Overall, GHBoy is an emotionally complex piece that has many elements that make it compelling to watch but it does leave a few questions unanswered story wise.
I’ve been remiss in not getting back up to Kilburn, where I lived for many years, since the reopening of Kiln Theatre. But I was able to put that right with a trip to artistic director Indhu Rubasingham’s world premiere production of Anupama Chandresekhar’s When the Crows Visit.
A thought-provoking and inspiring piece of musical theatre, Glasgow Girls at the King’s Theatre feels more relevant than ever as it returns for a new tour.
Hannah Hauer-King directs Iman Qureshi’s play The Funeral Director about sexuality, gender and religion in 21st-century Britain. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews…
The crowning glory of this show is the story. It’s poignant, affecting and necessary. The crossing of gender, religion and sexuality is a very hot topic in modern times. When tackling them it is hard to pitch it right. The Funeral Director pitches it perfectly.
Energetic and driven, Glasgow Girls at the Assembly Hall has definite imperfections, but sweeps the audience along on a tide of politically charged fun.