Mates blogger: Maryam Philpott


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Maryam Philpott
Maryam Philpott has run the London-based Cultural Capital blog since 2013, predominantly reviewing theatre, but also exhibitions and special film screenings with a more in-depth and discursive approach. Since 2014, Maryam has also written regularly for The Reviews Hub, reviewing all forms of professional theatre including Fringe and West End, as well as contemporary dance, ballet and opera. She has a background in social and cultural history, and tweets as @culturalcap1.
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The latest from Maryam's site


Name, Place, Animal, Thing and Michael X – Almeida Theatre 7th June 2021
Death of a Black Man – Hampstead Theatre 31st May 2021
Cruise – Duchess Theatre 24th May 2021
Love and Information – Guildhall School of Music & Drama 17th May 2021
The Barn – Turbine Theatre / Stream Theatre 10th May 2021
Tarantula – Southwark Playhouse 3rd May 2021
The Winter’s Tale – RSC / BBC4 26th April 2021
A Splinter of Ice – Original Theatre Company 19th April 2021
Disenchanted! – Stream Theatre 12th April 2021
Romeo & Juliet – National Theatre 5th April 2021
The Meaning of Zong and Afterplay – BBC Sounds 29th March 2021
ASSEMBLY – Donmar Local 22nd March 2021
Treason the Musical in Concert – Cadogon Hall 15th March 2021
Late Night Staring at High Res Pixels – Part 2 – Finborough Theatre 8th March 2021
Gatsby: A Musical – Cadogan Hall 1st March 2021
Hymn – Almeida Theatre 22nd February 2021
Late Night Staring at High Res Pixels – Part 1 – Finborough Theatre 15th February 2021
Little Wars – Stream Theatre 8th February 2021
I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change – London Coliseum 1st February 2021
Staged: Series 2 – An Uber-Meta Constructed Reality 25th January 2021
Unlimited Festival – Southbank Centre 18th January 2021
Swingin’ the Dream – RSC 11th January 2021
That Dinner of ’67 – BBC Radio 4 4th January 2021
Sunset Boulevard in Concert – Curve Leicester 28th December 2020
The Nutcracker – Birmingham Royal Ballet 21st December 2020
A Christmas Carol – Old Vic: In Camera 14th December 2020
A Christmas Carol – Bridge Theatre 7th December 2020
The Death of England: Delroy (and Michael) – National Theatre at Home 30th November 2020
The Poltergeist – Southwark Playhouse 23rd November 2020
15 Heroines – Jermyn Street Theatre 16th November 2020
Film Preview: Don’t Let the Devil Take Another Day 9th November 2020
Crave – Chichester Festival Theatre 2nd November 2020
Bubble – Nottingham Playhouse 26th October 2020
Ammonite and the Period Drama Heroine 19th October 2020
Songs for a New World – London Palladium 12th October 2020
After You – Tonight at the London Coliseum 5th October 2020
Romantics Anonymous – Bristol Old Vic 28th September 2020
Faith Healer – Old Vic In Camera 21st September 2020
The Shrine and Bed Among the Lentils – Bridge Theatre 14th September 2020
Three Kings – Old Vic: In Camera 7th September 2020
Beat the Devil – Bridge Theatre 31st August 2020
Social Distancing with Andy Warhol – Tate Modern 24th August 2020
Jesus Christ Superstar: The Concert – Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre 17th August 2020
Blindness – Donmar Warehouse 10th August 2020
The Secret Love Life of Ophelia – Greenwich Theatre Online 3rd August 2020
Saving Lockdown: National Theatre at Home and the Future of Audience Engagement 27th July 2020
Shifting Tides Festival – Almeida Theatre 20th July 2020
‘To Be or Not to Be’ – Contemplations of Mortality in The Deep Blue Sea 13th July 2020
Birdsong Online – The Original Theatre Company 6th July 2020
TV Preview: The Women of Talking Heads 29th June 2020
The Art of Theatre Photography 22nd June 2020
Series Review: Staged – BBC iPlayer 15th June 2020
Coriolanus and the Hero-Warrior – National Theatre at Home 8th June 2020
This House and the Parliamentary Play 1st June 2020
Streetcars, Smoke and Southern Belles: Contemporary Approaches to Tennessee Williams 25th May 2020
Midnight Your Time and the Cinefication of Theatre 18th May 2020
Henry IV: Part One – Drama on 3 11th May 2020
Frankenstein vs. Frankenstein – National Theatre at Home 4th May 2020
Othello – Drama on 3 27th April 2020
Macbeth: A Psychological Study 20th April 2020
Flowers for Mrs Harris – Chichester Festival Theatre Broadcast 13th April 2020
One Man, Two Guvnors – National Theatre at Home 6th April 2020
New Perspectives on Chekhov: A Three Play Analysis 30th March 2020
The Seagull – Playhouse Theatre 23rd March 2020
Peace in Our Time – Union Theatre 16th March 2020
Shoe Lady – Royal Court 9th March 2020
The Last Five Years-Southwark Playhouse 2nd March 2020
Blithe Spirit – Touring Production 24th February 2020
A Number – Bridge Theatre 17th February 2020
Leopoldstadt – Wyndhams Theatre 10th February 2020
Endgame and Rough for Theatre II – The Old Vic 3rd February 2020
Faustus: That Damned Woman – Lyric Hammersmith 27th January 2020
Uncle Vanya – Harold Pinter Theatre 20th January 2020
Film Review: 1917 and the Theatre of War 13th January 2020
The Tyler Sisters – Hampstead Theatre 6th January 2020
Theatre Review of the Year and What to See in 2020 30th December 2019
Curtains: The Musical Comedy – Wyndhams Theatre 23rd December 2019
Teenage Dick – Donmar Warehouse 16th December 2019
A Taste of Honey – Trafalgar Studios 9th December 2019
Cyrano de Bergerac – Playhouse Theatre 2nd December 2019
My Brilliant Friend Parts One and Two – National Theatre 25th November 2019
Dear Evan Hansen – Noel Coward Theatre 18th November 2019
The Beauty Queen of Leenane – The Tower Theatre 11th November 2019
Ghost Quartet – Boulevard Theatre 4th November 2019
The Antipodes – National Theatre 28th October 2019
Lungs – The Old Vic 21st October 2019
Knives Out – London Film Festival 14th October 2019
The King – London Film Festival 7th October 2019
Macbeth – Chichester Festival Theatre 30th September 2019
Blood Wedding – Young Vic 23rd September 2019
William Blake – Tate Britain 16th September 2019
A Very Expensive Poison – The Old Vic 9th September 2019
Hansard – National Theatre 2nd September 2019
Appropriate – Donmar Warehouse 26th August 2019
Les Miserables: The Stage Concert – Gielgud Theatre 19th August 2019
Actually – Trafalgar Studios 12th August 2019
Evita – Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre 5th August 2019
Southern Belles – King’s Head Theatre 29th July 2019
The View UpStairs – Soho Theatre 22nd July 2019
The Night of the Iguana – Noel Coward Theatre 15th July 2019
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat – The London Palladium 8th July 2019
The End of History – The Royal Court 1st July 2019
Present Laughter – The Old Vic 24th June 2019
Bitter Wheat – Garrick Theatre 17th June 2019
A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Bridge Theatre 10th June 2019
Education, Education, Education – Trafalgar Studios 3rd June 2019
The Glass Menagerie – Arcola Theatre 27th May 2019
Our Town – Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre 20th May 2019

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