Elephant and Castle: Refreshingly Different & Very Funny

Wednesday 7th June 2017 at Harrogate Theatre (Studio) ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Elephant and Castle is a gig-theatre show which explores the humour, the confusion and the darker side of sleep walk and sleep talk. Real-life couple Tom Adams and Lillian Henley use recordings from three years of sleep talk as the catalyst for songs and narrative snippets... Continue Reading →

Macbeth: Ambitious, but like Macbeth, ‘O’erleaps itself’

York Theatre Royal. Tuesday 22nd November, 2016. ⭐️⭐️ This production from Volcano Theatre was hugely ambitious and very modern; as the advertising promised, it was 'a furious two hander' and both Mairi Phillips and Alex Harries, playing all roles, were bursting with energy and grit throughout (which must have been gruelling with such a high... Continue Reading →

The Boy with Tape on His Face: The Comic Brilliance of a Verbal Embargo

Carriageworks Theatre, Leeds. Tuesday, 18th October, 2016. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 'The Boy with Tape on His Face', or Sam Wills as his nearest and dearest likely still address him, is a whirlwind of clever, creative, comic fun. As the name suggests, he stands before his audience with his mouth taped. For most, this would mean game over,... Continue Reading →

Don’t Wake the Damp: Bonkers

Harrogate Theatre, Friday, 7th October, 2016. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ This show from Kill The Beast is off-the-charts wacky; crammed with energy exhausting to watch, craziness worthy of certification and big laughs enough to warrant the label 'success'. It is also bonkers enough to require both investment and significant acclimatisation. I try to avoid too much prior knowledge... Continue Reading →

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