Category: 3 Stars

Screwed at Theatre 503 – 3 Stars

Draw on your memories of the very worst nights out as a late teen/early twenty-something. Exactly. You’d rather not remember. Screwed gives centre stage- or centre space on the sticky dance floor- to Charlene and Luce, two friends who have dedicated the majority of their lives to drinking, […]

Gertrude at Theatre N16 – 3 Stars

Far removed from the school hours spent uncomprehendingly tripping through Hamlet’s soliloquy a line at a time, Howard Barker’s Gertrude – The Cry is abundant in sexual manipulation, self-destructive obsession and finally a female perspective on what is arguable Shakespeare’s most famous play. Perhaps Mr Eaton would have […]

Crooks by CoLab – Three Stars

With immersive theatre growing in popularity, it comes as no surprise that companies such as CoLab, are trying to get audience members more involved. CROOKS tackles this with a focus on audience participation – putting groups of ten people at the centre of its narrative action, actively providing […]

Miniaturists 54 at the Arcola – 3 Stars

An evening’s entertainment comprised of five short plays by different writers is always going to somewhat resemble a packet of Revels – some you like, some less so and some you’re like: which vicious bastard disguised toffee for coffee and, more importantly, whose paying for my new dentures? […]