Tom Wright’s My Dad’s Gap Year, a new play about gender fluidity and family love, has some good moments.
Great Apes at the Arcola Theatre is a fascinating play that is both wildly entertaining and extremely thought-provoking.
It’s a brave ask that has any composers title their show Muted – a name that by its very nature suppresses aural beauty. In this new musical that has been a long time in development, we meet Michael a former rock singer, who has been left mute following the traumatic death of his mother.
Starting life as a Edinburgh Fringe seven minute piece of theatre, this marks Liam Borrett‘s first foray into a full length show. Lasting one hour and fifty minutes it is both intense and harrowing to watch whilst being poignant and touching. If you are any age and have loved then you have lost, “This Is Living” and this play evidences the moments of grief in the time before you say your final goodbye at a funeral service.