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REVIEW | Salomé | RSC

Director Owen Horsley’s reimagined production of Salomé is wild, clever and groundbreaking. In commemoration of 50 years since the decriminalisation of homosexuality, the poetic performance is focused on sexuality and gender – as Salomé is cast as a man, creating immense sexual ambiguity. The story of unrequited lust amplifies intrigue because of the lack of…

Stadium by Mohamed El Khatib_1_c Graeme Braidwood

REVIEW | Stadium | Birmingham Rep

What happens when you integrate theatre and football? The Birmingham Rep’s new commission Stadium is the answer to that. As director Mohamed El Khatib delves into the passion, love and dedication towards football the Midlands really has. With the Midlands being an area dominated by football, particularly due to the rivalry between Aston Villa and Birmingham City,…

RSC Vice Versa by Phil Porter

REVIEW | Vice Versa | RSC

Inspired by playwright Plautus and his famous comedies about Ancient Rome, in conjunction with the RSC’s Rome season, Phil Porter has written the comedy Vice Versa which whilst set in Rome, has all the superb qualities of contemporary comedies. With farcical plays really taking off in today’s theatre world, such as the smash-hit The Play That Goes Wrong, Phil Porter’s comedy…

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