“Inua Ellam takes his audience on a geographical and emotional odyssey, hopping continents and emotions, taking the occasional break to check in with a football match, all the while opening a door into the world of black masculinity.”
“a finely tuned, rapid fire and utterly compelling 100 minutes of theatre. It challenges, it provokes, it entertains.”
Forget shoes…2018 has created an entire wardrobe that 2019 has to live up to.
In a time of year where the trend is for tinsel, carols and festive cheer, Chasing Bono is more about bacon sarnies, shattered dreams and teenage angst making it to theatre what The Pogues and Kirsty MacColl are to Christmas songs.
Director Debbie Hannan has crafted a masterful production that clocks in at nearly two hours into slow burning theatrical king hit that demands your attention.
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.