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‘There is a real depth & balance to it’: Dan Whitlam stars in Tobacco Road at the Vault Festival

In Features, Festivals, Interviews, London theatre, Plays, Quotes by Kate GouldLeave a Comment

They say life imitates art but there are times when the reverse can also be true. And this has certainly been the case for actor Dan Whitlam. The 23-year-old from Clapham is starring in Tobacco Road, a play that shines a light on London’s criminal underworld as the country emerges from the shadows of the First World War.

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‘Fabulously surreal & sassy evening’: Tilda Swinton Answers an Ad on Craigslist – Vault Festival

In Comedy, Festivals, London theatre, Opinion, Plays, Reviews by Laura KresslyLeave a Comment

Idiosyncratic, eccentric, fearless and alien-like are just a few of the descriptors a rudimentary Google search of Tilda Swinton will throw up. Based on these, Byron Lane’s Tilda Swinton Answers an Ad on Craigslist has absolutely captured the essence of an icon. It has undoubtedly created a new one, too.

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‘A hugely enjoyable show’: YOURS SINCERELY – Vault Festival

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Any show that references Céline Dion’s epic key change in ‘All By Myself’ is onto a winner, never mind featuring a lip-sync there of. So I was always going to be well-inclined towards Will Jackson’s Yours Sincerely. But there’s something more here too, a generosity of spirit that makes it a show I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend.