REVIEW: The Cancellation of Crispin Cox

This fascinating one-man show examines the brutality of cancel culture in the entertainment industry has great relevancy at the moment. Written and performed by Michael Conley, this sharply insightful fifty minute piece effectively explores just what it takes to get to the top – and how precarious being at the top can be. Crispin Cox… Read More

Interview With….Oliver Cotton

The actor chatted to us about being part of SHAKE Festival’s streamed reading of The Winter’s Tale. Hi Oliver, how are you feeling about being part of this live rehearsed reading of The Winter’s Tale? It’s been a really interesting experience working on this production of The Winter’s Tale. It’s challenging trying to find ways… Read More

REVIEW: Anna X, Harold Pinter Theatre

Inspired by true events, Anna X is an electrifying play that is brought to life in an extremely well put together production. What a way to complete the Re:Emerge season of plays at the Harold Pinter Theatre. Written by Joseph Charlton, Anna X is a fascinating story of Anna who is originally from the Ukraine… Read More

Interview With… Peter Glanville

The Polka Theatre’s Artistic Director chatted to us about the theatre’s pop up performance of Maanika & The Wolf.   Hi Peter – can you tell me more about what Maanika and the Wolf is about? It’s a play about a Grandmother called Maanika who brings her childhood dressing up boxto life, re-enacting the story… Read More

Interview With…Topsie Redfern

We chatted to Topsie about her show Topsie Redfern’s Crystal Balls, playing at Two Brewers from the 28th to the 30th July. Hi Topsie, what can we expect from your show? It’s Cabaret meets Theatre. On one hand it is camp and fun with some great songs but on the other hand, through the exploration… Read More

Interview With….Jemma Carlisle

We chatted to the actress and director about Spectacular! playing as part of the Iris Theatre’s 2021 Seed Commissions series. Hi Jemma – could you tell me what Spectacular! is about? Spectacular is such a sweet story. It’s all about a family needing to move house, and their neighbour the Bee-Keeper, Mrs Marigold gives them… Read More

REVIEW: Pippin, Charing Cross Theatre

This bright and colourful production of the musical is dazzling to watch- even if the story feels a bit flimsy. Confession time: I have never actually seen Stephen Schwartz and  Roger O. Hirson’s musical on stage and the only song that I remembered hearing was ‘Corner in the Sky’ – which meant I was extremely curious… Read More

REVIEW: Be More Chill, Shaftesbury Theatre

While this musical has plenty for young people to relate to, Be More Chill could have gone into a lot more depth in exploring important issues such as body image and anxiety. Based on the novel of the same name by Ned Vizzini, there is no doubting that Be More Chill translates into a colourful… Read More

Interview With…Brigitte Adès

We chatted to the author and UK Bureau Chief of the Foreign affairs journal, Politique Internationale about her book Exiles from Paradise . Could you explain a bit more about what Exiles from Paradise is about? Exiles from Paradise is about the friendship of two young Franco Iranians experiencing an identity crisis aged 24. After graduating… Read More

Interview With…Tony Jayawardena

We chatted to the actor about starring in The Invisible Hand at the Kiln Theatre… Hi Tony, for those who haven’t seen it what is The Invisible Hand about? The Invisible Hand is about the kidnap and ransom of an American banker working in Pakistan. When the ransom money isn’t forth coming the banker suggests that… Read More