This is pure, unadulterated escapism – and nobody does it better. We all need a little escapism every now and then, and in these crazy – even difficult – times it should not just be advised, it should be made mandatory. Whatever is next in store for this brilliant bunch, I for one, cannot wait to see it.
Families are complicated and messy, nevertheless, family dramas when captured correctly can be hugely touching. No matter what our background, we all have emotive views about ‘family’, and those connections usually run deep. Brookman and Graham have made Bovell’s already vital story come to life in such a way that the actors’ performances truly soar. I defy you not to be moved. This, in short, is a blistering production with universal appeal. All I can say is; go! You will not be disappointed.
Will you see better magic elsewhere? More than likely. Will you see more nudity at other destinations? Probably. Will you see the two together at another venue? I doubt it. And will they have the same on stage chemistry and tongue-in-cheek, macho, self-deprecating sense of fun? Not a chance. So, get the babysitter booked. Leave the kids at home. And get along to the Trafalgar Studios and enjoy.
We are pleased to bring you some great images from the rehearsal room of punkplay which starts previewing at Southwark Playhouse this week ahead of its opening night on the 9th September 2016. Gregory S. Moss’s punkplay is a riot of a play told at break-neck pace with a killer soundtrack, a coming-of-age story about subcultures, friendship and not-fitting-in – all on rollerskates! There’s Duck … Read more
Barbu London Wonderground 5 Stars Book Now Firstly, I would just like to say, if you are a London Wonderground virgin, you are missing out! I would urge anyone who has not sampled the joyous nights (or, indeed days, should you choose a matinee) on London’s Southbank to race down there and partake in its delights. Get your tickets booked, get there early, enjoy a … Read more
People, Places and Things Wyndham’s Theatre 5 Stars More Info | Book Now Whenever I review I always hope I act with discretion while making the occasional note to refer back to after the performance. I never want to distract my neighbor from the story that is unfolding on stage. There was no chance, however, of this being an issue throughout People, Places, Things at … Read more