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Saturday, December 15, 2018

Review: The Merry Wives of Windsor, Barbican by A Younger Theatre

The Merry Wives of Windsor gets an Essex makeover complete with a shot of reality TV in Fiona Laird’s adaptation filled with big hair, fake tans and good times.  Shakespeare’s comedy is…

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Monday, November 26, 2018

Judy Kuhn: “Fiddler has never felt so relevant” by A Younger Theatre

The AYT team fired off some questions via email to Judy Kuhn, star of the Menier Chocolate Factory’s Fiddler on the Roof and all-round legend. We find out whether the show’s rele…

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Review: The Fishermen, Arcola Theatre by A Younger Theatre

Gbolahan Obisesan’s adaptation of Chigozie Obioma’s Man Booker Prize nominated The Fisherman, is the haunting tale of four brothers tragically separated by a curse. Set in Nigeria in the…

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Saturday, November 24, 2018

Review: A Hero of Our Time, Arcola Theatre by A Younger Theatre

After a sold out run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Hunchtheatre’s adaptation of Mikhail Lermontov’s A Hero of Our Time comes to Dalston’s Arcola Theatre. A favourite novel of secon…

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Friday, November 16, 2018

Review: No Direction Home – Daughters of the Sun, Camden People’s Theatre by A Younger Theatre

Loosely based on Maxim Gorky’s Children of the Sun, Daughters of the Sun insists it puts female characters at the forefront, exploring themes of privilege and the function of art. Primaril…

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Friday, November 9, 2018

Review: White Teeth, Kiln Theatre by A Younger Theatre

Full disclosure: to me Zadie Smith’s first novel White Teeth is a national treasure brushing shoulders with the Countdown theme song and Naomi Campbell. I knew that no adaptation would eve…

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Sunday, October 28, 2018

Review: A Very Very Very Dark Matter, Bridge Theatre by A Younger Theatre

All writers have a secret method that gives their work an extra something special. For some it’s an exercise regime, for others it might be a particular place they like to sit, but for wri…

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Sunday, October 14, 2018

Review: Elephant and Castle, Camden People’s Theatre by A Younger Theatre

For those of us who have been nurturing a 1927 shaped hole in our hearts since Golem left theatres in 2015, we have been offered some slight relief.  This relief takes the form of Elephant …

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Thursday, October 11, 2018

Review: Love, Genius and a Walk, Drayton Arms Theatre by A Younger Theatre

Gustav Mahler lived quite the life. A genius late romantic composer and acclaimed conductor, who famously sought psychological advice from Freud, he was connected (willingly or unwillingly) …

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Saturday, October 6, 2018

Ticket Offer: £15 tickets to Pinter at the Pinter by A Younger Theatre

When we found out Jamie Lloyd was to take over the Harold Pinter Theatre with a celebration of One Act Pinter plays staring some of the biggest names in theatre, we got a little excited.  W…

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Sunday, September 2, 2018

Ticket Offer: £8 tickets to The End of Eddy at the Unicorn Theatre by A Younger Theatre

As we get back into theatre for the autumn we’ve got a brilliant ticket offer for The End of Eddy The post Ticket Offer: £8 tickets to The End of Eddy at the Unicorn Theatre appeared …

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Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Review: Pericles, National Theatre by A Younger Theatre

The National Theatre delivers perfection and an antidote to the Brexit blues in its stunning adaptation of Pericles: a defiant celebration The post Review: Pericles, National Theatre appear…

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Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Camden Fringe: Super Hamlet 64, The Cockpit by A Younger Theatre

“All the world’s a game. And all the men and women merely players” says a projection of Mario, of Super The post Camden Fringe: Super Hamlet 64, The Cockpit appeared first on A Younger…

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Sunday, August 19, 2018

Review: I’m Not A Bit Like A Clown and I Do Need Me, The Place by A Younger Theatre

When most of us hear the asinine ravings of toddlers, we feel many things: irritation, affection possibly, and nostalgia for The post Review: I’m Not A Bit Like A Clown and I Do Need M…

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Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Blog: How depression helped me creatively (and I learned to be OK) by A Younger Theatre

It all started when I realised just how much I wanted my life to end. My name is Annie Cheung The post Blog: How depression helped me creatively (and I learned to be OK) appeared first on A …

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Review: Allelujah!, Bridge Theatre by A Younger Theatre

The boys, well some of the History Boys alumni, are back and ready to take on another public service in The post Review: Allelujah!, Bridge Theatre appeared first on A Younger Theatre.

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Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Review: Other People’s Teeth, King’s Head Theatre by A Younger Theatre

Other People’s Teeth is a romantic thriller about an assassin with as much theoretical mathematics as there is murder; a The post Review: Other People’s Teeth, King’s Head Theatre appe…

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Review: UMUADA, King’s Head Theatre by A Younger Theatre

Written and directed by Justina Kehinde, UMUADA returns to the stage in a sold out run as part of the The post Review: UMUADA, King’s Head Theatre appeared first on A Younger Theatre.

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Saturday, June 16, 2018

Review: The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, The Donmar Warehouse by A Younger Theatre

It would be somewhat of an understatement to say that Lia Williams, star of the Donmar Warehouse’s adaptation of The The post Review: The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, The Donmar Warehouse ap…

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Thursday, June 14, 2018

Review: The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives, Arcola Theatre by A Younger Theatre

Nollywood comes to the stage in Rotimi Babatunde’s adaptation of Lola Shoneyin’s bestselling novel The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s The post Review: The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’…

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Saturday, June 2, 2018

Review: The Rink, Southwark Playhouse by A Younger Theatre

It is difficult to imagine what to expect from a musical about a dilapidated roller skating rink. It is also The post Review: The Rink, Southwark Playhouse appeared first on A Younger Theat…

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Friday, May 11, 2018

Review: Nine Night, Dorfman Theatre by A Younger Theatre

Nine Night is Natasha Gordon’s family drama that explores grieving and Jamaican burial traditions in the UK. Contradictorily jam-packed and The post Review: Nine Night, Dorfman Theatre app…

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Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Review: For King and Country, Colab Factory by A Younger Theatre

In a warehouse in London Bridge it is 1940, Lord Halifax is the Prime Minister, World War Two rages on The post Review: For King and Country, Colab Factory appeared first on A Younger Theatr…

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Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Review: Vincent River, Park Theatre by A Younger Theatre

Philip Ridley’s Vincent River returns to the stage with the same magnetic intensity, despite an 11-year absence from the stage. A play seemingly ahead of its time, Vincent River’s emotio…

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Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Review: Female Parts: Shorts, Hoxton Town Hall by A Younger Theatre

Female Parts: Shorts is a collection of three confessional monologues from three different women labelled the wife, mother and immigrant. The monologues explore these labels, highlighting th…

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Friday, March 2, 2018

Review: Harold and Maude, Charing Cross Theatre by A Younger Theatre

Take one disaffected young man. Add a spirited woman who challenges his views and forces him to try new things. The result: a manic pixie dream girl film which leaves the audience with a who…

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Thursday, March 1, 2018

Review: The Lady With a Dog, White Bear by A Younger Theatre

Anton Chekov’s The Lady with a Dog, dubbed by Vladimir Nabokov as one of the greatest short stories ever written, is the seaside tale of an affair between a married Moscow banker and a muc…

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Saturday, February 17, 2018

Review: The B*easts, Bush Theatre by A Younger Theatre

Award-winning actress Monica Dolan leads a whistle-stop tour through an exploration of childhood, victim blaming, and sexism. The author and star of The B*easts, she manages to evoke that ki…

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Sunday, February 4, 2018

Review: Becoming Shades, The Vaults by A Younger Theatre

Becoming Shades returns to the Vault Festival with a feminist reimagining of the classic Greek myth Persephone, Queen of the Underworld. The original story, which details how we got the seas…

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Sunday, January 21, 2018

Review: So Many Reasons, Camden People’s Theatre by A Younger Theatre

The centrepiece of the feminist theatre festival Calm Down Dear is Rachael Ofori’s So Many Reasons, the hilarious quintessential guide to life has a British Ghanaian woman in the millenn…

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Thursday, December 21, 2017

Review: Antony and Cleopatra, Barbican by A Younger Theatre

The Royal Shakespeare Company’s Rome season takes a much welcome detour through the Nile in Iqbal Khan’s sizzling production of Antony and Cleopatra.  Shakespeare’s tragedy takes plac…

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