Blue Tights, Red Knickers and an ‘S’ on her Vest: A Solo Show with Insight

Wednesday 14th August 2019 at the Lion and Unicorn Theatre. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ In Blue Tights, Red Knickers and an ‘S’ on her Vest we are taken behind the headlines for a solo show detailing the day to day stresses of modern life and the experiences of someone living with anxiety.  Laura Shoebottom writes and stars in... Continue Reading →

The Geminus: An Unexpected Love Affair

Tuesday 13th August 2019 at the Tristan Bates Theatre. ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Ross Dinwiddy’s The Geminus is a cleanly selective new work based on Joseph Conrad’s story of a ship captain who harbours a fugitive. In Dinwiddy’s story, the captain and an enigmatic sailor clambouring aboard his ship in the dead of night form a connection born... Continue Reading →

All the Little Lights: A Collision of Innocence & Brutality

Tuesday 13th August 2019 at the Tristan Bates Theatre. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Three girls meet to celebrate a birthday. What begins as a recognisable silent feud of one friend feeling replaced by another quickly begins to prove itself a much darker and more complex story. There’s a history here to unpack and a future to consider carefully.... Continue Reading →

As You Like It: A Light, Tame Staging

Tuesday 13th August 2019 at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre. ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Having seen various adaptations of the most popular of the bard’s catalogue in a cycle over the years, I decided to broaden my Shakespeare horizons with a trip to see As You Like It. Now, having enjoyed a diet of Shakespeare’s greatest delights up until this... Continue Reading →

White Nurse: Interesting Premise, Strong Cast

Sunday 11th August 2019 at the Lion and Unicorn Theatre. ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Abby Coppard’s White Nurse looks at the familiar territory of toxic relationships and considers the implications of an individual trying to extricate herself from one dependent relationship by experimenting with another. Joe is a classic controlling manipulator. Layla is the classic manipulated woman trapped... Continue Reading →

The Silent Boy: A Superb Debut – Hilarious & Poignant

Sunday 11th August 2019 at the Camden People’s Theatre. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ As debuts go, 14 Karot Theatre Company’s is a corker. With The Silent Boy, this company offer up a glowing display of fun-filled physical storytelling against a poignant backdrop. It’s a production full of hilarity and delightful whimsy beautifully crafted by an energised cast gifted... Continue Reading →

Ugly: A Timely Study of Self-Reflections

Sunday 11th August 2019 at the Hen and Chickens Theatre, London. ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Perdita Stott’s Ugly looks at the hugely relatable niggles and woes of life as a woman in the modern world of hyper-scrutiny and impossible beauty standards. It’s very strong subject matter but in bursting at the seams with lamentations of self-consciousness and subsequent... Continue Reading →

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