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‘Brings this macabre masterpiece to life’: THE BLACK CAT – Threedumb Theatre (Online review) ★★★★★

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This week saw the opening night of Threedumb Theatre’s fourth post lockdown production The Black Cat by Edgar Allan Poe. Set within the old Church and using the outside areas, cameraman David Smith follows the main protagonist performed by Stephen Smith around the building as he tells us the tale of The Black Cat.

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‘The cast brilliantly succeeds in creating the horror’: After The Turn: The Mystery of Bly Manor – Nine Knocks Theatre (Online review) ★★★★

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In After the Turn: The Mystery of Bly Manor, Nine Knocks Theatre company has shown the wealth of talented actors in their company along with their ability to create a powerful and atmospheric performance without actually being on the same stage.

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Best of the Blogs: The Mates give their verdicts on Joe Egg, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Mites, Islander & more

In Features, London theatre, Musicals, Native, Opinion, Plays, Quotes, Reviews, Sticky, Ticket recommendations by Lisa Martland

Editor Lisa Martland picks out some of her Top Picks from the last week of theatre (to 13 October 2019), ranging from Aleks Sierz’s thoughts on the still very relevant A Day In The Death Of Joe Egg at the Trafalgar Studios to Libby Purves’ reaction to Mischief Theatre’s new offering Groan Ups.