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Sunday, February 16, 2020

Review: Big Bones, VAULT Festival by Alexandra Wilbraham

Review: Big Bones, VAULT Festival 5.0stars Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, gather round and take your seats. Welcome to the Big Top Circus where many a freak of nature awaits to leave …

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Saturday, February 15, 2020

Review: Tinted, VAULT Festival by Alexandra Wilbraham

Review: Tinted, VAULT Festival3.0starsThe Me Too Movement and #Metoo are as synonymous with this past decade as the terms Climate Emergency, March for Our Lives and Brexit. Initially used by…

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Sunday, February 9, 2020

Review: On Arriving, VAULT Festival by Alexandra Wilbraham

Review: On Arriving, VAULT Festival 5.0stars A stage may seem a very lonely space for a single actor to fill, but in On Arriving by Ivan Faute, it’s the characters we don’t see that fles…

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Friday, January 24, 2020

Review: You Stupid Darkness!, Southwark Playhouse by Alexandra Wilbraham

Review: You Stupid Darkness!, Southwark Playhouse4.0stars“Brightline. You’re through to someone you can talk to,” are the words that greet you when you call into the helpline akin to t…

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Sunday, January 19, 2020

Review: The Girl with Glitter in her Eye, The Bunker Theatre by Alexandra Wilbraham

Review: The Girl with Glitter in her Eye, The Bunker Theatre4.0starsSince the Bunker Theatre announced it will be closing its doors in March this year, it is with somewhat of a heavy heart t…

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Monday, November 11, 2019

Review: Endless Second, Pleasance Theatre by Alexandra Wilbraham

Review: Endless Second, Pleasance Theatre4.0starsThe media has almost always portrayed rape as a back-and-forth tennis match of he said-she said. Coverage focuses on the individual’s backg…

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Review: Ghost Quartet, The Boulevard Theatre by Alexandra Wilbraham

Review: Ghost Quartet, The Boulevard Theatre4.0starsThink back to the last time you sat around a campfire, literally or figuratively, shoulder to shoulder with friends or strangers. Ideas bo…

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Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Review: Southern Belles, King’s Head Theatre by Alexandra Wilbraham

Review: Southern Belles, King's Head Theatre 4.0stars Pride month may be over, but the King’s Head Theatre is ready to take on the mantle with a succession of plays which celebrate the mos…

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Sunday, July 7, 2019

Review: Whitewash, Soho Theatre by Alexandra Wilbraham

Review: Whitewash, Soho Theatre4.0starsWritten by Gabriel Bisset-Smith, Whitewash builds itself brick by brick into a sturdy, generation-bearing wall. Spanning 30 years and moving us between…

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Monday, June 10, 2019

Review: Bronx Gothic, Young Vic by Alexandra Wilbraham

Review: Bronx Gothic, Young Vic4.0starsWritten and performed by Okwui Okpokwasili, Bronx Gothic delves into her memories of growing up in the Bronx. Set in the confusing age between childhoo…

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Friday, May 24, 2019

Review: Does My Bomb Look Big In This?, Soho Theatre by Alexandra Wilbraham

Review: Does My Bomb Look Big In This?, Soho Theatre4.0starsAt the start of 2019, Shamima Begum’s face and name were spread across national and international newspapers. British born Shami…

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Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Review: The Isle of Brimsker, Stratford Circus Arts Centre by Alexandra Wilbraham

Review: The Isle of Brimsker, Stratford Circus Arts Centre5.0Overall ScoreIn an attempt to escape the decline of her hometown, Kaya (Sophie Coward) finds herself shipwrecked on a beautiful y…

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Saturday, April 27, 2019

Review: Ain’t Misbehavin’, Southwark Playhouse by Alexandra Wilbraham

Review: Ain't Misbehavin', Southwark Playhouse4.0starsThe joint is jumping and the swing is sizzling at the Southwark Playhouse which sees itself transformed into a dazzling 1920s jazz club …

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Saturday, April 20, 2019

Review: Funeral Flowers, Bunker Theatre by Alexandra Wilbraham

Review: Funeral Flowers, Bunker Theatre5.0Overall ScoreIt’s not often that I leave a performance with my thoughts already fully formed. Normally, I take the time on the train ride home to …

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Sunday, April 7, 2019

Review: Scary Bikers, Trafalgar Studios by Alexandra Wilbraham

Review: Scary Bikers, Trafalgar Studios5.0Overall ScoreGiven that Brexit has bagged itself a spot in the UK headlines for the past three years, and the last couple of weeks have felt as thou…

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Saturday, March 23, 2019

Review: My White Best Friend (And Other Letters Left Unsaid), Bunker Theatre by Alexandra Wilbraham

Review: My White Best Friend (And Other Letters Left Unsaid), Bunker Theatre 5.0stars The act of letter writing is a powerful one. To put unspoken words into writing, words of love, words of…

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Saturday, March 16, 2019

Review: I Run, VAULT Festival by Alexandra Wilbraham

Review: I Run, VAULT Festival4.0Overall ScoreA man is standing on a treadmill, hunched over, readying himself. He is brightly lit by fluorescent lamps and there is something broken in his de…

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Saturday, March 9, 2019

Review: A Hundred Words For Snow, Trafalgar Studios by Alexandra Wilbraham

Review: A Hundred Words For Snow, Trafalgar Studios5.0Overall ScoreIf I were to ask you what the three hardest places to explore on earth are, one of your answers would probably be the North…

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Sunday, March 3, 2019

Review: Ladykiller, VAULT Festival by Alexandra Wilbraham

Review: Ladykiller, VAULT Festival5.0starsDo you ever think about how to kill someone and get away with it? Play the plan over and over in your mind until you snap out of it and laugh off th…

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Review: Work Bitch, VAULT Festival by Alexandra Wilbraham

Review: Work Bitch, VAULT Festival4.0starsFrom the start, Work Bitch portrays a sense of urgency. Waitress (Jessica Siân) strides onto the stage with the house lights on, background music p…

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Saturday, February 16, 2019

Review: bottled. VAULT Theatre by Alexandra Wilbraham

Review: bottled. VAULT Theatre5.0starsMeet 15-year-old Katy. Her parents planned to call her Ellie but then she came out looking like a miniature sumo ringer and Ellie didn’t really fit. K…

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Review: Soft Animals, Soho Theatre by Alexandra Wilbraham

Review: Soft Animals, Soho Theatre5.0stars“It’s like we’re happy she’s dead. Like we bonded over her being dead. Like we’re celebrating. Like we’re heartless.” If it hadn’t b…

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Friday, February 8, 2019

Review: I Would Like To Get To Know You Better, VAULT Festival by Alexandra Wilbraham

Review: I Would Like To Get To Know You Better, VAULT Festival5.0Overall ScoreThe way we first learn about love is often through films and fairy tales. The moment two pairs of eyes meet acro…

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Saturday, February 2, 2019

Review: Fight Night, VAULT Festival by Alexandra Wilbraham

Review: Fight Night, VAULT Festival4.0Overall ScoreIt’s snowing in London and I’m off to a boxing match. Tonight is Fight Night. Joe Williams (Peter Grimwood) squares up to Ian ‘BAM BA…

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Friday, January 25, 2019

Review: Thomas, The Vaults by Alexandra Wilbraham

Review: Thomas, The Vaults5.0Overall ScoreIt takes a bit of winding down side streets and being led through locked gates, but I’ve managed to find my way to the Network Theatre. It’s day…

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Review: Murder, She Didn’t Write, Leicester Square Theatre by Alexandra Wilbraham

Review: Murder, She Didn’t Write, Leicester Square Theatre4.0starsHow do you write a review for a show where the performance doesn’t have a script and the jokes have to be made up on the…

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Thursday, January 17, 2019

Review: Rosenbaum’s Rescue, Park Theatre by Alexandra Wilbraham

Review: Rosenbaum's Rescue, Park Theatre 3.0Overall Score Written by A. Bodin Saphir, Rosenbaum’s Rescue is set at Hanukkah in 2001. At a remote home on the snowy Danish coast, it’s time…

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Sunday, December 16, 2018

Review: Horrible Histories – Horrible Christmas, Alexandra Palace by Alexandra Wilbraham

I’m still feeling slightly frosty as I sit down in Alexandra Palace’s recently reopened gloriously gilded theatre space, ready to enjoy a spot of Horrible Christmas magic. It’s a massi…

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Thursday, December 13, 2018

Review: Laura, Soho Theatre by Alexandra Wilbraham

Normally, when a play calls for audience participation, I would kindly decline, tip my hat and moonwalk out of the building. It’s also why I avoid sitting in the front row. Laura, however,…

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