Category: 1/2 Stars

★ Unfathomable and Disconcerting

Charlotte Pegram reviews The Eisteddfod at The Etcetera Theatre, Camden This play by Australian playwright, Lally Katz, is part of a double bill of plays directed by Liz Arday. The other play, Dario Fo’s A Woman Alone, complements the first and offers the viewer an evening of absurdism and surrealism. […]

★★ Interesting but Inaccessible

Abigail Bryant reviews Big Guns at the Yard Theatre Big Guns labels itself as a play about violence, but not in a conventional sense. This 70-minute production, written by Nina Segel and directed by Dan Hutton, explores violence in all of its vast and varied shapes, detailing how […]

★★ Stunted by Design and Execution

Sam Lewes reviews La Ronde at The Bunker Despite, and on occasion because of its interesting format, this modern day adaptation of Arthur Schnitzler’s dissection of sexual norms and morals falls short of expectations. Max Gill directs a cast of four at The Bunker, an atmospheric, subterraneous canvas which […]

★ A Wildly Ambitious Play: Code 2021

Harriet Bignell reviews Code 2021 by Autumn Secret Theatre Project Never before have I exited a theatre uttering the expression, “wow, that was powerfully awful.” However, there seems no more fitting analysis of the 3 hours (yes, 3 hours) I sat through at Secret Studio Lab’s Code 2021. The play […]