Review: Jewish Hollywood

Saturday 19th March 2022, Upstairs at the Gatehouse. Reviewer: Jonathan Walfisz ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ When I was a teenager, I was taken to a production of Spamalot, the Monty Python musical. Already a fan of the soundtrack, the decision to alter one of the songs was immediately apparent. Clearly afraid of offending too much, the song "You... 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: Lesley Ann Albiston Talks New Play “Chop Me Up Or Let Me Go”

Following the success of the award-nominated, sell-out show “A Slice of Eel Pie”, Lesley Ann Albiston is back with a new show: “Chop Me Up Or Let Me Go”. This darkly comic two hander centres on an abduction and promises plenty of laughs as the worlds of artificial celebrity culture and awkward reality collide, handling... Continue Reading →

Interview: Kafayat Adegoke Talks Upcoming Show “PER-SO-NA”

Perhaps most striking about Kafayat Adegoke is her unwavering and passionate openness when it comes to discussing her boundary-defying work. With her show PER-SO-NA set to play the Bridge House Theatre later this month, there’s plenty to unpick here, including what drives her to create, what inspires her to offer social commentary within her work,... Continue Reading →

Interview: Laura Boone and Liv Frazer Talk New Show “Cupid’s Arrow”

It’s always interesting to see how creative teams can revamp or repurpose classic Fairytales to comment on the here and now, and thanks to Laura Boone and Liv Frazer, a new fairytale-focused show is arriving at the Camden Fringe next week. “Cupid’s Arrow” takes well known fairytales and explores the relationships - bad and good... Continue Reading →

Interview: Charlie George, Alex-Bertulis Fernandes & Sharlin Jahan Talk Triple Bill “Funny Femmes”

Audiences won’t need to be spoiled for choice when it comes to “Funny Femmes” - they’ll get three cracking comedy sets for one in this triple bill comedy show from an all-female comedians of colour line-up. Who’s on the bill you ask? Charlie George is an award-winning stand-up comedian and writer who was voted LGBTQ... Continue Reading →

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