Category: Theatre Reviews

February 22, 2021 / Theatre Reviews

Flight Path Theatre, February 4 7.5/10 Had Sam Shepard been a boxer, he may well have fvoured removing the gloves. His writing has a rawness seldom matched in drama, so words become weapons that open wounds old and new, while his characters are bruised and scarred by each other and…

February 19, 2021 / Theatre Reviews

York Theatre, February 3 7.5/10 Disclaimer one: I didn’t see Fangirls at Belvoir in 2019. More fool me. Disclaimer two: I was never a 14-year-old girl, and after seeing this, perhaps I missed out there, too. Then again, the fangirl phenomenon is pretty universal: from the crackpots at the last-gasp…

September 7, 2017 / Theatre Reviews

Riverside Theatre, September 7 7.5/10 It might reasonably seem that a political universe peopled with such buffoons and grotesques as Trump, Kim, Putin, Duterte, Hanson, Roberts, Bernardi and Abbott, plus such featherweight blowhards as Turnbull, Bishop, Cash, Pyne, Shorten and Boris Johnson, leaves the poor satirist with nowhere to go.…