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28th Sep 2015
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MARTYR – Unicorn Theatre, London.

Teenage rebellion manifests itself in many ways: parents are primed for dealing with issues surrounding drink and drugs… but not religion. In Martyr, When Benjamin Sinclair develops an unhealthy obsession for a...

17th Sep 2015
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ORPHEUS – Royal Opera House, Linbury Studio Theatre, London

Set amongst the Parisian jazz scene, Little Bulb Theatre’s re-imagining of Orpheus is a fantastical mix of music, puppetry and humorous performance. The humour is tinged with the tragedy of Orpheus’ tale,...

11th Sep 2015
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THE OTHER MOZART – St James Studio, London.

Performed, written and created by Sylvia Milo, The Other Mozart is the spectacular story of how the memory of Maria Anna (Nannerl) Mozart has faded from the world – until now. Milo...

11th Sep 2015
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AND THEN COME THE NIGHTJARS – Theatre503, London.

Bea Roberts’s new play And then Come the Nightjars looks at events through the prism of two men directly affected by the 2001 foot-and-mouth outbreak, and makes an attempt to both rescue...

06th Sep 2015
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THE LATE HENRY MOSS – Southwark Playhouse, London.

If the price you pay for having a distinctive voice is occasional self-parody, then Sam Shepard is one of theatre’s biggest spenders. Coming into this new production of The Late Henry...

06th Sep 2015
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THIS HEAVEN – Finborough Theatre, London.

Receiving its premiere in Sydney in 2013, Nakkiah Lui’s This Heaven returns to the Finborough as a full production a year after the Theatre hosted a successful staged reading of the play....

03rd Sep 2015
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Photo Credit: ©Richard Davenport 2015, Richard@rwdavenport.co.uk, 07545642134

HAMLET IS DEAD. NO GRAVITY – Arcola Theatre, London.

This play by Austrian writer Ewald Palmetshofer has been translated by Neil Blackadder and brings together six actors in the main space at the Arcola Theatre, part of the Volta...

03rd Sep 2015
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CAUGHT – Arcola Theatre, London.

The Volta International Festival, at London’s Arcola Theatre, brings together a cast of 14 actors performing plays by international writers, often in translation. Caught is written by an American writer...

02nd Sep 2015
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HATCHED ‘N’ DISPATCHED – Park Theatre, London.

From a bird’s eye view Hatched ‘n’ Dispatched is fairly familiar territory: the family unified by tragedy, the party that goes wrong, and the inevitable drink fuelled confessions.  Affairs, pregnancies,...

02nd Sep 2015
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FLARE PATH – Richmond Theatre, London.

One of the unexpected highlights in the raft of productions that marked Terence Rattigan’s centenary year in 2011 was Trevor Nunn’s Flare Path at the Theatre Royal Haymarket. Previously unheralded,...

27th Aug 2015
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MY EYES WENT DARK – Finborough Theatre, London.

Potential audience members should beware, there’s art afoot here. One narrative tells two stories, and the rawness, emotion and sensitivity on show are both alluring and intimidating. We’re following Nikolai...

24th Aug 2015
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HENRY V – Temple Church, London.

Youth, war, peace and fragility leap from the stage and straight to the heart in Antic Disposition’s portrayal of Henry V. Set 500 years after the English victory at Agincourt,...