Modern dreams: A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Tooting Arts Club (****)
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Modern dreams: A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Tooting Arts Club (****)

Bill Buckhurst and Tooting Arts Club have once again come together, and the result is another superlative hit: Buckhurst’s wry direction and the Temple Studios setting make for a rather wonderful and modern Midsummer Night’s Dream, but my god this play is wearing on me… Last year, Bill Buckhurst and Tooting Arts Club staged the … Continue reading

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Shakespeare Nihonjin: Cardenio at the Rose Theatre (Bankside) (***)

The authorless Cardenio, often attributed to Shakespeare, Fletcher or Middleton, is performed at the Rose Theatre in strong Japanese style – not a perfect fit, nor a perfect production, but singular images and vision from this young company make up for a collection of flaws that border on making this rather difficult to stomach. At the … Continue reading

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream (**)

Shakespeare’s classic comedy of fairies and misdirected romance is brought to Middle Temple Hall, which saw the premiere of his Twelfth Night just over 400 years ago. Antic Disposition’s production, however, reveals poor choices in casting, direction, as well as reasons for staging the piece – a surprising mess from so feted a company. At … Continue reading

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Shakespeare’s Island (***)

Chickenshed are renowned for their incredibly inclusive theatre programme, allowing actors of all stripes to work together to create beautiful pieces of theatre — and their new show Shakespeare’s Island is no exception — but the play’s writing and plot doesn’t quite match up to the reams of talent on display from much of the humongous cast. … Continue reading

More Light: Overview
Directing/Producing / More Light [2010]

More Light: Overview

The poster for Snoo Wilson’s More Light, designed by Malvolio Media.  “…in the reflected lustre of this impeccable performance, Snoo Wilson’s enigmatic vision truly shines” (Fringe Guru)  “entertaining, articulate, erudite and sometimes witty nonsense” (Whats On Stage)  “a witty, solidly performed and rather unique piece of theatre” (TrashLounge) “relentless pace” (Time Out London) ‘intriguing” (UK … Continue reading