This year, perhaps more than ever before, it seems to me that London theatre in August is out to out-Edinburgh Edinburgh, even in terms of laying claim to being the city of festivals.
Old Kent Road are a London-based company of hoofers whose vocabulary is developed out of improvisation in response to a jazz accompaniment. The results mean the dancers’ tap shoes become a percussive instrument that create a highly complex jazz melody over the top of their band.
London’s new InMotion Festival of dance and physical theatre officially opens tonight (16 August 2017) at The Bunker Theatre with the direct-from-Edinburgh transfer of Fall Out, by contemporary tap ensemble company Old Kent Road.
As the Edinburgh Fringe continues north of the border, London’s inaugural InMotion Festival, celebrating dance and physical theatre, gets underway this week at the Bunker Theatre, including the first London dates in five years of Theatre Ad Infinitum’s hit Translunar Paradise.