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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...

Theatre Etiquette: For the love of theatre behave yourselves!

As a regular theatre-goer, and having completed three graduate year drama school shows in the past six months, I find myself frequently frustrated by...

Theatre Review: Brighton Rock (Birmingham REP)

Brighton Rock By Graham Greene Adapted by Bryony Lavery Birmingham REP Review by Georgia Kelly Graham Greene's infamous novel comes to life on stage with Pilot Theatre's adaptation of...

Theatre Review: Jubilee (Lyric Hammersmith)

Jubilee Lyric Theatre Based on the screenplay by Derek Jarman and James Whaley Adapted and directed by Chris Goode Reviewer: Tom Baker The history of punk has been retold so...
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Theatre Review: The Birthday Party (Harold Pinter Theatre)

The Birthday Party Harold Pinter Theatre by Harold Pinter Directed by Ian Rickson Reviewer: Tom Baker Most of Harold Pinter’s plays feel as though they ought to be performed...

Theatre Review- King Lear

King Lear By William Shakespeare A Royal Exchange Theatre and Talawa Theatre Company Co-Production Birmingham Repertory Theatre Directed by Michael Buffong  Reviewer: Mary Moncrieff   O, reason not the need! That...

Theatre Review – You Tweet My Face Space

You Tweet My Face Space Writer/Producer: Tom Hartwell Director: Anne Stoffels  The Bedford, Balham (Theatre N16) Reviewer: Laura Shoebottom Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, meet David. He’s addicted to Facebook and...

Theatre Review: Trying It On (Birmingham REP)

Trying It On David Edgar Birmingham REP Reviewer: Georgia Kelly David Edgar has been writing plays for over thirty years. Now, with his latest work Trying It On he finally...

Theatre Review: Truth (Birmingham REP)

Truth Birmingham REP Helen Chadwick Song Theatre & November Productions Reviewer: Georgia Kelly If, like me, you have never encountered 'song theatre' before, there is no better introduction...

Theatre Review – Unreachable

Unreachable The Royal Court Theatre, London Writer: Anthony Neilson Director: Anthony Neilson Reviewer: Laura Shoebottom Matt Smith plays movie director Maxim, winner of the Palme d’Or who is doing everything...