Category: Theatre Reviews

March 28, 2020 / Theatre Reviews

Kings Cross Theatre, March 12 6.5/10 It’s probably unsurprising that we don’t do morality plays any more, given we don’t really do morality – although US playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins would presumably argue that’s just when we need a moral prod the most. Certainly the timing of this Cross Pollinate production…

March 16, 2020 / Theatre Reviews

Ensemble Theatre, February 19 6.5/10 The Crunch Time of the title is the moment when assisted dying becomes urgent, and providing that ultimate act of kindness is put to the test. This sequence has begun with Steve asking his grown-up sons the painful question, “Was there ever a moment when…

March 14, 2020 / Theatre Reviews

Drama Theatre, February 14 7/10 Funny? There has to be a stronger word? Funny? If I wasn’t sitting down, I’d have fallen over. I mean, at one point I was crying. Playwright Dario Fo is the master of the art of silliness, the veneer of his child-like humour thinly veiling…