Fringe

Flying Solo at Birmingham Rep - Review

Manjeet Mann captures the erratic stream of consciousness of a runner attempting to outrun her past, in her moving semi-autobiographical show Flying Solo.

Author's review: 
4

CAT LOUD'S BIG NIGHT IN, Canal Cafe Theatre - Review

Following a successful stint at the Edinburgh Fringe last year, Catriona MacLeod has reimbarked as her diva alter ego 'Cat Loud' on a UK tour for her cabaret show.

Author's review: 
4

IN TENTS AND PURPOSES, Vaults Festival - Review

“By the time you turn 30 you’re going to be a global success, you’re going to fall in love with a stranger you meet on the street, you’re going to come face to face with your idol…”
“…Well, that’s a load of spiritual b****cks.”

Author's review: 
5

Review: One Under

Amy Fleming gave a courageous, and highly entertaining performance in her one-woman gameshow cum biopic that encouraged open discussion about mental health.

Author's review: 
4

Interview: Matthew Parker and Cassie Hodges

On the 23rd February, Antigone opens at the Hope Theatre (London), with an all female cast and music by Maria Haik Escudero, it sounds set to be a spectacle not to be missed. Last week I caught up with Cassie Hodges, Producer for Tales Retold and Antigone, and Matthew Parker, Artistic Director of The Hope Theatre, and Director of Antigone, to find out what they have in store for us with this production.

Author's review: 
0

THE MEMORY SHOW, Drayton Theatre - Review

Maya Angelou once said: “I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” For those suffering from dementia, this is especially true and it is this kernel of emotional truth that underpins The Memory Show that's running at the Drayton Theatre in London.

Author's review: 
5

Guest Feature: Three Generations of Women - Beccy Smith

The idea for Broken Leg Theatre's Three Generations of Women grew out of a conversation in the pub between co-directors and writers of the play, Alice Trueman and Anna Jefferson. Over several pints they discussed the shifting challenges women have faced over the course of the last 100 years - how such progress has been achieved, but carrying with it a shadow of regression when it comes to the representation of women in the media, for instance.

Author's review: 
0

Volpone, Cockpit Theatre - Review

Directed by Jaclyn Bradley, Volpone is CandleFire Theatre's third production, and marks their first venture with a non-Shakespearean play and Restoration comedy.

Author's review: 
4

Interview: Amy Fleming

Amy Fleming is an actress and theatre maker, whose autobiographical show 'One Under' is on at The Vault Festival next week. Though now working in the arts, she originally studied science, and brings elements of that to her theatre work now.

Author's review: 
0

Review: Hamlet Peckham

Anthony Green has approached this production from an innovative angle, having cast three Hamlets in the title role, each taking on a section of the play.

Author's review: 
4

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