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Secret Theatre: Show 2 @ The Oxford Playhouse Review

Can you keep a secret? Good, because I certainly can’t! So, let me tell you about Lyric Hammersmith‘s worst kept secret currently touring the UK. Secret Theatre has 6 shows on tour, each named by their number and audiences have no idea what show they are about to see until the lights come up! This is quite an un-nerving way to watch theatre, but in the case of Show 2 it was also very rewarding. Not to give the plot away,  but Show 2 is a creative and contemporary version of an old American classic. I have to say this was quite a surprise as I was expecting a new piece of writing.

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Ernest and The Pale Moon @ Oxford Playhouse

Ernest and the Pale Moon is the latest play from the upcoming theatre company Les Enfants Terribles. They are an interesting and imaginative company, and the only way I feel I can describe this play is as storytelling for adults.There is a large emphasis on physical theatre throughout the show, in particular mime.

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