Review: AVALANCHE: A LOVE STORY at The Barbican Centre
By Nastazja Domaradzka Tuesday, May 7 2019, 09:50
It is estimated that around 60,000 fertility treatments are performed in UK licensed clinics every year. Although now more than ever our society seems to be able to talk about the issues surrounding problems with conceiving, there is still so much we don’t talk about. AVALANCHE: A LOVE STORY, adapted from Julia Leigh’s memoir is the main theatrical event at the Fertility Fest 2019, and this one woman show is a detailed account of the real cost of being unable to conceive.
Review: GOOD DOG at Watford Palace Theatre
By Nastazja Domaradzka Friday, February 8 2019, 12:39
Following the success of its tour in 2017, tiata fahodzi company revives Arinze Kene’s GOOD DOG. A story about the reality of living in austerity Britain, explored through the prism of one boy’s adolescence, GOOD DOG is full of sensitive observation and vivid images. Although not without its flaws, the production is a roller-coaster of storytelling, and further proof that Arinze Kene is quickly becoming one of the most crucial voices in contemporary British theatre.
Review: BULLET HOLE at Park Theatre
By Nastazja Domaradzka Thursday, October 11 2018, 09:55
The annual statistical publication for FGM (female genital mutilation) shows that during the 2016-2017 period there were over 5,391 newly recorded cases of FGM in England alone. These statistics are horrific and the subject matter is not even close to getting the attention it needs.
Review: DRIP FEED at Soho Theatre
By Nastazja Domaradzka Monday, October 1 2018, 09:28
Following its run at Edinburgh Fringe and Dublin Theatre Festival, Karen Cogan’s solo show DRIP FEED arrives at Soho Theatre in London. Taking the audiences through the past and present of the city of Cork, heartbreak and obsessions, loneliness and longings, Cogan proves to be both a fantastic writer and a performer.
Review: AN ADVENTURE at The Bush Theatre
By Nastazja Domaradzka Saturday, September 15 2018, 13:17
Spanning the period from 1954 India to modern day Britain, Vinay Patel’s AN ADVENTURE is a monumental piece of writing. Commissioned by The Bush theatre, the play is set around crucial historical events.