Angry Alan might appear at first glance to be a comedy (albeit a pretty dark one), and there are plenty of laughs to be had at the expense of both Roger and his new friends in the men’s right movement. But ironically, what this intelligent and thought-provoking play teaches us above all is that such toxic and damaging views are anything but funny.
Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon chatted to writer Kieran Hurley about Mouthpiece, playing at the Soho Theatre from 2 April 2019.
There’s something very timely in Angry Alan, Penelope Skinner’s portrait of a lost man finding refuge in the “men’s rights movement”.
Angry Alan is an angry little show with huge impact that smartly appropriates the rampant misogyny of its subject flipping the mirror so all its flaws are magnified.
soft animals at Soho Theatre is a powerful piece of new writing that will break your heart – but then might just quietly put it back together again. Highly recommended.
No Show is no usual circus act – the strength and skill are there, in spades, but not so much the glitz and glamour.
Ellie Dubois’ No Show is a circus performance with a difference. It features five talented female circus professionals – Francesca Hyde, Kate McWilliam, Michelle Ross, Alice Gilmartin and Camille Toyer – each of whom makes us gasp in awe and disbelief as she demonstrates her “best trick”.
Michelle Ross chats to LLLC’s Emma Clarendon about starring in No Show at the Soho Theatre from 22 January 2019.
Writers Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais turn the serious premise of Chasing Bono into a witty comedy of reconciliation and acceptance.
In my round-up of theatre in 2017, I warned 2018 that it had “big shoes to fill”. Not only did 2018 not need the door to be opened, but it also didn’t even need anyone to hold its coat.