Review | Baby Reindeer, Bush Theatre ⋆⋆⋆⋆

Review | Baby Reindeer, Bush Theatre ⋆⋆⋆⋆

It’s been said that great art comes from pain. After seeing Richard Gadd’s horrifying experience brought to stage in Baby Reindeer, it's hard to deny the truth in this. Gadd’s life has been punctuated by at least two traumatic events, and he's used both of these personal experiences as material for his standout solo shows. [...]

Review | Chiaroscuro, Bush Theatre ⋆⋆⋆⋆

Review | Chiaroscuro, Bush Theatre ⋆⋆⋆⋆

Based on initial impressions of Chiaroscuro from the marketing materials alone, one could be misled into thinking that the show is an in-your-face rock concert. One of the pull quotes describes Chiaroscuro as ‘explosive’ and the central image is of Shiloh Coke wearing an eccentric outfit with metallic blue lip-stick. As glorious as the image [...]