Things I Know to be True: An Extraordinary Exploration of Domesticity

Saturday 4th November 2017 at York Theatre Royal. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Frantic Assembly's Things I Know to be True explores the many complexities of family life; it's warm, it's gut-punching and it's utterly captivating. Written by Andrew Bovell, the piece tackles a range of frictions and social issues with razor sharp observation and a beautifully turbulent script.... Continue Reading →

Seaside Terror: Dexterous and Inventive

Friday 3rd November 2017 at Leeds Carriageworks (Studio). ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Odd Doll's Seaside Terror is a fantastic take on the farcical nature of 1970s horror tropes and the decaying interest in seaside holidays. We are transported to Southpaw, a once loved but now run-down seaside town which harbours a decidedly disquieting ice cream man who delights... Continue Reading →

You Magnificent Beast: Proudly Dirty as Muck

Saturday 7th October 2017, at Harrogate International Centre. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ You Magnificent Beast is the third stand up tour of Greg Davies, and it doesn't disappoint. This self proclaimed 'very dirty boy' begins by pre-warning us of our responses depending on our preferred Greg Davies projects; apparently, as a fan of Cuckoo in particular, I was... Continue Reading →

Avenue Q: Warped & Wanton

Thursday 28th September 2017 at Leeds Carriageworks. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx's Avenue Q is famed for its devilish take on children's puppetry and Diva Productions definitely deliver the laughs with their take on the show. With book by Jeff Whitty, Avenue Q boasts quick fire comedy, visual gags and a delightfully warped take... Continue Reading →

Doomed Resistance: Classic Meets Contemporary at the Camden Fringe

Thursday 3rd August 2017 at Etcetera Theatre in Camden, London. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Falling Pennies Theatre Company's Doomed Resistance is a new play and a farce set in Belgium in 1914. Directed by Rebecca Blake, this three hander delivers a manic, comic take on war and its tendency to make people do strange things....like pretending to be... Continue Reading →

Flood: Great New Writing & an Excellent Debut for a New Company

Tuesday 1st August, 2017 at The Tristan Bates Theatre, London. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️1/2 Flood is a new play by Tom Hartwell and the debut show of new London based company Paper Creatures Theatre. This comedy drama is a great example of fresh writing about modern living which explores relatable ideas with heart and substance rather than dull... Continue Reading →

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