Tag: theatre

(REVIEW) HUNT & MURPHY: Beg, Borrow & Bitch

“Neon lights, shoulder pads, disco-pop, and some class-A rivalry – it’s niche without being cliché.” The bitches are back. Bigger, brighter and bitchy-er than before.  Fresh off their second-place win at the Phoenix Arts Club’s Cabaret Awards 2019, Ricky Hunt and Abby Murphy grace the stage as Cassandra and Cynthia once more.  Hosting an American television […]

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REVIEW: THE UNHOLY MARRIAGE OF SLICE AND SWEETLY (IMMERCITY)

Review of ‘The Unholy Marriage of Slice and Sweetly’. Immersive theatre in Bethnal Green.

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REVIEW: SHITFACED SHAKESPEARE: HAMLET (LEICESTER SQUARE THEATRE)

The ‘Shitfaced’ brand has been going for quite a few years. Magnificent Bastard productions proudly showcase it as a success and rightly so. No fringe season goes by without seeing at least a couple of their productions in the mix. The premise is; a group of actors put on an abridged version of a well-known […]

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the Swell Mob (by Flabbergast Theatre), colab factory – REVIEW

“A great piece of interactive, immersive theatre. There’s nothing else like it right now” Immersive theatre is tricky to get right. People have their own versions already set in their minds on what they think they should be and the concept of immersive theatre can be so varied, many can find themselves disappointed. People can […]

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Review: Queerteria TV, Above The Stag Theatre

“Enjoy the weirdness” In a dystopian Britain, we find ourselves as the live audience for a recently taken over TV station, now known as Queertertia TV. Where we meet an array of odd characters who are recreating classic television shows in front of us in the set of a ruined nightclub. They call it club […]

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Review: William Andrews ‘Willy’, Soho Theatre

“Unique, compelling, weird and varied” Comedian William Andrews returns to the upstairs space at the Soho Theatre after a nine-year absence from the building. His new show stand-up show, Willy, explores everything from Andrews’ childhood to approaching his forties, his real and fake wives and even how to kill fish “accidentally”. He’s already on the […]

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Review: Shitfaced Showtime: Oliver With a Twist, Leicester Square Theatre

“A great night out” The premise is simple. You don’t come for the plot, nor the production values – you come to watch one member of the cast mess it up for everybody else on stage by being inebriated. After previous productions such as ‘Shitfaced Shakespeare’ were a roaring success, the Shitfaced team turn their […]

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Review: Goodbye Norma Jeane, Above the Stag Theatre

“An insight into Hollywood politics” Everybody knows of Marilyn Monroe. She’s been the subject of stage productions and screen countless times since her passing and her history with others that she’s worked alongside is equally as interesting. Liam Burke’s two-hander play focuses on one choreographer who worked with Norma Jeane, herself. We meet Jack Cole […]

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Review: Romance, Romance – Above The Stag Theatre

“Light-hearted fun” With the original production running on Broadway in the late eighties and even though it was nominated for a handful of Tony Awards, Romance, Romance hasn’t resurfaced much since. Set as two separate stories in two separate acts, the musical follows two individuals and the romantic entanglements that surround them – one (‘The […]

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Mischief Theatre announces new show – Magic Goes Wrong!

Created with magic legends Penn & Teller, Mischief Theatre conjure up an evening of grand illusion. In the next ‘Goes Wrong’ comedy to hit the West End, the original Mischief Company play a hapless gang of magicians presenting a charity event. As the accidents spiral out of control, so does their fundraising target! ‘MAGIC GOES […]

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