The Duchess of Malfi: Webster’s Disturbing Tale of Control & Revenge

Saturday 9th March 2019 at York Theatre Royal (Studio). ⭐️⭐️⭐️ John Webster’s The Duchess Of Malfi is a bit of a titan and York Settlement Community Players do a great job of bringing its most gripping moments of dramatic power to life. It’s impossible to experience this play without our current social and political climate... Continue Reading →

The Turk: Taking a Look at One of History’s More Unusual Firsts

    Friday 21st September 2018 at Harrogate Theatre (Studio). ⭐️⭐️⭐️ ‘Alas, poor Yorick!’ - in The Turk, we’re given something of an extended Hamlet-Yorick moment between our protagonist, Johann Maelzel and the head of the famous The Automaton Turk, a machine programmed through cogs and tech sorcery to play chess. Our speaker/indirect lecturer for... Continue Reading →

To the Moon…and back…and back: The Hilarity & the Heartache Of Modern Dating

Monday 20th August 2018 at the Etcetera Theatre, Camden. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ After a string of trying dates in the modern techno-centric dating cycle, Rachel Salisbury asked friends on Facebook for a throwback to old school set-ups with decent single men in their modern techno-version of Rolodexes. The post went viral and Salisbury learned a brutal lesson... Continue Reading →

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 →

Interview: Molly Gearen Talks King’s Shakespeare Company’s The Comedy Of Errors

The King’s Shakespeare Company are heading to the Camden Fringe with a condensed, fast-paced production of one of Shakespeare’s best comedies: The Comedy Of Errors. They’re passionate about bringing a love of the bard to modern audiences and their production plays the Camden Fringe at The Cockpit 17th - 18th August, so I caught up... Continue Reading →

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