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Theatre Review: Belleville (Donmar Warehouse)

Belleville Donmar Warehouse by Amy Herzog Directed by Michael Longhurst Reviewer: Tom Baker Playwright Amy Herzog understands the rhythms, vocal sparring, and awkwardness of good dialogue as nobody else...
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Book Review: After Kathy Acker – A Biography by Chris Kraus

Kathy Acker, a writer perhaps better known by reputation than from her actual writing, was in many ways a pioneer of the kind of...
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Theatre Review: The Twilight Zone (Almeida Theatre)

The Twilight Zone Almedia Theatre Based on stories by Rod Serling, Charles Beaumont and Richard Matheson Adapted by Anne Washburn Directed by Richard Jones Reviewer: Tom Baker Put it down...
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Theatre Review: Much Ado About Nothing (Shakespeare’s Globe)

Much Ado About Nothing Shakespeare’s Globe by William Shakespeare Directed by Matthew Dunster Reviewer: Tom Baker Turns out, a Latin setting makes for good Shakespeare. It was true for...

Theatre Review – Sonder

Sonder Centrality Theatre The Cockpit, MaryleboneReviewer: Laura Shoebottom One homeless man in a city full of strangers and the impact of one random act of kindness, 'Sonder'...

London is brilliant, but absurd: why I won’t be moving back

This is perhaps the most difficult articles I've ever sat down to write - Yorkshire tea firmly gripped in hand. Firstly, I feel obliged...
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Theatre Review: The Lady from the Sea (Donmar Warehouse)

The Lady from the Sea Donmar Warehouse by Henrik Ibsen, in a new version by Elinor Cook Directed by Kwame Kwei-Armah Reviewer: Tom Baker How long can the truth...

Theatre Review – Broken Fanny

Broken Fanny The Space at Jury’s Inn, Venue 260 (Edinburgh Fringe Festival) Written by: Emma Jerrold Directed by: Blanche McIntyre Produced by: Something for the Weekend Reviewer: Laura Shoebottom Emma...

Review – Dead Dog In A Suitcase

Dead Dog In A Suitcase (And Other Love Songs) Kneehigh Theatre Birmingham Repertory Theatre Written by Carl Grose, Music by Charles Hazelwood Directed by Mike Shepherd Reviewer: Sam Chipman Based...

Theatre Review – The Caretaker (Old Vic)

The Caretaker by Harold Pinter The Old Vic Theatre directed by  Matthew Warchus Reviewer: Andy Millward The new Old Vic season is in full swing, post-Spacey and in the safe hands of new...