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Miriam Gibson

Miriam Gibson

Miriam enjoys going to the theatre as an escape from the crippling horror of adult life. Her favourite shows are Cabaret, Tusk Tusk and Home, I’m Darling. She will tell anybody who's listening about the time she met Lin-Manuel Miranda.

The Life of Pi - Wyndham's Theatre
24 Nov
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Miriam Gibson

Review: LIFE OF PI at Wyndham's Theatre

From The Lion King to Avenue Q, and The Magician's Elephant to Frozen, puppets have been become increasingly common and inventive in theatral productions. Now, puppets star in the spectacle-filled and fun production of Life Of Pi.

The Life of Pi - Wyndham's Theatre Hiran Abeysekera (Pi) Tom Larkin (Tiger Head) Nicholas Khan (Pi's Father) in The Life of Pi. Photo by by Johan Persson

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The Drifters Girl
22 Nov
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Miriam Gibson

Review: THE DRIFTERS GIRL a the Garrick Theatre

The Drifters Girl "The Drifters are like the Yankees", we're told at the beginning of The Drifters Girl, “The line-up may change, but in the end there's only one New York Yankees”. To demonstrate this constantly changing but-never-really-changing line-up, four actors play the various incarnations of the Drifters.

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The Ocean at the End of the Lane
07 Nov
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Miriam Gibson

Review: THE OCEAN AT THE END OF THE LANE at the Duke of York's Theatre

The Ocean at the End of the Lane Memory, family, reality, storytelling, grief, magic, language- there's plenty of themes in Joel Horwood's adaptation of Neil Gaiman's 2013 novel. The Ocean At The End Of The Lane opens at Duke of York's Theatre after its 2019 debut at the National.

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The Shark is Broken
15 Oct
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Miriam Gibson

Review: THE SHARK IS BROKEN at the Ambassadors Theatre

The Shark is Broken When Ian Shaw and Joseph Nixon’s play premiered in Edinburgh in 2019, the concept- three people stuck for weeks in a confined space, gnawing on each other’s nerves, battling boredom, and gradually losing their marbles- probably had less resonance than it does now.

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John Kani as Lunga Kunene and Antony Sher as Jack Morris in Kunene and the King. Photo by Ellie Kurttz
05 Feb
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Miriam Gibson

Review: KUNENE AND THE KING at The Ambassadors Theatre

In contemporary South Africa, Jack Morris is an aging alcoholic actor, recently diagnosed with liver cancer. He's dying, but determined to stay alive long enough to star in King Lear. Lunga Kunene is the professional nurse sent to care for him. Jack is white. Kunene is black.

John Kani as Lunga Kunene and Antony Sher as Jack Morris in Kunene and the King. Photo by Ellie KurttzJohn Kani as Lunga Kunene and Antony Sher as Jack Morris in Kunene and the King. Photo by Ellie Kurttz. © RSC

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