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Sparks Review at Edinburgh Fringe

REVIEW | Sparks | Edinburgh Fringe

Sparks is a beautifully poignant show telling the story of a woman searching for love amidst grief. Performed by Jessica Butcher and Anoushka Lucas, they tell her story through both music and monologue. After seeing Flipping the Bird Theatre’s 2016 Edinburgh Fringe production of Torch, a show that I still think about today, it was…

Sunny Afternoon UK Tour review Wolverhampton

REVIEW | Sunny Afternoon | UK Tour

The Wolverhampton Grand took a step back in time and turned into a powerhouse concert as the story of iconic British band The Kinks came to life on stage. Described as making “revolutionary” music, the Kinks’ front man Ray Davis made history with his authentic voice and charismatic ways as the band grew to success…

REVIEW | Not Yet Suffragette | Natalie Cutler

Following a successful run at the Brighton Fringe, Natalie Cutler is touring her outstanding performance of Not Yet Suffragette, that explores how ‘not’ far we have come with gender equality since the Suffragette movement. Actor, writer, comedian and everything in-between, Natalie Cutler is an extraordinary woman. Her hour long piece focuses on the history of women and…

Linda Bassett in Escaped Alone UK Tour Lowry

REVIEW | Escaped Alone | UK Tour

Caryl Churchill’s play is an excellently crafted piece of theatre that takes normality, and interjects absurdity to create a performance that leaves you with a multitude of questions. When Mrs Jarrett (Linda Bassett) stumbles across three other older ladies sat in the garden, having idle chat over a cup of tea, she is invited to…

Narvik - Production photo 2 (0259). Photo by Alex Mead, Decoy Media

REVIEW | Narvik | UK Tour

Capturing the stark imagery of World War 2, Narvik is an enigmatic piece of theatre about love and loss. Touching deeply on the emotions through the use of poetic language, it is an excellent display of storytelling. Home MCR is the perfect setting for Box Of Tricks’ tour of Narvik. Set in a studio theatre, the intimate setting heightens…