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‘Reflective & thoughtfully funny piece of theatre’: CHASING BONO – Soho Theatre ★★★★

In London theatre, Opinion, Plays, Reviews, Ticket recommendations by Emma ClarendonLeave a Comment

“It sounds like a fecking dog biscuit,” a young Neil McCormick responds to the news that his friend Paul Hewson is changing his name to Bono in this hilarious but touching new play by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais – just one moment that highlights the level of competitiveness and disillusionment the character feels going up against a little band called U2.

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Chasing Bono Q&A videos: Terri lobbies for a ‘Finding God’ song release

In Features, Inspiring people, Interviews, London theatre, Native, Opinion, Plays, Quotes, Special Events, Ticket recommendations, Video by Terri PaddockLeave a Comment

My final post-show Q&A of the year, to the stage premiere of Chasing Bono, was an absolute Irish corker! After a revealing discussion about the fine line between success and failure and the perils of fame, it ended with an impromptu song performance.

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‘A funnier, more chilling, more satisfying comedy you will not find’: THE LIEUTENANT OF INISHMORE – West End ★★★★★

In London theatre, Opinion, Plays, Reviews, Sticky, Ticket recommendations by Libby PurvesLeave a Comment

CRITIC AND HELLRAISER LUKE JONES WINCES AND LAUGHS …   This is as violent as anything I’ve seen on the stage. And I’m including in this survey that Titus Andronicus at the Globe which saw half a GCSE class collapse … Continue reading →