Review: Clutch at Bush Theatre, London

Wednesday 21st September 2022 at Bush Theatre, London. ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Reviewer: Maygan Forbes When Tyler (played by Charlie Kafflyn) takes up driving lessons for the first time with trusty instructor Max (played by Geoffrey Aymer), not only do his lessons cover the rules of the road, but lessons in life and our duty of responsibility become... Continue Reading →

Review: The P Word at Bush Theatre

Tuesday 13th September 2022 at Bush Theatre, London. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Reviewer: Maygan Forbes When Zafar (played by Esh Alladi) flees his hometown and homophobic persecution, he seeks asylum in London. However, the process is draining and prejudiced, and having to “prove” you face execution if you are sent back to your native land gets harder as... Continue Reading →

Review: The Cherry Orchard at The Yard, London

13th September 2022 at The Yard Theatre, London ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Reviewer: Emma Dorfman Vinay Patel’s daring reimagining of The Cherry Orchard brings a newfound urgency to Anton Chekhov’s original. With the help of Rosie Elnile’s inspired set design, Lewis den Hertog’s dystopic video design, and James Macdonald’s clipped, contained direction assisted by several standout performances, new... Continue Reading →

Review: Glass Boy at the Hen & Chickens Theatre, London

Saturday 20th August 2022 at the Hen & Chickens Theatre, London ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Reviewer: Emma Dorfman An all-too-familiar subject matter plops into a post-dramatic structure, giving birth to Gabriel Phelan’s Glass Boy. Tight performances, direction, sound design, and choreography ensure that Glass Boy leaves an impression long after you have left the theatre. Being a one-person... Continue Reading →

Review: She Shrieked at Actors East Theatre, London

Wednesday 17th August 2022 at Actors East Theatre, London ⭐️⭐️ Reviewer: Emma Dorfman Trigger warning: suicide Suicide and suicidal ideation are, undoubtedly, heavy subject matter. And so, David Stokes’ decision to highlight these difficult conversations through a comedic lens is, without a doubt, the way to go. This production of She Shrieked, however, has perhaps... Continue Reading →

Review: Keep It Down at The Hope Theatre, Islington

Monday 15th August 2022 at The Hope Theatre, Islington. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Reviewer: Maygan Forbes TRIGGER WARNING: eating disorders Keep It Down (written and performed by Emma Oldfield and directed by Kierath Jandoo) is an uncomfortable watch. But not for the reasons you may think. It’s uncomfortable because the portrayal of one woman’s battle with an eating... Continue Reading →

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