Ubu Roi
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Ubu Roi

Although Alfred Jarry’s Ubu Roi is a 19th century play it resonates as strongly with our present day as it did during its author’s lifetime. A story about the usurper with a child’s mind who is only co...
The 21st Century Merchant of Venice
1.5★ (★)

The 21st Century Merchant of Venice

It is increasingly difficult to review London fringe shows and indeed it is not fortunate for The 21st Century Merchant of Venicedirected by Carol Allen that many independent low-budget productions on the Lond...
The Manual Oracle, Conceived and assembled by Phoebe von Held
3.0★ ★ ★

Manual Oracle

Manual Oracle conceived, written and directed by Phoebe von Held is a result of her ‘artist in residence’ research period at King’s College London and constitutes a brave, affective and imaginative proje...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Hamlet

Hiraeth Artistic Productions’ adaptation of Hamlet at Riverside Studios in Londonis an imaginative and fresh exploration of Shakespeare’s most famous play. Its premise is simple: Denmark is a literal prison...
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Titus Andronicus

Titus Andronicus, Shakespeare’s first attempt at tragedy used to be often considered a crude dramaturgical effort. It was rescued from obscurity, only in the 20th century, after the atrocities of the two Worl...
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4.5★ ★ ★ ★

Hamlet de Los Andes

The adaptation of Hamlet by Teatro de Los Andes is sublime, visually arresting and poignant. At one hour and twenty minutes it is a fleeting, yet very intense journey into the world of Shakespeare and modern Bo...