Into the Deep: Probing Subject Matter in a Fractious Family Home

Monday 20th August 2018 at the Etcetera Theatre, Camden. ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Ed Lees’ Into the Deep casts a wide net. It takes on mental health, familial relationships, gender roles, inter-generational struggle, financial struggle and the futility of ambition. Most of this subject matter is covered with insight and care in this production by Popcorn Productions, but... Continue Reading →

Obsolete Tomfoolery: A Quirky, High-Energy Affair

Monday 20th August 2018 at the Etcetera Theatre, Camden. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Sycorax Theatre’s Obsolete Tomfoolery is a quirky, high-energy affair with some well considered social commentary underlining a decidedly lively brand of comedy. The show looks at the life of Helen Duncan, a woman demonised in the 1940s and imprisoned under the Witchcraft Act - the... Continue Reading →

Contradictions: An Interesting Premise but Lacking in Clarity

Thursday 2nd August 2018 at the Etcetera Theatre, Camden. ⭐️ Contradictions from Nivedita Gokhale and Not a Dull Boy Theatre presents an interesting vision of relationships, modern dating and technology, but doesn’t always do so with clarity and the central aim of the piece to explore how two Indian ‘skilled migrant workers’ are ‘adjusting to... Continue Reading →

The New Irish Playbook: A Varied Look at Roads Less Travelled

Thursday 2nd August 2018 at the Etcetera Theatre, Camden. ⭐️⭐️⭐️1/2 The New Irish Playbook is a collection of six short plays from Joe O’Neill and Little Shadow Theatre Company, played in sequence across sixty minutes. Each play is self-contained but some seem nicely linked thematically and all of them deal with interesting human experiences. Most... Continue Reading →

S/he/it Happens: Hilarious, Playful, Moving & Insightful – Brilliant New Work

Thursday 2nd August 2018 at the Etcetera Theatre, Camden. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Miranda Porter stuns, mystifies, enlightens, amuses and moves with S/he/it Happens - a solo show looking at Gender Dysphoria and a struggle with identity as a whole. One character arrives to a pristine office space (stylish set design sees clock, message board and coat rail... Continue Reading →

Face to Face: Complex & Intense with Powerful Performances

Thursday 2nd August 2018 at the Etcetera Theatre, Camden. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Christina Alagaratnam’s Face to Face is an intense sixty minutes of fascinating, though-provoking and disturbing theatre. A pounding two hander which delves into the territory of murder and the consequences the innocent face when their lives are entangled with criminals, this new play handles its... Continue Reading →

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