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 →

Medusa: Topical and Ambitious, with Mixed Results

Tuesday 31st October, 2017 at Leeds Carriageworks Theatre. ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Proper Job Theatre Company's Medusa (a co-production with Square Chapel Arts Centre) is a prime example of a fearless piece of adaptation which is a slow burner and lands somewhere between impressively ambitious and over- ambitious. The narrative presented is certainly emotive, telling the version of... Continue Reading →

WOKE: Feminism & Fatherhood Through the Lens of a Beatboxing MC

Wednesday 20th September 2017 at West Yorkshire Playhouse. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ The word on the lips of those leaving the theatre yesterday was 'clever'. 'He's so clever' - 'wasn't that so cleverly done' - and they were absolutely right. The observations and insights of this 'conscious MC', Testament, combined with his mind-bending musical talent is brilliant as... Continue Reading →

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