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Review: JOHN LLOYD YOUNG, The Crazy Coqs
Review: JOHN LLOYD YOUNG, The Crazy Coqs
July 3, 2024

Sometimes a story of the history of the industry, and those who inhabit it, is a needed reminder of the magic behind the experiences and stories which characterise the theatre community. John Lloyd Young’s headline show at the Crazy Coqs is just that – a journey through his impressive career that illuminates the magic of theatre and the many dreams that come true because of it.

Review: THE DAO OF THE UNREPRESENTATIVE BRITISH CHINESE EXPERIENCE, Soho Theatre
Review: THE DAO OF THE UNREPRESENTATIVE BRITISH CHINESE EXPERIENCE, Soho Theatre
June 26, 2024

From the minute Daniel York Loh finished his opening monologue in Kakilang’s The Dao of the Unrepresentative British Chinese Experience, I knew this would be a piece of theatre that wouldn’t allow me to remain comfortable, drift off or stop questioning my own beliefs for a second.

Guest Blog: Director Josh Maughan on Partnerships, Opportunities and His Latest Show, EUCHARIST
Guest Blog: Director Josh Maughan on Partnerships, Opportunities and His Latest Show, EUCHARIST
June 12, 2024

In 2020, my best friend Freddie Acaster and I decided to set up a production company – after one too many G&Ts. With a steady hangover the next day, we trudged through the admin and launched Springbok Production House – our now award-winning company set to open its fifth season this Saturday at the Etcetera Theatre in Camden.

Review: CANDY, Park Theatre
Review: CANDY, Park Theatre
August 25, 2023

One of the most unique and important narratives of masculinity and sexuality that I’ve seen- told in a 75-minute showcase of immense talent.

Review: SPIRAL, Jermyn Street Theatre
Review: SPIRAL, Jermyn Street Theatre
August 7, 2023

review“How do people cope in the worst imaginable situation?” This is what writer, and lead actress, Abigail Hood sets out to examine in Spiral, now at the Jermyn Street Theatre after a run at the Park Theatre. It sounds like a compelling premise for a play.

Review: OUTLIER, Jack Studio
Review: OUTLIER, Jack Studio
July 28, 2023

One-man shows tackling queer experiences aren’t hard to come by. They’re, rightfully, being given platforms across the fringe scene. Home to a plethora of unique stories, the queer community is ripe for creative exploration. From coming out and hook-up culture to homophobia and sexual violence, there are complex narratives that provide rich bases for creatives.

Review: AFTER ALL THESE YEARS, Jermyn Street Theatre
Review: AFTER ALL THESE YEARS, Jermyn Street Theatre
July 18, 2023

It is not often that Fringe venues act as platforms for important narratives from the older generation. Based on tonight’s performance of After All These Years, I can only ask ‘Why not?’.  After winning the 2023 Outstanding Theatre Award at Brighton Fringe, After All These Years transfers to the Jermyn Street Theatre where I am sure it will enjoy continued success.

Review: PLAYFIGHT, Seven Dials Playhouse
Review: PLAYFIGHT, Seven Dials Playhouse
July 14, 2023

As an audience member, there is something truly empowering about leaving the theatre knowing you are more educated than you were upon arrival. With this, Orisun Productions’ PlayFight truly delivers. Following a shorter run at The Pleasance Theatre, PlayFight has transferred to the Seven Dial’s Playhouse for an undeniably deserved longer summer run.

Review: BONES, Park Theatre
Review: BONES, Park Theatre
July 11, 2023

With society bursting with an array of social issues to tackle, creative platforms hold great potential in providing complex and transformative commentary on such issues. Bones, a co-production between production company Refine and leading rugby mental health organisation – LooseHeadz – is a promising attempt at such vital commentary. 






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