Theatre Reviews

Theatre Review: Tennessee William’s The Hotel Plays

Theatre Review: Tennessee William’s The Hotel Plays

  The Defibrillator Theatre company brings a trio of Tennessee Williams’ never before seen plays to the Grange Holborn Hotel in London. This is site-specific performance as it should be; raw, exciting and completely engaging. The Hotel Plays consists of four performances a night of three plays set in various hotel rooms at the Grange. […]

Theatre Review: Celebrity Night At Cafe Red

Theatre Review: Celebrity Night At Cafe Red

  Celebrity Night at Cafe Red is an entertaining romp of a comedy. Lily Bevan has written a play which aims to poke fun at celebrity chefs, the French and the awkwardness of dating! On entering Trafalgar studios 2, the scene is set with the waiters in matching pinstriped t-shirts, red scarves and berets prepping […]

Theatre Review: King Lear at The Almedia Theatre

Theatre Review: King Lear at The Almedia Theatre

What is there to say about this umpteenth production of King Lear? Well, it’s pretty unique and I believe the uniqueness of it stems from Jonathan Pryce’s ability to sustain the lighter moments before reaching Lear’s eventual tragic demise. The Almeida isn’t the largest space but Tom Scutt’s design makes full use of it with […]

Theatre Review: The Inappropriateness of Love at the Hen and Chickens Theatre, Islington

Theatre Review: The Inappropriateness of Love at the Hen and Chickens Theatre, Islington

The Paradigm Theatre Company opens their repertoire season with “The Inappropriateness of Love” written by Sarah Pitard and directed by Cat Robey. Paradigm’s aim is to create work without boundaries and Pitard’s writing fits the bill. In Pitard’s latest offering, she gives us an Anglo-American cast of characters who are intertwined in a never-ending search […]

Theatre Review: Anton Chekhov’s Seagull at the Arcola

Theatre Review: Anton Chekhov’s Seagull at the Arcola

Several weeks back, whilst waiting to get some money out of the cash-point at the Dalston Junction crossroads, I noticed a dead seagull on the road. It’s a bit rare to see these agile, corpulent birds as victims of city traffic, it must have been kamikaze-diving for some fast food remnants on the road. In […]

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