It is as exhilarating and as exhausting as the climb itself – and as beautiful and awe-inspiring as the mountain Simpson and Yates set out to conquer.
Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory’s latest offering yields many strong and a couple of exceptional performances.
The Jungle is theatre at its best: transformative and wholly enveloping. It sucker punches you whilst it is happening and it blooms long after you have left the makeshift Jungle.
For a feelgood, heart-racing, toe-tapping story to feel so joyless, despite the best efforts of the cast, seems like a huge wasted opportunity.
This is an extraordinary theatrical experience given in kindness, strength and bucket loads of humanity that provides a platform for change.
This is a state-of-the-nation king-hit to shake up tradition, privilege and expectation.
In the hands of Sally Cookson, A Monster Calls is an instant classic: a show that transforms both hearts and minds through the magic of authentic storytelling.