Angels in America

To say the National Theatre’s revival of Tony Kushner’s Angels in America has been hotly anticipated, is an understatement. It was an instant sell out and boasts a heavy weight, award winning team. The play is divided into two parts – The Millennium Approaches and Perestroika. So, does the 7-hour double bill live up to…

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Obsession

Obsession is the second of three plays as part of Toneelgroep Amsterdam’s residency at the Barbican – a follow-up to the exceptional revival of Roman Tragedies earlier this year.

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Snow in Midsummer

Gun shots. Blood smatters against a fluttering white flag. A young woman lay limp and lifeless. The execution is done. Returning their rifles to an upright position, three soldiers march toward the body. Without courtesy, the woman is hoisted to a sitting position. In a remarkable show of disrespect, one of the soldiers casually wields…

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Daddy’s Girl – Vault Festival

Georgia Brown’s debut play Daddy’s Girl was a heart-warming vignette of two people trapped in very different circumstances. Eliza (Georgia Brown) is a millennial, struggling to figure out life from the confines of her room, while her dad, Terry (Mark Wingett), ‘Britain’s Most Dangerous Armed Robber’, has been locked away in prison for years. Reconnecting…

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The Seven Acts of Mercy – RSC

Runs until 10th February 2017 Anders Lustgarten’s new play, The Seven Acts of Mercy, was an overwhelmingly average performance. The storyline had all of the makings of a truly interesting script. The play begins in Naples, 1606, where Caravaggio (Patrick O’Kane) is working on his masterpiece ‘The Seven Acts of Mercy’, funded by Marchese (Edmund…

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