Review: Sh!tfaced Shakespeare – “Romeo I’m well chuffed you’re in my garden”

Review: Sh!tfaced Shakespeare – “Romeo I’m well chuffed you’re in my garden”

Sh!tfaced Shakespeare is exactly what it says on the packet: There are five actors, all classically trained, and one is absolutely trolleyed. Since the show was launched 2010, they boast having entertained over 200,000 theatre goers in the UK, US and Australia, and having drunk over 20,000 units! The Compere...

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Royal Albert Hall – Dementia Friendly Screenings

Royal Albert Hall – Dementia Friendly Screenings

On the 17thJuly the Royal Albert Hall will be hosting a dementia friendly screening of Calamity Jane, starting at 1pm and costing only £5 per ticket which includes tea and biscuits. The screening has been arranged specifically for those with dementia or alzheimers disease, their companions and support staff, and...

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Review: Finishing the Picture

Review: Finishing the Picture

Arthur Miller’s Finishing the Picture, the final play before his death, is a brutal self-examination into the playwright’s marriage to one of the world’s most iconic figures, Marilyn Monroe. The play centres on persuading Kitty, Monroe in all-but-name, to finish the film’s production that is five weeks overdue. We never...

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Event tonight: ‘Romantic Revolution’ at the London Palladium

Event tonight: ‘Romantic Revolution’ at the London Palladium

Ekaterina Krysanova, Semyon Chudin, Maria Alexandrova and Vladislav Lantratov of the Bolshoi Ballet with students of London Russian Ballet School present Romantic Revolution London Palladium, Argyll Street, London W1F 7TF Monday 18th September 2017, 7.30pm For one night only, London Russian Ballet School (LRBS) will continue its collaboration with the...

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The Libertine review

The Libertine review

Firstly, the theatre itself is beautiful. An architectural masterpiece of Georgian splendour, its decadent décor melded perfectly into the set of the play. The immersion was furthered as before the play began, side characters mingled with the audience at the front of the stage. Based on true events, Stephen Jeffreys’...

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1984 at the Playhouse Theatre

1984 at the Playhouse Theatre

1984 By Rowland Stirling July 1 – October 29 Playhouse Theatre Tickets from: £19.84   1984 was a fierce polemic against Stalinism, envisioning a world perpetually at war with unseen, ever changing enemies, the population constantly watched and disappearances frequent. Winston Smith, a low level bureaucrat, embittered with the totalitarian...

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Theatre Review: The Spoils

Theatre Review: The Spoils

Jesse Eisenburg has spent the vast majority of his career serving as the edgier, thinking man’s version of Michael Cera; trafficking in the same foot in mouth social awkwardness of the Superbad star but with an antagonistic edge that often blurs the line between amusing and abrasive. In The Spoils,...

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A Twist of Lemmon at St James Theatre

Two time academy award winning actor Jack Lemmon won over the hearts of generations of audiences with a career that spanned over half a century. Fifteen years after his death and his son, Chris, himself a prolific performer, is honouring him with a one man show about his life: A...

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Dr Faustus at Duke of York Theatre

A production like Jamie Lloyd’s modern reimagining of Doctor Faustus is a rare thing to find on the normally controversy-averse playground of the West End. This kaleidoscopic ride of pop-cultural hedonism dressed as Marlowe’s sixteenth century morality tale occasionally feels in danger of regressing to a particularly psychedelic episode of...

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Theatre Review: Cleansed

The National Theatre’s production of Cleansed is in it’s final weeks at the Dorfman Theatre. It has been eighteen years since the original production of Sarah Kane’s Cleansed opened at our own Royal Court Theatre in ’98. My thoughts upon entering the Dorfman for The National’s first staging of any of Kane’s...

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