Category: 3 Stars

★★★ Off-Kilter Comedy

Charlotte Pegram reviews Sam Simmons at Assembly, Edinburgh Winner of the 2015 Edinburgh Fosters Comedy Award, Sam Simmons has had his talents praised to the extent that last year’s critics told him he could read out the phone book and he would still be funny. Simmons took them […]

★★★ Ambitious Political Drama

Abigail Bryant reviews Landmines at OvalHouse In today’s political climate, it is difficult to view a play such as Landmines completely objectively, and Phil Davies’ new play provokes and stimulates ideas and emotions that are the forefront of both the media and personal mind-sets. The BRIT Theatre Company […]

★★★ The Unbridled Joy of Sex

Charlotte Pegram reviews Bridle at Camden People’s Theatre Three women roam the stage wearing large silicone horse heads. You might be forgiven for thinking you’ve walked into an art installation but this is a distinctly straight-talking play. And, when the horse heads come off, Bridle becomes an explosive […]