Category: review

★★★ The Time Machine

Harry Bignell reviews The Time Machine at The London Library. This interactive adaptation by Jonathan Holloway of HG Well’s classic The Time Machine is a wonderful excuse to prowl the isle and smell the stacks of hardbacks at one of London’s leading literary institutions. Tucked away in the […]

★★★★ Zoo

Harry Bignell reviews Zoo at Vault Festival 2020. A touching tale of two socially-awkward animal-enthusiasts crossing geographical boundaries and cultural chasms to be socially-awkward and enthusiastic about animals together; Zoo is a delight from bizarre beginning to emotional end. The play opens with Miami based zoo keeper Bonnie, played […]

★★★ #metoo meets dementia

Simon Ward reviews thread at The Hope Theatre In this new play, writer Freya Anderson weaves together two currently resonant themes One is the #metoo movement and, in particular, the treatment of young actresses by powerful older men in the film and theatre world.  The other is the challenge […]