Since last March, going to the theatre – like, actually going to the theatre – has become a rare and magical experience. But even by that standard, there’s something truly enchanting about Queen Mab, the first show in Iris Theatre’s 2021 Summer Festival.
The story of Jane Eyre is a gothic, romantic tale of conflicted emotions and repressed passions. Sadly this production from the Watermill lacks these and is treated as more of a story-telling exercise.
Ultimately, This Restless State is, I think, a timely and intermittently compelling exploration of fractured societies and disengaged individuals.
Writer Danielle Pearson spoke to Love London Love Culture about This Restless State (playing at the Ovalhouse Theatre until 24 March) and the future of Europe…
Got your tickets yet for This Restless State, Jesse Fox’s new one-man show, which starts performances tonight (14 March 2018) at London’s Ovalhouse ahead of a regional tour? Watch our videos with Jesse Fox and director Jemima James about how the show came about, trying to capture this moment in history, right now… and then get booking!
How did we get here? What does the future hold? What can we learn about from personal and political choices? This Restless State, a collaboration between writer Danielle Pearson and performer Jesse Fox, examines our European identity at three different points in time: 1989, 2017 and 2052. This brand-new show, a co-commission between Fuel Theatre and Ovalhouse, launches this week in London ahead of a regional tour. Got your tickets yet?