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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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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 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...
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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...
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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...
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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...