A Day by the Sea Two’s Company Southwark Playhouse
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A Day by the Sea

In his 1950s heyday, N.C. Hunter was known as the ‘English Chekov’. His gentle comedic dramas were performed by actors from John Gielgud to Vanessa Redgrave, and were some of the biggest West End hits of th...
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Anyone’s Guess How We Got Here

In the Edinburgh Fringe Festival Programme, Anyone’s Guess How We Got Here is described as ‘ a road trip. A haunted house. A bedtime story. A photo album. An 80s fantasy film. A demolition project. A riot....
Mosquitoes at the National Theatre. Photo by Brinkhoff Mogenburg
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Mosquitoes

2017 has been a rough year, so far; 2016 was no better. Brexit, Trump, wars and climate change are all making the world feel less and less stable. It is apt, then, that the National Theatre has chosen to option...
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Bridle

To be woman is to be assessed. Everywhere you turn, people expect things of you; things that, sometimes, you are unable to deliver. A long term partner, a steady job, a decent flat, kids (someday) – a neatly ...
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This is Private Property

The British press have been fixated on London’s housing crisis for the past five years or so. Hardly a day goes by without seeing a headline about soaring rent, poor conditions and impossible prices – the a...
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Under the Bed

Rare is it to see a play told entirely from the perspective of a child. In Under the Bed, we are transported to the darkly magical world of Alice, who knows too much and too little at the same time. 154 Collect...
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The Killing of Sister George

When Frank Marcus’s The Killing of Sister George opened in 1965, it was a controversial piece. It was one of the first plays to depict a lesbian relationship, and questioned major institutions like the BBC, a...
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The State vs John Hayes

America shares the death penalty with countries such as China, Iran and North Korea. Lucy Roslyn explores this (as well as issues surrounding women’s rights, mental health and gender) in her emotionally charg...
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Martyr

In the current political climate, what with ISIS, the Israeli-Palestine conflict and our British lack of a spiritual identity, it is impossible to escape religious fundamentalism. We read it in the papers, watc...
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Tonight I’m Gonna Be The New Me

After getting stellar reviews at the Edinburgh Fringe, Tonight I’m Gonna Be The New Me, the latest piece by theatre company Made In China, has transferred to London’s Soho Theatre for a 3 week run. It tells...