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‘Odd yet gripping production’: When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other – National Theatre ★★★

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While it may not necessarily live up to expectations, When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other is a dark humoured, somewhat odd yet gripping production, and worth a watch for the performances alone. But if it’s the shock value you’re after, there is nothing here that you wouldn’t see on post-watershed television.

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‘A timely, all-too-relevant & unsettling story’: ANOMALY – Old Red Lion Theatre ★★★★

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Over the past year there’s been a big focus on the #MeToo movement following allegations against powerful men in Hollywood including Harvey Weinstein and Kevin Spacey. Now WildChild Productions’ latest play Anomaly offers a fresh perspective by telling the story of the perpetrator’s family – the women who are left behind to pick up the pieces.

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‘The small cast is the highlight of this production’: MRS DALLOWAY – Arcola Theatre ★★★★

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Adapting Mrs Dalloway for the stage is no easy feat, given that this classic novel, arguably Virginia Woolf’s most famous undertaking is renowned for using a stream of consciousness technique to get right to the heart of the characters’ thoughts and emotions. Thankfully this latest adaptation by Hal Coase, performed at the Arcola Theatre, meets… Read More

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‘Full of breathtaking, hilarious, edge-of-your-seat performances’: BLACK CAT: BOHEMIA – Underbelly Festival

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Bohemia is packed full of breathtaking, hilarious, edge-of-your-seat performances – everything you could wish for in a show like this. “The night belongs to us,” sings Miss Frisky during an entertaining finale. It most certainly does.