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  • a midsummer nights dream
    Off West End Review

    A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Young Vic

    Joe Hill-Gibbins has taken A Midsummer Night’s Dream away from the magical, whimsical enchantment and slapped it onto a ‘dank and dirty’ muddy ground; Glasto style. But throughout this condensed re-imagining,…

  • Yerma
    Off West End Review

    Yerma – Young Vic

    I left the Young Vic in pieces. Infertility is something that is very close to my heart. It’s a very raw emotion that as a family we have endured, painfully watching…

  • Blue Orange
    Off West End Review

    Blue/Orange – Young Vic

    I was fairly unfamiliar with Joe Penhall’s sizzling play Blue/Orange when I entered the creatively staged production at the Young Vic. Jeremy Herbert’s design leads you through a maze of disorientating…


    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…

  • Bull
    Off West End Review

    Bull – Young Vic

    After a sensational run earlier in the year, Bull has returned to The Maria at the Young Vic after what has been a fantastic year for writer Mike Bartlett. With Olivier…

  • Off West End Review

    Measure for Measure – Young Vic

    After seeing three Shakespeare plays this week, each one inherently different in style, approach and form, it’s fair to say Joe Hill-Gibbins’ production of Measure for Measure for the Young Vic…

  • Review

    Ah, Wilderness – The Young Vic

    “O, Wilderness were Paradise enow!” Winnie proclaims in Beckett’s Happy Days – This was the last play I saw at the Young Vic earlier in the year. A sand buried Juliet…

  • Review

    Happy Days

    This week Samuel Beckett’s Happy Days re-opened at the Young Vic after a successful run early last year. Juliet Stevenson reprises her role as Winnie, who spends the entire performance buried…

  • Features News

    My Top 10 Theatre Shows of 2014

    As a new blogger this year, theatre has taken over my life in an even bigger way than it did before, and as they say ‘There’s no business like show business.’…

  • Review

    The Cherry Orchard

    Katie Mitchell directs Chekhov’s last play The Cherry Orchard, now in it’s final week at the Young Vic. Totally sold out I managed to get a standing ticket to see this beautifully…