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‘Punchdrunk are back & it’s epic’: THE BURNT CITY – One Cartridge Place, London ★★★★

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With The Burnt City, Punchdrunk’s biggest show to date, they take on Greek myth, although the aesthetic is anachronistic: boho chic meets old school Hollywood glamour meets monochrome starkness: there’s not a floaty tunic in sight, although there is a fair bit of blood and gore.

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Review: Beggar’s Opera (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre)

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Sometimes in London the venue affects your mood.  Kicking your way through the rotting veg or chicken carcases of a street market towards a dingy hall in Hoxton or Kilburn demands a wellspring of optimism to meet the play with an open mind. Not so at Regent’s Park, whose well-established and well-run Open Air venture […]

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Review: Beggar’s Opera (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre)

In Reviews by Johnny FoxLeave a Comment

Sometimes in London the venue affects your mood.  Kicking your way through the rotting veg or chicken carcases of a street market towards a dingy hall in Hoxton or Kilburn demands a wellspring of optimism to meet the play with an open mind. Not so at Regent’s Park, whose well-established and well-run Open Air venture […]

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Review: Beggar’s Opera (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre)

In Reviews by Johnny FoxLeave a Comment

Sometimes in London the venue affects your mood.  Kicking your way through the rotting veg or chicken carcases of a street market towards a dingy hall in Hoxton or Kilburn demands a wellspring of optimism to meet the play with an open mind. Not so at Regent’s Park, whose well-established and well-run Open Air venture […]

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