A House Repeated – BAC – 19/10/16

Two actors. An empty room. 40 or so seats. The door closes. The experience begins. A House Repeated  is an immersive theatre experience... but not in the way you might expect. For the last decade,...

No’s Knife – The Old Vic – 01/10/2016

Beckett's Texts for Nothing is brought to life on the stage by Lisa Dawn, nearly 70 years after being published as a collection of short prose pieces. As a collection of tales "rich in...

X – The Royal Court – 26/04/2016

Who are we when we haven't got anything left to hold on to, but the thoughts in our own heads? Without outside influence, with no data in or data out, does it decay? How,...

The Globe Shakespeare Walk – 22-23/04/2016

This weekend, in recognition of  'Shakespeare400' (400 years since Ol’ Will’s death) London was treated to not one, not two but all thirty-seven Shakespeare plays - for free! Because after all, though the bard...

BU52 – Theatre 503 – 30/03/2016

  One of the greatest thrills of seeking out new work is the topicality of it, but few playwrights would dare to be as up-to-the-minute as Stuart Slade. BU52 is set within touching distance of...

The War of the Worlds – Dominion Theatre – 08/03/16

It is testament to the power of the original story, that War of the Worlds has existed in so many different guises since it's inaugural publication as a serial in 1897. Now it's musical...

Light – Battersea Arts Centre – 04/02/16

Theatre is unique in its ability to take you to places you have never been before but 'Light', by Theatre Infinitum, takes this to extremes, conjuring times, places and scenarios beyond imagining with nothing...

Invisible Treasure – Ovalhouse – 11/11/2015

In the progressive theatre world, away (usually!) from the bright lights of the West End musicals... 'Interactive theatre' is a term that is cropping up more and more. But precicely what is it? What...

Production Week Diary: Part 5

Nothing beats the unbounded, raw emotion of an opening night. However many were in the crowd and whether they were good, bad or otherwise, you cannot beat the enormity of the feelings that come...

Production Week Diary: Part 3

Heading home after dress rehearsal, I have much less to say. Because I am tired. My feel hurt. My head hurts. But yet... I feel emotionally charged. Wired, geared up. Buzzing, but yet falling over my own feet. Not...