The Bear @ Ovalhouse – A Review

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A huge, menacing creature has recently been spotted next to the Oval cricket ground… The Bear is a play by Angela Clerkin and Lee Simpson – a co-production with Improbable, it is currently running in the Ovalhouse theatre’s downstairs space. It begins with the most startling opening that I’ve seen in a long time – […]

These Shining Lives @ The Park Theatre – A Review

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Opening the first season at London’s brand spanking new North London performance space, the Park Theatre in Finsbury Park,¬† is a new production of Melanie Marnich’s 2008 play, These Shining Lives. Directed by Loveday Ingram, These Shining Lives is a story about the women workers of Westclox who were responsible for painting the glow-in-the-dark dials […]

Sleeping Arrangements @ The Landor Theatre – A Review

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Taking it’s cue from Sophie Kinsella’s novel of the same name, Sleeping Arrangements is the new musical by Chris Burgess that is currently playing at London’s long-standing¬†Landor Theatre, just down the street from Clapham North Station. Sleeping Arrangements is the story of a Spanish holiday let gone wrong, Deliberately double-booked by a well-meaning friend, eight […]

Beautiful Thing @ The Arts Theatre – A Review

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First performed at London’s Bush Theatre twenty years ago, Jonathan Harvey’s Beautiful Thing has returned to the West End stage with a run at the Arts Theatre. This new production of the seminal coming-of-age story is directed by Nikolai Foster, and stars Suranne Jones as brassy South London mom Sandra, with Jake Davies and Danny-Boy […]