theatre reviews

Theatre Review: Henrik Ibsen’s Ghosts

Theatre Review: Henrik Ibsen’s Ghosts

Henrik Ibsen’s Ghosts, currently on at The Almeida, fierce, courageous, unflinching and at times bitterly painful exploration of grief, suffering, the necessity of deceit, and the willingness to sacrifice for loved ones. Having said all this, if you’re looking for the uplifting, life-affirming moment, the pregnant-with-meaning, didactic glow at the of this great theatrical ‘journey’ […]

Theatre Review: The Dark Earth and The Light Sky

Theatre Review: The Dark Earth and The Light Sky

I have the utmost admiration and respect for playwrights brave enough to attempt to reincarnate well known poets, Shelley’s ‘unacknowledged legislators of the world,’ on stage in order to shed some light on the mysterious cult status their lives seem to acquire; or use that mystery and status to explore some of the issues of […]