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Bethan Cullinane as Alice and Lucy Jane Parkinson as Fiona/Adrian in Rotterdam

REVIEW | Rotterdam | UK Tour

After winning the Olivier award back in 2017, Jon Brittain’s Rotterdam is a striking production that looks at gender in an intimate, honest and thought-provoking way. We meet Alice, a young woman struggling to come out to her parents and her girlfriend Fiona who admits to Alice that she has always identified as a man…

Kunene and the King at the RSC starring John Kani and Antony Sher. Photo credit: Ellie Kurttz

REVIEW | Kunene and The King | RSC

It’s 2019, 25 years after the first post-apartheid democratic election in South Africa and two men from contrasting walks of life are thrown together to reflect on the years of change.  When renowned actor Jack Morris is diagnosed with terminal liver cancer, his carer Lunga Kunene arrives to move into his house for full-time care….

Memories of Fools at the Chamäleon Theatre - New Contemporary Circus in Berlin

REVIEW | Memories of Fools at Berlin’s Chamäleon Theatre

Celebrating their 15th year, the Chamäleon Theatre in Berlin are dedicated to presenting New Circus from all over the world in their stunning venue. With internationally-acclaimed companies designing their shows especially to fit inside the Chamäleon Theatre, it’s a truly special experience. Their new show Memories of Fools goes above and beyond to create an utterly…

Wise Children at the Belgrade Theatre by Emma Rice

REVIEW |Wise Children | UK Tour

Adapted from Angela Carter’s novel, Wise Children is a celebration of show business told in the most exuberant and joyous way. In the programme notes, Emma Rice writes: “It is a love letter to theatre and one I recognise with a deep personal knowledge.” After feeling like I was in a bit of a theatre…

Noughts and Crosses UK Tour, Sephy and Callum

REVIEW | Noughts and Crosses | UK Tour

Malorie Blackman’s young adult novel that tackles racial discrimination head-on as it creates a world where black people are the most powerful race. It’s an eye-opening and startling piece of theatre that mirrors race and power in our modern lives.  It’s a Romeo and Juliet style story, as we follow Sephy a ‘Cross’ who is…

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