Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Review: Jack Hoosie and the Leisure Groan, The Water Rats by Shirley Both

Review: Jack Hoosie and the Leisure Groan, The Water Rats2.0Overall ScoreWith open arms we are welcomed into Jack Hoosie’s Leisure Groan in South Yorkshire. Unfortunately, discounts are no…

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Review: Until the Trans Lady Sings/EXPO MCYO, The Cockpit by Beth Punnett

Review: Until the Trans Lady Sings/EXPO MCYO, The Cockpit 4.0Overall Score Tête à Tête: The Opera Festival has returned for the fourteenth time to present a diverse programme of work with…

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Review: Coronavirus: A Great British Farce, Hen and Chickens Theatre by Kim Southey

Review: Coronavirus: A Great British Farce, Hen and Chickens Theatre4.0Overall ScoreIt’s my first time back at the Hen and Chickens since Covid and I am thrilled to see it buzzing with lif…

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Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Review: Oleanna, Arts Theatre by Nick Ferris

Review: Oleanna, Arts Theatre4.0Overall ScoreOleanna opens in a grey-walled university office, complete with bookshelves, a knackered old Dell computer, and cheap abstract prints on the wall…

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Monday, August 2, 2021

Review: Bottom’s Dream and Twelfth Night, The GOAT Mcr by Matt Barton

Review: Bottom’s Dream and Twelfth Night, The GOAT Mcr 3.0Overall Score Manchester audiences don’t have to travel back in time to Ancient Greece to see live theatre in an amphitheatre. T…

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Review: BLUD., Iris Theatre by Ryan Van Champion

Review: BLUD., Iris Theatre4.0Overall ScoreNestled in the heart of Covent Garden is the Actors’ Church at St Paul’s, usually passed through as one explores the heart of the city and its …

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Just how inclusive will the return of Edinburgh Fringe be? by Rhian Campbell

Born out of a need for more inclusivity, Edinburgh Fringe has been the go to festival for artists from all over the world for over 70 years. Is its return next week a bit premature though? P…

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Review: South Pacific, Chichester Festival Theatre by Beth Punnett

Review: South Pacific, Chichester Festival Theatre4.0Overall ScoreChichester Festival Theatre has become known for taking on some of the most challenging classics and transforming them into …

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Review: head/lining, Pleasance Theatre by Shirley Both

Review: head/lining, Pleasance Theatre 4.0Overall Score head/lining is sensuously punk rock. That is the best way to describe Knuckledown’s performance at the Pleasance Theatre. It is punk…

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Review: Tommy on Top, Above the Stag Theatre by Beth Punnett

Review: Tommy on Top, Above the Stag Theatre3.0Overall ScoreChris Woodley has openly described his new play as a ‘foul-mouthed farce’, and few will dare to dispute him. Steeped in cringe…

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Sunday, August 1, 2021

Review: Somewhere to Belong, Lion and Unicorn Theatre by Katie Kirkpatrick

Review: Somewhere to Belong, Lion and Unicorn Theatre 2.0Overall Score In starting to write this review, I did a quick Google search for ‘stats for LGBT women in theatre’. These do not a…

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Review: Bagdad Cafe, The Old Vic by Nina Cave

Review: Bagdad Cafe, The Old Vic 4.0Overall Score Bagdad Cafe at The Old Vic is Emma Rice’s new adaptation of the 1987 film of the same name. Rice’s style is whimsical and full of wonder…

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Review: My Night With Reg, The Turbine Theatre by Andrew Houghton

Review: My Night With Reg, The Turbine Theatre 5.0Overall Score My Night With Reg was Kevin Elyot’s breakthrough play and is widely considered to be a ‘gay classic’ after its 1994 prem…

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Review: Andromeda, Camden People’s Theatre by Órla Quilligan

Review: Andromeda, Camden People’s Theatre4.0Overall ScoreAndromeda is an extremely cleverly written tale, intertwining astronomy and Greek mythology into a modern lesbian love story. Writ…

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Friday, July 30, 2021

Review: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, London Palladium by Katie Kirkpatrick

Review: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, London Palladium5.0Overall ScoreWhen you think about it, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat is kind of an insane musical. It…

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Phoebe Angeni: “In this patriarchal society, most women feel like Nobody” by Eleanor Dewar

As we get ever closer to the return of Edinburgh Fringe, lots of exciting shows and new faces are pushing through what is traditionally a rather commercial affair. One such face is Phoebe An…

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Thursday, July 29, 2021

Latest Opportunities in the Arts (w/e 1 August) by A Younger Theatre

More creative opportunities in the arts today. Do you want to help make the National Theatre more accessible? Join an amazing new mentoring programme for deaf, disabled or neurodivergent wri…

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Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Six the Musical’s return: Disabled theatregoers are still not being heard by Naomi Westerman

After it was announced that Six the Musical would not return to the Arts Theatre but the Vaudeville, Disabled fans were left devastated due to its lack of accessibility. Outreach Officer, Na…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 10:03AM

Review: Hotel Paradiso, Underbelly Festival by Shirley Both

Review: Hotel Paradiso, Underbelly Festival4.0Overall ScoreUnderbelly Festival’s new circus tent in the heart of Central London is the perfect setting for Lost in Translation Circus’ new…

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Monday, July 26, 2021

Review: Tethered, The Lion and Unicorn Theatre by Asia C

Review: Tethered, The Lion and Unicorn Theatre3.0Overall ScoreThere is one word for Chewboy Productions’ Tethered: meta. The piece is a surreal, strange and hilarious experience which blur…

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Review: PNOC.io, Camden People’s Theatre by Kim Southey

Review: PNOC.io, Camden People's Theatre3.0Overall ScorePNOC. io is a digital interactive theatre experience presented by Chronic Insanity at Camden People’s Theatre. Upon entering this vi…

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Review: Am I A Terrible Person, Brighton Fringe by George Collins

Review: Am I A Terrible Person, Brighton Fringe 3.0Overall Score The work is marked with an onslaught of intrusive thoughts, tracked by the clicking of a hamster wheel. Ant Lightfoot has rew…

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Review: Bigot, Camden People’s Theatre by Órla Quilligan

Review: Bigot, Camden People’s Theatre2.0Overall ScoreBigot, a piece of new writing by Hassan Govia, explores the nature of online abuse. It dissects how incendiary comments can turn into …

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Review: Every Seven Years, Jack Studio Theatre by Kim Southey

Review: Every Seven Years, Jack Studio Theatre4.0Overall ScoreEvery Seven Years is a coming-of-age drama that plays with the idea that our bodies are reborn every seven years, once all our c…

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Sunday, July 25, 2021

Review: Rise, White Bear Theatre by Kim Southey

Review: Rise, White Bear Theatre 4.0Overall Score Rise is set in a dystopian world where the divide between the wealthy and poor has grown to insurmountable levels. It examines democracy, th…

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Review: Gin Craze, Royal & Derngate by Kerrie Walters

Review: Gin Craze, Royal & Derngate5.0Overall ScoreGin Craze is the tale of Mary, Lydia and Jack, and the gin sellers of Gin Lane. It is loud and bawdy, but undeniably hilarious! It tel…

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Friday, July 23, 2021

Review: Dorian: A Rock Musical, stream.theatre by Kerrie Walters

Review: Dorian: A Rock Musical, stream.theatre3.0Overall ScoreDorian: A Rock Musical is based on the classical book ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’ by Oscar Wilde. Bart Lambert opens the pr…

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Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Latest Theatre Opportunities (w/e 25 July) by A Younger Theatre

Lots more theatre opportunites and support this week! Look out for a writing programmes for artists of South Asian Descent and a space specifically centered around the Neurodivergent Aesthet…

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Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Juliana Ayeni-Stevens: “I wanted to write about a Black, British Nigerian woman who was queer” by Órla Quilligan

As the brilliant work of Talawa continues, we’re treated to a new voice on the block: Juliana Ayeni-Stevens. She talks to AYT about her auto-biographical show, Work this Pussy, the revolut…

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Review: …cake, Theatre Peckham by Nina Cave

Review: …cake, Theatre Peckham4.0Overall Score…cake is a psychological drama by babriye bukilwa premiering at Theatre Peckham. We are greeted by a strikingly simplistic and yet sublime s…

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Sunday, July 18, 2021

Review: Anna X, Harold Pinter Theatre by Nick Ferris

Review: Anna X, Harold Pinter Theatre4.0Overall ScoreA recent Guardian profile of playwright Joseph Charlton lamented how, prior to Anna X’s current run at The Harold Pinter Theatre, his p…

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