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November 8, 2019

Lungs, written by Duncan Macmillan, simultaneously portrays some of the most pressing concerns of our time and of all time: it tackles climate change and the inevitability of the climate crisis, combined with the complexity of human relationships. 

With its hurtlin...

November 5, 2019

Natalie Mitchell’s Germ Free Adolescent is a brutally honest and innovative play discussing the real lives of young people in Medway, and their struggles with the sexual health and education systems. Mitchell's writing, portraying the two characters of Ashley and Ollie...

November 5, 2019

The theatrical show and podcast The Unseen Hour made its brilliant return to the intimate stage of Pleasance Theatre on the 24th October 2019, with a comically gruesome and intricately sensory production. It involved three actors performing on stage with two special gu...

October 20, 2019

CULT is an interactive show in which the audience has been invited as one of the 'chosen few' to join an organisation called RISE, a subtle nod at organisations like scientology. Th set-up of a meeting was smart for an interactive show, and the assembly-like presentati...

October 17, 2019

“Three nights ago I ordered myself a very slutty pizza,” Phoebe Waller-Bridge says with a smirk. The very first line of Waller-Bridge’s hit one-woman show Fleabag sets the tone of the entire show. Fleabag (her name is never explained) presents herself as a woman in con...

October 16, 2019

The ‘Scare Slam’ by ‘Blackshaw Theatre Company’ involved stories of horror comedy, which I have never seen before and didn’t know what to expect. This was a great way to showcase the talent from the London Horror Festival. I was not disappointed – it was a hilarious pr...

October 16, 2019

In his new outstanding play Faith, Hope and Charity, Alexander Zedlin stages the uncompromising story of a run-down, British community hall where those in need can seek help. This realistic portrayal of austerity is striking, and continues to explore themes found in Ze...

October 12, 2019

We Anchor in Hope is writer Anna Jordan’s brilliant revolt against the dwindling sense of community in our fast-paced city. She raves against the demand for new flats and upmarket gastropubs, by zooming into the lives of the 5 locals who frequent The Anchor, a traditio...

October 12, 2019

Being part of this year’s London Horror Festival, The Milkman Cometh tackles the theme of the exceedingly poor state of the environment. This rebellious, bold and important play marries social commentary, comedy and horror—three themes which are not dissimilar these da...

October 11, 2019

Velvet sees Tom Ratcliffe's campy, funny, character commanding the stage with Fleabag-esque honesty. The production takes us through the story of a young actor trying to further his career through an online affair, oscillating between Tom's real life as a struggling yo...

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