Reviews,Theatre

Unholy night: Merrie Hell at the Soho Theatre

10 Dec , 2012  

Merrie Hell at the Soho Theatre

For some people Christmas time is the best time of the year, but drag performance legend David Hoyle has, of course, seen through the sanctimonious facade of our consumer culture and sets out to show his audience the dark side of Christmas. At the Soho Theatre. For some people Christmas time is the best time […]

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Dog food, penis pumps and jello: The Changeling at the Young Vic

29 Nov , 2012  

The Changeling at the Young Vic

Outrageously funny, creepy and filled to the brim with innuendos and openly sexual scenes, Joe Hill-Gibbins’ interpretation of The Changeling makes it very hard to believe that the play was written nearly 400 years ago. At the Young Vic. It seems like a perfectly straight-forward setup for royal intrigues and misunderstandings: Beatrice is just about […]

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Helplessly tackled: Where The Mangrove Grows at Theatre503

12 Nov , 2012  

Where The Mangrove Grows

Children abandoned by their parents and left at the mercy of carers who are not suited to deal with difficult behavioural problems are no longer a blind spot of society. This co-production with Number Nine Theatre proves that the Theatre503 is a place where new writing talent can showcase their work, but in this production […]

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Don’t Let Me Down: Let It Be at Prince of Wales Theatre

29 Sep , 2012  

Let It Be at Prince of Wales Theatre

The theatre critic and Beatles fangirl in me are having a bit of an argument over this production. Let It Be delivers wonderful renditions of much-loved songs but not the story-driven show I was hoping for. At the Prince of Wales Theatre. I have a photograph of the first Beatles bass player Stuart Sutcliffe on […]

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