Review: Reasons to Stay Alive

Wednesday 6th November 2019 at York Theatre Royal. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Reasons to Stay Alive, based on Matt Haig’s number one best-seller about his struggles with his mental health, takes to the stage with the help of Adapter April De Angelis. The play explores the darkest depths of a struggle with mental health while providing an unfiltered... Continue Reading →

Review: One Under

Tuesday 5th November 2019 at Leeds Playhouse. ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Winsome Pinnock’s One Under joins the growing list of commendable theatre productions which seek to explore the prominent and vital subject of mental health - particularly in relation to young men. On my way to see this show, I was scrolling the Twitter feed on the train... Continue Reading →

Review: Under Three Moons (Touring)

Tuesday 22nd October 2019 at York Theatre Royal (Studio). ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Daniel Kanaber takes on topical subject matter with an eye for authenticity and understated power in Under Three Moons. The play follows two comically mis-matched boys who become bickering men who become slightly older, more worldly men with disparate lives. Taking place across three nights... Continue Reading →

Review: Blue Tights, Red Knickers and an ‘S’ on her Vest at the Lion and Unicorn Theatre

Wednesday 14th August 2019 at the Lion and Unicorn Theatre. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ In Blue Tights, Red Knickers and an ‘S’ on her Vest we are taken behind the headlines for a solo show detailing the day to day stresses of modern life and the experiences of someone living with anxiety.  Laura Shoebottom writes and stars in... Continue Reading →

Review: Into the Deep at the Etcetera Theatre, London

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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