Groove On Down The Road (ZooNation) at the Southbank Centre

2pm/ 7pm Southbank Centre (Waterloo) 
10 August – 1 September

ZooNation‘s army of mini-mes has taken to the South bank this month, in an interpretatively illuminating, reinforced rendition of The Wizard of Oz story. Groove On Down The Road is the first full-scale production from ZooNation Youth Company (ZYC) with celebrated choreographer Katie Prince, whose previous shows include critically acclaimed Some Like It Hip Hop and Into The Hoods. Continue reading “Groove On Down The Road (ZooNation) at the Southbank Centre”

Intuit This at the Camden Fringe

19.30 Camden People’s Theatre (5 minutes left of Warren Street Station)
12th – 18th August

Intuitive Creatures are a four piece deity of comedic genius. Having come together from a previous collective stint at the London International School of Performing Arts (LISPA), and in fusion from a love of Jacques Lecoq, the multi-national quartet have embraced popular notions of physical theatre, as well as elements of metaphorical performance, to present Intuit This to the Camden Fringe. Continue reading “Intuit This at the Camden Fringe”

Immaculate at The White Bear Theatre Pub

20.30 (+added matinee @ 16.00 10/8) White Bear Theatre Pub (two minutes left of Kennington Tube)
Wednesday 6th – Saturday 10th August

Thundermaker Productions offered a new take on Oliver Lansley’s stellar play this week in a cut down, trendified rendition of Immaculate. Previously showcased as an unrelieved, two and a half hour effort and propelled downwards by an unnecessary Greek chorus line, the play has benefited from its rejuvenation. Continue reading “Immaculate at The White Bear Theatre Pub”

Gorgeous George: An Interview

For London ‘lads’, Gorgeous George, it’s not about the name, it’s about the music (although, yes, they’re named after someone they know called ‘George’). While fans hail them as ‘purely exciting’, the band describe their style as ‘Gypsy-Jewish-Cockney-Chav Extravaganza’. But they don’t believe in genres. They do believe in having fun and staying as original as possible, despite being repeatedly compared to The Clash. Continue reading “Gorgeous George: An Interview”