Category: review

Judith: A Parting from the Body

The strong profile of Assyrian general Holofernes greets the audience as we enter the theatre. Already on stage, Holofernes silently contemplates the row of stone heads lining the back wall which we later learn represent real heads taken as trophies of slaughter on a middle eastern battlefield. Howard […]

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? […]