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REVIEW: Birds Of Paradise, Drayton Arms Theatre ✭✭✭

REVIEW: Birds Of Paradise, Drayton Arms Theatre ✭✭✭
Birds Of Paradise Drayton Arms Theatre Friday 5th May 2017 3 Stars Book NowThe enterprising firm of MKEC Productions brings us another little-known work in a smartly efficient production, [...]

REVIEW: The Ferryman, Royal Court ✭✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: The Ferryman, Royal Court ✭✭✭✭✭
The Ferryman Royal Court 3 May 2017 Five stars Book NowAt several points during Jez Butterworth's phenomenal new play The Ferryman, characters talk about "moving on" but however much they [...]

REVIEW: Pete 'N' Keely, Tristan Bates Theatre ✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: Pete 'N' Keely, Tristan Bates Theatre ✭✭✭✭
Pete 'N' Keely Tristan Bates Theatre Thursday 4th May 2017 4 Stars Book NowThree cheers for the bold, brilliant and brave production of this two-hander bursting onto the stage of the cosily in[...]

REVIEW: Madame Rubinstein, Park Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: Madame Rubinstein, Park Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭
Madame Rubinstein Park Theatre Thursday 3rd May 2017 5 Stars Book NowEver since human beings first picked up wode, or ochre, or tattoo ink, or henna, they have been using art to transform the [...]

REVIEW: The Treatment, Almeida Theatre ✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: The Treatment, Almeida Theatre ✭✭✭✭
The Treatment Almeida Theatre 28 April 2017 Four stars Book TicketsWith a few tweaks, Martin Crimp's 1993 black comedy The Treatment has been updated to the present day in Lyndsey Turner's new[...]

REVIEW: The Cardinal, Southwark Playhouse ✭✭✭

REVIEW: The Cardinal, Southwark Playhouse ✭✭✭
The Cardinal Southwark Playhouse, Friday 28 April 2017 3 Stars Book NowIn recent, fin-de-royaume years, there has been something of a resurgence of public appetite for the lugubrious, gory, cy[...]

REVIEW: Paul Auster's City Of Glass, Lyric Hammersmith ✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: Paul Auster's City Of Glass, Lyric Hammersmith ✭✭✭✭
Paul Auster's City of Glass Lyric Hammersmith Four stars Book TicketsWhen the first book in Paul Auster's New York Trilogy was published in 1985, it was an instant best-seller, a dazzling liter[...]

REVIEW: Romeo And Juliet, The Globe ✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: Romeo And Juliet, The Globe ✭✭✭✭
Romeo & Juliet The Globe Four stars Book NowWith a story as familiar and regularly performed as Romeo and Juliet, is it still possible to do something fresh and new? Daniel Kramer has prove[...]

REVIEW: Alice's Adventures Underground, The Vaults ✭✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: Alice's Adventures Underground, The Vaults ✭✭✭✭✭
Alice's Adventures Underground The Vaults, Waterloo Tuesday 25th April 2017 5 Stars Book NowIf you see nothing else this year, see this! It is a hallucinogenic wander through a maze of brillia[...]

Fringe festivals plan global day of celebration

Fringe festivals plan global day of celebration
The organisers of Edinburgh Festival Fringe have announced plans for an international day celebrating the fringe movement.More than 200 fringe festivals from across the world will join togethe[...]

REVIEW: Nuclear War, Royal Court Jerwood Upstairs ✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: Nuclear War, Royal Court Jerwood Upstairs ✭✭✭✭
Nuclear War Royal Court Jerwood Upstairs 24 April 2017 Four stars Book NowSimon Stephens presents just 12 pages of text for his latest work, Nuclear War, describing it as "a series of suggesti[...]

Royal Court’s Anatomy of a Suicide finds cast

Royal Court’s Anatomy of a Suicide finds cast
Hattie Morahan, Paul Hilton and Kate O’Flynn are to lead the cast in Alice Birch’s new play, Anatomy of a Suicide, at the Royal Court.Directed by Katie Mitchell, it will also feature Gershwyn Eust[...]
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