The bold luxury of pure reason: X&Y at the Science Museum (**)
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The bold luxury of pure reason: X&Y at the Science Museum (**)

The next in the Science Museum’s foray into theatre, X&Y‘s mathematical post-dramatic ramblings is a profound mis-step, rehashing some of the most trite of theatrical experiments to create a wholly forgettable and dull hour of lecture theatre. The principle of educational theatre is a strong one — what better way to engage with a student than … Continue reading

Ghoulish fun: Hag at the Soho Theatre (***)
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Ghoulish fun: Hag at the Soho Theatre (***)

The Wrong Crowd’s star continues to rise with their latest evocative puppet/theatre blend Hag, which follows much in the mould of their previous hit success The Girl with the Iron Claws. The forgettable story is a shame, but the frequent flashes of brilliance still make for an entertaining experience. At the Soho Theatre. The trendy tendency towards … Continue reading

It’s as bad as you’ve heard: Much Ado About Nothing at the Old Vic (*)
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It’s as bad as you’ve heard: Much Ado About Nothing at the Old Vic (*)

An incredibly talented group of people have come together and created the most disappointing production the Old Vic has seen in a very long time. Oh, I wasn’t looking forward to this: neither to watching nor writing about Mark Rylance’s poor attempt at Shakespeare. It’s been widely critically lambasted, with much being made of James … Continue reading