If your dark winter evening could do with some brightening up, then I recommend this insubstantial but endearing hour and a bit of surreal comedy at the Young Vic.
Theatre News and Reviews
Review: HOW TO WIN AGAINST HISTORY at the Young Vic
By Phil Willmott Saturday, December 16 2017, 10:32
Review: RAPUNZEL at Theatre Royal Stratford East
By Justin Murray Friday, December 15 2017, 09:00
The notion of pantomime is a centuries-old tradition, born out of a combination of English folklore, Italian commedia dell'arte and travelling performance. This December, in the concrete jungle of Stratford, the ritual is played out again.
Review: PINOCCHIO at the National Theatre
By Phil Willmott Thursday, December 14 2017, 16:55
With Follies providing the perfect Christmas treat for grown ups in the National Theatre's biggest auditorium, there's now a major family show in the proscenium arch venue, the Lyttelton. It's Pinocchio, the classic story of a wooden puppet who faces many perils in his quest to become human.
Review: CALLISTO - A QUEER EPIC at the Arcola Theatre
By Monty Leigh Thursday, December 14 2017, 07:04
A story of four unique same-sex relationships from across the ages, theatre company Forward Arena’s production is ambitious and undeniably fresh in its storytelling. We are greeted with a complete absence of set, which is necessary for a production that jumps time periods with almost every scene.
Review: TRANSPOSE at The Barbican Pit
By Justin Murray Wednesday, December 13 2017, 13:38
Now in its second instalment at the Barbican, Transpose brings together an evening of spoken word, song, and music, allowing trans and non-binary artists to tell their own stories, speak their own truth.
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