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REVIEW: Richard III at The Gatehouse @camdenfringe

There is a great deal to be said for going to fringe productions. Comfortable seats, good sight-lines, cheaper tickets and the benefit of a bar and restaurant just beneath you. This new production of Shakespeare’s Richard III at Upstairs in … Continue reading

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REVIEW: To the Moon… and back… and back at The Etcetera Theatre @camdenfringe

Rachel Salisbury has done two things that many of us haven’t: one – advertising on Facebook for a boyfriend and two – going viral because of that advertisement. In her new show To the Moon… and back… and back she … Continue reading

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REVIEW: The Woman and the Canvas at The Monkey House @camdenfringe

Perhaps you were expecting an intimate, personal drama. The story of a painter maybe or an artist’s model in close up, and when this production begins, you might begin to think that your preconceptions were coming true. A doctor, a … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Pomegranate Season at The Cockpit @camdenfringe

Victoria Cano’s new play Pomegranate Season, in which she also acts, is as timely as it could be. After #MeToo, the issue of consent, sexual assault and sexism at large is finally taking centre stage. The play presents an interesting look … Continue reading

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REVIEW: The Old House at The Hen and Chickens @camdenfringe

There’s a slender chain that links a woman in her forties with her elderly mother and her dead, unborn, child. Sometimes, it’s as fragile as silk. Sometimes it’s an anchor chain. It’s the atomic bond of love and in the … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Mood Kill at The Lion and Unicorn Theatre @camdenfringe

Snippet Theatre‘s new show Mood Kill opens by getting straight to the point. Explained in an opening recording, writer Olivia Wilkes wants to know why suicide is the biggest killer of men under 45 in the UK today and why … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Much Ado About Salsa at the London Irish Centre @camdenfringe

This is Shakespeare on holiday, a drastically cut version of Much Ado About Nothing, in shorts and sandals and with salsa rhythms substituting for a lot of lengthy sub-plot and intrigue. The result is an hour and twenty minutes or … Continue reading

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