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‘Has the ability to transform its audiences’: OPHELIA REWOUND – Camden People’s Theatre

In London theatre, Opinion, Plays, Reviews, Ticket recommendations by Stephanie RessortLeave a Comment

Ophelia Rewound is an autobiographical, interactive, solo performance devised, performed and directed by Antigoni Spanou. Threading together the story of Ophelia, and Antigoni’s own experiences of depression and attempted suicide, this is a deeply personal and moving theatrical experience. Starting at the end, our first role as audience is to witness and feel. This is … Continue reading Ophelia Rewound at the Camden People’s Theatre

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‘It draws you in all the way: what more do you want?’: GO BANG YOUR TAMBOURINE – Finborough Theatre ★★★★

In London theatre, Opinion, Plays, Regional theatre, Reviews, Sticky, Ticket recommendations by Libby PurvesLeave a Comment

It is always a pleasure to see a professional debut which not only shines in itself but reminds us that belonging to a 21st-century, loose-limbed-liberal post-Christian generation doesn’t stop a new actor from empathising and utterly containing a character from another age.

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REVIEW ROUND-UP: Tree at the Young Vic Theatre

In Features, London theatre, Native, Opinion, Plays, Reviews, Sticky by Emma ClarendonLeave a Comment

It initially hit the headlines for controversial reasons about artistic credit. Now that it’s opened, what have critics said about Idris Elba and Kwame Kwei-Armah’s Tree? Premiered as part of the Manchester International Festival, it’s now transferred to London’s Young Vic Theatre, where it continues until 24 August 2019.