The Geminus: An Unexpected Love Affair

Tuesday 13th August 2019 at the Tristan Bates Theatre. ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Ross Dinwiddy’s The Geminus is a cleanly selective new work based on Joseph Conrad’s story of a ship captain who harbours a fugitive. In Dinwiddy’s story, the captain and an enigmatic sailor clambouring aboard his ship in the dead of night form a connection born... Continue Reading →

The View UpStairs: Exceptional New Work

Thursday 1st August 2019 at Soho Theatre, London. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Rarely do shows make me want to re-live the first five minutes just as soon as they’ve passed by. From the rousing, buoyant opening number to the moving tear-jerker closing moments, The View Upstairs proves itself to be an exceptional contemporary work which is as fun-loving... Continue Reading →

In The Bones: The Aftermath of Tragedy

Tuesday 18th June 2019 at Harrogate Theatre (Studio). ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Families. Love them or loathe them, they’re a complex muddle of individuals and it’s never too difficult to find frictions beneath the surface. In the case of Cody Daigle-Orians’ In the Bones, there’s not much digging to be done; the anguish of this family is evident... Continue Reading →

Quentin Crisp, Naked Hope: Deeply Human, Highly Philosophical

Thursday 13th June 2019 at Harrogate Theatre (Studio). ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ First and foremost, this show is beautifully written. It’s darkly philosophical, deeply human and irreverently celebratory of the self in all its singularity. Little time passes between striking quips and dramatically existential sarcasm which smacks of great lyricism - the quality of the material is the... Continue Reading →

Kinky Boots (Tour): Love & Laughter…with Glitter. LOTS of Glitter.

Tuesday 9th April 2019 at the Grand Theatre and Opera House, Leeds. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Kinky Boots strutted into the Grand Theatre and Opera House, Leeds last night like it owned the whole damn city. It was faaabulous! With wise-cracking and heartfelt book by Harvey Fierstein alongside fierce, catchy anthems and powerhouse ballads from Cyndi Lauper it’s... 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 →

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