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Thursday, January 18, 2018

The Claim review at Shoreditch Town Hall, London – ‘linguistically arresting’ by Ka Bradley

Asylum seeker Serge (Ncuti Gatwa) greets the audience with an effusive speech about storytelling. He is joined by Nick Blakeley as A,

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Monday, January 8, 2018

Hanna review at Arcola Theatre, London – ‘a performance of energy and humanity’ by Ka Bradley

Hanna’s daughter Ellie is not her birth daughter. After a mix-up at the hospital, she returned to the ex-council house that she

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Monday, December 18, 2017

White Fang review at Park Theatre, London – ‘lush and immersive’ by Ka Bradley

In Jack London’s 1906 novel White Fang, the eponymous wolf puppy loses his family, is brutalised by the society he joins but

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Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Christmas Farce review at Waterloo East Theatre, London – ‘forced silliness’ by Ka Bradley

Shaun Kitchener’s Christmas Farce, set in the green room of a contemporary retelling of the Nativity on press night, is rife with “Ooh,

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Monday, December 4, 2017

Review: Menagerie by House of Kittens by Ka Bradley

There’s something quite frantic and stressful about trying to have a sexy time... Ka Bradley on House of Kittens and erotic storytelling. The post Review: Menagerie by House of Kittens ap…

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Sunday, November 12, 2017

Flycatcher review at the Hope Theatre, London – ‘interestingly unnerving’ by Ka Bradley

The town is an everytown – judging by the accents, it could be anywhere in Britain or America. The set gives no

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Monday, October 30, 2017

Joy review at Theatre Royal Stratford East, London – ‘engaging and thought-provoking’ by Ka Bradley

It is an often exhausting cliche that a play about a young woman finding happiness in herself and in her community must

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Saturday, October 28, 2017

Review: Let Me Change Your Name at The Place by Ka Bradley

A flirtatious, provoking piece: Ka Bradley reviews Eun-Me Ahn's work exploring identity and androgyny at Dance Umbrella 2017. The post Review: Let Me Change Your Name at The Place appeared f…

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Friday, October 20, 2017

Fishskin Trousers review at Park Theatre, London – ‘rhapsodic’ by Ka Bradley

Three figures face the audience from a circle of pebbles, shells, dried seaweed and other sea debris. Mab (Jessica Carroll), clad in

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Review: Is This A Wasteland? at Dance Umbrella by Ka Bradley

The duality of space, or how not to catch a Lapras: Ka Bradley reviews Charlotte Spencer Projects' immersive piece on a disused site near London City Airport. The post Review: Is This A Wast…

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Review: Hammer House of Horror Live: The Soulless Ones at Hoxton Hall by Ka Bradley

If you just really, really want to run around pretending you’re a vampire, this is for you: Ka Bradley reviews immersive theatre by Hammer House of Horror. The post Review: Hammer House of…

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Sunday, October 1, 2017

Review: Medusa at Thames Tunnels by Ka Bradley

Women turned into monsters: Ka Bradley reviews 27 degrees' exploration of the Medusa myth. The post Review: Medusa at Thames Tunnels appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Friday, September 29, 2017

Turkey review at the Hope Theatre, London – ‘superb’ by Ka Bradley

Calling a play about artificial insemination Turkey is the set-up for a bawdy comedy. Fair warning: if you go in for cheap

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Friday, September 15, 2017

Review: Grand Finale at Sadler’s Wells by Ka Bradley

Shot through with nervous, defiant ecstasy: Ka Bradley reviews Hofesh Shechter's new work based on the apocalypse. The post Review: Grand Finale at Sadler’s Wells appeared first on Exe…

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Thursday, August 17, 2017

Review: Limits at the Royal Festival Hall by Ka Bradley

Well-meaning but clumsily delivered: Ka Bradley reviews Cirkus Cirkör's new work inspired by the migrant crisis. The post Review: Limits at the Royal Festival Hall appeared first on Exeunt…

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Monday, August 14, 2017

Review: +/- Human at the Roundhouse by Ka Bradley

Lost amongst the swarm: Ka Bradley reviews an 'enigmatic and complex' new work by Wayne McGregor. The post Review: +/- Human at the Roundhouse appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Friday, August 11, 2017

Review: Secret Theatre: Project Mayhem by Ka Bradley

Mind the fake blood and bring cash for the bar: Ka Bradley reviews the latest show from Secret Studio Lab based on [redacted]. The post Review: Secret Theatre: Project Mayhem appeared first…

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Monday, August 7, 2017

Wilderness Festival 2017 review – ‘engaging and inventive theatre performances’ by Ka Bradley

The queue outside the Playhouse, Wilderness Festival’s intimate, blue-domed theatre, is 50-people deep as early as 40 minutes before the start of

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Review: Often Onstage at the BAC by Ka Bradley

A very specific evolutionary niche: Ka Bradley reviews Figs in Wigs at the Battersea Arts Centre. The post Review: Often Onstage at the BAC appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Review: nicht schlafen at Sadler’s Wells by Ka Bradley

We couldn't, and yet, we do: Ka Bradley reviews les ballets C de la B performing Alain Platel's work inspired by Gustav Mahler. The post Review: nicht schlafen at Sadler’s Wells appear…

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Monday, June 5, 2017

Review: Nora Invites at Sadler’s Wells by Ka Bradley

Jars the audience like a slap on the arse: Ka Bradley reviews a series of three new works, including one by Liz Aggiss. The post Review: Nora Invites at Sadler’s Wells appeared fir…

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Monday, May 29, 2017

Review: Zero Point at the Barbican by Ka Bradley

So much heavy breathing: Ka Bradley reviews Darren Johnston's new work at the Barbican. The post Review: Zero Point at the Barbican appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

This Is Not Culturally Significant review at the Bunker, London – ‘funny and bittersweet’ by Ka Bradley

This Is Not Culturally Significant is a one-man show performed by a nude man. But there’s more to it than shock value

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Friday, April 21, 2017

Refugee Boy review at Chickenshed, London – ‘full of heart’ by Ka Bradley

Based on poet Benjamin Zephaniah’s young adult novel of the same name, Lemn Sissay’s adaptation of Refugee Boy is a well-paced but

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Review: The Legend of Mulan at the Royal Festival Hall by Ka Bradley

Ka Bradley reviews the Hong Kong Dance Company's underwhelming staging of an ancient folktale. The post Review: The Legend of Mulan at the Royal Festival Hall appeared first on Exeunt Magaz…

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Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Dr Carnesky’s Incredible Bleeding Woman review at Soho Theatre, London – ‘bravery and glamour’ by Ka Bradley

Dr Carnesky’s Incredible Bleeding Woman is a feminist cabaret show that celebrates menstruation. One one hand it’s a courageous attempt to provoke

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Monday, December 12, 2016

Holy Presents review at Camden People’s Theatre, London – ‘giddy and irreverent’ by Ka Bradley

Falling somewhere between a Viz cartoon and an episode of Father Ted, Holy Presents is a bubbly, Christmassy domestic farce written about

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Friday, November 25, 2016

Manpower review at Jackson’s Lane, London – ‘fun but flailing’ by Ka Bradley

Opening with a pointedly tedious sermon about hi-fis, held together by a long speech that loosely charts the changing face of labour

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