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Jamaica Inn

The film Hitchcock famously shows the great director describing the plot of Psycho to his nonplussed nwife, to which she replies - “Charming. Doris ...
Ninagawa Company, Macbeth
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Macbeth

Famous improvisational troupe the Comedy Store Players play a game where they ask the audience to suggest styles of theatre for them to continue the s...
After the Rehearsal/Persona Barbican Theatre
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After the Rehearsal/Persona

Remember that scene in Woody Allen’s time-travel comedy Midnight in Paris where the hero encounters Luis Buñuel, and pitches him what will become t...
2.0★ ★

NSFW

NSFW stands for “Not Safe For Work”, a warning added to certain websites that you might want to think twice before viewing them in the office (and...
3.0★ ★ ★

Chinese Whispers

If the phrase “Chinese whispers” describes the way a tale becomes distorted in the retelling, here we have deception of a more deliberate kind - t...
3.0★ ★ ★

right left with heels

If Christopher Isherwood’s novel about the rise of Nazism, “Goodbye to Berlin”, was later staged under the name “I Am a Camera”, here we hav...
3.0★ ★ ★

Aisha

It’s no insult to Aisha to say that it’s very much an issue play, concerning the forced marriage of young girls to much older men. The name is pre...
3.0★ ★ ★

An Octoroon

Is Boucsploitation a thing now? Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ relationship with Irish playwright Dion Boucicault is clearly a complex one, perhaps more co...
Little Bulb - Extravaganza Macabre @ Battersea Arts Centre
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Extravaganza Macabre

What is the plural of euphonium? I never imagined I’d need to know, but Little Bulb Theatre’s show Extravaganza Macabre, which inaugurates Batters...