Review | Spiderfly, Theatre503 ⋆⋆⋆

Review | Spiderfly, Theatre503 ⋆⋆⋆

We’ve all read those articles where someone falls victim to the charms of a manipulative psycho and we’re left questioning – ‘why didn’t they just get up and leave?’. Spiderfly points its audience to exactly why this is easier said than done. Esther (Lia Burge) is a couples counselor and is barely holding it together. [...]

Review | Germ Free Adolescent, The Bunker Theatre ⋆⋆⋆⋆

Review | Germ Free Adolescent, The Bunker Theatre ⋆⋆⋆⋆

I'm well known to gather leaflets wherever I can, particularly ones in the entrance of a theatre before a show begins. But in ‘Germ Free Adolescent’, sixteen-year old Ashley puts my leaflet gathering abilities to shame. She has meticulously gathered four of each STD related leaflet that she owns and has learnt all that there [...]

Review | Different from the Others, White Bear Theatre ⋆⋆⋆⋆

Review | Different from the Others, White Bear Theatre ⋆⋆⋆⋆

‘Different From the Others’, written by Claudio Macor, is a sobering reminder of just how long activists have been banging the drum and working tirelessly to defend people's rights to love who they desire, regardless of gender. We see how this often involves working against the tide and sticking your neck out for what you [...]

Review | Little Baby Jesus, Orange Tree Theatre ⋆⋆⋆⋆

Review | Little Baby Jesus, Orange Tree Theatre ⋆⋆⋆⋆

Little Baby Jesus is centred around the lives of three black teenagers as they wade through the intersection between childhood and young adulthood. Joanne (Rachel Nwokoro) is a loudmouth wisecracker. Often her breakdowns of a situation will be punctuated with the words ‘real talk’ to let you know that she ain’t chattin shit (real talk). [...]

Review | Soho Cinders, Charing Cross Theatre ⋆⋆⋆

Review | Soho Cinders, Charing Cross Theatre ⋆⋆⋆

From Bill Clinton’s encounter with Monica Lewinsky, to Keith Vaz’s most recently revealed escapade with two paid men, nothing grabs the public’s interest quite like a scandal involving adultery and politicians. There’s something saucy about knowing that these people, who hold esteemed positions in public office, would risk their reputation for a private rendezvous. Such [...]