Sep
20
2018

MACBETH

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Pop-up Globe, September 9 8.5/10 This was always going to be the test. For nearly 140 years theatre audiences have enjoyed the endless possibilities created by electric stage lights, and, paradoxically, no play has benefitted more than Macbeth, the darkest investigation of the human psyche ever made. Via such lighting modern audiences have grown used […]

Sep
16
2018

THE COMEDY OF ERRORS

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Pop-up Globe, September 8 7/10 This is to The Comedy of Errors what The Life of Brian was to the New Testament. Okay, so the New Testament wasn’t quite as gag-laden to begin with, but Miles Gregory’s production shares a similar intent to maximise the silliness of every event, and The Comedy of Errors was […]

Sep
14
2018

IRONBOUND

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Kings Cross Theatre, September 5 It’s not just Darja’s second husband who punched her in the face. Life’s done it often enough to make a move from Poland to America attractive. But then America turned out to be factories, house-cleaning, two broken marriages, a dysfunctional de facto relationship and a runaway son. Some dream. Playwright […]

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