Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Physical theatre has an amazing ability to communicate messages through the bodies of performers. Plaster Cast Theatre’s Sound Cistem explores how the bodies of performers Lizzie Morris and Ayden Brouwers, and all trans people, are made "controversial" by transphobia a...

Saturday, June 23, 2018

"What is the victory of a cat on a hot tin roof?" From the glossy sheen of the Young Vic's production of the classic Tennessee William's play, it seems Maggie has little to complain about, and yet the complexities that plague her relationship with her husband Brick and...

Thursday, May 3, 2018

A few weeks ago I went to see WITCH's adaptation of "Spring Awakening". Going into it, I knew very little about the musical; only that it was a hit on Broadway and had apparently inspired many young theatre-goers upon its 2006 opening.  As I watched the romance unfold...

Sunday, March 4, 2018

Taking historic figures and working them into a fictional story is usually worked to educate about their lives, or to entertain by putting them into farcical situations for the sake of comedy. It is not often they are used to persuade and create conversation. "Pardon M...

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Given this is a fringe performance, one might think that a show about ambition, sustainability and love might be a touchy subject, but that's not something that Joel I. Thomas is shying away from with "Buddy". The one-hour romance introduces us to Keenan (played by Luc...

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Greetings to you, ladies and gentlemen, and a warm welcome to this review of “Lord Dismiss Us”, which is being performed by a fine cast of young lads from Boys of the Empire Productions in the splendid venue next to the Surgeons' Hall. Set during in 1950s England while...

Sunday, August 6, 2017

One man show? Check. LGBTQ+? Check. Edgy subject matter? Check. You now qualify as a Fringe show. The whole point of the Fringe is to be brave and quirky, rather ironically resulting in shows such as “Bleach” having a lot of competition for audiences, despite being fre...

Friday, July 28, 2017

Wait a moment whilst I adopt my deep, booming narrator voice. Here we go. Last time, on Angels in America: Louis left the dying Prior in an attempt to save himself from emotional torment, Joe abandoned his wife and mother, and Harper lost her last remaining marble. Now...

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Yes, you read correctly. Part one. This is the National Theatre’s massive production of Tony Kushner’s “Gay Fantasia on National Themes”, “Angels in America”. Written in 1993 on the Aids crisis of the 1980s, the fantasia follows multiple characters as they face struggl...

Friday, April 7, 2017

So, off to the cinema once again, this time to see the National Theatre’s latest Shakespearian concoction with Simon Godwin’s “Twelfth Night”, starring Tamara Lawrence as Viola, Pheobe Fox as Olivia, Chris Oliver as Orsino, and Tamsin Grieg as “Malvolia”. The show seem...

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