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Royal Court

  • ferryman
    Off West End Review

    The Ferryman – Royal Court

    Recently, it’s been impossible to avoid the tweets from wounded audiences, stumbling out from the Royal Court following Jez Butterworth’s latest play. So I arrived, braced and armed with a crash mat,…

  • nuclear war
    Off West End Review

    Nuclear War – Royal Court

    Simon Stephens has collaborated with choreographer and movement director Imogen Knight to present a 45-minute experimental piece, fusing together words and movement, song and dance. The characters are unnamed, words are…

  • wish list
    Off West End Review

    Wish List – Royal Court

    What a way to start the year, with Katherine Soper’s timely play the Wish List. January is a time when we look to the year ahead; our goals, achievements and aspirations.…

  • yerma

    My Top Ten Theatre Shows of 2016

    2016, you may have been crap for a lot of things but theatre was certainly not one of them. There has been so much astounding talent and British theatre has offered…

  • the children
    Off West End Review

    The Children – Royal Court

    Lucy Kirkwood’s latest play The Children begins with a pitch black uncertainty. A roaring rumble intensifies and a bloodied-nose woman emerges from the darkness. At first it feels sinister, as if…

  • whats in a poster

    BLOG: What’s in a poster?

    Stage sets are certainly getting slicker, more spectacular and grander (Rice-gate not included) as worlds are created and transformed in front of our eyes. They create atmospheres and are the veins…


    The Bardette’s Budget Beauties

    So you’ve made a new years resolution to see more theatre, but eeek you’re trying to watch the pennies after Christmas and a ticket to see the latest show in the West…

  • Features

    30 Plays I Wish I’d Seen: No. 6-10

    As the list continues on to numbers 6-10, let’s take a look at some of the boys I wish I’d seen.    6. Richard II – The Donmar Warehouse Before his…

  • Review

    How to Hold Your Breath

    How to Furnish a Flat in a Weekend? The Low Carb Diet. To Floss or Not to Floss? Topiary for Beginners. A bookshelf of ‘How To’ guides is pretty commonplace in…