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Are women funny? Why are we still being asked this question?!

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ShyGirl, a 30-something delving into the uncharted world of vlogging for the first time (and a.k.a. writer and performer Siobhan McMillan), brings her new show MIRRORS to London’s Leicester Square Theatre later this month. In her first-ever blog, exclusive to My Theatre Mates, she dissects the oft-asked question: “Are women funny?” Having recently observed different women discussing whether women can be funny …

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INTERVIEW: Siobhan McMillan reflects on mental health & social media in Mirrors

In Features, Interviews, London theatre, Musicals, Opinion, Plays, Regional theatre, Reviews, Touring by Anne CoxLeave a Comment

Actor and writer Siobhan McMillan drew from personal experience, and a determination to control the course of her career, when she debuted her one-woman show, Mirrors, in 2015. Now she’s back with the show, transferring it to London’s Leicester Square Theatre at the end of March.

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FEATURED SHOW: Audiences are raving about Version 2.0, Last chance to see!

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Only a few days left to see Kashyap Raja’s futuristic new play Version 2.0, which asks whether robots can ever replace real human relationships. Kevin Michael Reed’s world premiere production must finish this Saturday (4 March 2018) at London’s Leicester Square Theatre. We’ve rounded up critical and audience buzz about the show.

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FIRST-LOOK PHOTOS: Is the world ready for robot companions? Version 2.0 gets its world premiere

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Can a robot ever replace a real human relationship? Check out our bumper gallery of stunning production photography from Kashyap Raja’s new play Version 2.0, which runs at London’s Leicester Square Theatre from 20 February to 3 March 2018 – and then get booking!

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PHOTOS: Sneak a peek into Version 2.0 rehearsals as robots take over Leicester Square

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Got your tickets yet for Version 2.0, Kashyap Raja’s new play exploring issues of robotics and female consent? Kevin Michael Reed’s world premiere production runs at London’s Leicester Square Theatre from 20 February to 3 March 2018. Sneak a peek into rehearsals with our photo gallery – and then get booking!

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INTERVIEW: ‘Social media combined with generations of gender conformity have warped our sensibility’, says Version 2.0 director Kevin Michael Reed

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If you liked 2015’s near-future feature film hit Ex Machina, we reckon you ought to book up now for Version 2.0, a new play by Kashyap Raja that explores issues of robotics and female consent, which is coming to London this month.

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JEEPERS CREEPERS – Leicester Square Lounge

In London theatre, Opinion, Plays, Reviews by Jonathan BazLeave a Comment

Marty Feldman was a unique comedy turn who could have been a giant. His distinctive boggled eye face and wild hair set him apart visually and as a peer of some of the late 20th century comedy greats he wrote for, and performed with, the best. Jeepers Creepers, written by Robert Ross, looks at Feldman away from the stage and studio, focussing instead on the philanderer and his devoted, even if humiliated, spouse Lauretta.