This Is Reality 2000 is a ‘Big Brother’ style interactive zoom gameshow designed to bring together friends in a night of “nostalgic noughties references, videos, trivia and a pumping Y2K – themed soundtrack”.
Razor sharp, engaging and intelligent, there is certainly plenty to enjoy in Christopher Adams’ thriller Tumulus that effectively explores issues such as addiction and loneliness as the story of an unexplained death unfolds.
With less than a week to go before the 2019 VAULT Festival opens, I wade my way through the catalogue and come up with 20 shows I think you should catch – in their own words.
Another classic drunken caper for the Shit-faced Showtime team, showing Dickens how it should’ve been done – just watch out for flying sausages…
A same tired storyline is given a jolt of electricity in playwright Christopher Adams’ Tumulus at Vault Festival.
The plot kicks off with disarming simplicity. Alastair is a rich fortysomething legal eagle, married to Antonia, who is a housewife. They live in a beautiful London house with Jack, one of their three sons, who has a learning disability.
n Sarah Page’s production of Punts, the roles played by the two women are not the stereotypical ones we expect. This is a show about acceptance and tolerance, wrapped up in a somewhat comical storyline, written with a keen eye that cuts away at the bullshit of life’s fake pleasantries.