REVIEW: BIRTHDAY SUIT (Old Red Lion Theatre) ★★★★

The Old Red Lion Theatre in Islington plays host to the world premiere of Birthday Suit by David K. Barnes, most well-known for his acclaimed podcast Wooden Overcoats. The scene is set: a pristine Canary Wharf flat, white rug and sofa, huge windows and balcony with a fantastic view of the capital. The balloons are […]

REVIEW: THE LAST TYCOON (Arts Theatre) ★★★

Whenever people think of F. Scott Fitzgerald, they tend to discuss his most famous work – The Great Gatsby. For me however, there is something more appealing about a writer’s lesser known works, especially those that remain unfinished at their death. The Last Tycoon was a little over half finished when Fitzgerald died, completed by […]

REVIEW: PHOEBE (Kings Head Theatre) ★★★★

Phoebe, a new play by A.C. Smith, is showing as part of Festival 46, the King’s Head’s annual celebration of new writing. George Smith directs as his showcase performance for the King’s Head Theatre’s Directing Programme. The play has been shortlisted for the King’s Head Theatre’s Adrian Pagan Award, as well as the Verity Bargate […]

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