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The Incident

2 star rating for this show
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18 October 2018 - Canada Water Theatre

Questionable material facts and a central relationship lacking natural affection and tenderness, undermine believability and distract from other important issues the play raises.


Reboot: Shorts 2

4 star rating for this show
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16 October 2018 - The Bunker

Simple ideas from 6 talented emerging writers offer poignant drama and considerable humour - and a touch of genius - in a well-executed and captivating programme of short plays.


The Paper Cinema's Macbeth

4 star rating for this show
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14 October 2018 - Battersea Arts Centre

An ingenious and brilliantly-crafted production realises Shakespeare's bloody tragedy through beautiful, hand-drawn cut-outs projected onto the big screen. Highly recommended.


The Wider Earth

5 star rating for this show
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13 October 2018 - Natural History Museum

A transformed Jerwood Gallery at the Natural History Museum hosts a hugely impressive and inventive multimedia interpratation of Charles Darwin's seminal 5-year voyage on HMS Beagle.


She Wears Scented Rose

3 star rating for this show
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12 October 2018 - Theatro Technis

An engaging story that holds attention, but more subtlety and restraint in some characterisations, and judicial pruning of the less realistic plot points, would lift it considerably.


(No) Leaves On My Precious Selfit

2 star rating for this show

10 October 2018 - King's Head Theatre


Mrs Dalloway

3 star rating for this show

10 October 2018 - Arcola Theatre


Side Show

4 star rating for this show

8 October 2018 - CLF Theatre


Once

5 star rating for this show

6 October 2018 - Queen's Theatre (Hornchurch)


Liberty Rides Forth

2 star rating for this show

5 October 2018 - Waterloo East Theatre


La Traviata

4 star rating for this show

4 October 2018 - King's Head Theatre


Hedgehogs & Porcupines

4 star rating for this show

3 October 2018 - Old Red Lion Theatre


Jekyll & Hyde

3 star rating for this show

30 September 2018 - Chickenshed Theatre


The Lesson

5 star rating for this show

28 September 2018 - Hope Theatre


Cold Chips

2 star rating for this show

26 September 2018 - Theatre N16


Heathers The Musical

2 star rating for this show

22 September 2018 - Theatre Royal Haymarket


Hear Me Howl

4 star rating for this show

22 September 2018 - Old Red Lion Theatre


The Sword of Alex

3 star rating for this show

21 September 2018 - White Bear Theatre


Arabian Nights

4 star rating for this show

20 September 2018 - Hoxton Hall


She Arrives

3 star rating for this show

18 September 2018 - The Bread & Roses Theatre




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