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Review: Buckets

Whilst at first it may be mistaken for a set-up more appropriate for dealing with a leaky roof, this was actually the setting for...

Review: Twenty Something @ The Bike Shed Theatre

Freya Bardell bursts onto the stage, gyrating to the Pussycat Dolls’ 'When I Grow Up'. I would say I was surprised, but then the...

Review: People, Places and Things @ Exeter Northcott

People Places & Things has been the undoubted thing to see for the theatre geeks this term and, as a proud theatre nerd myself,...

Review: Spamalot @ Exeter Northcott

Ham and jam and Spam(alot): a grim combination but a lovingly revived musical, Spamalot brings you the classic gags from the loved Monty Python and...

Review: ShakeSoc’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Things I like: Shakespeare, glitter (sorry, environment), and Soft Cell’s 1981 hit ‘Tainted Love’. Something I therefore liked by extension: ShakeSoc’s 48-hour production of...

Review: Howie the Rookie @ The Barnfield Theatre

Mark O'Rowe's 1999 play, 'Howie the Rookie', is a frantic and tangled tale set in the midst of working-class Dublin. The two monologues that comprise...

Review: Ninagawa Macbeth

Shakespeare’s celebrated play of ambition, the supernatural, and a mad tyrant, iconically set in the scenic highlands of Scotland during the Middle Ages, is...

Review: Girls @ Theatre Royal Plymouth

“Bullets are faster than legs.” An obvious statement, yet one that stuck with me throughout the night. Theresa Ikako brought a new breath of life...

Review: Izindava @ Exeter Northcott

Haunting backlights, dark silhouettes and convicting voiceovers - the implications of deeper truths and knowledge are hardly deficient in Bawren Tavaziva’s Izindava. The dancers...

Review: the Young Vic’s ‘Yerma’

Broadcast live from the Young Vic theatre, Simon Stone’s reworking of Federico García Lorca’s play, Yerma, can be summed up in two words; brutally chaotic....