At best Baghdaddy at the Royal Court Theatre is a surreal trip into traumatic memory, at its worst it’s a self-indulgent mess. If you think that American crime are worse than Saddam’s you’ll love this show; if you like playwrights wagging their finger at you, you’ll love this show; if you believe that parental trauma can be inherited and then self-consciously joked about, you’ll love this show.
‘Inspiring & acutely relevant’: CHASING HARES – Young Vic
With its energetic arguments, moments of great charm, gritty humour, and mix of filth and idealism, Sonali Bhattacharyya’s Chasing Hares at the Young Vic is both relevant and contemporary.
‘Experiments with its theatrical form’: CHASING HARES – Young Vic
Exploitation can take many forms and sometimes it even begins with a creative opportunity. Sonali Bhattacharyya’s lead character in new play Chasing Hares at the Young Vic takes a while to find themselves confronting a major moral dilemma but the road to it begins with storytelling, imagination and character creation.
‘Nothing in the play is ever about the surface of things’: seven methods of killing kylie jenner – Royal Court Theatre (Online show)
While the title of Jasmine Lee-Jones’ play is provocative by anyone’s standards, there is more to it than meets the eye.
‘When the weight of history & trauma is carried into the present’: seven methods of killing kylie jenner – Royal Court Theatre
A mocking tweet over the veracity of the ‘self-made’ adjective launches Jasmine Lee-Jones’ play Seven Methods of Killing Kylie Jenner, now transferred to the Royal Court’s Downstairs main house after its premiere in the Upstairs studio two years ago.
‘Complex & sophisticated’: seven methods of killing kylie jenner – Royal Court Theatre
Leanne Henlon as Cleo and Tia Bannon as Kara deliver extraordinarily versatile performances endowed with conviction and passion in seven methods of killing kylie jenner at the Royal Court Theatre.
NEWS: Royal Court Theatre announces its reopening programme
London’s Royal Court Theatre has announced its reopening programme, running from 16 June to 18 December 2021. Highlights include: seven methods of killing kylie jenner by Jasmine Lee-Jones, The Song Project created by Chloe Lamford, Wende, Isobel Waller-Bridge and Imogen Knight, Is God Is by Aleshea Harris, What If If Only by Caryl Churchill and Rare Earth Mettle by Al Smith.
’An acute emotional punch’: LIVING NEWSPAPER: A COUNTER NARRATIVE – Royal Court Theatre (Online review)
The promise of being “urgent, responsive and fast” may not always be achieved, but at its very best the Royal Court’s Living Newspaper: A Counter Narrative is both pertinent and full of joyous energy.
‘One of the liveliest pieces of writing to appear for a long time’: Seven Methods of Killing Kylie Jenner – Royal Court Theatre
Seven Methods of Killing Kylie Jenner at the Royal Court Theatre, a bright new two-hander about an internet troll being trolled is intelligent, lively, provocative and funny.
REVIEW ROUND-UP: Seven Methods of Killing Kylie Jenner at Royal Court Theatre
We round up the reviews for the debut play from Jasmine Lee-Jones, Seven Methods of Killing Kylie Jenner, now playing at the Royal Court Theatre.
NEWS: Royal Court’s new season includes premiere of Jack Thorne’s the end of history… & Kylie Jenner play
The Royal Court Theatre has announced its new season of work, running from February to August 2019, features the premiere of writer Jack Thorne’s new play the end of history… directed by John Tiffany.