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Recent articles

'The Conscious Uncoupling' Rosie Wilby - Comedy Review

Ricocheting from hilarious to heart wrenching, 'The Conscious Uncoupling' takes a frank look at the ups and downs of relationships and the moving-on process following a break-up.

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4

Gatsby, Union Theatre - Musical Review

"You can't live forever." Myrtle Wilson, Gatsby.

At the Union Theatre, London

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3

Goodnight Mister Tom - Theatre Review

A solid, enjoyable production of a beloved modern classic.

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4

RUSSIAN DOLLS, King's Head Theatre - Review

In recent years there have been a number of plays dealing with Millenials and the aged taking time to know each other, with Gina Moxley's Tea Set and Clara Brennan's Spine immediately springing to mind. However, in both those cases, the plays were one-woman shows, told from the point of view of the younger woman. In Kate Lock's play Russian Dolls, the meeting of the different generations is played out for us to see, and the age difference between them is the least of their problems...

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4

Muvvahood - Theatre Review

A challenging and thought provoking journey into single motherhood in the ‘Age of Austerity’ through the verbatim stories of those living it in modern day London.

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0

YOUNG HARTS WRITING FESTIVAL, Lyric Hammersmith - Review

Most of us would agree that nurturing and facilitating the development of the next generation of playwrights is a worthwhile venture. Harts Theatre Company (Ann Akin and Holly Smith) have decided to act upon their convictions by hosting a two-evening event to showcase new talent – the Young Harts Writing Festival. The twist to this event is that the 'next generation' show their work alongside the present young cream of the crop and that the audience has to guess whose work belongs to the 'professionals' or not. In addition, the audience has to decide what's the best play of the evening.

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4

Interview with Ola Ince, director of "Dutchman" at the Young Vic

Genesis Future Directors Award Winner Ola Ince has directed Amiri Baraka's provocative play about race relations and freedom. The story of a black man and a white woman who meet on a train on an oppresively hot day, this is a challenging piece written in the 1960's. I spoke to Ola about her background and process in directing her production at the Young Vic.

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0

Much Ado About Nothing at The Rose Playhouse - Review

Intelligent, humorous and a talented cast bring this production into the 20th Century and it doesn’t disappoint!

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5

Wilde Tales, The Space Arts Centre - Review

“Yet each man kills the thing he loves,
By each let this be heard,
Some do it with a bitter look,
Some with a flattering word...

Oscar Wilde

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4

Oxford Literary Festival highlights

Oxford literary festival runs from Sat 2nd - Sun 10th April - Highlights of female author's talks:

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