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Theatre 2016 Archives - Page 2 of 4 - One4Review

In Fidelity 4****

August 20, 2016 |

Rob Drummond has a passion for life and he makes theatre that reflects his latest interest. Having made shows previously where he learned to be a wrestler, a cage rider and a magician Rob’s latest show is more internally focused. … Read More

The Dwelling Place – 2**

August 20, 2016 |

The Dwelling Place

The big question around this piece is Why? Ostensibly the show, a’swirling surround multimedia performance’ is set to provide a sense of place, to transport us to the abandoned house the Wardrop brothers discovered whilst holidaying in … Read More

Horse McDonald in Careful – 5*****

August 19, 2016 |

In this autobiographical play, Horse takes us through her emotional journey about her sexuality, finding her voice and becoming the popular singer songwriter she is today. Her birth name is Sheena, a name she hates with a passion, so she … Read More

The South Afreakins – Impi Theatre Company 4****

August 19, 2016 |

Robyn Paterson gives a tour de force performance in this one hour play. Playing both the parts of South African husband and wife Helene and Gordon, she flits between the scatty Helene and the stolid Gordon with remarkable ease (the … Read More

Doubting Thomas 3***

August 18, 2016 |

Doubting Thomas

This piece of devised theatre based on the writings of Thomas McCrudden, an ex underworld enforcer in Glasgow is engaging, relevant and important.

The cast who, working in director Jeremy Weller’s signature framework, devised the show together, … Read More

Just An Ordinary Lawyer – Tayo Aluko and Friends 4****

August 18, 2016 |

Just an Ordinary Lawyer is written and performed by the immensely talented Tayo Aluko. The play charts the life of Tunji Sowande, a Nigerian who pursues his life dream of studying and practising law in London. The narrative is enhanced … Read More

World Without Us – Ontroerend Goed 5*****

August 17, 2016 |

The staging of World Without Us is stark. The auditorium is cloaked in black curtains and there is a solitary tower. At first we hear disembodied voices with welcome messages and then a lone narrator dressed in black arrives on … Read More

Begin Again – American High School Theatre Festival – 3***

August 16, 2016 |

The only certainty in Oskar and Thea’s lives is that nothing is guaranteed. The play follows their unlikely friendship, as they struggle to navigate their families and uncertain futures. Begin Again explores the healing power of music and the hope … Read More

Mule – Omnibus 4***

August 15, 2016 |

Mule is a play by Kat Woods based on the real life arrest and imprisonment of the drug mules Melissa Reid and Michaella McCollum who were recently released from their Peruvian prison. Two actresses Aoife Lennon and Edith Poor play … Read More

Jonny & The Baptists: Eat The Poor 4****

August 15, 2016 |

Jonny & The Baptists: Eat The Poor

I went expecting something more sombre – I had expected politics, music, to be mildly amused, and probably to be left with some residual middle-class guilt and angst. What I hadn’t expected was … Read More