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Monday, September 13, 2021

Review: Damage Control, Riverside Studios by Nick Ferris

Review: Damage Control, Riverside Studios5.0Overall ScoreHere is a show unlike anything else in London at the moment: an interactive exhibition that sees punters wander around an array of br…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 06:48AM
Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Review: Oleanna, Arts Theatre by Nick Ferris

Review: Oleanna, Arts Theatre4.0Overall ScoreOleanna opens in a grey-walled university office, complete with bookshelves, a knackered old Dell computer, and cheap abstract prints on the wall…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 06:24AM
Sunday, July 18, 2021

Review: Anna X, Harold Pinter Theatre by Nick Ferris

Review: Anna X, Harold Pinter Theatre4.0Overall ScoreA recent Guardian profile of playwright Joseph Charlton lamented how, prior to Anna X’s current run at The Harold Pinter Theatre, his p…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 03:18PM
Saturday, July 10, 2021

Review: The Invisible Hand, Kiln Theatre by Nick Ferris

Review: The Invisible Hand, Kiln Theatre5.0Overall Score‘The Invisible Hand’ of the market is a metaphor conceived by economist Adam Smith in 1759, to highlight the unintended social ben…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 09:06AM
Sunday, June 13, 2021

Review: Mates, Et Cetera Theatre by Nick Ferris

Review: Mates, Et Cetera Theatre4.0Overall ScoreLondon is not a city designed for hot days. There’s not enough ventilation nor air-conditioning. And the mixture of pollution and the wet cl…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 06:36PM
Friday, June 4, 2021

Review: Drowntown, Barbican and Rhiannon Faith Company by Nick Ferris

Review: Drowntown, Barbican and Rhiannon Faith Company3.0Overall ScoreDrowntown is a show that gives “voice to the vulnerable and unheard”. It opens with Dom (Dominic Coffey), “someone…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 05:42PM
Thursday, April 22, 2021

Review: A Splinter of Ice, Original Theatre by Nick Ferris

Review: A Splinter of Ice, Original Theatre 4.0Overall Score If you’re enjoying our content, then please consider becoming a member, with every penny going towards keeping AYT going and pa…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 11:54AM
Saturday, April 3, 2021

Review: Testament, Via Brooklyn Theatre Co. by Nick Ferris

Review: Testament, Via Brooklyn Theatre Co. 3.0Overall Score If you’re enjoying our content, then please consider becoming a member, with every penny going towards keeping paying AYT going…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 07:12PM
Thursday, April 1, 2021

Review: Flavour Text, Chronic Insanity by Nick Ferris

Review: Flavour Text, Chronic Insanity3.0Overall ScoreIf you’re enjoying our content, then please consider becoming a member, with every penny going towards keeping AYT going and paying ou…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 03:36PM
Friday, March 26, 2021

Review: The Black Cat, Threedumb Theatre by Nick Ferris

Review: The Black Cat, Threedumb Theatre4.0Overall ScoreIf you’re enjoying our content, then please consider becoming a member, with every penny going towards keeping paying AYT going and …

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 10:18AM

Review: The House of Cenci, Parabolic Theatre by Nick Ferris

Review: The House of Cenci, Parabolic Theatre 4.0Overall Score If you’re enjoying our content, then please consider becoming a member, with every penny going towards keeping paying AYT goi…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 10:18AM
Friday, February 26, 2021

Review: Scored in Silence, Chisato Minamimura by Nick Ferris

Review: Scored in Silence, Chisato Minamimura 4.0Overall Score If you’re enjoying our content, then please consider becoming a patreon with every penny going towards keeping paying AYT goi…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 12:03PM

Review: Recognition, 45North by Nick Ferris

Review: Recognition, 45North4.0Overall ScoreIf you’re enjoying our content, then please consider becoming a patreon with every penny going towards keeping paying AYT going and paying our v…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 12:03PM
Friday, January 22, 2021

Review: Avalanche, Bloom Theatre Online by Nick Ferris

Review: Avalanche, Bloom Theatre Online4.0Overall ScoreIf you’re enjoying our content, then please consider becoming a patreon with every penny going towards keeping paying AYT going and p…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 09:03AM
Monday, January 18, 2021

Review: Here/Not Here, Southbank Centre by Nick Ferris

Review: Here/Not Here, Southbank Centre5.0Overall ScoreIf you’re enjoying our content, then please consider becoming a patreon with every penny going towards keeping paying AYT going and p…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 03:12PM
Monday, December 21, 2020

A Christmas Carol, Polka Theatre by Nick Ferris

A Christmas Carol, Polka Theatre3.0Overall ScoreHow do you keep a story fresh that’s been told a million times before? Polka Theatre are offering a solid answer to that perennial question,…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 01:06PM
Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Review: The Comeback, The Noel Coward Theatre by Nick Ferris

Review: The Comeback, The Noel Coward Theatre5.0Overall Score‘Welcome back to the West End. It’s so lovely to have you here’ a husky female voice projects across the auditorium of Lond…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 04:03PM
Friday, December 11, 2020

Review: Alice in Streamingland, Phoenix Arts Club by Nick Ferris

Review: Alice in Streamingland, Phoenix Arts Club 5.0Overall Score ‘How’s the plot going for you guys eh?’ Asks Film and Televisions’s Black and White Cat (Laura Hyde), the bizarre M…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 11:54AM
Monday, November 30, 2020

Review: In Search of a White Identity, The Actor’s Centre by Nick Ferris

Review: In Search of a White Identity, The Actor's Centre2.0Overall ScoreTwo middle-aged men sit opposite each other in a prison cell. One is white, one is black, and they appear to be of a …

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 08:24AM
Thursday, November 26, 2020

Review: Eating Myself, Golden Goose Theatre by Nick Ferris

Review: Eating Myself, Golden Goose Theatre4.0Overall ScoreIt is an impossible question that billions of people will have pondered at some point in their lives, and it lies at the centre of …

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 04:24PM
Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Review: Woyzeck, Theatro Technis by Nick Ferris

Review: Woyzeck, Theatro Technis4.0Overall ScoreFor Georg Büchner to have died at the age of 23 — the same age as this reviewer — and leave behind a play of Woyzeck’s profundity is mi…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 08:48AM
Saturday, September 19, 2020

Review: Squad Goals, Caspa Productions by Nick Ferris

Review: Squad Goals, Caspa Productions5.0Overall ScoreThe message of Squad Goals is simple: ‘‘Girls from round here can do whatever they like when they put their minds to it”. Thus spe…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 12:48PM
Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Review: Dear Peter, Iris Theatre, St. Paul’s Church Covent Garden by Nick Ferris

Review: Dear Peter, Iris Theatre, St. Paul's Church Covent Garden 4.0Stars So here it is: the return of West End theatre. But things are far from normal, with the action transported from an …

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 12:18PM
Sunday, May 3, 2020

Review: Operation Elsewhere, Big Telly Theatre via Zoom by Nick Ferris

Review: Operation Elsewhere, Big Telly Theatre via Zoom 5.0stars As perfect an opportunity as lockdown is to watch all the films or read all the books you have never quite gotten round to, t…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 02:42PM
Thursday, March 5, 2020

Review: Our Man in Havana, VAULT Festival by Nick Ferris

Review: Our Man in Havana, VAULT Festival4.0starsAn hour long madcap adventure told through a fog of Cuban cigar smoke and perhaps one-too-many daiquiris, Spies Like Us’ adaptation of Our …

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 01:36PM
Friday, February 28, 2020

Review: The Tin Drum, Coronet Theatre by Nick Ferris

Review: The Tin Drum, Coronet Theatre4.0StarsAdapting a magical realist, unreliably-narrated German-language story for a one man show on the English stage is no mean feat. This production of…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 06:03AM
Thursday, February 20, 2020

Review: Omelette, VAULT Festival by Nick Ferris

Review: Omelette, VAULT Festival3.0starsThere is a black hole at the centre of this production: both literally in the black circle that lies centrestage, and symbolically in the psychologica…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 12:02PM
Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Review: Overheard, Wun’s Tea Room by Nick Ferris

Review: Overheard, Wun’s Tea Room2.0StarsIt is not the usual state of affairs that, upon a trip to the theatre, you find yourself tucking into succulent chilli pork dumplings and crispy ga…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 12:03PM

Review: Far Away, Donmar Warehouse by Nick Ferris

Review: Far Away, Donmar Warehouse4.0StarsFar Away is a dystopia of incomprehensible proportions. It holds a mirror up to a host of current political and social issues, and at the same time …

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 10:54AM
Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Review: Mother Must Die?!, Old Red Lion Theatre by Nick Ferris

Review: Mother Must Die?!, Old Red Lion Theatre 1.0stars Coming in at less than an hour, there is really not very much to say about Mother Must Die. With such a short run time, performers an…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 07:54PM
Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Review: Kunene and the King, Ambassadors Theatre by Nick Ferris

Review: Kunene and the King, Ambassadors Theatre3.0stars‘Things were good for us, and we wanted to ride it to the end’ reflects white South African actor Jack (Antony Sher) to his black …

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 04:03AM

All that Chat

REOPEN BROADWAY SEASON
Sep 14, 2021: Chicago - Ambassador Theatre
Oct 17, 2021: Dana H. - Lyceum Theatre
Mar 28, 2022: Plaza Suite - Hudson Theatre
Apr 07, 2022: The Minutes - Studio 54
Apr 28, 2022: Macbeth - Lyceum Theatre