Review: Ikaria at the Old Red Lion Theatre, London

Thursday 10th November 2022 at The Old Red Lion Theatre Pub, London. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Reviewer: Emma Dorfman Note: some mild spoilers follow. TW: references to depression, self-harm, suicide, and suicidal thoughts/ideation. In recent years, I’ve grown quite sceptical of the two-hander “uni hook up” play. It’s always the same thing: the Gen Z couple that can’t... Continue Reading →

Review: Scab at the White Bear Theatre

Tuesday 26th April 2022 at the White Bear Theatre. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Reviewer: Maygan Forbes Through an exploration of class, loneliness, PTSD, and the after treatment of soldiers once they leave the army, we arrive at Scab. An unexpectedly, poignant and bittersweet one man show that delves into the psyche of a disenfranchised young man searching for... Continue Reading →

Interview: Laura Turner and Stephen Gillard Talk Fury Theatre’s “Abigail”

Female-led theatre company Fury Theatre are bringing their latest show, “Abigail”, to The Space Theatre from 3-7 May 2022. A modern history play, “Abigail” is billed as “a feminist re-telling of the Salem Witch Trials from the perspective of real-life accuser Abigail Williams.” Here, co-writers Laura Turner and Stephen Gillard (who also directs) chat about... Continue Reading →

Review: 666 Comments

Saturday 5th March 2022, at Harrogate Theatre (Studio) ⭐️⭐️-⭐️ Aliki Chapple and Ben Rigby perform 666 comments posted in response to a (pretty great) comic about sexism shared online by Gabby Schulz in 2010. The whole shebang may have taken place twelve years ago, but it’s abundantly clear that the notorious “cesspit” of online pontification... Continue Reading →

Guest Voice: Emma Gadsdon on Quintuple L Productions’ “Joffrey!”

January 2022 Guest voice: Emma Gadsdon on Quintuple L Productions’ Joffrey! Pantomime has a long history in parody. While they are best known for their spoofs of classic folk tale (such as Dick Whittington, Cinderella or Jack and the Bean Stalk), in growing number, we are seeing pantomime productions parodying various pop culture properties. Quintuple... Continue Reading →

Interview: Francesca Caruso Talks Religion, Clowning & Solo Show Pater Noster

Francesca Caruso’s solo show, Pater Noster, has just enjoyed an online run via the Command Fringe Festival and is set to be available for audiences again very soon. Here she shares insights into her love of clowning and bouffonnerie and the personal experiences of religion which prompted her to explore Catholicism and its rituals in... Continue Reading →

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