UK Reviews

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Blood + Chocolate

Blood + Chocolate is York’s reaction to the First World War: the call up, women’s work in the local chocolate factories, and Quaker conscientious obje...
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As You Like It

So one can have too much of a good thing. Jessica Ruono’s breezy, funny, disquieting, seventy-five-minute production is no quaintly abridged Lamb Tale...
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Hag

Baba Yaga is a character drawn from mostly Eastern Slavic folk tradition – a woman with a rapacious appetite for human beings, especially children; in...
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Ghosts

I have no idea why I have never before seen Ghosts; I’ve seen at least one production of most of Ibsen’s other plays. Coming to this tragedy for the v...
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Crime and Punishment

Three theatres from Liverpool, Glasgow and Edinburgh have co-produced one of Dostoyevsky’s greatest works, Crime & Punishment, the story of a pove...
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The Fu Manchu Complex

Five East Asian actors “whiting up” to play posh, dago-hating Brits – it could be a biting, thought-provoking satire on racial stereotypes. The team b...
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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...