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Thursday, October 22, 2020

Review: Finding Percy Erebus, Dazed New World Festival by Shirley Both

Review: Finding Percy Erebus, Dazed New World Festival4.0Overall Score“Percy?”, the voice of a child welcomes me as Elephant Talk Theatre’s show Finding Percy Erebus commences on my sc…

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Thursday, October 15, 2020

Review: The Mermaid’s Tongue, Swamp Motel by Shirley Both

Review: The Mermaid's Tongue, Swamp Motel 5.0Overall Score Is there anything better to do on a mellow autumn evening than to participate in an online life drawing class? Immersive theatre co…

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Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Review: Lounge Onyx – The Black History Month Cabaret, Phoenix Arts Club by Shirley Both

Review: Lounge Onyx - The Black History Month Cabaret, Phoenix Arts Club5.0Overall ScoreReader Rating 0 VotesHidden away in the intimate, underground Phoenix Arts Club, Onyx Fatale is presen…

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Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Review: Virtual Collaborators Festival by Shirley Both

Review: Virtual Collaborators Festival3.0Overall ScoreNow that live theatre has returned, Virtual Collaborators used the chance to come together to create the Virtual Collaborators Festival.…

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Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Review: Get Happy, Greenwich + Docklands International Festival by Shirley Both

Review: Get Happy, Greenwich + Docklands International Festival4.0StarsIt is a rainy afternoon in Woolwich Arsenal where acrobatics and physical theatre company Told By An Idiot are about to…

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Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Review: Alice, A Virtual Theme Park, Creation Theatre by Shirley Both

Review: Alice, A Virtual Theme Park, Creation Theatre4.0StarsWhen was the last time you visited a theme park? Or a mirror cabinet? Or an immersive theatre performance? Alice, A Virtual Theme…

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Monday, July 6, 2020

Review: Scenes for Survival – When?, National Theatre of Scotland by Shirley Both

Review: Scenes for Survival - When?, National Theatre of Scotland 4.0stars Scenes of Survival is a collection of digital performances supported by BBC’s Arts’ ‘Culture in Quarantine’…

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Friday, July 3, 2020

Review: Two Metres Apart, Greengage Ventures by Shirley Both

Review: Two Metres Apart, Greengage Ventures5.0StarsArtistic satisfaction is not as easy to find during these unusual times – without the theatre, concerts, poetry slams or sofar sessions …

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Sunday, June 28, 2020

Review: All That Glisters, Guildford Shakespeare Company by Shirley Both

Review: All That Glisters, Guildford Shakespeare Company3.0stars‘Darlings’ is the motto of today’s muster mystery show All that Glisters. Written by Eleanor Murton and performed by the…

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Thursday, May 21, 2020

Review: No Show, The Yard by Shirley Both

Review: No Show, The Yard3.0StarsAs part of The Yard Online, comedian and cabaret artist Christopher Green performed No Show, which originally made its debut at the Yard earlier this year. T…

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Friday, May 15, 2020

Review: Midnight Your Time, Donmar Warehouse by Shirley Both

Review: Midnight Your Time, Donmar Warehouse4.0StarsA dimly lit kitchen somewhere in the heart of Canonbury is where we meet Judy (Diana Quick) for the first time. The year 2010 has just beg…

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Thursday, May 7, 2020

Review: Stuff, The Painkiller Project by Shirley Both

Review: Stuff, The Painkiller Project3.0StarsStuff is Bitter Pill Theatre’s contribution to the artistic collection of lockdown 2020 – the audio drama directed by Max Elton is part of Th…

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Friday, April 24, 2020

Review: Two Metres Apart, Greengage Ventures by Shirley Both

Review: Two Metres Apart, Greengage Ventures4.0StarsTwo Metres Apart is Greengage’s contribution to the world of virtual performances. It is one of many to come and it does not disappoint.…

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Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Review: Sound Cistem, VAULT Festival by Shirley Both

Review: Sound Cistem, VAULT Festival 5.0stars As part of VAULT Festival, Plaster Cast Theatre have come all the way from Manchester to perform at London’s fringe festival. Transgender and …

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Thursday, January 23, 2020

Review: Fix, The Pleasance Theatre by Shirley Both

Review: Fix, The Pleasance Theatre3.0starsA broken washing machine in an old house, somewhere in the woods, an older woman with secrets and a repairman with a seemingly easy task. That is th…

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Sunday, January 12, 2020

Review: This Time, Shoreditch Town Hall by Shirley Both

Review: This Time, Shoreditch Town Hall 4.0stars This Time is a magnificent aerial performance performed at Shoreditch Town Hall. It is part of the London International Mime Festival, which …

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Saturday, January 11, 2020

Review: The Edit, Theatre503 by Shirley Both

Review: The Edit, Theatre5035.0starsNick (Jamie Wilkes) and Elena (Serena Manteghi) broke up – two years ago. Now, they find themselves back together in their old flat, catching up. Nick i…

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Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Review: Pride and Prejudice: The Gay Panto, White Bear Theatre by Shirley Both

Review: Pride and Prejudice: The Gay Panto, White Bear Theatre 2.0stars Hidden away in a black box above The White Bear Pub in Kennington is Pride and Prejudice: The Gay Panto. Written by Ke…

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Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Review: Fascinating Aïda, Southbank Centre by Shirley Both

Review: Fascinating Aïda, Southbank Centre4.0starsFascinating Aïda are performing their brand-new show at Southbank Centre all throughout December until early January. The cabaret trio del…

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Thursday, December 19, 2019

Review: Blood Orange, Old Red Lion Theatre by Shirley Both

Review: Blood Orange, Old Red Lion Theatre3.0starsIn her self-written one-woman show Blood Orange, Tania Amsel takes us on a journey through England’s hospitals and the daily life of NHS…

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2019-2020 BROADWAY SEASON
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