Theatre Review: Barber Shop Chronicles // National Theatre

Hearing of its sell-out runs, and reading plenty of outstanding reviews, I was intrigued to see what left Inua Ellams’s Barber Shop Chronicles head and shoulders above other touring plays from the last few years. Bursting with colour, pride and joy, this electric production- streamed as part of the National Theatre At Home service- is […]Read More

Theatre Review: Pterodactyls // Theatre Group

Pterodactyls, written by Nicky Silver, was the most absurd piece of theatre I have seen in quite some time. Theatre Group’s talented cast of five delivered the dark comedy’s problematic themes with great maturity and comedic timing, bringing light to the harrowing occurrences of this play. Alice Fox, Emily Raven-Baker, Adam Ben, Tiago Ventura and […]Read More

Theatre Review: Normal // Open Theatre

After researching the horrifying truths behind the Dusseldorf Ripper, I was sceptical about how Anthony Neilson might have adapted the story into an engaging and ethical piece of theatre. Despite my inital quarms, Open Theatre’s Normal (directed by Eve Walton) managed to deliver a chilling yet charming performance that allowed the audience to penetrate the […]Read More