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Monday, November 23, 2020

Review: The Leak, Mother Pictures by Ryan Van Champion

Review: The Leak, Mother Pictures4.0Overall ScoreThroughout the global outbreak of COVID-19, and the ensuing lockdown, friends and families everywhere were forced to reinvent the way in whic…

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Review: Falling Stars, Union Theatre by Ryan Van Champion

Review: Falling Stars, Union Theatre 2.0Overall Score As the era of Music Hall began to fade away in the early twentieth century, a new breed of Musical Theatre composition began to develop,…

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Saturday, November 21, 2020

Review: N A K E D, Voila! Festival, Cockpit Theatre by Ryan Van Champion

Review: N A K E D, Voila! Festival, Cockpit Theatre 3.0Overall Score Reader Rating 0 Votes Society has always had an obsession with the naked body. Lovers explore its sensuality, artists stu…

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Monday, November 16, 2020

Review: Right Left With Heels, Voila! Festival, Cockpit Theatre by Ryan Van Champion

Review: Right Left With Heels, Voila! Festival, Cockpit Theatre3.0Overall ScoreWhat makes theatre so constantly intriguing, is its boundless opportunity for innovation. Creativity works best…

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Thursday, November 12, 2020

Review: 15 Heroines, Jermyn Street Theatre by Ryan Van Champion

Review: 15 Heroines, Jermyn Street Theatre5.0Overall ScoreThere was a time, not so long ago, where the sight of an actor alone on stage was an enticing sign of the illusive soliloquy, common…

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Friday, November 6, 2020

Review: Philip Pullman’s Grimm Tales, Unicorn Theatre by Ryan Van Champion

Review: Philip Pullman’s Grimm Tales, Unicorn Theatre 5.0Overall Score Award winning children’s theatre The Unicorn is one of the most stunning performance spaces in London, perfectly ge…

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Review: Death of England: Delroy, National Theatre by Ryan Van Champion

Review: Death of England: Delroy, National Theatre5.0Overall ScoreWith a second national lockdown looming, the National Theatre’s triumphant return is a bitter one, with their opening nigh…

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Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Review: A Night at the Musicals, Southwark Playhouse by Ryan Van Champion

Review: A Night at the Musicals, Southwark Playhouse5.0Overall ScoreA Night At The Musicals gives audiences a chance to sit back and relax, as the sounds of the West End wash over them in a …

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Friday, October 16, 2020

Review: A Night in Springfield, Phoenix Arts Club by Ryan Van Champion

Review: A Night in Springfield, Phoenix Arts Club4.0Overall ScoreThe Simpsons has been a staple of family entertainment for as long as I can remember, having now run for an impressive thirty…

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Monday, October 12, 2020

Review: The Odyssey, Jermyn Street Theatre by Ryan Van Champion

Review: The Odyssey, Jermyn Street Theatre3.0Overall ScoreThe renowned Jermyn Street Theatre – the West End’s smallest producing theatre – is truly keeping the wonder of theatre alive …

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Saturday, October 10, 2020

Review: Apollo 13: The Dark Side of the Moon, Original Theatre Online by Ryan Van Champion

Review: Apollo 13: The Dark Side of the Moon, Original Theatre Online4.0Overall ScoreAlone. Isolated. Uncertain of what your future holds, if you even have one. Wondering if you will ever se…

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Wednesday, October 7, 2020

// SEED, Form(at) Performance Festival Online by Ryan Van Champion

// SEED, Form(at) Performance Festival Online3.0Overall ScoreReader Rating 0 VotesOne amazing product of the global lockdown this year is the outpouring of creativity that has made full use …

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Thursday, October 1, 2020

Review: Antony and Cleopatra, Theatro Technis by Ryan Van Champion

Review: Antony and Cleopatra, Theatro Technis3.0Overall ScoreThe love story of Mark Antony and Cleopatra is one that has endured as a romance of epic proportions. After all, their illicit af…

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Saturday, September 19, 2020

Review: The Hive (Covid Cut), The Cockpit by Ryan Van Champion

Review: The Hive (Covid Cut), The Cockpit4.0Overall ScoreThe Hive was originally performed back in 2016 as a workshop of songs from Act One, and again in 2017 in the form of a complete Act O…

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Review: The Trilobite, Or The Fall of Mr. Williams, The Cockpit by Ryan Van Champion

Review: The Trilobite, Or The Fall of Mr. Williams, The Cockpit2.0Overall ScoreIn a one-off live performance, Tête à Tête Opera Festival presents what has intriguingly been titled The Tri…

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Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Review: Pinocchio Gets Wood, Guildford Fringe Theatre by Ryan Van Champion

Review: Pinocchio Gets Wood, Guildford Fringe Theatre 4.0Overall Score Every year, families spend huge amounts of money for tickets to the local panto, dragging along their entire family. I…

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Friday, September 4, 2020

Review: Sleepless, Troubadour Theatre by Ryan Van Champion

Review: Sleepless, Troubadour Theatre2.0StarsIn what is undeniably a huge triumph for the British theatre industry, Sleepless marks the comeback of large scale indoor performance. Director…

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Sunday, August 23, 2020

Review: Salomé, EDIFICE Dance Theatre by Ryan Van Champion

Review: Salomé, EDIFICE Dance Theatre4.0starsIn a tragedy as old as this one, pulled from the bible by Oscar Wilde for his masterpiece play back in 1891, it always surprises me how captivat…

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Friday, June 26, 2020

Review: Pericles, Flute Theatre by Ryan Van Champion

Review: Pericles, Flute Theatre5.0StarsThis time of isolation can be difficult for most, but those with Autism can experience it to a much higher degree. With Pericles, Flute Theatre have de…

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Friday, March 20, 2020

Review: Once Upon a Mattress, Upstairs at the Gatehouse by Ryan Van Champion

Review: Once Upon a Mattress, Upstairs at the Gatehouse 3.0stars Fringe venues, such as Upstairs at the Gatehouse, are so wonderful in their intimacy and ruggedness, able to focus more on …

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Review: The Seven Streams of the River Ota, National Theatre by Ryan Van Champion

Review: The Seven Streams of the River Ota, National Theatre5.0starsTheatre today is beginning to err more toward bitesize plays, accepting people’s shortening attention spans rather than …

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Sunday, March 15, 2020

Review: Afterplay, The Coronet Theatre by Ryan Van Champion

Review: Afterplay, The Coronet Theatre5.0StarsBrian Friel’s Afterplay feels very much like a near cousin of a Chekhov play, tied closely to the settings and themes that we are so familiar …

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Review: Love, Love, Love, Lyric Hammersmith by Ryan Van Champion

Review: Love, Love, Love, Lyric Hammersmith 3.0stars Love, Love, Love sees Rachel O’Riordan return to the helm to direct her second production since joining as artistic director of the Lyr…

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