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‘Thought-provoking show’: REPORT TO AN ACADEMY – Old Red Lion ★★★

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If you’re familiar with Franz Kafka, you’ll be aware of the themes so often present in his work: isolation, alienation, mental and physical struggle – the epitome of ‘Kafkaesque’. Acclaimed German director Gabriele Jakobi’s adaptation of Kafka short story Reports to an Academy at the Old Red Lion homes in on all these themes, and adds animal rights into the mix.

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NEWS: Off West End announces 89 finalists for 2019 Offies awards

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Off West End, the agency supporting the work of independent, alternative and fringe theatres in London, has now announced the 89 finalists for 28 of its Offies awards categories. In 2018, Offies assessors were invited to 400 shows across 80 venues across London, resulting in 430 nominations across 28 Offies categories. The Offies panel of assessors and critics have now …

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‘All really rather good fun’: ON YOUR HEAD BE IT – Old Red Lion Theatre

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There’s nothing quite like being smacked around the head by the brilliance of a theatre company and that was my experience the first time I saw Out of the Forest Theatre with their striking take on the story of Lizzie Borden – Bury the Hatchet. So, of course, I was delighted to find their newest show popping up as part of the London Horror Festival at the Old Red Lion.