Salt: Brutally Profound New Work

Tuesday 2nd October 2018 at Leeds Playhouse (Pop Up). ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Salt is a new work from writer and performer Selina Thompson and it should, and most likely will, leave you reeling. It’s difficult to step outside of the theatre and not think about this show and this woman all the way home to our own... Continue Reading →

The Turk: Taking a Look at One of History’s More Unusual Firsts

    Friday 21st September 2018 at Harrogate Theatre (Studio). ⭐️⭐️⭐️ ‘Alas, poor Yorick!’ - in The Turk, we’re given something of an extended Hamlet-Yorick moment between our protagonist, Johann Maelzel and the head of the famous The Automaton Turk, a machine programmed through cogs and tech sorcery to play chess. Our speaker/indirect lecturer for... Continue Reading →

Euan: Muddled Madness

Friday 3rd August 2018 at The Tristan Bates Theatre, London. ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Chewboy Productions’ Euan is a barmy new play making its debut at the Camden Fringe. The tag line gives fair warning: ‘This is a play about who knows what’, but you should know is that they’re not just being mysterious - they mean it. We quickly... Continue Reading →

Contradictions: An Interesting Premise but Lacking in Clarity

Thursday 2nd August 2018 at the Etcetera Theatre, Camden. ⭐️ Contradictions from Nivedita Gokhale and Not a Dull Boy Theatre presents an interesting vision of relationships, modern dating and technology, but doesn’t always do so with clarity and the central aim of the piece to explore how two Indian ‘skilled migrant workers’ are ‘adjusting to... Continue Reading →

The New Irish Playbook: A Varied Look at Roads Less Travelled

Thursday 2nd August 2018 at the Etcetera Theatre, Camden. ⭐️⭐️⭐️1/2 The New Irish Playbook is a collection of six short plays from Joe O’Neill and Little Shadow Theatre Company, played in sequence across sixty minutes. Each play is self-contained but some seem nicely linked thematically and all of them deal with interesting human experiences. Most... Continue Reading →

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