What To Watch Out For in 2018 – Paul T Davies

Olivier Theatre at the National

To talk about every show I’m looking forward to in 2018 would extend this column beyond your patience, so I thought I would focus on three different aspects-and throw in a few more! THE DIRECTOR. One of my favourite directors is Emma Rice, who got me back into the Globe theatre after feeling that it had become too staid for my tastes in the years … Read more

REVIEW: Nuclear Family, New Wolsey Theatre, Pulse Festival ✭✭✭

Nuclear Family at Pulse Festival

Nuclear Family Pulse Festival, New Wolsey Theatre. 10 June 2017 3 Stars Presented as an inquiry into the meltdown of Ashtown Nuclear Plant, this interactive piece by Sunday’s Child and Fever Dream Theatre asks the audience to step in and make decisions that will affect the outcome of the drama. Racing against the clock, and with strictly timed discussion points, the majority choices are then … Read more

REVIEW: Tell Me Anything, New Wolsey Theatre, Pulse Festival ✭✭✭

Tell Me Anything at Pulse Festival

Tell Me Anything New Wolsey Theatre (Pulse Festival) 2 June 2017 3 Stars Pulse Festival Information One of the unique features of the Wolsey’s Pulse Festival is the Suitcase Prize.  Now in its fifth year, the day asks theatre makers to think in an environmentally and economically sustainable way, to create a piece that can travel on public transport with a very low carbon footprint. … Read more

Pulse Festival Ipswich 2017 Preview

Pulse Festival Ipswich Preview 2017

The 17th Pulse Festival at the Wolsey Theatre is almost upon us, and, once again, a huge range of contemporary performance is being presented across the 10-day festival, from June 1st-10th. Still a teenager, the festival can afford to remain challenging, occasionally confrontational, but containing loads of promise! Picking out what may be worth seeing is always a tricky feat, as so much sounds exciting … Read more

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