What I watched in Stop & Search has less to do with stop and search and more a jumble of thoughts and ideas thrown up in the air and left to sort themselves out into some semblance of a play.
New drama Stop & Search, about masculinity, migration and malevolence, starts off well, but soon runs out of gas.
Boxed Up is a beautifully surreal and dark take on the ridiculousness that is advertising culture, deftly delivered. If you’re after something off-beat and tongue-in-cheek, you’d be hard-pressed to find something smarter.
Robin (Linde) Steegman follows her VAULT success with Caravan Theatre with the full-length premiere of Sammy Kissin’s one-woman black comedy All Boxed Up, which she performs as well as produces. Read our interview with Robin – covering the new show, her advertising pet peeves and the attractions of site-specific theatre – and then get booking!
After success with Caravan Theatre, now returned for a third year at VAULT, Robin Linde Productions presents All Boxed Up, Sammy Kissin’s seriously surreal black comedy running for six performances only at Waterloo East Theatre at the conclusion of this year’s festival. Learn more below – and then get booking!
No matter the weather, as you walk into the Lyttelton’s auditorium for Pinocchio, you’ll find that it is snowing. A simple trick but one that inspires just the right childlike wonder for an adaptation of such a popular fairytale.
This is a magical, heartwarming production which uses a variety of theatrical devices in the purest and most masterful way. I’d certainly urge you to get to the National to experience it for yourself and be reminded of the importance of love and family.