I had not, until last night, had the pleasure of experiencing COLAB Theatre’s work and, having now done so, I am mourning my wasted time. Crooks: 1926 is the latest work from COLAB Theatre, and the first produced from their new, dedicated home base, promising clever game mechanics and an exciting narrative and this production […]
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There are staples of Christmas theatre: pantomimes, Dickens, picture book adaptations and, of course, The Nutcracker. There’s joy in the familiar, but also a sense of stasis – cycles repeating and not moving forward. Vox Vanguard’s production revels in the former while firmly rejecting the latter: this is The Nutcracker reimagined. Firstly – the setting. […]
Fitting neatly into the Christmas work party space, the immersive A Christmas Carol is a good excuse for a meal, with a cheerful dollop of Dickens on top. Jack Witham’s Jacob Marley introduces us to the affair. We’re cast as spirits hired to spook the miserly Scrooge (Alexander Barclay) into changing his bah-humbug attitude to […]
The term ‘Immersive Theatre’ isn’t well-defined, but, despite some efforts, SHIFTY by Foxtale Ensemble isn’t it. Let’s start with the good: five female actors from across Europe (Greece, Lithuania, Norway, UK) meditate upon city life through movement, monologue and marbles. They evoke characters who notice, forget, search and find. The script is at times poetic, at […]
1979 was a pivotal year in the life of British politics. Following what has become known as the Winter of Discontent, Margaret Thatcher tabled a vote of no confidence in the Labour government under Prime Minister James Callaghan. The government lost the vote, there was a general election which swept the Conservatives into power for […]