REVIEW: Consensual, National Youth Theatre, Soho Theatre

Great performance and characterisation in this hard hitting and current play from the strong and tightly bonded 2018 NYT company.  This is  a West End standard performance of Evan Placey’s play  back in London at the Soho Theatre after its 2015 run. The audience is drawn in to the classroom environment by these up and coming actors from… Read More

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REVIEW: The Humans, Hampstead Theatre

Maddie Cordes paid a visit to the Hampstead Theatre to catch a performance of  Stephen Karam’s drama.  Good theatre gets in our heads and starts conversations long after the play has been watched. This is certainly achieved with The Humans which shines a light on a sliver of “normal” family life,  bringing together three generations… Read More

REVIEW: Dust, Trafalgar Studios

Love London Love Culture’s Maddie Cordes paid a visit to the Trafalgar studios to see the transfer of Milly Thomas’ play. “Enjoy the play about suicide tonight’” my colleagues called after me as I left the office! Well actually I did which was a surprise! Writer and solo performer Milly Thomas with her third showing… Read More

REVIEW: Sweeney Todd, Cockpit Theatre

Ahead of its Edinburgh Festival Fringe run, Ethereal Theatre brought its production to the Cockpit Theatre in London.  From the minute you walk into the dark theatre you are transported to Fleet Street and the Ethereal’s vision of hell by the actors who are already in character. The show is dark but with some humorous… Read More