Madhouse re:exit is an immersive theatre experience set in the bowels of ‘Paradise Fields’ a notionally luxury social care facility. Luxury it is not. Madhouse uses true accounts from surviving patients from St Lawrence’s Hospital in Surrey, a ‘madhouse’ of the old kind, and places them behind the … [Read more...]
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Dirty Little Machine which is playing as part of The Vaults Festival in Waterloo is billed as “A filthy postmodern fable about fantasies, feminism and other things beginning with F”; if only the piece was a well written as that advertising blurb - it would have a been a whole lot better. If you want … [Read more...]
The narrator’s voice in I’d Be Lost Without It is so calm and collected that I waited and waited for something in the show to turn nasty. Some critical incident or other is, I thought to myself, going to occur at some point, and the smiley faces and upbeat atmosphere will give way to something else. … [Read more...]
Alfred Hitchcock used to favour using a “McGuffin” in his films describing it as “the object around which the plot revolves”. In the case of Lock & Key, the McGuffin is a red key that opens a mysterious filing cabinet that is definitely best kept locked. Jess (Evelyn Hoskins) is working a … [Read more...]
In the Miller canon, this is not among the best known of the plays. One obvious reason is that it was not written until the 1990s and, as a latecomer, has not had the time to mature into a classic in the category of The Crucible, Death of A Salesman and All My Sons. Yet here is a piece which, … [Read more...]