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Stuart King

Stuart King

Stuart King, contributing writer

Stuart began life as an angelic choirboy and quickly developed a passion for theatre and film. To date, he has pursued 3 careers: Hoteliership (Four Seasons); Performer (theatre and television) and Facilities Management (corporate and media sectors).

Musik
12 Feb
Reviews
Stuart King

Review: MUSIK at Leicester Square Theatre

Jonathan Harvey’s egomaniacal creation Billie Trix — self-proclaimed icon, rock-star and screen-goddess — hits the stage again, nearly 20 years after Frances Barber first inhabited the outrageous character in Closer to Heaven. “I Am Art” she declares - and who are we to argue?

Musik Frances Barber as Billie Trix in MUSIK by Pet Shop Boys and Jonathan Harvey. Photo Marc Brenner.

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Sarah Woodward (Hannah), Oliver Johnstone (Neil) and Enyi Okoronkwo (Zef) in The Haystack at Hampstead Theatre. Photo credit Ellie Kurttz
11 Feb
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Stuart King

Review: THE HAYSTACK at Hampstead Theatre

The new Artistic Director of Hampstead Theatre Roxana Silbert, marks her directing debut for the house with a scorchingly delivered exposé of our national security eavesdroppers and what happens when their unfettered access to personal data, reveals more than they expect.

Sarah Woodward (Hannah), Oliver Johnstone (Neil) and Enyi Okoronkwo (Zef) in The Haystack at Hampstead Theatre. Photo credit Ellie Kurttz Sarah Woodward (Hannah), Oliver Johnstone (Neil) and Enyi Okoronkwo (Zef) in The Haystack at Hampstead Theatre. Photo credit Ellie Kurttz.

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Alice's Adventures Under Ground - © ROH 2020. Photo by Clive Barda (Featuring Claudia Boyle as Alice)
05 Feb
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Review: ALICE’S ADVENTURES UNDER GROUND at The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden

Alice's Adventures Under Ground - © ROH 2020. Photo by Clive Barda (Featuring Claudia Boyle as Alice) Composer and librettist Gerald Barry, has concocted a surrealist world using as its basis, an amalgamation of Lewis Carroll’s Alice stories. The result is a riotous, fast-paced, fantastically energetic, kaleidoscopic Wonderland, for all ages, (though perhaps not all ears)!

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Alice Krige, William Close and Nobuhle Mngcwengi. Photo by Pamela Raith
30 Jan
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Review: PERSONA at The Riverside Studios

Sister Alma (Olivier award winner, Alice Krige) is sent to a remote summer beach house tasked with helping renowned stage actress Elizabet (Nobuhle Mngcgweni) recover from a psychological breakdown and coax her from her self-imposed silence.

Alice Krige, William Close and Nobuhle Mngcwengi. Photo by Pamela RaithAlice Krige, William Close and Nobuhle Mngcwengi in Persona at the Riverside Studios. Photo by Pamela Raith.

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Happily Ever Poofter - King's Head Theatre
24 Jan
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Review: HAPPILY EVER POOFTER at the King’s Head Theatre

Happily Ever Poofter - King's Head Theatre With the merest hint of a fairytale set, a flounce of frilly cuffs and staggering boots (which occasionally defy gravity), Richard Watkins’ is absolutely slaying ‘em at the King’s Head Theatre in his creation, HAPPILY EVER POOFTER.

Photo by Rah Petherbridge.

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