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Saturday, August 17, 2019

Review: Fatty Fat Fat, Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh Fringe by Madeline Lee

Review: Fatty Fat Fat, Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh Fringe4.0starsFatty Fat Fat is an incredibly brave show that jumps between hilarious mocking games, snippets of storytelling and deeply …

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Review: Friendsical: A Parody Musical About Friends, Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh Fringe by Madeline Lee

Review: Friendsical: A Parody Musical About Friends, Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh Fringe2.0starsFriendsical is a jam-packed musical full of fun choreography, cheesy tunes and questionable impre…

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Sunday, August 11, 2019

Review: Taiwan Season: Bout, Venue 26, Edinburgh Fringe by Madeline Lee

Review: Taiwan Season: Bout, Venue 26, Edinburgh Fringe3.0starsTaiwan Season: Bout is a beautifully choreographed physical theatre/contemporary dance piece by the magnificent Chang Dance The…

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Saturday, August 10, 2019

Review: Anguis, Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh Fringe by Madeline Lee

Review: Anguis, Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh Fringe4.0starsAnguis is a thrilling new play about an intriguing dynamic between two powerful women. On one side we have the royal Cleopatra …

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Sunday, August 4, 2019

Review: ‘8’ A Steampunk Opera, The Other Palace by Madeline Lee

Review: '8' A Steampunk Opera, The Other Palace4.0stars‘8’ A Steampunk Opera, is a dark new musical with gloriously powerful voices, slow sliding melodies and an obscure plot line. This …

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Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Review: Voice(less), RADA Studios by Madeline Lee

Review: Voice(less), RADA Studios3.0starsAn abstract piece of performance art with angelic singing and provocative discoveries, Voice(less) is a part of Tête-à-tête: The Opera Festival, w…

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Monday, July 8, 2019

Review: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Shakespeare’s Globe by Madeline Lee

Review: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Shakespeare's Globe 5.0Overall Score Placing the world of dreams centre stage, this new production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Globe invites us t…

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Sunday, July 7, 2019

Review: Herstory, Gielgud Theatre by Madeline Lee

Review: Herstory, Gielgud Theatre 2.0stars Herstory is an evening uncovering history’s overlooked women through acoustic musical tunes and lyrical poetry. From three German women who kille…

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Thursday, July 4, 2019

Review: Bare: A Pop Opera, The Vaults by Madeline Lee

Review: Bare: A Pop Opera, The Vaults 4.0stars A poignant musical that gradually builds to a powerful climax, Bare: A Pop Opera is a show that explores the difficulties of being gay in a rel…

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Monday, July 1, 2019

Review: Mass Epidemic Hysteria, Greenwich Theatre by Madeline Lee

Review: Mass Epidemic Hysteria, Greenwich Theatre2.0starsMass Epidemic Hysteria is a play with a  jumble of ideas, ranging from the dancing plague and Charcot’s hysteria theory. It includ…

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Saturday, June 15, 2019

Review: Banquet of Hoshena, Westfield Shepherd’s Bush by Madeline Lee

Review: Banquet of Hoshena, Westfield Shepherd's Bush3.0starsBanquet of Hoshena is a truly memorable dining experience that links intricate food with sophisticated beverages. This is an abso…

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Monday, June 10, 2019

Review: Kill Climate Deniers, Pleasance Theatre by Madeline Lee

Review: Kill Climate Deniers, Pleasance Theatre4.0starsKill Climate Deniers is an extraordinarily daring play that is a political rally for saving our environment. This fringey, intimate sho…

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Friday, May 24, 2019

Review: Rite of Spring, The Place by Madeline Lee

Review: Rite of Spring, The Place 3.0Overall Score Rite of Spring is an innovative take on the 1913 avant-garde ballet. Backed by Igor Stravinsky’s colossal score, that music alone is sure…

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Sunday, May 19, 2019

Review: Orpheus Descending, Menier Chocolate Factory by Madeline Lee

Review: Orpheus Descending, Menier Chocolate Factory4.0Overall ScoreTennessee Williams’ Orpheus Descending is a spellbinding play about the ultimate question of existence. While it is very…

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Monday, May 13, 2019

Review: Wild Card: Where Ye From, Sadler’s Wells by Madeline Lee

Review: Wild Card: Where Ye From, Sadler's Wells3.0starsWhere Ye From combines spoken word poetry, song and dance to create a contemporary medium of theatre that just isn’t seen regularly …

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Monday, April 29, 2019

Review: All My Sons, The Old Vic by Madeline Lee

Review: All My Sons, The Old Vic5.0Overall ScoreArthur Miller’s revived and renowned All My Sons is a golden masterpiece. It’s an exceptional, multifaceted play and this 2019 production …

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Review: Check Up Our NHS @ 70, Battersea Arts Centre by Madeline Lee

Review: Check Up Our NHS @ 70, Battersea Arts Centre4.0starsMark Thomas is a witty, intelligent man who has created a fascinating zeitgeist show. In Checkup: Our NHS @ 70 he plummets you fro…

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Sunday, April 28, 2019

Review: See-Through, Camden People’s Theatre by Madeline Lee

Review: See-Through, Camden People's Theatre3.0Overall ScoreSee-Through is a deeply original and fresh play that invites the audience to question the impact of the YouTube phenomenon on our …

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Saturday, April 13, 2019

Review: Rooms, Silk Street Theatre, Barbican by Madeline Lee

Review: Rooms, Silk Street Theatre, Barbican3.0Overall ScoreAn atmospheric, immersive show and an experience that feels original. However, Rooms is not a cheerful theatre trip, and stays on …

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Review: Ramping Up: Scratch, Homegrown Festival: Occupy by Madeline Lee

Review: Ramping Up: Scratch, Homegrown Festival: Occupy3.0starsA full festival of zeitgeist topics, comedy and honest opinions in the form of theatre, Homegrown Festival: Occupy takes over t…

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Monday, April 8, 2019

Review: Intra Muros, Park Theatre by Madeline Lee

Review: Intra Muros, Park Theatre4.0starsIntra Muros takes you on a journey, from what starts as a fairly ordinary plot, into a highly intriguing and multi-faceted story. This narrative then…

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Review: Circa, Old Red Lion Theatre by Madeline Lee

Review: Circa, Old Red Lion Theatre3.0starsCirca follows the life of a nameless character referred to as Mr Man and his desperation to find a monogamous relationship, despite the fact he is …

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Thursday, March 14, 2019

Review: The Twilight Zone, The Ambassadors Theatre by Madeline Lee

Review: The Twilight Zone, The Ambassadors Theatre3.0starsA slick and clever take on the popular TV series The Twilight Zone, this show is deeply rooted in the unnaturalistic world of sci-fi…

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Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Review: Disturbing the Dust, Etcetera Theatre by Madeline Lee

Review: Disturbing the Dust, Etcetera Theatre1.0starsEtcetera Theatre’s Disturbing the Dust has a plot that vaguely resembles Toy Story while hinting at an ongoing war outside, but what is…

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Monday, February 25, 2019

Review: The Murdér Express, Pedley Street Station by Madeline Lee

Review: The Murdér Express, Pedley Street Station 3.0Overall Score An immersive and interactive full dining experience with the classic ‘whodunnit’ plot line. The Murdér Express tak…

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Sunday, February 24, 2019

Review: Dinomania, New Diorama Theatre by Madeline Lee

Review: Dinomania, New Diorama Theatre 4.0stars Dinomania is a fast-paced look into Gideon Mantel’s (a well known geologist who collected fossils to prove evolution) life in the 1800s and …

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Saturday, February 9, 2019

Review: Black is the Color of My Voice and Soul Sessions, Trafalgar Studios by Madeline Lee

Review: Black is the Color of My Voice and Soul Sessions, Trafalgar Studios4.0starsA combination of stunning acting, exquisite vocals and a heart-rending, relevant story, Black is the Color …

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Thursday, February 7, 2019

Review: Cost of Living, Hampstead Theatre by Madeline Lee

Review: Cost of Living, Hampstead Theatre 3.0stars A beautiful performance by four exceptional actors that feels too subtle and slow-paced to really pack a punch. Before the play, audience m…

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Monday, January 28, 2019

Review: No Show, Soho Theatre by Madeline Lee

Review: No Show, Soho Theatre 3.0stars An enlightening show that tells the untold story of circus performers, No Show takes you through several circus acts in a vaudeville style. But what gi…

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Review: Twelfth Night, Southwark Playhouse by Madeline Lee

Review: Twelfth Night, Southwark Playhouse2.5starsA hyperactively charged show that takes Shakespeare into a contemporary setting, this show is a quirky adaptation of Twelfth Night that find…

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Saturday, January 5, 2019

Review: Time is Love/ Teimpo Es Amor, The Finborough Theatre by Madeline Lee

With delightful language and superb acting, two out of three elements are nailed in this production to make it an outstanding play. It now only needs a mesmerising plot to stress the signifi…

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