Review Round Up: Paradise, National Theatre

We round up the reviews for Kae Tempest’s play reimagining a Greek legend now playing at the National Theatre. WhatsOnStage: **** “Ian Rickson’s staging, continuing the Olivier’s in-the-round configuration, could be called static, but then Tempest’s text is so lean and dynamic that it barely matters. And the action when it comes happens in intense… Read More

Review Round Up: The End of History, Royal Court Theatre

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Jack Thorne’s new play, directed by John Tiffany. WhatsOnStage: *** ” a play that is clearly heart-felt, yet curiously underwhelming.” Exeunt Magazine: “It is clearly so personal to Thorne – and so strangely insular despite its nods towards Fukuyama, Greenham Common, and Brexit (mercifully only mentioned once),… Read More

REVIEW: Dusty & Me

Betsan Morris Evans directs this heartwarming film about one misfit boy and his dog which is surprisingly entertaining and enjoyable.  Set in Yorkshire in 1977, Dusty & Me follows the story of Derek (Dusty) as he leaves school with low self-esteem and is seen as misfit in his community and by his father. But this… Read More

Review Round Up: The Seagull, Lyric Hammersmith

Anton Chekhov’s play is brought to life once again in a new version by Simon Stephens directed by Sean Holmes. Here is what critics have been saying about it so far…. The Guardian: **** “The indefatigable Simon Stephens – definitely the same as Heisenberg’s author – has written an incisive 21st-century version of Chekhov. Sean Holmes, artistic director of… Read More