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Sizzling: Bryan Batt’s Batt on a Hot Tin Roof at Crazy Coqs

Repost: with One Stop Arts closing, I migrated this review here. Have you ever wanted to be propelled back to an era of long white gloves and cigarette holders? Coiffed hairdos, dinner jackets, highballs poured from silver cocktail shakers? Plush banquettes with little round tables that have candles on them? Then, my friend, the Crazy Coqs is for … Continue reading

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Sizzling: Bryan Batt’s Batt on a Hot Tin Roof at Crazy Coqs

Repost: with One Stop Arts closing, I migrated this review here. Have you ever wanted to be propelled back to an era of long white gloves and cigarette holders? Coiffed hairdos, dinner jackets, highballs poured from silver cocktail shakers? Plush banquettes with little round tables that have candles on them? Then, my friend, the Crazy Coqs is for … Continue reading

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Clean, Sharp Comic Work: Immaculate at the White Bear Theatre

Repost: with One Stop Arts closing, I migrated this review here. Thundermaker’s Immaculate is a hilarious and clever look at the problem of approaching the supernatural in modern-day life. Is there still room for elevated notions of the soul, divinity, and the existential problem of free will in a world of flat-pack furniture and irritating mobile phone … Continue reading

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Clean, Sharp Comic Work: Immaculate at the White Bear Theatre

Repost: with One Stop Arts closing, I migrated this review here. Thundermaker’s Immaculate is a hilarious and clever look at the problem of approaching the supernatural in modern-day life. Is there still room for elevated notions of the soul, divinity, and the existential problem of free will in a world of flat-pack furniture and irritating mobile phone … Continue reading

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The Reviewing, in Review: 10 Reviews for One Stop Arts

I am really enjoying this reviewing racket–it combines many of my favourite things: theatre, writing, and travelling around London finding brilliant new spaces I never knew existed.  I’ve now done ten for One Stop Arts and in celebration I’m sharing with you my top five Essential Reviewer Kit Items.  (Why five and not ten?  I’m efficient.  I like to travel … Continue reading

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The Heart-Stealing The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart at the London Welsh Centre

Repost: with One Stop Arts closing, I migrated this review here. If someone were to design a piece of theatre expressly for me, it could not have been more to my taste than The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart. Strong in all production areas, David Greig’s writing supports creative and energetic performances from Melody Grove, Paul … Continue reading

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The Heart-Stealing The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart at the London Welsh Centre

Repost: with One Stop Arts closing, I migrated this review here. If someone were to design a piece of theatre expressly for me, it could not have been more to my taste than The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart. Strong in all production areas, David Greig’s writing supports creative and energetic performances from Melody Grove, Paul … Continue reading

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Where there’s life, there’s hope: what happens to the hope at the end of the evening at the Almeida Festival

Repost: with One Stop Arts closing, I migrated this review here. In which two middle-aged men take a knowing glance at the changing nature of their friendship, the thing that is theatre, and the myriad shades of meaning that can be ascribed to the word “mate”. Tim Crouch and Andy Smith provide a thoughtful opening to … Continue reading