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KISS ME – Trafalgar Studios

In London theatre, Opinion, Plays, Reviews by Shanine SalmonLeave a Comment

Guest Review by Jake Laverde Originally produced at Hampstead theatre, Richard Bean’s Kiss Me is making its west end debut. Kiss Me is a two hander set entirely in one London bedroom 10 years after the first World War. In the opening moments, we see Claire Lams as “Stephanie”, a stiff cardigan in the shape … Continue reading Kiss Me, Trafalgar Studios →

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KISS ME – West End

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

I have a taste for plays about the years between the wars. The WW1 anniversary saw some fascinating contemporaneous ones, often at the Jermyn. There is rich material in it: the weight of grief, survivor-guilt, the shadow of the next war only 21 years later, and not least the new awareness and independence of women who had done tough wartime jobs.