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Friday, June 14, 2019

The Future review at Battersea Arts Centre – ‘entertaining musical comedy about artificial intelligence’ by Ka Bradley

Anyone who has ever seen a TED Talk will be familiar with the mannerisms used by Little Bulb in its new show

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Friday, April 26, 2019

The ‘escape room’ show that explores what happens after you tear down theatre’s structures by Ka Bradley

Some words are more loaded than others. During my hour and a half experiencing Dismantle This Room at the Royal Court Theatre,

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Friday, March 22, 2019

My White Best Friend review at the Bunker, London – ‘fresh exploration of marginalisation’ by Ka Bradley

There are a few seats at the edges of the room, but otherwise it’s standing room only, the audience gathered around three

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Sunday, March 17, 2019

National Dance Company Wales: Awakening review – a welcome return by Ka Bradley

Linbury theatre, Royal Opera House, LondonWorks by Marcos Morau, Fernando Melo and Caroline Finn make for an enjoyably ambitious triple bill Awakening marks only the second time that Nationa…

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Sunday, February 10, 2019

Often Onstage review – radiates charm, fun and irony by Ka Bradley

Battersea Arts Centre, LondonFrom their half-baked moves to a fine display of stressful yoga, Figs in Wigs delight in making a virtue of their flawsOften Onstage begins at the end, opening o…

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Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Ghost Girl // Gwei Mui review at Camden People’s Theatre, London – ‘energetic and humourous’ by Ka Bradley

Jennifer Tang’s Ghost Girl // Gwei Mui feels like a mood board rather than a finished play. There’s a lot of interesting

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Friday, January 18, 2019

Review: A Night with Thick & Tight by Ka Bradley

The performers are 'like cultured magpies, drawing together a soundtrack of found media and famous scenes': Ka Bradley writes on dance duo Thick & Tight's triple bill. The post Review: …

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Thursday, January 10, 2019

Illicit Signals Bletchley review at CoLab Factory, London – ’emotionally nuanced immersive production’ by Ka Bradley

The basement of CoLab Factory is the perfect setting for Mechanical Thought’s immersive production set in 1941. Four main rooms – a

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Monday, November 12, 2018

Gilded Butterflies review at Hope Theatre, London – ‘quiet power’ by Ka Bradley

A woman is lying on a meagre camp bed in a small space marked out in white lines, wearing an orange prison

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Review: Imagined Touch at Barbican by Ka Bradley

'Bafflement, interest and curiosity': Ka Bradley writes on Jodee Mundee's immersive insight into the lives of deafblind people. The post Review: Imagined Touch at Barbican appeared first on …

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Friday, September 14, 2018

An Execution (by Invitation Only) review at Camden People’s Theatre, London – ‘exquisitely crafted silliness’ by Ka Bradley

Paper walls like sliding Japanese doors, a white floor, a sturdy green door. There’s a single high window though which a bewigged

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Friday, August 10, 2018

A Little Hero review at White Bear Theatre, London – ‘radical but not convincing’ by Ka Bradley

A Little Hero’s subversive power is contextually enormous. As it contains frank discussions of homosexuality, under Russia’s 2013 so-called ‘gay propaganda’ laws,

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Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Review: Autobiography at Sadler’s Wells by Ka Bradley

Wayne McGregor's Autobiography places privacy at the heart of the public performance. The post Review: Autobiography at Sadler’s Wells appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Review: East Wall at Tower of London by Ka Bradley

'A celebration of the blood and guts': Ka Bradley reviews Hofesh Shechter Company's collaboration with over 100 young dancers. The post Review: East Wall at Tower of London appeared first …

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Saturday, June 23, 2018

Review: AϕE: Whist at Sadler’s Wells by Ka Bradley

'Here I am, and they’re eating me': Ka Bradley reviews a dance work that makes use of virtual reality technology. The post Review: AϕE: Whist at Sadler’s Wells appeared first on Exe…

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Saturday, June 16, 2018

Review: Smack That (a conversation) at Barbican by Ka Bradley

'We’re all Beverlys here': Ka Bradley reviews Rhiannon Faith's dance-based work about domestic abuse. The post Review: Smack That (a conversation) at Barbican appeared first on Exeunt Ma…

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Friday, May 18, 2018

In the Shadow of the Mountain review at Old Red Lion Theatre – ‘crackling dialogue’ by Ka Bradley

Felicity Huxley-Miners’s ‘mental health comedy’ In the Shadow of the Mountain is an energetic but unpersuasive exploration of love in the time

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Monday, April 30, 2018

Review: TORO: Beauty and the Bull at Sadler’s Wells by Ka Bradley

An all too real horror story: Ka Bradley reviews DeNada Dance Theatre's radical rewrite of the famous fairytale The post Review: TORO: Beauty and the Bull at Sadler’s Wells appeared fi…

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Saturday, April 28, 2018

Review: Alleyne Dance/James Finnemore at The Place by Ka Bradley

Abstract and emotionally rich: Ka Bradley reviews a double bill of new dance works 'A Night’s Game' and 'TERRA' The post Review: Alleyne Dance/James Finnemore at The Place appeared first …

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Monday, April 23, 2018

Review: An Evening of Meat at The Vaults by Ka Bradley

Female sensuality is silence and underwear: Ka Bradley reviews an immersive-dining experience billed as a 'feast of fierce femininity'. The post Review: An Evening of Meat at The Vaults appe…

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Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Review: Ballet Black Double Bill at the Barbican by Ka Bradley

A teasing sext to the benchmarks of ballet: Ka Bradley reviews The Suit, and A Dream Within A Midsummer Night’s Dream. The post Review: Ballet Black Double Bill at the Barbican appeared f…

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Friday, March 16, 2018

Beowulf review at Battersea Arts Centre, London – ‘an intelligent, interactive version’ by Ka Bradley

The Old English epic poem Beowulf is given a fun, metafictional update in Seth Kriebel’s new show. Combining elements of the Oregon

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Monday, March 5, 2018

Review: Macbeth at Wilton’s Music Hall by Ka Bradley

Night clubbers, taxidermy and a decapitated head in a box: Ka Bradley reviews the Marc Bruce Company's dance adaptation of Shakespeare's tragedy The post Review: Macbeth at Wilton’s Mu…

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Thursday, February 22, 2018

Review: The Droves at CoLab Factory by Ka Bradley

Where the wild things are: Coney's new show immerses you in the imaginations of children. The post Review: The Droves at CoLab Factory appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Thursday, February 8, 2018

It Made Me Consider review at New Diorama, London – ‘uncanny interactive theatre’ by Ka Bradley

Taking place in ND2, an office block a short walk from the New Diorama, Gruff Theatre’s It Made Me Consider Me is

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Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Review: NeverLand at Vault Festival 2018 by Ka Bradley

Sparkling moments and a bewildering storyline: Ka Bradley reviews The Guild of Misrule and Theatre Deli's immersive show based on Peter Pan. The post Review: NeverLand at Vault Festival 2018…

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Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Review: Lebensraum at the Peacock Theatre by Ka Bradley

Absurdity in the commonplace: Ka Bradley reviews the Jakop Ahlbom Company, as part of London Mime Festive 2018 The post Review: Lebensraum at the Peacock Theatre appeared first on Exeunt Mag…

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Monday, January 29, 2018

Review: Mother at London International Mime Festival by Ka Bradley

Art in its purest state: Ka Bradley unpicks the intensely weird power of Peeping Tom's show. The post Review: Mother at London International Mime Festival appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Review: Resolution, 19 January by Ka Bradley

Ka Bradley reviews Some People Say, Father Figurine and Reclaim the word slut! as part of Resolution 2018. The post Review: Resolution, 19 January appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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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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