only of The post Review: Femme Fatale, Wilton’s Music Hall appeared first on A Younger The…

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Review: Pity, Royal Court Theatre by Hilary Webb

Imagine all the bad, unlucky and disastrous things that could ever possible happen. Let them all happen one after the The post Review: Pity, Royal Court Theatre appeared first on A Younger T…

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Thursday, July 5, 2018

Review: Asking for a Raise, The Space by Hilary Webb

A strange scene greets the audience as they sit themselves either side of the long stage Asking for a Raise The post Review: Asking for a Raise, The Space appeared first on A Younger Theatre.

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Sunday, July 1, 2018

Review: A New and Better You, The Yard Theatre by Hilary Webb

“Make this a transformation story,” a social media expert demands of a young fitness star at the Yard Theatre this The post Review: A New and Better You, The Yard Theatre appeared first …

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Thursday, June 14, 2018

Review: Monogamy, Park Theatre by Hilary Webb

The world premiere of Torben Betts’ play Monogamy is set in a luxurious and fully functional kitchen, fit for a The post Review: Monogamy, Park Theatre appeared first on A Younger Theatre.

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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Review: I am of Ireland, Old Red Lion Theatre by Hilary Webb

I’m not sure what I was expecting going into I am of Ireland, but when it opened as a cross-dressing The post Review: I am of Ireland, Old Red Lion Theatre appeared first on A Younger Thea…

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Saturday, June 2, 2018

Review: Consent, Harold Pinter Theatre by Hilary Webb

Going into a play called Consent, complete with trigger warnings about sexual assault outside, it comes as a surprise to The post Review: Consent, Harold Pinter Theatre appeared first on A Y…

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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Review: Sex with Robots and Other Devices, King’s Head Theatre by Hilary Webb

Humans having sex with robots has been a constant theme in science fiction for a long time, but now that The post Review: Sex with Robots and Other Devices, King’s Head Theatre appeared fi…

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