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.

Author's review: 
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.

Author's review: 
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.

Author's review: 
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.

Author's review: 
4

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

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

Author's review: 
4

Abstract Expressionism at the RA

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

Author's review: 
5

Our Country's Good - Timberlake Wertenbaker

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

Author's review: 
0

Women Centre Stage: Power Play - New Women, Hampstead Theatre - Review

The early evening slot of Women Centre Space at Hampstead Theatre on 20th November 2016, saw even more people turn up for inspiring, new female-led theatre. The New Women programme featured three very different pieces, but each were as remarkable  as they were entertaining.

Author's review: 
4

Women Centre Stage: Power Play - PRIDE and Prejudice, Hampstead Theatre - Review

Last Sunday (20th November 2016) was a marathon day for showcasing female-led theatre. Organised by Sphinx Theatre, Women Centre Space is an annual, all-day event and in the past it has taken place at the National Theatre on London's South Bank. However, this year  (after week-long workshops at the The Actor's Centre) it has taken place at Hampstead Theatre, where 100 cast, writers and directors took part.

Author's review: 
5

HAP, Bread & Roses Theatre - Review

Conventional wisdom says happiness is the end goal for everyone. But what if there is something else that supersedes this?

Author's review: 
4

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