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The Hallé Orchestra

This Thursday night, I was able to take a break from the metropolis and its own soundscape of cackling cars, beeping horns, building sites and markets galore by having the privilege of listening to something mo...
Lawrence After Arabia Hampstead Theatre
3.0★ ★ ★

Lawrence After Arabia

As the centenary of the Arab Revolt (1916-1918), it seems appropriate for writer Howard Brenton to bring the courageous tale of Capt. Thomas Edward Lawrence and one of the most dramatic episodes of the 20th cen...
3.0★ ★ ★

Russian Dolls

Russian Dolls, winner of the Adrian Pagan award in 2015, is a tale of affection and female empowerment. Hilda, Stephanie Fayerman, a blind seventy-something pensioner, has her comfortable life thrown into compl...
3.0★ ★ ★

Reasons to be Happy

Do you have what it takes to be happy? In Neil LaBute’s second addition to a triptych of romantic comedies, (the third, Reasons to be Pretty Happy, has just been written), Reasons to be Happy is a heart-warmi...
2.0★ ★

The Old Image of Being Loved

The Old Image of Being Loved is an interesting concept but doesn’t quite live up to expectations. This performance is a theatrical event where the audience is invited to help co-create the show in real-time, ...
3.0★ ★ ★

Balancing Acts

Another addition to the Sprint Festival at Camden People’s Theatre in Euston, Balancing Acts offers a touching and enlightening account of mental illness. The Kaleido Film Collective in collaboration with per...
2.0★ ★

Walk With Me

Listen. We’re all scared. We’re all in this together: a striking remark, yet one we’re all too familiar with. This Thursday evening, we really were all in it together at Camden People’s Theatre. Walk...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Firebird

Far from a Sunny Afternoon, Firebird, a dark, eye-opening account of the Rochdale child-trafficking scandal, returns to the stage. Originally a sell-out run Downstairs at the Hampstead Theatre last year, Edward...
3.0★ ★ ★

This Is Not A Drill

This Is Not A Drill is truly a whirlwind of a spectacle; sometimes in a good way, sometimes less so. Performed by the BA (Hons) Acting students from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, the play takes ...