Balancing Acts, Camden People's Theatre

Holly Golightly: You know those days when you get the mean reds?
Paul Varjak: The mean reds, you mean like the blues?
Holly Golightly: No. The blues are because you're getting fat and maybe it's been raining too long, you're just sad that's all. The mean reds are horrible. Suddenly you're afraid and you don't know what you're afraid of. Do you ever get that feeling?
Breakfast At Tiffany's

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Day Job, Bread & Roses Theatre - Review

Devised by female-led Fanny Pack Theatre, and written and directed by Evi Stamatiou, Day Job is a comedy that beneath its humour has some serious comments to make about society’s relationship to work, especially if you’re a woman. Using the bus ride to/from work as a focus point, four women attempt to reconcile the practicalities of work with their long-term aspirations – or at the very least muse over the matter.

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4

This Might Be It, Theatre N16 - Review

I used to think that the worst thing in life was to end up alone. It's not. The worst thing in life is to end up with people who make you feel alone.

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4

Her Aching Heart, Hope Theatre - Review

A successful playwright for the past 40 years, Bryony Lavery needs little introduction. While her plays often having underlying feminist themes and rich in female roles, Lavery's Her Aching Heart (which was originally written in 1992) is a light-hearted affair, perfect for this time of year.

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5

Flag, Rich Mix - Review

Performance artist Katy Dye explores the thorny issue of patriotism and the layers of meaning associated with the Union Jack – especially in post-referendum Britain.

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4

The Woman in Black (Tour) - Theatre Review

A perfect piece for a cold winter’s night, The Woman in Black is a spine-tingling good time.

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4

Love, Sex and Other Apps, Bread & Roses Theatre - Review

It's been quite a while since I've come across a brand new writer (at least on my radar) who has impressed me with their originality and 'voice'. Michelle Sewell is such a person. Her double bill of plays at Bread & Roses Theatre makes for an entertaining and thought-provoking 90 minutes. I half-expected the evening to jump straight into a play about dating apps, but I was very pleasantly surprised to be confronted by a play that looked at 'love' from an unconventional angle – and something very topical to boot. Both plays were directed by Lydia Parker.

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4

The Royal Court presents THE CHILDREN by Lucy Kirkwood: Theatre Review

An incredible study of human relationships and emotions; tense and chilling.

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4

Abstract Expressionism at the RA

In Depth Review and Analysis of the Royal Academy's Major Exhibition 'Abstract Expressionism At The RA'

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5

Our Country's Good - Timberlake Wertenbaker

Produced by the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.
17th-26th Nov 2016.
Redgrave Theatre.

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0

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