Come From Away: Bold, Energetic Storytelling

Wednesday 27th February 2019 at the Phoenix Theatre, London. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Come From Away is first and foremost an excellent piece of ensemble theatre. The show doesn’t fuss with multiple sets or big costume changes and it completely bypasses the formulaic approach found in many musicals. It’s 1hr 40 with no interval, which allows the swirling... Continue Reading →

Wise Children: A Strong & Daring Dèbut

Wednesday 31st October 2018 at The Old Vic, London. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Emma Rice’s adaptation of Angela Carter’s Wise Children is both the first production and the inspiration for the name of her brand new company. As a spring board into new territory, Wise Children is by no means the safest choice and is therefore a great... 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 →

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