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Saturday, December 7, 2019

Review: The Greatest Play in the History of the World, Trafalgar Studios by Olivia Kiely

Review: The Greatest Play in the History of the World, Trafalgar Studios5.0starsSome shows are like fancy Michelin star menus—stylish, decadent and exclusive. Then there are shows like Ian…

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Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Review: & Juliet, Shaftesbury Theatre by Olivia Kiely

Review: & Juliet, Shaftesbury Theatre 4.0stars Romeo and Juliet – one of Shakespeare’s most famous plays and easily one of the most famous love stories, is also one of the most overd…

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Thursday, November 21, 2019

Review: I Will Still Be Whole (When You Rip Me In Half), The Bunker by Olivia Kiely

Review: I Will Still Be Whole (When You Rip Me In Half), The Bunker3.0stars22 years on since Joy walked out on her baby EJ, this mother and daughter reunite in Ava Wong Davies’ play I Will…

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Saturday, November 16, 2019

Review: Excluded, St. Saviour’s Church by Olivia Kiely

Review: Excluded, St. Saviour's Church 5.0stars Shakespeare has found a way into most of our lives, whether at school unwillingly, at the theatre gladly or in our daily language unnoticed. W…

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Friday, November 15, 2019

Review: Souvenir, Secret Location by Olivia Kiely

Review: Souvenir, Secret Location4.0starsArriving at a Fitzrovia flat whose rent I’d be scared to speculate, I am welcomed to Anna’s thirtieth birthday party. Looking around at the immac…

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Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Review: Nuclear Future, Camden People’s Theatre by Olivia Kiely

Review: Nuclear Future, Camden People's Theatre 3.0stars I suppose it’s something we all wonder about, what our future will look like. A future which is set to include turbulent politics, …

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Monday, October 28, 2019

Review: Cion: Requiem of Ravel’s Bolero, Barbican by Olivia Kiely

Review: Cion: Requiem of Ravel’s Bolero, Barbican3.0starsPlunged into darkness, I sit and wait for this performance to start. Then, the sound of soft crying fills the silence, building and…

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Saturday, October 19, 2019

Review: Baby Reindeer, Bush Theatre by Olivia Kiely

Review: Baby Reindeer, Bush Theatre 4.0stars Most would agree that a cup of tea is accepted nationwide as remedy for our problems, a peacemaker, a white flag. Unfortunately for Richard Gadd,…

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Sunday, October 13, 2019

Review: Danelaw, Old Red Lion Theatre by Olivia Kiely

Review: Danelaw, Old Red Lion Theatre4.0starsMany contemporary plays centre on current social and political affairs – few do it with the same level of intelligent humour as Danelaw, a play…

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Review: We Anchor In Hope, Bunker Theatre by Olivia Kiely

Review: We Anchor In Hope, Bunker Theatre 4.0stars What does everyone love about a pub? The characters, the stories, the reminiscing… and the booze. We Anchor In Hope wholly embraces this …

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Sunday, September 22, 2019

Review: Astana Ballet, Royal Opera House by Olivia Kiely

Review: Astana Ballet, Royal Opera House 4.0stars Some may like their ballet classical, some modern; you may prefer romantic, or dramatic – whatever your preference is, the Astana Ballet h…

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Monday, September 16, 2019

Review: Anahera, Finborough Theatre by Olivia Kiely

Review: Anahera, Finborough Theatre4.0starsAnahera is truly not an easy watch – a play that evokes genuine fear and raises controversial and uncomfortable questions, the audience are witne…

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Review: Jade City, Bunker Theatre by Olivia Kiely

Review: Jade City, Bunker Theatre 3.0stars Jade City is both a poetic ode to Belfast and a dark drama which presents themes surrounding accountability, trauma and masculinity. The light and …

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Friday, September 6, 2019

Review: Rouge, Underbelly Festival, Southbank by Olivia Kiely

Review: Rouge, Underbelly Festival, Southbank 4.0stars The circus is something you are taught to associate with spectacles and stunts beyond your wildest imagination. In the present day, I t…

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Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Review: With One Look, Underbelly Festival Southbank by Olivia Kiely

Review: With One Look, Underbelly Festival Southbank3.0starsWith One Look is a 60 minute soiree with Vivienne de Vil and her two man band Henry Brennan and Nick Anderson. The piano plays, Ms…

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Sunday, August 11, 2019

Review: Die Fledermaus, Arcola Theatre by Olivia Kiely

Review: Die Fledermaus, Arcola Theatre 4.0stars If you’d asked me before tonight what I thought my first opera would look like, I would have probably guessed ball gowns and grand orchestra…

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Thursday, August 8, 2019

Review: When He Fell, Chapel Playhouse by Olivia Kiely

Review: When He Fell, Chapel Playhouse1.0starsWhen He Fell is a play which takes the Chinese legend of Pan Gu and tries to use it as some sort of grand metaphor for the grieving process. On …

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Saturday, August 3, 2019

Review: Class, Tristam Bates Theatre by Olivia Kiely

Review: Class, Tristam Bates Theatre2.0starsClass is a piece which attempts to utilise verbatim theatre to portray the truth behind the stereotypes attached to the label of working class. Ho…

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Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Review: Chambers, Gingerline by Olivia Kiely

Review: Chambers, Gingerline 4.0stars Subject to the secretive nature of this show, this review is somewhat cryptic, so as to preserve the experience for any future visitors. However, an unc…

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Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Review: Starved, Hope Theatre by Olivia Kiely

Review: Starved, Hope Theatre4.0stars“Homeless, hungry and horny”, is a quote which demonstrates the duality of this rough and ready play; Starved jumps from comedy to tragedy with great…

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Thursday, July 11, 2019

Review: An Enemy of the People, Playground Theatre by Olivia Kiely

Review: An Enemy of the People, Playground Theatre5.0starsI have never read Ibsen’s original text and after watching Jolley Gosnold’s new version of An Enemy of the People, I am glad. I …

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Saturday, July 6, 2019

Review: Yummy, Underbelly Festival Southbank by Olivia Kiely

Review: Yummy, Underbelly Festival Southbank5.0starsYummy director James Welsby’s foreword in the programme states a clear goal: for Yummy to prove that “drag is for everyone”. This ai…

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