Two short plays about a difficult subject, Bloom Theatre’s Avalanche and Glass Half Full’s Walk Of Shame.
‘It’s raw, brave & controlled’: AVALANCHE – Bloom Theatre (Online review)
The beauty of Avalanche is not just in the poetry of its words, but also the honesty it displays on tough subjects within scene changes and forbidding musical motifs.
NEWS: Bloom Theatre presents new digital play Avalanche – a story of acceptance, struggle & triumph – in January 2021
Bloom Theatre is back from 7 January to 7 February 2021 with a digital production of new play Avalanche, written by the company’s co-founders, Simon Fraser and Jack Albert Cook. The play deals with the aftermath of sexual assault and its effects on the mind and body.
‘Peake guides us expertly through worlds of pain’: AVALANCHE – Barbican Theatre
Maxine Peake is magisterial at the Barbican in this heart-breaking monologue Avalanche; A Love Story.
‘A sobering, haunting journey’: AVALANCHE – Barbican Theatre ★★★★
Avalanche is a sobering, haunting journey that carries as much warning as it does perhaps solace to those thinking of having IVF or have had it as well as a kind of delight in the sheer beauty and bravura of Maxine Peake’s performance.