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‘The NHS doesn’t just treat illness. It fights fear’: CHECK-UP (Online review)

In Features, Musicals, Opinion, Plays, Reviews by Louise PennLeave a Comment

This show by political comedian Mark Thomas takes a long, hard look at our National Health Service in its seventieth year of operation. He shadowed medics and interviewed clinical experts, economists and politicians to bring together an hour of statistics, opinion and reflection.

This show by political comedian Mark Thomas takes a long, hard look at our National Health Service in its seventieth year of operation…

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‘This proves that staying in really does have its compensation’: ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS – National Theatre (Online review)

In Comedy, London theatre, Online shows, Opinion, Plays, Reviews by Aleks SierzLeave a Comment

These shows, originally filmed as part of the flagship’s NT Live project, are now available on its YouTube channel. The first is Richard Bean’s gloriously silly farce, One Man, Two, Guvnors, starring the irrepressible and Tony-award winning James Corden.

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‘Trying to capture just a spark of that charge that comes with live theatre’: ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS – National Theatre (Online review)

In London theatre, Online shows, Opinion, Plays, Reviews by Ian FosterLeave a Comment

National Theatre at Home is a huge success. The type of scheme that only large institutions can hope to really pull off but even so, managing the kind of appointment-to-view occasion that was its debut with One Man, Two Guvnors was still a remarkable achievement.

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NEWS: Edinburgh Fringe & International Festival announce ‘heartbreaking’ decision to cancel world’s largest arts festival in 2020. Full quotes

In Edinburgh Festival, Festivals, London theatre, Native, News, Press Releases, Quotes, Sticky by Press Releases

For the first time in over 70 years, the five festivals that transform Edinburgh into the world’s leading cultural destination every August are not going ahead this year due to concerns around the covid-19 pandemic.