Monthly Archives: July 2013

HANDS ACROSS THE SEA | THE YARD THEATRE

Hands Across the Sea performed by Nina Feldman is a one-woman show that questions the distance between us human beings whether it be nationally or internationally…

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STEP | ANGELIC TALES FESTIVAL

As part of an initiative to shine a light on emerging playwriting talent, Theatre Royal Stratford East played host to an array of new 60-minute pieces at the Angelic Tales Festival. I was lucky enough to see a performance of Step written by Lynette Linton…

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RHINEGOLD | THE YARD THEATRE

Rhinegold is a modern retelling of Richard Wagner’s Das Rheingold, the first of four operas that constitute Der Ring des Nibelungen (The Ring of the Nibelung). Rhinegold is a story of broken contracts, greed and corruption. Gods, mortals and mythical beasts battle for possession of a ring that contains the power to rule the world…

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HISTORY BOYS | SELL-A-DOOR THEATRE

Written by playwright Alan Bennett, History Boys, set in the 1980s is centred on the pupils of Cutler’s Grammar School, a fictional all boys’ school. The piece focuses on the pupil’s preparation for the Oxford and Cambridge entrance examinations and shines a light on the array of teaching styles offered by the likes of Hector, the school’s headmaster consumed by the idea of moving up on the league tables, Irwin a conservative and cautious supply teacher and Hector, an enthusiastic teacher driven by thoughts and poetry…

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THE VOYAGE | PERFORMED AT VICTORIA SQUARE

In conjunction with the London 2012 Festival, both Motionhouse and Legs On The Wall teamed up to create a piece in order to encapsulate the spirit of the up and coming Olympic games. The Voyage explores various themes from departures and arrivals to hopes and fears to expectations and disappointments…

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THE VOYAGE | THE REHEARSAL

I was lucky enough to catch a rehearsal of the up and coming performance of The Voyage last week and have to say that it most definitely is a spectacle to be reckoned with, and that’s just from witnessing an hour long rehearsal.

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AS YOU LIKE IT @ SPACE THEATRE

Fleeing from the hustle and bustle of the forever-moving rat race, Rosalind, along with her cousinCelia must seek salvation in order to avoid the prospect of Rosalind being persecuted by her wrathful uncle. Finding themselves seeking refuge in an enchanted forest, what could possibly happen?

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KING LEAR @ THE SPACE THEATRE

King Lear is the most powerful individual in the Kingdom looking to retire from his royal duties. In order for his Kingdom to thrive long after his reign, he takes it upon himself to determine who will gain the majority of his Estate…

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THE GIRL WITH THE IRON CLAWS @ SOHO THEATRE

A tale of love, defiance and adventure, the girl with the iron claws explores the lengths and breadths the youngest daughter of a king must take to find her true love… a bear, Valemon to be exact…

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MERCURY FUR | OLD RED LION THEATRE

Imagine a world whereby butterflies make the world go round. Whereby butterflies are a means to escape…

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