Sovereign Song by CrushRoom is an immersive theatre show in partnership with established venue COLAB, which leans heavily on an inspired premise for momentum and humour, and at moments delivers a real punch. South London neighbourhood Elephant and Castle has made the only sensible response to Brexit and daily life on ‘Normal Island’ and declared itself an independent state. Heavy emphasis is made of ‘recreational rights’ (read: drug decriminalisation) being strongly defended. We, the … [Read more...]
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The West End’s Nimax theatre group specialises in mainstream, light-hearted entertainment and occasionally programmes, amongst coach-party favourites like The Play that Goes Wrong, short-run musical-comedy tasters. Legends of Lockdown Live is a one-night-only variety show featuring a number of acts who found themselves gaining viral-level social media attention during the pandemic’s forced confinement, such as Austyn Farrell as ‘Quarantina Turner’, doing an energetic TikTok high-heeled rendition … [Read more...]
There’s an element of risk in anything one does. Amy Johnson (1903-1941) (Hannah Edwards) didn’t do things by halves. Known for being the first woman to fly on her own from England to Australia in May 1930 - yes, there were stopovers, and as Lone Flyer both dramatizes and describes, plenty of them. The circumstances of her final flight during the Second World War are also laid bare in detail, but at least on first viewing, it wasn’t entirely clear whether when her final flight actually was. In … [Read more...]
Unless you’ve been living under a rock - or don’t have access to Netflix and iPlayer - you will be well aware of the global phenomenon that is Ru Paul’s Drag Race. There have been 13 series in the US, 2 in the UK and it has even reached Down Under with the current series of Antipodean queens fighting for the RP crown. Everyone has their favourite queen and part of the fun of the series is following their journey from the first time they walk into the “Werk Room” until they sashay away or snatch … [Read more...]
I’ve had conversations with teenagers about what it was like being a teenager back in the day. We couldn’t just send a message on WhatsApp to see who is around and up for going to the cinema. We’d have to agree beforehand on a time and place to meet, and then actually be there at the pre-agreed time and place. If one of us wasn’t there, it wasn’t easy to get hold of them straight away, unless one was happy with spending one’s pocket money on a payphone, and that’s if there happened to be one at … [Read more...]