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Recent articles

Chloe Ray - The Waiting Room EP Review

London based singer songwriter Chloe Ray released her debut EP, The Waiting Room, on January first and has been touring the UK since to promote it. Since being bought her first guitar at age 15, Chloe has developed her talent and style by playing continually at open mics around London, her favourite being The Brook in Wallington where she has been performing for the last 3 years. It was at this venue that she came to meet the exceptional musicians who would help her to create the EP as well as the man, Andy Brook, who would produce it.

Author's review: 
4

ROUNDS, New Wimbledon Studio - Review

Resuscitate Theatre's contribution to the Illuminate Festival in London couldn't be more timely. A response to the silence from Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt regarding the excessive hours that junior doctors are expected to work, Rounds is a devised show that depicts the 'warts and all' existence of being a junior doctor. With direct imput and feedback from those in the profession and direction from Anna Marshall, Rounds tackles in a succinct fashion the day-to-day reality of being on a the front line of the NHS. The actors who have taken part all have Lecoq training or similar backgrounds, which manifests itself in the elegant, movement-oriented elements of the show.

Author's review: 
4

Strawberry Starburst at The Blue Elephant Theatre Review

A London girl who loves strawberry flavoured starbursts. Sounds innocent enough, but it’s not until the story starts to unfold like sweet wrappers that you realise the true message of Bram Davidovich’s play.

Author's review: 
4

Persuasion at The Rosemary Branch Review

Pacey, witty, skilful with energy to boot! Persuasion is a wonderful success that gets your Austen imagination running.

Author's review: 
4

Every Seven Years, New Wimbledon Studio - Review

Taking its name from the time all the cells in the human body are said to replenish themselves (essentially making us 'brand new people'), Every Seven Years is the brainchild of Charlotte Baker and Ben Fensome who wrote and perform the show, with direction by Scott Le Crass.

Author's review: 
4

Union Theatre presents A WORKING TITLE by Megan Jenkins: Theatre Review

An uplifting jukebox musical for disillusioned millennials.

Author's review: 
4

Review: Made Up

A novel concept, which was visually captivating, but ultimately did not deliver a believable relationship on stage.

Author's review: 
3

Interview with Shit Theatre: Women's Hour (no relation to the R4 one)

Kate Saffin in conversation with Shit Theatre's Becca and Louise, who are currently touring Women's Hour a feminist show that explores gender inequality with song, roller skates and kinder eggs.

Author's review: 
0

Words, Words, Words, Leicester Square Theatre - Review

In recent years there has been a slow but steady progression of one man/woman shows from those about dead celebrities and fictitious characters to those with a more personal emphasis.  What distinguishes Lowri Amies' play (as moving as it is) from other autobiographical shows, is the use of Shakespeare's canon to express at certain junctures in the play – what everyday prose cannot.

Author's review: 
4

BETTER TOGETHER, Brockley Jack Studio Theatre - Review

Following on from the Write Now 7's Flight Or Flight event, Brockley Jack Studio Theatre's in-house production of Better Together showcases some of the best new writing with a topicality that's uncanny.

Author's review: 
4

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