The pleasures of The Girl with Glitter in Her Eye — its acting, music and shadow images especially — do make up for some of the banality of the writing.
Exchange Theatre returns with its production of Jean-Paul Sartre’s The Flies, running alternately in French and English at The Bunker Theatre for a limited time.
Queen C*nt: Sacred or Profane? It’s a great, intriguing title, and the strapline promises even more: to let us watch Deborah Ward and China Blue Fish leave their husbands, practice witchcraft, and destroy capitalism.
Hard-hitting, hysterical and obscure, Welcome to the UK provides a voice to the unheard in this brand new piece.
Borderline Theatre is a laudable undertaking, but sadly Welcome to the UK at the Bunker Theatre is neither funny nor original.
Sam. The Good Person is a cleverly written, darkly humorous and exquisitely performed piece of theatre that will make you question everything you thought you knew about yourself and the people you love.
Breathe looks at teen suicide, considering both the people who die and those who are left behind; the company have worked with organisations such as Childline to learn more about what they cover in the play.
There are points during the story of Guy: A New Musical which are funny, and scenes which are relatable whichever gender you choose to date, but there are many clichés and unnecessary innuendos which feel slightly forced.
An important hour of theatre that moves, amuses & informs in equal measure – exquisitely written and brilliantly performed.
A smart and gripping play that leads you from one suspenseful situation to another, through the thoughts of two independent people – Agatha Elwes’ performance in particular marks her out as one to watch for the future.
What it lacks in terms of plot, it more than makes up for in its portrayal of the general mood in a world where it often feels things will never get better. An interesting and thought-provoking show for the millennial generation.
Section 2 is an important and timely piece of theatre, raising awareness of the far-reaching impact of mental illness, and sectioning in particular. More than that though, it’s a play about friendship and human relationships.
Second Circle Theatre’s artistic director Hannah Samuels talks about bringing their second show, Kiss Chase, to the Bunker Theatre as part of the Breaking Out season.
In a week’s time, Paper Creatures Theatre will take to the stage as part of The Bunker’s latest venture: Breaking Out with Peter Imms’ Section 2.
An entertaining & educational evening, making excellent use of multimedia to tell Holly’s story – Sophie Winter is a terrific performer.
What would happen if almost every self-identifying woman in the world grew to nine foot tall? Sleepless Theatre Company explores this intriguing concept in Alex Wood’s Nine Foot Nine at the Bunker Theatre, directed by Helena Jackson.
As ever, if you’re insatiable for new theatre, there are plenty of openings for you. In London, Space Dogs plays a short run at Theatre N16, Laura Linney makes her London stage debut in My Name Is Lucy Barton at the Bridge Theatre.
It’s now just under a month to go until the Breaking Out season begins at The Bunker Theatre, so I took the opportunity to chat to Alex Da Silva (Kay) and Esmé Patey-Ford (Rachel) who will be appearing in Paper Creatures’ Section 2.
Grotty is a sharp new play that’s full to the brim with humour, as well as hiding a dark heart – cleverly directed and brilliantly performed.
An exciting couple of months coming up on the Fringe – this month I’m checking out Theatre N16’s new venue for a couple of shows, for one thing, and next month The Bunker Theatre will be a bit of a hotbed for new writing.
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