Category: Theatre Reviews

May 6, 2020 / Theatre Reviews

LIVE STREAM THEATRE Griffin Theatre Company, April 21 In terms of relevance deprivation right now you can’t sink much lower than a theatre critic. It’s like the National Party without coal: absolutely no raison d’etre (which is French, Barnaby, for a shrivelled grape.) So imagine the sheer ecstasy when Griffin…

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…