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Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Review: Dietrich: Natural Duty, Wilton’s Music Hall by Gabriel Wilding

Telling the lesser-known tale of German movie star Marlene Dietrich, this cool production is both heartwarming and side-splitting. Mixing Drag, cabaret, songs and… duty? together, Peter Gr…

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Saturday, November 17, 2018

Review: Hadestown, The National Theatre by Gabriel Wilding

Imagine if Urinetown and Little Shop of Horrors had a baby while the sounds of Nashville and New Orleans blared into the night, well that’s Hadestown! Spinning the classic Greek myth of Or…

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Friday, October 26, 2018

Review: The Wild Duck, Almeida Theatre by Gabriel Wilding

Henrik Ibsen‘s classic play The Wild Duck is reinvented for a modern time, and with a modern style. The evergreen issues that underline the story stand out even more because of the ne…

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Review: Concert, Colin Dunne, The Barbican by Gabriel Wilding

Traditional Irish dancing; the springing, the fiddling, the stiff upper bodies, and stony faces. As someone who knows very little about this cultural phenomenon, I jumped at the chance to wa…

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Sunday, October 14, 2018

Review: Sod’s Law, The Pleasance Theatre Trust by Gabriel Wilding

A romp through the Regency and a tryst with the Tudors; revelling in the salacious, unseen and tumultuous lives of the queer folk of the past and present has never been so much fun. “Lord…

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Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Review: Pack of Lies, Menier Chocolate Factory Theatre by Gabriel Wilding

Doilies and deception, surveillance in the 60’s, and more cups of tea than the Great British Bake Off. Pack of Lies is a moving play based on a true story, focusing on the way political tu…

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Monday, September 24, 2018

Review: Point of Echoes, The Place by Gabriel Wilding

Moving sheets billow, and the waves begin to look as although they are dancing as we stare out to sea. So the stage is set for this nautical themed dance piece set in a far-flung lighthouse.…

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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Review: The Prisoner, The National Theatre by Gabriel Wilding

“I am here to repair”, calls out our lead, surrounded by the sun-drenched desert. His story is entrapped by its own ideas, aesthetically interesting, but thematically stunted. The Prison…

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Monday, September 17, 2018

Review: Heathers, The Theatre Royal Haymarket by Gabriel Wilding

Lip gloss and murder, a deadly concoction. One that Heathers brews up with camp, infections and gleeful enjoyment. The adaptation of the cult classic ‘80s film zips with wit, humour and so…

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Sunday, September 16, 2018

Review: Fabric, Soho Theatre by Gabriel Wilding

A life dreamed of, yet built using sand that can be easily crumbled into the sea. With Fabric, we have an insight into a story far too familiar and a fate far too common. The issues discusse…

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Thursday, September 13, 2018

Review: Dust, Trafalgar Studios by Gabriel Wilding

All singing (except without the singing), all dancing (except without the dancing), Dust is a show that has its hands tightly around your heart and won’t let go. Depending on your emo…

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Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Review: Caterpillar, Theatre503 by Gabriel Wilding

Memories of sticks of rock and walks along the pier are quickly smashed as Caterpillar puts its well-written fist through The post Review: Caterpillar, Theatre503 appeared first on A Younger…

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Monday, August 27, 2018

Review: Swan Lake, London Coliseum by Gabriel Wilding

Can Swan Lake ever disappoint? Is the famous love story ever able to fall flat on its….beak? When something becomes The post Review: Swan Lake, London Coliseum appeared first on A Younger …

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Thursday, August 23, 2018

Review: Freak, Cecil Sharp House by Gabriel Wilding

A bed very similar to Tracey Emin’s famous squalid art show greets us as we crowd into the basement theatre The post Review: Freak, Cecil Sharp House appeared first on A Younger Theatre.

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Friday, August 17, 2018

Review: Emilia, The Globe by Gabriel Wilding

“Do not take my anger away from me!” screams Emilia Bassano Lanier as she accuses the audience and the world The post Review: Emilia, The Globe appeared first on A Younger Theatre.

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Thursday, August 16, 2018

Review: Backbone, The Southbank Centre by Gabriel Wilding

The circus, but not as you know it! Gravity & Other Myths truly live up to their name; following up The post Review: Backbone, The Southbank Centre appeared first on A Younger Theatre.

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Review: Coelacanth, Cockpit Theatre by Gabriel Wilding

Humour at its darkest and writing at its best, Callum O’Brian’s play Coelacanth drags us to the lowest point of The post Review: Coelacanth, Cockpit Theatre appeared first on A Young…

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Monday, August 13, 2018

Review: Camden Fringe, Getting Over Everest, Tristan Bates Theatre by Gabriel Wilding

A tale spanning the sheer destructive power of a bad break up, Getting over Everest is a nippy production that is The post Review: Camden Fringe, Getting Over Everest, Tristan Bates Theatre…

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Saturday, July 28, 2018

Review: Bluebird, The Space by Gabriel Wilding

“What is going to happen to us all?” a plaintive call that echoes throughout the complex and heart-wrenching Bluebird. This The post Review: Bluebird, The Space appeared first on A Young…

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Monday, July 23, 2018

Review: A Monster Calls, The Old Vic by Gabriel Wilding

A story of complex morality and the battle within us all to find the strength to carry on in the The post Review: A Monster Calls, The Old Vic appeared first on A Younger Theatre.

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Friday, July 20, 2018

Review: A Womb of Ones Own, King’s Head Theatre by Gabriel Wilding

Sex is a tricky subject universally, over-saturating almost every walk of life, discussed and pursued to the ends of the The post Review: A Womb of Ones Own, King’s Head Theatre appear…

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Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Review: Isadora, I Dance What I Am, King’s Head Theatre by Gabriel Wilding

“Love and art, can they ever exist together?” and what a question! So on a very warm Sunday we sit The post Review: Isadora, I Dance What I Am, King’s Head Theatre appeared first o…

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Saturday, June 16, 2018

Review: Elixir, The Underbelly Festival by Gabriel Wilding

What are the most basic of needs when it comes to the pure, rocking in your chair, silly, beaming grin The post Review: Elixir, The Underbelly Festival appeared first on A Younger Theatre.

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Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Review: Bingo, Pleasance Theatre by Gabriel Wilding

“…Like a big gay lion called Lesley”, this sentence from Bingo has stayed with me long after seeing the show, The post Review: Bingo, Pleasance Theatre appeared first on A Younger Thea…

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Friday, June 8, 2018

Review: Cowpuncher, Southbank Centre by Gabriel Wilding

Can a show that blends the different skills of a famous choreographer, composer and fashion designer work? In this production, The post Review: Cowpuncher, Southbank Centre appeared first on…

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Review: Rasheeda Speaking, Trafalgar Studio 2 by Gabriel Wilding

The world of office politics can sometimes be a petty microcosm of the worst side of human nature. As someone The post Review: Rasheeda Speaking, Trafalgar Studio 2 appeared first on A Young…

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Saturday, June 2, 2018

Review: The Two Noble Kinsmen, The Globe Theatre by Gabriel Wilding

William Shakespeare’s little known and last project (in collaboration with John Fletcher) has been rather forgotten by the theatre-going public, The post Review: The Two Noble Kinsmen, The…

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Friday, June 1, 2018

Review: TriOperas, The Peacock Theatre by Gabriel Wilding

Did you ever want to watch 3 incredibly complex operas slimmed down into 35-minute slots? Simplified beyond all rhyme and The post Review: TriOperas, The Peacock Theatre appeared first on A …

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Sunday, May 27, 2018

Review: Stroke Odysseys, The Place by Gabriel Wilding

Theatre is at its best when it has a link to reality. Instead of existing in a world of smoke The post Review: Stroke Odysseys, The Place appeared first on A Younger Theatre.

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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Review: A Sockful of Custard, The Pleasance Theatre Trust by Gabriel Wilding

An explosion of silliness in a world that has become too cynical, A Sockful of Custard is a celebration of The post Review: A Sockful of Custard, The Pleasance Theatre Trust appeared first o…

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Sunday, May 13, 2018

Review: Chess, The London Coliseum by Gabriel Wilding

So, you thought the 80s were all power ballads and big hair? Well…. you were partly right, but Chess proves The post Review: Chess, The London Coliseum appeared first on A Younger Theatre.

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