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‘Atmospheric & imaginatively presented’: SHACKLETON & HIS STOWAWAY – Park Theatre ★★★

In Features, London theatre, Musicals, News, Opinion, Plays, Press Releases, Reviews, Ticket recommendations by Emma ClarendonLeave a Comment

Andy Dickinson’s play based on the true events of Shackleton’s 1914-1917 Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition is wonderfully presented but is lacking in purpose to be completely satisfying. A story of courage, survival and endurance, there is much to amaze in this recounting of Ernest Shackleton’s Imperial Trans-Atlantic Expedition. Vividly described through the poetic language used effectively… Read More

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Q&A video: 20 years after she wrote it, Paloma Pedrero witnesses the UK premiere of The Eyes of the Night

In Features, Interviews, London theatre, Native, Opinion, Photos, Plays, Special Events, Ticket recommendations, Video by Terri PaddockLeave a Comment

I thought it was especially interesting to have lighting designer Nigel Lewis involved in the discussion – I was fascinated to hear how terrifying it was for him to plunge the stage into darkness for a lengthy portion of the evening.