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Saturday, May 13, 2017

Review: Turmoil, Battersea Library by Katie Walsh

With blind goats, flamenco dancing, and Brazilian exuberance, Turmoil is a surreal tragicomedy set in an over-the-top Jane Austenesque South-American world. Jô Bilac’s Turmoil tells the s…

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Monday, April 24, 2017

Review: All The Things I Lied About, Soho Theatre by Katie Walsh

Katie Bonna is in desperate want of being asked to do a TED talk. Katie knows every aspect of what is needed for the criteria of presenting one. Katie opens the show as one incredibly irrita…

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Review: Boat, Battersea Arts Centre by Katie Walsh

Boat devised and created by Company Three, is inspired by news stories across Europe in the face of the migrant crisis. The ensemble use their own stories and understandings of their familie…

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Review: Dark Corners, Battersea Arts Centre by Katie Walsh

We’re all presented with a blank canvas in our life, a blank sheet to create our own story, with the opportunity to build and form our life narrative. Dark Corners presents the story of 13…

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Review: The Winter’s Tale, Silk Street Theatre by Katie Walsh

In a clinical kingdom on dark grey and blues, King Leontes reveals his suspicions of his Queen’s fidelity with his brother; which in true Shakespearean fashion means one misunderstanding h…

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Monday, April 3, 2017

Review: Gabriel, Richmond Theatre by Katie Walsh

In Nazi occupied Guernsey, Jeanne Becquet is faced with the hard task of protecting her exuberant and dysfunctional family with her Jewish daughter in-law Lily and daughter Estelle. With the…

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Friday, March 24, 2017

Review: La Cage aux Folles, New Wimbledon Theatre by Katie Walsh

Herman and Fierstein’s La Cage aux Folles was, when it first premiered, a risque and outrageous show which brought with it a rebellious and brave statement for homosexuality and expression…

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Review: Perfectly Imperfect, Ovalhouse by Katie Walsh

What is perfect? Danyah Miller asks the audience this very daunting question, prompting some terribly uncomfortable looks around the theatre. ‘Perfection’ is no doubt subjective, whether…

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Friday, March 10, 2017

Review: The Lock In, VAULT Festival by Katie Walsh

We’ve all been there. It’s coming towards closing time in the pub and you’re just not quite ready for the night to end. The pub doors are bolted, the curtains are meticulously closed, …

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Friday, February 17, 2017

Review: The Blue Bird, The Albany Theatre by Katie Walsh

Lightbox Theatre have breathed life into The Blue Bird, which was written in the early 20th century by Maurice Maeterlinck. The Albany was filled with eager children full of high energy who …

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Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Review: Becoming Shades, The Vaults by Katie Walsh

As part of VAULT Festival, Chivaree Circus brought the audience on an intimate, immersive, and fragmented journey into the underworld with Persephone in Becoming Shades. The Vaults is segmen…

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Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Review: Dick Whittington, New Wimbledon Theatre by Katie Walsh

Hailing from Ireland, I had never come across the panto of Dick Whittington before. In my city it tended to just be Aladdin, Snow White and Sleeping Beauty in endless rotation. So, I was inc…

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Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Review: The Wind in the Willows, Rose Theatre Kingston by Katie Walsh

The moral tale at the heart of The Wind in the Willows is an important one for adults and children alike. Pushing your boundaries, stepping outside of your comfort zone, being open minded an…

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Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Review: Babe, the Sheep-Pig, Polka Theatre by Katie Walsh

The story of Babe, the Sheep-Pig is undoubtedly appealable to people of all ages, genders and walks of life. Whether you spent your childhood reading the books, or watching the film, Babe is…

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Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Review: A Christmas Carol – As told by Jacob Marley (deceased), New Wimbledon Theatre by Katie Walsh

The tale of Ebenezer Scrooge is one of which most people are accustomed to, perhaps from reading the book, or having watched many the film adaption, which quite possibly had the Muppets in. …

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Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Review: Love, Sex and Apps, The Bread and Roses Theatre by Katie Walsh

The Tinder Game Tinder. Love. 2016. On the search for love in the present day is a difficult feat. Creeps, fakes, misleading bragging, who knows what you can believe from a few sleazy lines,…

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Thursday, November 3, 2016

Review: All My Sons, The Rose Theatre by Katie Walsh

The Keller House is one with white picket fencing, an immaculately kept house, with smiles, laughter and kisses. With a broken tree at the forefront of the garden, it gives a glimpse into wh…

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Monday, August 29, 2016

Review: Little Shop of Horrors, The New Wimbledon Theatre by Katie Walsh

The storyline of Alan Menken and Howard Ashman’s cult classic, Little Shop of Horrors, is well known. Mushnik’s flower shop is a haphazard, run down enterprise, which hasn’t had a cust…

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Monday, August 22, 2016

Review: Romeo and Juliet, Rudolf Steiner House by Katie Walsh

The tale of Romeo and Juliet is a universal tale, one of conflict, sorrow and love; the fact that it’s such a well-known story means it faces the challenge of an audience’s skepticism be…

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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Review: Allegro, Southwark Playhouse by Katie Walsh

With the aftermath of the Great Depression at hand and a life full of possibilities in front of him, Joe Taylor – an average Joe every-man – is faced with a mid-life crisis wondering whe…

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Friday, August 12, 2016

Review: Scenes from the End, Camden People’s Theatre by Katie Walsh

Dealing with grief is a peculiar thing that no words can ease or alleviate the pain. Scenes From The End takes a post-dramatic view in the aftermath of death through opera, music, multimedi…

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Sunday, July 24, 2016

Review: Now We Are Here, The Young Vic by Katie Walsh

In the wake of Brexit, we hear the rise of racism and exclusion to points that we simply cannot fathom. It seems commonplace now to hear of murmurs in the street of hating refugee scroungers…

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Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Review: KlangHaus on Air, The Southbank Centre by Katie Walsh

The audience was met with an earplug dispenser as they were escorted to the first part of the journey to KlangHaus On Air. We were asked to present our sensible footwear and hand in our bags…

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Monday, July 11, 2016

Review: The Gruffalo, The Lyric Theatre by Katie Walsh

With murmurs of excited children whispering about biscuits, mice and the Grufflo, the Lyric theatre was filled with an air of excitement and anticipation of what was in store. The stage was…

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Friday, July 8, 2016

Review: The Many Masks of Aphra Behn, So and So Arts Club by Katie Walsh

So & So Arts Club is squirrelled away in a sedate mews five minutes walk from Bank station. The club is situated in charming Georgian house and once you step inside you are welcomed by s…

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Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Review: Chester Tuffnut, Polka Theatre by Katie Walsh

Chester Tuffnut isn’t just any old treemole, but the only tree mole in existence. Residing in Woodland, Chester pesters all his inhabitants to accompany him on adventures and learns s…

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Friday, July 1, 2016

Review: Faith Healer, Donmar Warehouse by Katie Walsh

My granny always told me to be wary when couples tell stories about each other. She said ‘There’ll be two sides of the story and somewhere in the middle there’ll be the truth”. Brian…

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Monday, June 13, 2016

Review: Handle With Care, Dante or Die by Katie Walsh

Mountains of anonymous boxes, furniture, clothes, sentimental shirts and cans of aftershave – Handle With Care is a site specific play set in a series of storage units that takes the a…

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Review: James and the Giant Peach, Polka Theatre by Katie Walsh

When having the opportunity to become immersed in a Roald Dahl tale, whether you are an adult or a child, the characters and the stories have the power to transport you to a different world …

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Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Review: My Friend Peter, Arts Theatre by Katie Walsh

We are greeted by a magical room that has been transformed to tell a special tale upon arrival to see My Friend Peter. The room above the Arts Theatre is an enchanting setting for this pla…

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