Reviews,Theatre

Lyric Dream

5 Mar , 2016  

Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream with its self-punishing nobility making non-sensical and unmotivated cruel decisions towards their own children; its sickly sweet world-building of the fairy kingdom and the inevitable dishing up of the umpteenth clever clever twist on the play-in-the-play-in-the-play is a hard text to like, if pure entertainment is not necessarily the reason why […]

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Reviews,Theatre

Missing the forest for the peas: Secret Theatre Show 1 at the Lyric Hammersmith

16 Sep , 2013  

Secret Theatre Lyric

In Sean Holmes’ speech a few months back the Lyric’s artistic director sharply diagnosed that theatre in this country has succumbed to a corrupting reign of commercial interests over artistic merit. Holmes announced his attempt at fixing a corrupting system. The result is a season of up to seven shows the title of which would […]

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