The BBC film version of a Renaissance rape trial is powerfully resonant, relevant and a riveting watch.
Overall, Kandinsky showcases a fascinating story delivered with great imagination in Dinomania, but it feels too rushed and needs further development to cover the story and Mantell’s discovery in more detail to make more of an impact.
Dinomania at the New Diorama Theatre is a compelling, musical story of a man willing to lose everything in the fight for scientific progress.
What do you get if you mix two pals, a trampette and a puzzle? Antler’s hit play about friendship and obsession Lands, as you can see from Helen Murray’s fabulous pictures (below). Take a look, then get booking.
Antler’s two-handed tale of friendship and obsession, which was originally a hit at the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe, has bounced its way to west London’s Bush Theatre, where it currently has audiences jumping for joy. You only have to glance at Twitter to see that. You’ll have to spring into action if you want to catch it, as it ends its London run on 1 December.
Produced by the incredible company Antler, Lands is a story of two women, puzzles and a trampoline. We follow their story as one tries to finish their puzzle, while the other tries to give up their addiction.
If you like your theatre more experimental than I do, then Lands it’s definitely worth your time. And, as ever, you can’t fault The Bush’s bravery in commissioning it.
The Bush Theatre’s artistic director Madani Younis has announced additions to the venue’s autumn/winter 2018 season. Highlights include six plays to end the theatre’s season – including three new commissions and two world premieres; full cast details for the world premiere of Vinay Patel’s An Adventure; news of Misty by Arinzé Kene transferring to the West End following an extended sell-out season at …
Keeping on top of reviews is a challenge at the best of times, so throwing in a whole bunch of festival shows from the Vaults makes time management even more challenging. So I’m opting to round up shorter reviews of what I’ve seen in the week into a single post.
Established now as one of the major arts festivals in London, VAULT Festival returns from 25 January to 5 March 2017 at its original home beneath Waterloo Station and, for the first time, at satellite venues Network Theatre and Morley College.