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Sunday, May 3, 2020

Review: Operation Elsewhere, Big Telly Theatre via Zoom by Nick Ferris

Review: Operation Elsewhere, Big Telly Theatre via Zoom 5.0stars As perfect an opportunity as lockdown is to watch all the films or read all the books you have never quite gotten round to, t…

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Thursday, March 5, 2020

Review: Our Man in Havana, VAULT Festival by Nick Ferris

Review: Our Man in Havana, VAULT Festival4.0starsAn hour long madcap adventure told through a fog of Cuban cigar smoke and perhaps one-too-many daiquiris, Spies Like Us’ adaptation of Our …

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Friday, February 28, 2020

Review: The Tin Drum, Coronet Theatre by Nick Ferris

Review: The Tin Drum, Coronet Theatre4.0StarsAdapting a magical realist, unreliably-narrated German-language story for a one man show on the English stage is no mean feat. This production of…

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Thursday, February 20, 2020

Review: Omelette, VAULT Festival by Nick Ferris

Review: Omelette, VAULT Festival3.0starsThere is a black hole at the centre of this production: both literally in the black circle that lies centrestage, and symbolically in the psychologica…

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Review: Overheard, Wun’s Tea Room by Nick Ferris

Review: Overheard, Wun’s Tea Room2.0StarsIt is not the usual state of affairs that, upon a trip to the theatre, you find yourself tucking into succulent chilli pork dumplings and crispy ga…

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Review: Far Away, Donmar Warehouse by Nick Ferris

Review: Far Away, Donmar Warehouse4.0StarsFar Away is a dystopia of incomprehensible proportions. It holds a mirror up to a host of current political and social issues, and at the same time …

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Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Review: Mother Must Die?!, Old Red Lion Theatre by Nick Ferris

Review: Mother Must Die?!, Old Red Lion Theatre 1.0stars Coming in at less than an hour, there is really not very much to say about Mother Must Die. With such a short run time, performers an…

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Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Review: Kunene and the King, Ambassadors Theatre by Nick Ferris

Review: Kunene and the King, Ambassadors Theatre3.0stars‘Things were good for us, and we wanted to ride it to the end’ reflects white South African actor Jack (Antony Sher) to his black …

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Sunday, December 8, 2019

Review: Hunger, Arcola Theatre by Nick Ferris

Review: Hunger, Arcola Theatre2.0stars‘It can happen to anyone’ says the anonymous lead of Hunger as he reflects upon his descent into unimaginable poverty and hunger. Knut Hamsun’s no…

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Review: The Warrior Women of Yang, Sadler’s Wells by Nick Ferris

Review: The Warrior Women of Yang, Sadler's Wells4.0starsA combination of drama, singing, gymnastics and mime, The Warrior Women of Yang stands out amongst the myriad of shows on offer in Lo…

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Thursday, November 21, 2019

Review: Much Ado About Nothing, Wilton’s Music Hall by Nick Ferris

Review: Much Ado About Nothing, Wilton's Music Hall 4.0stars “The wonderful thing about the music hall”, Wilton‘s Music Hall board member Dr. John Gayner told me as we took neighbourin…

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Sunday, November 10, 2019

Review: Antipodes, National Theatre by Nick Ferris

Review: Antipodes, National Theatre4.0starsThere is an older play called Antipodes: a late renaissance farce about a man obsessed with imagined worlds on the other side of the Earth, who is …

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Review: Shadows, The Coronet Theatre by Nick Ferris

Review: Shadows, The Coronet Theatre1.0starFrom Aristophanes, to Shakespeare and Honoré de Balzac, the elderly’s decline into decrepitude has long been associated in comedy with a return …

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Monday, November 4, 2019

Review: Ages of the Moon, The Vaults by Nick Ferris

Review: Ages of the Moon, The Vaults 3.0stars ‘Might be one of those once in a lifetime things’ says Ames (Christopher Fairbank) to his friend Byron (Joseph Marcell), in anticipation of …

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2019-2020 BROADWAY SEASON
Oct 06: Slave Play
Feb 01: The Minutes
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