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Friday, March 13, 2020

39 Degrees at the Vault Festival, London – ‘powerful new writing about mental health’ by Olivia Rook

Kate Goodfellow’s autobiographical account of displacement and shattered mental health captures the immediacy of recent trauma. 39 Degrees jumps between two dates

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Friday, February 28, 2020

Father’s Son review at Vaults, London – ‘an ambitious debut play’ by Olivia Rook

James Morton’s ambitious debut play spans three generations and explores the turbulent relationship between fathers and their sons. Morton cleverly articulates the

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Meat review at Theatre503, London – ‘striking new writing about sexual consent’ by Olivia Rook

Gillian Greer’s new play navigates the subject of sexual consent with unflinching honesty. Max (India Mullen) is visiting her ex-boyfriend Ronan (Sean

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Thursday, February 20, 2020

Dual دوگانه review at the Vaults, London – ‘thought-provoking exploration of cultural identity’ by Olivia Rook

Peyvand Sadeghian’s one-woman show about her mixed British-Iranian heritage refuses to commit to any one style of performance. One moment Sadeghian is

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Friday, February 7, 2020

Gobby review at the Vaults, London – ‘skilled writing and performance’ by Olivia Rook

Underbelly was the birthplace of Edinburgh Fringe success story Fleabag in 2013. Six years later, it became home to Gobby – another

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Thursday, February 6, 2020

On Arriving review at the Vaults, London – ‘impassioned show about the refugee crisis’ by Olivia Rook

The victims of war-torn countries are often plastered across the news – tear-soaked faces, bloodied bodies and ripped clothing. But what are

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Friday, January 31, 2020

Something Awful review at the Vaults, London – ‘creepy new play based on a true crime story’ by Olivia Rook

True crime is hot right now – cat killers, kidnappers, you name it and Netflix has made a documentary about it. So,

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Void review at the Vaults, London – ‘a harrowing one-woman show’ by Olivia Rook

A few drinks on a night out, a walk home in the dark, alone, a man’s voice calling out from the shadows

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Friday, January 24, 2020

Lullabies for the Lost review at Old Red Lion, London – ‘thoughtful play about mental health’ by Olivia Rook

Depression, miscarriage, self-harm, social anxiety and eating disorders; these are the trigger warnings for Rosalind Blessed’s new play Lullabies for the Lost,

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Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Eclipse settles case out of court over ‘exploitative’ freelance contract by Olivia Rook

Eclipse Theatre has settled a case out of court with a former contractor who accused the organisation of being “exploitative” of freelances.

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Thursday, December 19, 2019

The Fairytale Revolution: Wendy’s Awfully Big Adventure review at Theatre503 – ‘entertaining and energetic all-female panto’ by Olivia Rook

If you thought panto was just for kids should check out Theatre503’s production, The Fairytale Revolution. Louise Beresford and Anna Spearpoint’s show

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Monday, December 16, 2019

Sleeping Beauty at Alban Arena, St Albans – ‘slick, tightly choreographed fun’ by Olivia Rook

After 10 years at the helm of the St Albans panto, writer Paul Hendy knows what he’s doing. His production of Sleeping

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Friday, December 13, 2019

The Signalman review at Old Red Lion, London – ‘a heavy-handed adaptation’ by Olivia Rook

At this time of year, it’s a bold decision to stage an obscure Charles Dickens short story over his festive morality tale,

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2019-2020 BROADWAY SEASON
Oct 06: Slave Play
Feb 01: The Minutes
TBA: Blue