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Thursday, June 15, 2017

REVIEW: Boris and Sergey’s Preposterous Improvisation Experiment, Pulse Festival ✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Boris and Sergey’s Preposterous Improvisation Experiment. Pulse Festival, New Wolsey Theatre. 10 June 2017 4 Stars And here is a great way to close the Pulse Festival, Fla…

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Monday, June 12, 2017

REVIEW: Golem, New Wolsey Theatre, Pulse Festival ✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Golem Pulse Festival, New Wolsey Theatre 10 June 2017 4 Stars Very much thought of as the jewel in the crown of this year’s Pulse Festival, 1927’s Golem is a show that h…

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REVIEW: Nuclear Family, New Wolsey Theatre, Pulse Festival ✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Nuclear Family Pulse Festival, New Wolsey Theatre. 10 June 2017 3 Stars Presented as an inquiry into the meltdown of Ashtown Nuclear Plant, this interactive piece by Sunday…

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Saturday, June 10, 2017

REVIEW: Kiss Me, Trafalgar Studios ✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Paul T Davies reviews Kiss Me at Trafalgar Studios “this small, yet powerful play, is well worth catching.” Book Now! This post REVIEW: Kiss Me, Trafalgar Studio…

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Friday, June 9, 2017

REVIEW: The Events, Mercury Theatre Colchester ✭✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies The Events Mercury Theatre Colchester. 6 June 2017 5 Stars BOOK TICKETS The Events is playwright David Greig’s response to the terrorist attack in Norway in 2011, when a f…

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Saturday, June 3, 2017

REVIEW: Tell Me Anything, New Wolsey Theatre, Pulse Festival ✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Tell Me Anything New Wolsey Theatre (Pulse Festival) 2 June 2017 3 Stars Pulse Festival Information One of the unique features of the Wolsey’s Pulse Festival is the Suitca…

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Thursday, June 1, 2017

REVIEW: Killology, The Royal Court ✭✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Outstanding writing, beautiful acting and strong direction- it feels like it shouldn’t be as simple as that to create theatrical magic. But here the company of Killology h…

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Monday, May 29, 2017

REVIEW: A View From The Bridge, St Martin’s Church Colchester ✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Paul T Davies reviews A View From The Bridge at St Martin’s Church Colchester “this is a true and gripping rendition of Miller’s play, and bodes well for futur…

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Pulse Festival Ipswich 2017 Preview by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies The 17th Pulse Festival at the Wolsey Theatre is almost upon us, and, once again, a huge range of contemporary performance is being presented across the 10-day festival, fro…

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

REVIEW: Salome, National Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies There is a great depth of performance and artistic power that makes Salome a mesmerising, at times hypnotic, evening. This post REVIEW: Salome, National Theatre ✭✭✭✭…

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Sunday, May 7, 2017

REVIEW: Hidden, Mercury Theatre Colchester ✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Crisply directed by Scott Hurran, on a highly effective set, Hidden is a sharp 75 minutes and is a play of gentle revelations. This post REVIEW: Hidden, Mercury Theatre Colc…

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Friday, May 5, 2017

REVIEW: Angels In America Part Two, National Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Let’s be clear about this, Angels in America is not a play. It’s an event, the equivalent of box set binge viewing. This brilliantly acted production takes days to proce…

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REVIEW: Angels In America Part One, National Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies It’s hard to avoid the word ‘epic’ when discussing Tony Kushner’s play, the sweep and ambition is still broad and astonishing. This post REVIEW: Angels In America Pa…

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

REVIEW: 46 Beacon, Trafalgar Studios 2 ✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies There is little drama, and no dramatic stakes are raised, and for that reason it may struggle to be remembered in the lexicon of gay drama. However, that is also the strengt…

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Wednesday, April 5, 2017

REVIEW: Tommy, New Wolsey Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies We are going to have to find a new word for disabled, as this company rubs the President’s face in that word. This is a wonderful production- feel it, hear it, but, above …

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Friday, March 24, 2017

REVIEW: The Chemsex Monologues. Kings Head Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies This is thought provoking production, and is a vivid and valuable starting point for serious discussion and action This post REVIEW: The Chemsex Monologues. Kings Head Theat…

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Saturday, March 11, 2017

REVIEW: My Country – A Work In Progress, National Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies One of the best elements of the evening was us, the audience, the British, still laughing at ourselves and appreciating the irony of the lies politicians speak and the truth…

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Friday, March 10, 2017

REVIEW: Bang Bang, Mercury Theatre ✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies It hasn’t helped this production also that current West End farce mega-hit The Play That Goes Wrong visited this venue just a few weeks ago, underlining further how archai…

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REVIEW: In Search Of England, Mercury Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies This is a play that never feels the need to shout or become hysterical, yet brims with anger, passion and love, and tunes in with our own questioning of national identity. T…

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Sunday, March 5, 2017

REVIEW: Worst Wedding Ever, New Wolsey Theatre ✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies This piece isn’t going to change the face of theatre, but it delivers what it is required to do, and is as entertaining as the excellent wedding band that occasionally, un…

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Saturday, March 4, 2017

REVIEW: Ugly Lies The Bone, National Theatre ✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Overall, despite a good cast and production values, the play doesn’t reach the heights it could have. This post REVIEW: Ugly Lies The Bone, National Theatre ✭✭✭ fir…

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Friday, February 17, 2017

REVIEW: A Clockwork Orange, Park Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies The production of A Clockwork Orange is a kind of Berkoff ballet, true to the spirit of the source material, but imprinted with an originality that will stay with you after …

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Wednesday, February 8, 2017

REVIEW: Pink Mist, New Wolsey Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Catch this extraordinary production on its tour; it has a quiet anger that says more than a hundred plays that shout for your attention. This post REVIEW: Pink Mist, New Wol…

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Tuesday, February 7, 2017

REVIEW: The HIV Monologues, Ace Hotel Shoreditch ✭✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies With the epic Angels in America at the National on the horizon, this feels like a perfect curtain raiser, where HIV characters are centre stage, a hilarious and poignant pla…

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Saturday, February 4, 2017

REVIEW: The White Devil, Sam Wanamaker Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies A thoroughly entertaining evening, blood-thirsty and hilarious, this production will appeal to the devil in you. This post REVIEW: The White Devil, Sam Wanamaker Theatre ✭…

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REVIEW: Still, Mercury Theatre Colchester ✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies The major problem the production has is the work itself. Each photograph of Maier’s that is projected onto the screens tells a thousand stories, and here is where the play…

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Friday, February 3, 2017

REVIEW: Strolling Player by Gabriel Hershman, History Press ✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies The joy of this book is that it will make you return to Finney, possibly one of the most under-rated, (and certainly under-awarded), actors of his generation. This post REVI…

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

REVIEW: Keeping On Keeping On by Alan Bennett, Faber and Faber ✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies “If I was to stab Judi Dench with a pitchfork, I should still be regarded as a cuddly teddy bear”, says Alan Bennett of his ‘national treasure’ status. This post REV…

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REVIEW: Raising Martha, Park Theatre ✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies That sound that you hear in the production is not frogs croaking. It’s the ghost of Joe Orton tutting with boredom that, in fifty years, his anarchic comedy has not been b…

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Saturday, January 14, 2017

REVIEW: Wish List, The Royal Court ✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Winner of the 2015 Bruntwood Prize, Katherine Soper’s play explores zero contract hours Britain through brother and sister Tamsin and Dean. This post REVIEW: Wish List, Th…

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Thursday, January 12, 2017

REVIEW: BU21, Trafalgar Studios ✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies If the play sounds intense and grim, it’s strength is in its blackest of black humour, making interesting points about how we all think in “media speak” This post REVI…

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