Review: Cuzco at Theatre 503 28/01/2019

A rarity in penetrating the rather inward-looking British theatre programme and even rarer still in translating from Spanish to English with such coherence and fluidity, Victor Sanchez Rodriguez's Cuzco offers a welcome signpost for foreign theatre on the English stage. Depicting the gradual deterioration of a couple's relationship on the Inca Trail, Rodriguez's script and [...]

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Review: Open at Vault Festival, 26/01/2019

Produced by Full Diclosure Theatre, directed by Will Maynard and starring married couple Timothy Allsop and Christopher Adams, Open offers an intimate glimpse of modern relationships through the lens of two people living it. Completing a week-long run at London's hidden treasure Vault Festival, the enthralling two-handed play documents the pair's relationship from the first [...]

Review: Thomas at Vault Festival, 26/01/19

As with almost everything coming out of Vault Festival these days, Robbie Curran's heartfelt play 'Thomas' has a pivotal message to share. And, like almost everything coming out of Vault Festival these days, it shares that message in poignant yet understated fashion. Centred on Thomas, a young man with Aspergers syndrome played by Curran, and [...]

Interview: Andre Skeete talks new show Rising and the impact of Cardboard Citizens on his life

The star of Cardboard Citizens' latest play hopes the production can make a positive change and revealed how the theatre company helped him develop as a person and an actor. Andre Skeete is currently starring in Cardboard Citizens' production of Rising by Femi Keeling, which charts the common tale of an offender leaving prison and [...]

Review: I and You at Hampstead Theatre

Prolific American playwright Laura Gunderson's double-handed play is the latest effort to make the transatlantic trip to these shores, landing at Hampstead Theatre for a four-week run ending on November 28. The play opens with Anthony bursting in on bed-bound classmate Caroline and receiving a frosty welcome. From there, the intense exchanges between the young [...]