Sunday, July 25, 2021

Review: Rise, White Bear Theatre by Kim Southey

Review: Rise, White Bear Theatre 4.0Overall Score Rise is set in a dystopian world where the divide between the wealthy and poor has grown to insurmountable levels. It examines democracy, th…

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Review: Gin Craze, Royal & Derngate by Kerrie Walters

Review: Gin Craze, Royal & Derngate5.0Overall ScoreGin Craze is the tale of Mary, Lydia and Jack, and the gin sellers of Gin Lane. It is loud and bawdy, but undeniably hilarious! It tel…

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Friday, July 23, 2021

Review: Dorian: A Rock Musical, stream.theatre by Kerrie Walters

Review: Dorian: A Rock Musical, stream.theatre3.0Overall ScoreDorian: A Rock Musical is based on the classical book ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’ by Oscar Wilde. Bart Lambert opens the pr…

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Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Latest Theatre Opportunities (w/e 25 July) by A Younger Theatre

Lots more theatre opportunites and support this week! Look out for a writing programmes for artists of South Asian Descent and a space specifically centered around the Neurodivergent Aesthet…

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Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Juliana Ayeni-Stevens: “I wanted to write about a Black, British Nigerian woman who was queer” by Órla Quilligan

As the brilliant work of Talawa continues, we’re treated to a new voice on the block: Juliana Ayeni-Stevens. She talks to AYT about her auto-biographical show, Work this Pussy, the revolut…

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Review: …cake, Theatre Peckham by Nina Cave

Review: …cake, Theatre Peckham4.0Overall Score…cake is a psychological drama by babriye bukilwa premiering at Theatre Peckham. We are greeted by a strikingly simplistic and yet sublime s…

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Sunday, July 18, 2021

Review: Anna X, Harold Pinter Theatre by Nick Ferris

Review: Anna X, Harold Pinter Theatre4.0Overall ScoreA recent Guardian profile of playwright Joseph Charlton lamented how, prior to Anna X’s current run at The Harold Pinter Theatre, his p…

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Review: Magic Mike Live, Hippodrome Casino by Ryan Van Champion

Review: Magic Mike Live, Hippodrome Casino3.0Overall ScoreFollowing the huge success of two films inspired by his real-life experience as a stripper, Channing Tatum has devised a live dance …

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Friday, July 16, 2021

Review: Dance, King’s Head Theatre by Kim Southey

Review: Dance, King's Head Theatre 4.0Overall Score Dance is a new play which originally premiered as a lockdown drama in 2020. Itfollows the story of teenager Kemi, who has been bullied and…

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Review: For The Grace of You Go I, Theatr Clwyd by Chloe Lunn

Review: For The Grace of You Go I, Theatr Clwyd4.0Overall ScoreFor The Grace of You Go I is both entertaining and slightly unsettling. Although originally set to be staged in the spring of 2…

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Thursday, July 15, 2021

Review: Words Without Consent, Southwark Playhouse by Asia C

Review: Words Without Consent, Southwark Playhouse3.0Overall ScoreThe premise of 2Gal Theatre Company’s Words Without Consent excites me: written and acted by two women (Ellen Patterson an…

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Latest Theatre Opportunities (w/e 18 July) by A Younger Theatre

We’re bringing you more theatre opportunites this week, as well as some from last week which are still ongoing. Look out for Hull-based treats and a biggie from Tamasha. Good luck! Tiata f…

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Review: The Octopus, King’s Head Theatre by Shirley Both

Review: The Octopus, King's Head Theatre3.0Overall ScoreWhat were you doing during lockdown? Were you perhaps on the hunt for a job? Or were you busy being driven mad by the isolation? Both …

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Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Review: From Here, Chiswick Playhouse by Katie Kirkpatrick

Review: From Here, Chiswick Playhouse3.0Overall ScoreFrom Here has its press night under incredibly difficult circumstances: two cast members have been forced to isolate due to Track and Tra…

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Review: Red Side of the Moon, Iris Theatre by Órla Quilligan

Review: Red Side of the Moon, Iris Theatre3.0Overall ScoreRed Side of the Moon, part of the Iris Theatre Festival, features a stunning score by Kathryn Tindall, sung equally beautifully by T…

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Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Joseph Charlton: “There’s a lot of older white male writers whose best work is behind them” by Matt Barton

The writer of Anna X, which stars The Crown’s Emma Corrin and Industry’s Nabhaan Rizwan talks to us about moving from the Vault Festival to a major West End theatre and putting certain p…

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Monday, July 12, 2021

Review: The Narcissist, Arcola Theatre by Nina Cave

Review: The Narcissist, Arcola Theatre3.0Overall ScoreThe Narcissist is a one-man comedy show in the style of a self-help talk in the new open air section of the Arcola Theatre.  Will Adolp…

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Sunday, July 11, 2021

Review: Shit-Faced Shakespeare, Leicester Square Theatre by Andrew Houghton

Review: Shit-Faced Shakespeare, Leicester Square Theatre 4.0Overall Score Shit-Faced Shakespeare: Macbeth is the newest incarnation of the globally successful series from Magnificent Bastard…

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Review: Testimony: Iago & I, Richard, The Hen & Chicken’s Theatre by Ryan Van Champion

Review: Testimony: Iago & I, Richard, The Hen & Chicken's Theatre3.0Overall ScoreA quaint fringe venue in North London, The Hen & Chicken’s modest theatre space is currently ho…

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Saturday, July 10, 2021

Review: The Global Playground, Manchester International Festival by Cj Simon

Review: The Global Playground, Manchester International Festival 3.0Overall Score The Global Playground, a vibrant piece of physically engaged theatre, leaves me asking a lot of questions ab…

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Review: The Invisible Hand, Kiln Theatre by Nick Ferris

Review: The Invisible Hand, Kiln Theatre5.0Overall Score‘The Invisible Hand’ of the market is a metaphor conceived by economist Adam Smith in 1759, to highlight the unintended social ben…

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Review: Wolves Are Coming for You, Brockley Jack Studio Theatre by Shirley Both

Review: Wolves Are Coming for You, Brockley Jack Studio Theatre3.0Overall ScoreA mythical woodland with an eerie atmosphere and an overshadowing jingle greets us at the Brockley Jack Studio …

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Friday, July 9, 2021

Review: Last Easter, Orange Tree Theatre by Katie Kirkpatrick

Review: Last Easter, Orange Tree Theatre 4.0Overall Score TW: Terminal illness, Suicide I really didn’t expect to laugh so much at a play about cancer. Bryony Lavery’s Last Easter manage…

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Review: Bloody Elle, Royal Exchange Theatre by Cj Simon

Review: Bloody Elle, Royal Exchange Theatre5.0Overall ScoreWaking up in Manchester, I’m looking through my notes to figure out if my memories are true. I’m not hungover, at least not fro…

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Review: Nightfall, White Bear Theatre by George Collins

Review: Nightfall, White Bear Theatre4.0Overall ScoreNightfall is an insightful nosedive into the dangers of Incel ideology and how online radicalisation increasingly leads to violence agai…

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Review: Big Boys, Lion and Unicorn Theatre by Shirley Both

Review: Big Boys, Lion and Unicorn Theatre 4.0Overall Score “They grow up so fast …” This saying is especially true for Tom Foreman’s self-written and directed play Big Boys. Perform…

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Review: Helium, The Space / Grumble Pup Theatre by Amy Evans

Review: Helium, The Space / Grumble Pup Theatre3.0Overall ScoreGrumble Pup Theatre’s debut production of Helium is a dramatic crossover of stories about tackling the hardships of life and …

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Thursday, July 8, 2021

Latest Theatre Opportunities (w/e 11 July) by A Younger Theatre

We’re bringing you more stonking theatre opportunites this week, from companies like Milk Presents and The Queer Arts Consortium. Good luck! Deaf Talent, an organisation whose mission stat…

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Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Review: Don Giovanni, Royal Opera House by Alexander O’loughlin

Review: Don Giovanni, Royal Opera House 5.0Overall Score From the set design to the costumes to the incandescent vocals, The Royal Opera House raises the bar yet again with this performance …

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Review: Leather, Finborough Theatre by Ryan Van Champion

Review: Leather, Finborough Theatre 4.0Overall Score Reader Rating 0 Votes TW: This production and review contains reference to Sexual Violence. Following its initial run at the Finborough T…

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Review: Shoes to Fill, Fair Play and Iris Theatre by Órla Quilligan

Review: Shoes to Fill, Fair Play and Iris Theatre4.0Overall ScoreShoes to Fill is an hour-long tour de force, written and performed by Tanya Bridgeman and directed by Alex Miller. The play d…

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